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Split | Movie Review

M. Night Shyamalan has had what many would consider a rocky relationship with Hollywood and the movie-going public.  His name garnered recognition with his first film The Sixth Sense, a movie that is known for having one of the most spoiler-heavy twist endings. He followed that up with Unbreakable, a

The Bye Bye Man | Movie Review

Horror films have a common denominator in that they're all meant to scare us, and not all scares are instantaneous.  Some can build inside your head over time until eventually, it becomes impossible to stop thinking about it.  A horror movie can either scare you by bringing up certain fears

Hidden Figures | Movie Review

History is an important and fascinating subject.  It gives us a wealth of information and provides us with insight into our own world, helping us to understand previous mistakes and allowing us to evolve from them.  One of those mistakes is not recognizing the brilliant men and women that made some of

Passengers | Movie Review

Science fiction is a unique genre.  Much like fantasy it places characters in a world that is imaginative and exciting, but science fiction adds an element of reality to its storytelling.  Whether it's with theoretical technology or alternate dimensions in time and space, as an audience we are connected to both

A Monster Calls | Movie Review

When you are a kid and something terrifying or traumatic happens, especially family-related, you develop coping mechanisms to deal with it; or ignore it until it becomes unavoidable.  Any outlet is a worthy distraction from the intense feelings growing inside you.  You might find solace in a sport, a craft,

Office Christmas Party | Movie Review

Another year almost over and with its passing comes another holiday movie to bring families together and make you glad your misfortunes aren't as bad as the ones being portrayed on-screen.  Last year it was Love the Coopers, which suffered an identity crisis between heartwarming comedy and melodramatic tragedy.  We

The Edge of Seventeen | Movie Review

The life of a teenager can best be described as a time of excitement, heightened self-awareness, and anxiety.  Couple that with blissful ignorance, personal responsibilities, and puberty and you're on your way to a great day in therapy.  Hopefully you burn off all that mental and emotional crud by the

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them | Movie Review

The Harry Potter franchise has been one of the most popular film series since its inception by J.K. Rowling over 15 years ago.  You may find it difficult to locate a group of kids, or adults for that matter, who don't have at least some knowledge of the boy wizard and