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Sicario: Day of the Soldado

July 1, 2018

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Sicario: Day of the Soldado – I didn’t see the first Sicario but for some reason was expecting smart and snappy here. From what I could figure out, Matt Graver (Josh Brolin) is hired to stop the Mexican cartels from bringing terrorists across the border. So he and Alejandro (Benecio Del Toro) begin to start […]

The 15:17 to Paris

February 12, 2018

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The 15:17 To Paris – Based on the true story of three young Americans, Spencer, Alek and Anthony, who became real life heroes, and who play themselves in this movie. Their friendship began in the principal’s office in grade school. They were┬ánot fans of rules. They loved playing soldiers, so much so that both Spencer […]

12 Strong

January 20, 2018

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12 Strong – A mere dozen men on horses. Automatic weapons. Missiles flying. Bombs bursting. Thousands of Taliban members get to meet their reward and possibly some virgins. Immediately after 9/11, Capt. Mitch Nelson (Chris Hemsworth) requests to be sent into Mazari Sharif, Afganhistan, with his team of 11 soldiers. They are paired up with […]

The Commuter

January 13, 2018

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The Commuter – Former cop Michael MacCauley (Liam Neeson), now let go from his 10 year insurance sales job, gets drawn in by a seemingly innocent “what kind of person are you” question by a stranger (Vera Farmiga) on the train. A chance to make a quick $100k with a simple job. He can’t refuse, […]

December 17, 2017

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi – It’s just magnificent from the starry, starry skies to the remotest rocky-top by the sea. The music, the supersonic saber fighting. It’s funny, it’s emotional, it’s an adrenaline rush. There’s a lot going on. So many characters doing a great job – Oscar Isaac as Poe,Laura Dern as Vice […]

American Made

September 30, 2017

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American Made – First off, I liked it even if it wasn’t as action-packed as I was expecting. Based on true events, Barry Seal (Tom Cruise) is a TWA pilot doing a teeny bit of drug smuggling when he’s recruited by the CIA to do more. Then he gets involved with Noriega (this is back […]

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

September 23, 2017

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Kingsman: The Golden Circle – It starts out with technology meeting Keystone Kops meeting 50s-loving, crazy drug lady Poppy (Julianne Moore) and then it gets ridiculous. Halle Berry is made to look unattractive and you know that takes some work. Eggsy (Taron Egerton) and Merlin (Mark Strong) find an amnesiac Harry (Colin Firth) and team […]