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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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I watched Sunset Boulevard (1950) for the first time

On Mother’s Day, we rented Sunset Boulevard, the 1950 American film noir directed and co-written by Billy Wilder. It’s a famous American film starring Gloria Swanson and William Holden. Supporting actors and actresses include Erich von Stroheim, Nancy Olson, and even a … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

It was finally here. The big culmination of this Infinity Stone arc — Avengers: Infinity War (2018) — Dun Dun DUN! This was a big one, because they had a lot of characters in this first half of the big … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Les Misérables (2012)

My wife is a huge fan of the musical Les Misérables. I watched it once on Broadway back in the late 90’s and I didn’t find it memorable or altogether interesting. I know, I know, it’s heresy. There was a film … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of A Wrinkle In Time (2018) – I’m sorry, but I didn’t care for it

I remember being introduced to the book by Madeleine L’Engle in 5th grade, but after attempting to read past the first few pages, I do remember being confused and losing interest. Unusual, to be sure. 30 years later, I’ve never read … 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 Black Panther (2018)

We got lucky over President’s Day weekend, and saw Black Panther (2018) on Sunday evening. From what I’ve read, it’s doing gangbusters at the U.S. box office. Damn, that was a good film. I’ll break it down like this: Unique … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

Date night on Friday night! We had planned to watch I, Tonya starting Margot Robbie at 6:45 pm in Princeton, but by the time we had dropped off all the children, we were too late to make it to the … Continue reading

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Joel’s review of The Big Sick (2017)

We watched The Big Sick (2017) starring Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, and Ray Romano through Amazon Prime. I watched the first 20 minutes of it on the plane ride down to Houston in November, but never got around … Continue reading

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My review of The Greatest Showman (2017)

This may be an unpopular opinion in my house, but I…. really didn’t care for The Greatest Showman (2017) starring Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Rebecca Ferguson, and Zendaya. The film is a fantasy version of the story of … Continue reading

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