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I think Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) has got to be one of the all-time great Spider-Man films

Who doesn’t love a good Spider-Man film? Peter Parker is your every day man who dons a suit to fight crime and protect his neighborhood and the city of New York. People love the story so much, Hollywood featured Peter … Continue reading

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We saw Ralph Breaks the Internet and I found it worked on two different levels

It took us a week after opening weekend, but we went to Freehold to watch Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018). The film is a sequel to the original Wreck-It Ralph that came out six years early. That’s kind of unheard … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Cars 3 (2017)

I had some free time earlier this month, and I watched Cars 3 (2017) on Netflix, while it’s still on Netflix before Disney moves all of their movie properties to their own streaming service next year. While my wife can’t … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Moana (2016)

This Thanksgiving weekend, we went to see Disney/Pixar’s latest film Moana Saturday night. Can I tell you that I enjoyed this film? It’s an original story — there are no princesses, and it’s about a fable. It’s about brown people in … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)

Can I tell you that I enjoyed this film? I didn’t know what to expect, but my son Joshua wanted to see the film, so we all went out to see it on a late Friday night. I was mighty … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Zootopia (2016)

Man, it was tough to get decent tickets to Zootopia (2016) on opening weekend. Our friends Doug & Kathy were driving down to our neck of the woods to meet us for the movie, and for dinner out to celebrate Doug’s birthday. … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Inside Out (2015)

We watched Inside Out (2015) recently, and it was damn interesting. Damn interesting, I say. We didn’t have time to see it opening week, but caught it the week after on a Friday night. The film stars Amy Poehler, Phyllis … 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 Batman: Assault on Arkham (2014)

I was recently perusing the movie aisle at our local library, and was surprised to find Batman: Assault on Arkham sitting on the shelf. It’s only the DVD version, but hey, that works. This animated film takes place within the same world … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Big Hero 6 (2014)

As Ipe tradition has it, we have been going out to see a family movie on every Black Friday since 2010. We spent a very relaxing and unproductive Friday at home, watching tv, playing games, and recharging. We had a quick … Continue reading

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