Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015)

  Special Guest Review by Andrew Helmer There are few moments quite like the dizzying anticipation that comes in the few brief seconds between “A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…” and the cacophony of joy that comes with the eruption of a new Star Wars title card. In these quiet moments, a

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Terminator Genisys (Movie Review)

  Arnold = Terminator When somebody says “terminator”, I don’t think of this guy: I think of this guy: Arnold = Terminator. So when he didn’t play a role in Terminator Salvation, it felt like a different kind of movie to me. I liked it, but not in the same way I liked T2. Terminator

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 (Movie Review)

Last stand The final movie of the Hunger Games series. Peeta has been “hijacked” which makes things a bit more complicated. Katniss is convinced that President Snow must die. Is it really him that is doing all of this? The leader is important, yes, but if the whole Capitol was against him, I’m sure they

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 (Movie Review)

The Beginning of the End I’ll allow “Hunger Games: Catching Fire” as the title of the 2nd movie, but to include “Hunger Games” in this movie’s title is no longer applicable. Suzanne Collins’ novel is called Mockingjay because the Hunger Games are done. I’m pretty sure the 75th Hunger Games were the last ones ever.

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