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‘Spy Kids’ isn’t a spy hit

Layla Mickelson September 29, 2023

12 years after the release of “Spy Kids: All the Time in the World,” it was announced that “Spy Kids: Armageddon” was coming out Sept. 22 on Netflix. This excited fans, as many of us have fond...

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‘Beau Is Afraid’ leaves viewers disturbed

John Hunter May 10, 2023

After the success of the hit horror films “Hereditary” and “Midsommar,” director Ari Aster has returned with a new story to tell. “Beau Is Afraid” is a horror-comedy lasting just under three...

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‘Ghosted’ leaves viewers on read

Leo Justesen April 27, 2023

Apple TV+’s new movie “Ghosted'' dropped on April 21, and let’s just say the message failed to send. But when you hear that a movie is an action-adventure and a rom-com, that should have tipped you...

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No beef with ‘Beef’

Layla Mickelson April 19, 2023

Bone chilling suspense, with twists and turns that take you anywhere you don’t expect. This is what you’re in for when you sit down to watch this recent A24 production. With astounding ratings of 98%...

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The blocks fall into place

John Hunter April 10, 2023

In 1988, entrepreneur and video game designer Henk Rogers was promoting his video game, GO, at the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics show when he discovered the computer game Tetris. The events that followed...

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‘A Good Person,’ was Inspirational

Roberto Alvarez April 9, 2023

“A Good Person” was an incredible story, filled with heartbreak, pain, loss and forgiveness. We see a lot in this movie about how people deal with their grief and how it brings out the worst in them...

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Shazam snaps to success

Maya Nieves April 9, 2023

Following the first “Shazam!” movie which came out in 2019, the second movie, “Shazam! Fury of the Gods” is full of the same jokes and fun. It takes viewers on the journey of a new and more challenging...

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‘Murder Mystery 2’ is to die for

Jesse Belen April 5, 2023

Where there's murders, there is mystery in the new “Murder Mystery 2” movie. Following the release of “Murder Mystery” in 2019, Netflix delivered the sequel on March 31. Directed by Jeremy Garelick...

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How to ‘Kill Boksoon’

Nafisa Kahin April 4, 2023

Another amusing, violent movie came out this year called, “Kill Boksoon.” The movie, the cast and the cinematography as a whole deserves recognition, considering how violent and realistic each scene...

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The magic of ‘The Magician’s Elephant’ keeps dreams big

Layla Mickelson March 22, 2023

Since the release of the book “The Magician's Elephant” in 2009, many hearts have been captivated by the children's tale full of faith and hope. Now, years later, it has been created into a movie that...

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Modern ghost story is surprisingly touching

Modesty Manion March 4, 2023

One of Netflix’s newest original movies, “We Have a Ghost,” was released on Feb. 24 and is currently at #1 for movies on the streaming service. The cast includes big name actors like Anthony Mackie,...

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‘You People’ is hilarious but predictable

Aidan Shafton February 14, 2023

Netflix kicked off its packed slate of original movies releasing in 2023 with the comedy “You People” Jan. 27. After seeing the film’s trailer for the first time, I immediately made a mental note...

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