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PET SEMATARY* * ½ (Unsettling, ghoulish take on King’s novel)Yes, kids, “cemetery” is spelled incorrectly. But that’s the least of the worries for parents whose kids … more
SHAZAM! * * (Silly, sloppy, superhero flick) Shazam! can't make up its mind whether it wants to be a dark story or a silly comedy. It succeeds at neither. Asher Angel plays Billy Batson, a 14-year-old foster child who visits a very dark place and is more
DUMBO (Dark Disney classic) * * * Everyone remembers the Disney cartoon about the baby elephant with ears big enough to help him fly. Tim Burton has remade the story using live action with some very good special effects and some very dark moments, which more
GLORIA BELL * * * (Middle age angst) Julianne Moore stars as Gloria, a middle-aged (late 50s) divorced woman with baggage who finds romance with a middle-aged divorced man (John Turturro) with much more baggage. Both have two grown children. His won't more
HOTEL MUMBAI * * (Horrifying, disturbing, true terrorist story) The most disturbing thing about Hotel Mumbai" is that it is based on a true story of the attack on the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai in 2008. Director Anthony Maras pulls no punches in" more
US* * *(Violent horror film)Jordan Peele thrilled us with his original, mind-bending first film, “Get Out,” adding a twist that few saw coming. His second film will please those who are … more
By Movie Review By JOHN PANNOZZI How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World *** out of five stars DreamWorks' trilogy of animated films based off Cressida Cowell's book series How to Train Your Dragon comes to an end, almost a decade after the first's more
FIVE FEET APART* * * ½ Joyce* * * Don(Teen romance under tough conditions)Stella (Haley Lu Richardson) and Will (Cole Sprouse) are confined to a hospital with cystic fibrosis. What could have … more
Movie Review By JOHN PANNOZZI The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part *** out of five stars After half a decade, Emmet the Master Builder and his fellow toy brick friends are back for another cinematic odyssey. Will everything still be awesome? Five years more
Movie Review By JOHN PANNOZZI CAPTAIN MARVEL *** out of five stars The latest entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is the first with a female lead and takes us back to the 1990s. So, will this movie change up the formula we've come to expect from the more
CAPTAIN MARVEL * * * (Sci-fi superhero adventure) Brie Larson stars as Carol/Vers, a U.S. Air Force pilot who crashes and is somehow transported to the planet of the Kree, Hala, where she is trained to be an inter-space superhero. How all this takes more
THE KID * * * (Old-fashioned B western) Dane DeHaan stars as Billy the Kid and Ethan Hawke is Pat Garrett in this old-fashioned B western. The title has a double meeting, standing for Billy the Kid and Rio, a young kid (Jake Shur) who befriends him. Rio more
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