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I watched A Quiet Place (2018) and it’s an excellent and suspenseful film

On the plane ride coming home from London, I had an opportunity for quality downtime and I watched three recent films – A Quiet Place, I, Tonya, and Pacific Rim: Uprising. Two of these films were good. The Pacific Rim … Continue reading

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I watched Tomb Raider (2018) and Alicia Vikander is the best part of the film

During our flight to London, I watched Tomb Raider (2018), the latest attempt at bringing Lara Croft to life on the big screen. The film stars Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft from the new video game series beginning with 2013’s Tomb … Continue reading

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I watched Deadpool 2 (2018) over the weekend — the sequel is not as good as the 1st film

On Saturday night, I went with two other guys to see Deadpool 2 (2018), the sequel to the R-rated 2016 action comedy superhero film from 20th Century Fox in collaboration with Marvel. My wife and I were supposed to see it … Continue reading

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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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