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By Rob Weidow On Friday, May 17th, 2019
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‘A Dog’s Journey Review’: An Emotional Sequel to ‘A Dog’s Purpose’

A Dog’s Journey is the sequel to the 2017 film A Dog’s Purpose. The movie is directed by Gail Mancuso (Roseanne, 30 Rock, Modern Family) written by W. Bruce Cameron, Cathryn Michon, Maya Forbes, and Wally More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 31st, 2019
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‘Unplanned’ Review: Abby Johnson’s break from Planned Parenthood is center in this emotional biopic

PureFlix teaming up with Abby Johnson in an R-rated telling of her book, Unplanned, seems unlikely, if not outright impossible. From the creators of the God’s Not Dead films is a film taking a bold stance More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 30th, 2019
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‘The Highwaymen’ is a dull Bonnie and Clyde chase film, should have been called Hamer and Gault

An all-star cast in a film about Bonnie and Clyde is never about the famous outlaws, but rather the pair set to end their crime spree across several states. A rather sluggish script hinders any intrigue as The Highwaymen More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
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Netflix’s ‘The Dirt’ is unwatchable garbage, glorifying awful people behaving like horrible people

Maybe it was Bohemian Rhapsody, or the upcoming Elton John biopic, Rocketman, which made Netflix think that a Motley Crue film was going to be a good idea. Director Jeff Tremaine (Jackass) delivered a horrible and More...

By Red Diogenes On Sunday, March 3rd, 2019
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‘Handmaid’s Tale’ star Elisabeth Moss to lead ‘The Invisible Man’ film

Universal’s upcoming The Invisible Man reboot has found its star in The Handmaid’s Tale star Elisabeth Moss. Variety reports that “Sources say the negotiations are in the extremely early stages, but More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
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Razzies go political, bashing Trump NOT Michael Moore’s film

This weekend we have both the Independent Spirit Awards and the Academy Awards honoring the best in films of 2018. Before the red carpet excitement, fans also get the Golden Raspberry Awards: the 2019 Razzies, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 11th, 2019
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The Straz Center’s Patel Conservatory will present ‘Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS’

The Straz Center’s Patel Conservatory will present Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS February 21-24 in the Straz Center for the Performing Art’s TECO Theater. For two decades, young readers have More...

By Red Diogenes On Friday, January 18th, 2019
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‘Bourne’ TV show ‘Treadstone’ casts Omar Metwally, Tracy Ifeachor, Hyo Joo, Gabriell Scharnitzky and Emilia Schüle

The Bourne spin-off TV series continues to grow their cast. Jeremy Irvine and Brian J. Smith will play Treadstone‘s male leads and now several other roles have been cast. Deadline reports that Omar Metwally More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 21st, 2018
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‘A Silent Voice’ returns to cinemas on January 28, January 31

ELEVEN Arts and Fathom Events are proud to announce the return of director Naoko Yamada’s stunningly animated coming-of-age drama “A Silent Voice.” The hit Japanese film is a moving depiction of the struggles More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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‘First Man’ highlights the feat of reaching the moon, overcoming tragedy

For most fans of historical space films, The Right Stuff and Apollo 13 rest in their own special category. Film critics will push audiences to believe that First Man belongs in an elite group, something spectacular More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, September 30th, 2018
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‘Life Itself’ offers a hollow, boring message on love and the journey of life

Dan Fogelman moved into the spotlight with his writer credit on Disney’s Tangled, arguably the studio’s best fairy tale since Beauty and the Beast, but rose to Hollywood elite with the success of This More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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‘Never Heard’ headed to theaters, starring David Banner, a performance by Jekalyn Carr

Fans will get to experience the premiere of “NEVER HEARD” in select cinemas nationwide in a one-night event on November 1. As part of the event, faith-based film audiences will enjoy a special cast intro and More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 21st, 2018
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‘An Interview with God’ Movie Review: Brenton Thwaites shines in a drama to ask God the tough questions

“What would you ask?” That’s the central question for the new film, An Interview with God, starring Brenton Thwaites (Maleficent, Gods of Egypt) as a young reporter battle his assignment in Afghanistan More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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‘Running For Grace’ Review: A historic look at triumph over racism, but lacks depth for a wide audience

Blue Fox Entertainment delivers a beautiful film, Running For Grace, a historic piece with a powerful family message. The film starts with an orphan boy, named Jo, of mixed race (Cole Takiue) finds family with the More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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‘Moses’ musical drama coming to theaters for two-night screenings in September

The epic musical drama MOSES from Sight & Sound Theatres comes to cinemas nationwide September 13 and 15 through Fathom Events.  Filmed in front of a live audience, the original stage production was seen More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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‘Leave No Trace’ Review: A father-daughter story raising a lot of issues

From director Debra Granik (the Academy Award-nominated Winter’s Bone, Stray Dog, Down to the Bone) delivers a mesmerizing and amazing exploration into homelessness, PTSD, the inability to integrate into culture More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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‘Forever My Girl’ Review: The Romance never clicks in this sweet, predictable film

Forever My Girl is the latest retelling of the “price of fame,” keeping the story family friendly, sweet and yet gripping. Based on the novel by New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Heidi More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 27th, 2017
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‘Wonder’ Movie Review: a predictable but lovely, sweet family film

Feel good films are often too far and between, but audiences can find pleasure in a new film from writer/director Stephen Chbosky called Wonder. “I know I’m not an ordinary 10-year-old kid,” says Auggie (Jacob More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017
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‘Sicario 2: Soldado’ trailer teases Benicio del Toro’s Alejandro ‘turned loose’

Sony has released the first teaser trailer for Sicario 2: Soldado which it is releasing via its Columbia Pictures banner next year. The Black Label Media production was directed by Stefano Sollima from a script More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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‘Thank You For Your Service’ highlights PTSD struggles for Vets but falls short on the ‘thank you’

The struggles of returning soldiers never appeared on screen in the way Thank You For Your Service highlights PTSD, the incompetence of Veterans Affairs and the arrogance of military leadership. American Sniper More...


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