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Top 3 Best Horror Movies of 2017

Hope Madden Hope Madden Top 3 Best Horror Movies of 2017

Right, one is not going to be a surprise. Hard to make the best overall list and not make this one. But it has been a really strong year in horror and you probably missed the other two films on this list, so check them out. Get Out [FULL REVIEW] Writer/director Jordan Peele’s social commentary […]

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The 3 Best Blockbuster Films of 2017

Hope Madden Hope Madden The 3 Best Blockbuster Films of 2017

Superheroes, sequels, cars, beauties, beasts, minions — so many big movies this year. It’s exhausting, but these popcorn muncher time wasters are not always a waste of time. Here are the three strongest blockbusters of 2017. Star Wars: The Last Jedi [Full review] With a deft mix of character-driven emotion, high stakes action and mischievous […]

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The Top 10 Best Films of 2017

Hope Madden Hope Madden The Top 10 Best Films of 2017

The end is nigh, so let’s celebrate: celebrate the bold visions, surprise hits, underseen gems, beautiful storytelling, social commentary, scares, thrills and love the films of 2017 had in store for us. It was an amazing year for movies, from big budget to micro, horror to rom-com, comic book blockbuster to indie absurdity. Let’s revel. […]

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Something for Everyone in Theaters This Weekend

Hope Madden Hope Madden Something for Everyone in Theaters This Weekend

Wow, there is a lot to choose from this holiday weekend. You’ve got your Big Musical Numbers and a very small Matt Damon, family fare and Oscar bait. Or you could just go watch The Last Jedi again, because it really is good. However you want to handle your jolly downtime, there’s a movie for […]

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Film Reviews: The Last Jedi (Spoiler Free), Shape of Water and More

Hope Madden Hope Madden Film Reviews: The Last Jedi (Spoiler Free), Shape of Water and More

Hey, is there anything new at the movies this week? Actually, the nutty thing is that a boatload of movies release this weekend, which is uncommon during a Star Wars release, but there you go. You should definitely see The Last Jedi, but The Shape of Water is even better. Star Wars: The Last Jedi […]

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Disaster Artist is Not Bad. It’s Naaht!

Hope Madden Hope Madden Disaster Artist is Not Bad. It’s Naaht!

One whole week to wait until the newest Star Wars obliterates all cinematic competition. But what should we do until then? Go see The Disaster Artist. Duh. The Disaster Artist There is genuine affection in James Franco’s The Disaster Artist, a behind-the-scenes biopic that gets inside the making of the best bad movie of all […]

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Indies and Awards Contenders in Theaters

Hope Madden Hope Madden Indies and Awards Contenders in Theaters

Lighter weekend at the movies, I guess to let you catch up on every wonderful thing you may have missed. (I’m looking at you, Lady Bird and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.) But if you have already seen the sure-fire contenders for best of the year, there are some under-the-radar gems you can find around […]

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