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Joel’s review of Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

Well, that was interesting. By happenstance, my wife Namita heard that Spider-Man: Homecoming would be out early today (Thursday) at select theaters. On a whim, I checked out the local theater near us, and lo and behold, we’ve got show … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of The Godfather (1972)

This weekend, my wife Namita borrowed The Godfather on Blu-ray from our local library. I remember attempting to watch this years ago, but I fell asleep during my viewing. I knew everyone found this to be an amazing film, but … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Wonder Woman (2017)

Last weekend the Ipes finally went to see Wonder Woman. This is the long awaited with baited breath latest film in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU), which kicked off with Man of Steel in 2013. I personally think the film … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015)

I was a little surprised to learn Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation came out two years ago. Wow, really? It’s taken me two years to get around to watch this movie? Color me surprisingly busy to think about stuff like … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

I enjoyed the original John Wick film back in 2014. I didn’t know much about the film at all, but I was pleasantly by the film. A character played by Keanu Reeves, whom you felt genuine empathy for. Amazing action … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Deadpool (2016)

After our Valentine’s Day dinner at Sophie’s Bistro, we went to see Deadpool (2016), the first ever Hollywood attempt to make a film about the “Merc with a Mouth.” It’s been in Development Hell for over six years, so it’s been a … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of The Big Boss (1971)

Looking for something different on Netflix this week, I came across The Big Boss (1971) starring Bruce Lee. Originally released in the U.S. back in the early 1970s as “Fists of Fury”, I guess it can be found under it’s original title. … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Jurassic World (2015)

On Friday night, I drove up to Clifton, NJ to meet up with my friend Doug and to see Jurassic World (2015).  We had planned to see the 9 PM 3D showing at the AMC Clifton Commons, but the Ipes had an … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Son of Batman (2014)

I rented Son of Batman, one of the more recent DCAU film straight-to-video releases. [Side note: What was the last DCAU film released to theaters? Batman: Mask of the Phantasm back in 1993?] This film is an adaptation of the Damien … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

I needed to relax one night, and I decided to catch Edge of Tomorrow on Netflix earlier this week. This came out last year, and it looked interesting, but I never had time to go see it with anyone.  The film … Continue reading

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