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Searching (2018)

Searching is a somber suspense-thriller that plays like a mix of a couple of other social media-savvy films like Catfish, Open Windows, and Unfriended, seeking to throw audiences based on the fact that much of our...

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Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (2018)

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? examines the life and work of Fred Rogers, aka Mr. Rogers, who was the creator and star of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” on public television (PBS) from the years 1968 to...

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Explorers (1985)

Another Spielberg-ian family film from director Joe Dante, although unlike his previous film, Gremlins, it isn’t produced by Steven Spielberg’s production house, despite it being obviously influenced in its wide-eyed sense of discovery, optimism, and...

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The Happytime Murders (2018)

Bill Barretta voices the top puppet character known as disgraced burnout Los Angeles-based private investigator Phil Phillips, who has to get to the bottom of a series of murders among the stars of a...

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TRON (1982)

In the 1980s, Disney has been in the course of trying to find its footing yet again for the prominence it once held in the world of animation.  This included pulling in talent from...

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Summer of 84 (2018)

Summer of 84 is the collective directorial team known as RKSS’s follow-up to another cult film tapping into the vibe of the 1980s, the zany post-apocalyptic comedy called Turbo Kid.  This time out, it’s more of...

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Cloak & Dagger (1984)

Cloak & Dagger is a guilty pleasure film for many people who were children in the 1980s, and like most children’s films to come out around the same period, it has a cheesy charm, but...

Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

Based on the satirical 2013 novel by Kevin Kwan, which itself became so popular that it resulted in (so far) two literary sequels, the less biting and more streamlined film version of Crazy Rich Asians...

WarGames (1983)

I suppose that the more time goes on, the more dated WarGames becomes, not only because of the archaic technology employed within the movie, but also in the Cold War nuclear politics that were still quite...

The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018)

Getting beyond the terrible title, obviously an homage to the James Bond title of The Spy Who Loved Me, The Spy Who Dumped Me offers some choice laughs from its capable comedic actors front and center,...