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It Chapter 2

Muschietti’s It Chapter 2 closes the book on the Losers and Pennywise spectacularly. It Chapter 2 opens up on a happy note. Yes, happy, but its Derry so you know the happiness won’t last long. The Derry festival is in full swing and everyone eating cotton candy, playing games and having a good time.A guy wins a prize at the water balloon game, looks an see a disappointed young girl, bends down and thanks her for letting him win, then hands her his prize. At that point, he and his boyfriend walk off holding hands and loving on each other. The sight of them angers an ignorant group of thugs who end up gruesomely attacking them and throwing one in the river. Struggling to stay afloat and breath, the victim is helped out of the water, by none other than a hungry Pennywise (Bill Skarsgård). See, told you the happiness wouldn’t last long.
Later the next day, the news gets out about dismembered body found in the river and Mike Hanlon (Isaiah Mustafa) leery of the time, goes to in…
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Bumblebee Review
Travis Knight’s Bumblebee hits the theater today! Is it another humdrum Michael Bay Transformer movie or does it raise the bar to new heights? Bumblebee opens up to the Autobots battling the Decepticons for Cybertron.Fearing that things are lost, Optimus Prime (Kevin Cullen) tells the Autobots to retreat and regroup.He then turns to his trusted soldier, B-127 (voiced by Dylan O’Brien) and tells him to go to Earth and set up the new base.As B-127 flies away in his ship, he watches in horror as Optimus Prime is surrounded by Decepticon soldiers and the eventual fall of Cybertron.
Meanwhile, on earth, Agent Burns (John Cena) and his team are conducting a training exercise in the woods unaware that an unexpected guest is about to crash the party. Literally.As Bumblebee crash lands in the middle of their exercise and scatters the team.Once he regains consciousness, a dazed and confused Agent Burns becomes enraged. He turns to find a strange alien robot standing in front of…
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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

          J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beast: The Crimes of Grindelwald, the second installment to this magical franchise, is a messy but fun movie to watch.  TheCrimes of Grindelwald opens up six months after the dramatic capture of the dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) who has been in the custody of the MACUSA. The British Ministry of Magic has come to collect him and return him to London to answer for his crimes there. Well wouldn’t you know, Grindelwald has other plans. He manipulated his co-conspirators into staging an elaborate escape.
          Now three months later, back in London, Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) is getting ready for his meeting with the ministry to lift his international travel ban. While there, he runs into old love Lita Lestrange (Zöe Kravitz) and his “war hero” brother Theseus Scamander (Callum Turner). During the meeting, officials try to entice Newt to work for them and to help them find and kill Cre…
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Bohemian Rhapsody
Twenty-eight years after the passing of prolific front man Freddie Mercury, Bryan Singer brings you the biopic of the legendary band Queen in Bohemian Rhapsody. Does it have all the glitz and glamour that it deserves or will it fall short? Bohemian Rhapsody opens up with Freddie Mercury’s (Rami Malek) epic walk to the stage for the 1985 Live Aid concert with ‘Somebody to Love’ playing in the background.We then flashback to a young Farrokh Bulsara (Mercury’s given name) watching soon to be bandmates Brian May (Gwilym Lee) and Roger Taylor’s (Ben Hardy) band, Smile, play in a nightclub.He walks up to them and tosses a song he scribbled on a napkin and tells them he also sings and would be a great addition to the band. They both laugh and Roger says to him “yea right, not that with those teeth mate!” At that point, Freddie belts out a soulful sound that made both Brian and Roger stop laughing and stare in awe.They agreed to let him join the band.
With the addition of Jo…
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Hunter Killer Review
Another submarine movie is about to hit the theaters. Will Donovan Marsh’s Hunter Killer blow you out of the water or will it sink to the bottom of the ocean? Hunter Killer opens up with the USS Tampa following a Russian nuclear class sub in the icy water of the Barents Sea.All of a sudden, the sonar picks up an explosion coming from the Russian sub and then a torpedo from above hits the Tampa. This single action sets the tone of the entire movie.There are several moving parts to this movie. Try to keep up. First, while Rear Admiral Fisk (Common) is trying to find out exactly what happened to the Tampa, he is approached by NSA Analyst, Jayne Norquist (Linda Cardellini). She informs him that just as the Tampa sunk, Zarkarin and Durov are meeting at the Fjord Base.She also informs him that the NSA has been monitoring the Russian President Zarkarin (Alexander Diachenko) and his Minister of Defense, Admiral Dmitri Durov (Michael Gor) as they have been shoring up thei…
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Halloween Review
          The original king of slashers is back! That’s right, John Carpenter’s Michael Myers is back in all his glory, but can Indi/Stoner comedy director David Gordon Green deliver the goods? Halloween opens up at the Smith Grove Mental Institution where mass murderer Michael Myers (James Jude Courtney and Nick Castle) has been held and studied for the past forty years. Since Dr. Loomis’ passing, Michael has been under the care of Dr. Sartain (Haluk Bilginger) who has been trying to continue where Loomis left off.  Where Dr. Loomis tried to destroy the evil, Dr. Sartain attempted to take his study a step further in trying to understand why Michael did what he did all those years ago.  However, time is no longer on his side and the state has decided to transfer Michael to a more secure facility. In a last-ditch effort, Dr. Sartain allowed two crime podcasters to interview Michael.  To try to tempt a response, Dana (Rhain Rees) and Aaron (Jefferson Hall) break out th…
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The Nun Review:
Finally, we get the darkest storyline in the Conjurverse.As one of the most terrifying characters in the franchise, Corin Hardy’s The Nun is here to scare the @##$ out of audiences. Are you brave enough to watch? Set in 1950’s Romania at a cloistered Abbey, a young nun commits suicide.Disturbed by her sinful actions, officials at the Vatican enlist Father Burke (Demián Bichir), a specialist in “miracle hunting”, to investigate the mysterious circumstances surrounding her death and determine if the abbey is still a holy place. To help him with his duties, Vatican officials suggest he seek out novitiate Irene (Taissa Farmiga) as she has had some experience in the area and can assist him.Their first task is to seek out Frenchie (Jonas Bloquet), the man who found the nun, get his side of how he discovered her and then have him take them to the abbey.
When they meet up with Frenchie, and he takes them to the abbey, Burke and Irene begin to look around.They are startled by an …