Black Panther

Black Panther

Making his big onscreen debut in Captain America: Civil War, the character of Black Panther/T'Challa (Chadwick Boseman) gets to finally step out on his own solo adventure. While the wait was long, it was more than worth it. Director Ryan Coogler manages to deliver Marvel's most diverse and unique adventure to date. Taking place in the fictional country of Wakanda, a hidden gem of Africa with technology that far surpasses the rest of the world, we see the coronation of the new king T'Challa.

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Fifty Shades Freed

Fifty Shades Freed

The latest, and hopefully last, film in the Fifty Shades film series, "Fifty Shades Freed" has officially arrived. The film follows a newlywed couple of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele-Grey played by Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson respectively as they must deal with the sins of their past.

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Den of Thieves

Den of Thieves

Den of Thieves is the latest action film from director Christian Gudegast starring Gerard Butler, Pablo Schreiber, 50 Cent (Curtis Jackson), and O'Shea Jackson Jr. The film works as almost an exact retelling of Michael Mann's 1995 masterpiece, Heat. This time we get the more meathead version of that story but the outside framing is much the same.

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TV Review: The Gifted - Season 1

TV Review: The Gifted - Season 1

Taking place in the middle of the Fox X-Men universe, The Gifted is a 13 episode season that explores the adventures of a family as they are thrust into the battle between humans and mutant-kind.  When a brother and sister publicly display their mutant abilities by accident in high school they are immediately put on the run alongside their parents from the evil Sentinel Services, who are tasked to capture and contain dangerous mutants. The family eventually joins up with the Mutant Underground, a group of powerful mutants who are the fantasy version of the Underground Railroad from times of slavery in the United States.
 

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The Commuter

The Commuter

Liam Nesson is back in yet another action movie based on a type of conveyance. This time he finds himself on a daily commuter train being approached by a stranger to do the unthinkable for money. The former cop turned life insurance salesman must make a race against time to find out what his true mission is and save everyone on this train before things go "off the rails." - Pun very much intended.

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TV Review: Black Mirror - Season 4

TV Review: Black Mirror - Season 4

Imagine if the Twilight Zone and Google had a baby, well that would be Black Mirror, and the Netflix exclusive show is back for its fourth twisted season. Covering topics from a Star Trek parody to an episode that everyone is describing as just too much. Black Mirror is a show about blurring the lines of fear, anxiety, and technology into a modern freak out.

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TV Review: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel - Season 1

TV Review: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel - Season 1

Amazon Studios gave a two-season order for their period comedy show, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel starring Rachel Brosnahan and created by Amy Sherman-Palladino and they shouldn't stop there. The show follows Midge Maisel as a 1950s Jewish Upper Westside in NYC housewife who through some tragic circumstances in her marriage finds herself single and back living with her parents with two young children.
 

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Bright

Bright

Director David Ayer's latest film, Bright, teams Will Smith and Joel Edgerton as two cops trying to survive in Los Angeles after finding a powerful artifact. The generic survival premise is flipped on its head when we are introduced to a world much like our own that is uniquely filled orcs, fairies, elves, and sometimes even dragons flying overhead in the distance.
 

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Molly's Game

Molly's Game

The true story of the so-called "Poker Princess" Molly Bloom has been put into the Aaron Sorkin slick fast dialogue machine and come out the other side looking good. Sorkin, in his directorial debut, turns actress Jessica Chastain into the former skier turned illegal poker gamer runner. Jumping between dishing her information to her reluctant lawyer, Charlie Jaffey, played by Idris Elba and the full backstory of how she rose from cocktail waitress to working with the Russian mob, Molly's Game is a good time.

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