Category Archives: Movie Reviews

GOING IN STYLE (2017) MOVIE REVIEW

GOING IN STYLE (2017) SCORE: B Rated: PG Length: 96 Minutes “THE SWEETEST ‘GIFT OF LIFE’ IS A WONDERFUL MOVIE WITH HEART” When you look back at the original GOING IN STYLE (1979), you really can’t help but have a sentimental sense of nostalgia. Those were the good old days, when George Burns, Art Carney […]

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2017 1st Quarter Top Films Not to Miss

A funny thing happened when I reviewed all of my reviews searching for this year’s “best of the first quarter 2017 films”. I couldn’t come up with five best. In fact, thus far I have given out more “D” reviews in three months than I had over the past two years combined. Cinemascore — the […]

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WILSON (2017) Movie Review

WILSON (2017) Score: D Rated: R Length: 194 Minutes By the end of this disappointing film, I was confused and puzzled as to what the intention of this story was. Even for an art film, there were a lot of holes. One might even argue that the dots don’t lead to any conclusion. Is Wilson […]

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SABAN’S POWER RANGERS (2017)

SABAN’S POWER RANGERS (2017) Score: D Rated: PG-13 Length: 123 Minutes In a year that has started off pretty well for both the reboots and the sequels — I am sorry to report that SABAN’S POWER RANGERS is a great disappointment. One would think that the plot would be simple enough to have written a […]

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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (2017) MOVIE REVIEW

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (2017) Score: A Rating: PG. Parents should note that some of the action is violent and some of the images can be frightening. Length: 129 Minutes. Parents should note that this film is 45 minutes longer than the original animated film classic. “A MAGICAL TALE AS OLD AS TIME…..” The late, […]

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KONG: SKULL ISLAND (2017) MOVIE REVIEW

KONG: SKULL ISLAND (2017) Score: B Rated PG 13 — 118 Minutes “WELCOME TO SKULL ISLAND. KONG LIKE YOU HAVE NEVER SEEN HIM BEFORE”. KING KONG, the iconic movie monster with a heart. That giant colossal ape –first appeared on the screen in 1933. It was such a critical hit that it was re-remade in […]

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MOONLIGHT WINS BEST PICTURE OF 2016

MOONLIGHT (2016) 5 Stars (out of 5) Rated R — 110 Minutes The following News3LV.com review first appeared on December 15, 2016. If 2016 was the year of “Oscar’s African American Snub” — then 2017 may just be the first time in 89 years — “Oscar’s Year of the African American Triumph”. Hollywood was color […]

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A UNITED KINGDOM (2017) MOVIE REVIEW

A UNITED KINGDOM (2017) Score: B Rated PG – 111 Minutes “DAVID OYELOWO AND ROSAMUND PIKE STAR IN THIS IMPORTANT HISTORICAL DRAMA” Actor David Oyelowo first came to my attention for his role in THE BUTLER (2013); followed by playing Martin Luther King, Jr. in SELMA (2014). Rosamund Pike first came to my attention in […]

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OSCAR PREDICTIONS 2016

OSCAR PREDICTIONS: Who should win vs. Who will win vs. Upset “WILL IT BE LA LA LAND OR MOONLIGHT?” It is that time of the year again, when every film critic across the land goes out on a limb and stakes their reputation in predicting who will win the major Academy Awards this Sunday evening. […]

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