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New horror movie leaves viewers shaking in their seats

New horror movie leaves viewers shaking in their seats

“IT” is the new horror film taking box offices by storm, and it has quickly become the highest grossing horror film of all time on a domestic basis, not accounting for inflation. On Sept. 8, its first weekend in theaters, it made over $123 million.  Based on Stephen King’s original novel of the same name, the story and its main […]

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Before I Fall provides an interesting, heart-wrenching adaptation of novel

Before I Fall provides an interesting, heart-wrenching adaptation of novel

The story of a troubled young man or woman reliving a day in their life over and over again to learn a lesson is pretty commonplace in cinema and television, most everyone has seen it on there screen at least once or twice. And yet, the movie “Before I Fall,” based on the novel by author Lauren Oliver, is still […]

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Review: “This Is Us” connects with viewers

Review: “This Is Us” connects with viewers

From lack of self confidence to death of a loved one, NBC’s hit new show, “This Is Us,” created by Dan Fogelman, includes a relatable story line for everyone. After 10 episodes, the show is already one of the most popular on television, receiving an overwhelming amount of praise from critics and audiences. This Is Us aired its pilot episode […]

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Review: Disney’s “Moana” appeals to people of all ages and cultures.

Review: Disney’s “Moana” appeals to people of all ages and cultures.

With the ever-changing world that we live in, it is important for movies to reflect that evolution of society. Specifically, it is important for children movies to teach the new generation about cultures other than their own. Disney’s “Moana” executes this tastefully, portraying a Polynesian culture and the mythology of the people that inhabit these islands. Also, the movie provides […]

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Review: “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” displays a fun, exciting fantasy world

Review: “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” displays a fun, exciting fantasy world

With number one openings in Russia ($6.3 million), France ($5.3 million), Mexico ($3.8 million), Australia ($3.1 million), Brazil ($2.7 million) and the Philippines ($1.8 million) and a gross amount of $1.2 million on opening night, it is apparent that “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” directed by Tim Burton, and based on a novel by Ransom Riggs, had achieved world […]

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Pokemon Go goes viral

Pokemon Go goes viral

On Jul. 6, 2016 the app of the summer, Pokemon Go, was released to all IOS and Android users. The free game was developed by Niantic Inc. as part of a long chain of Pokemon-themed games, shows, and merchandise. Pokemon Go is an augmented reality game in which people attempt to catch as many pokemon as possible. The thing that […]

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“The Martian” Review

“The Martian” Review

A science fiction and fantasy based film, “The Martian” is directed by Ridley Scott and features actor Matt Damon as astronaut Mark Watney. After being deployed into space by NASA, Watney and his crew experience an intense storm while studying Mars. As the crew attempts to make their way to safety, a flying object stabs Watney, causing him to lose […]

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Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

(Review) Get Scorched

The Scorch Trials, the action-packed sequel to the hit movie and novel The Maze Runner, shows the devastating reality of the world outside the maze. The teenagers who escaped the maze possess immunity to a fictional, global epidemic called the Flare that turns its victims into zombie-like creatures. Because of their gift, they are thrown into a real-world game of […]

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