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Tom Hanks returns as Dan Brown‘s Robert Langdon to solve a mystery involving his own amnesia, a deadly plague, and Dante’s Inferno. Felicity Jones, Ben Foster, Irrfan Khan, and Omar Sy also star. Inferno opens in theaters on October 28th.

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The Neon Demon

by Cap'n Carrot on June 27, 2016 · 0 comments

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In what is likely going to be one of the more divisive films of 2016, the latest from writer/director Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive) casts Elle Fanning as a naive 16 year-old girl just breaking into the model business in Los Angeles. Blessed with an ineffable quality no one can quite explain, Jesse (Fanning) soon becomes the hot new girl, much to the dismay of a pair of models (Bella Heathcote and Abbey Lee) seeing their careers flash before their eyes.

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Finding Dory

by Cap'n Carrot on June 17, 2016 · 0 comments

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Pixar’s first sequel since Cars 2 returns audiences under the ocean for the follow up to 2003’s Finding Nemo. This time our story is centered around Dory (Ellen DeGeneres), the Pacific regal blue tang suffering from short-term memory loss who helped Marlin (Albert Brooks) find his lost son Nemo (Hayden Rolence) in the original film. With her dim memory sparked, Dory sets out to find her parents with Marlin and Nemo in tow. However, it’s not long before Dory and her friends are separated and she must fend for herself.

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conan-the-complete-quest-blu-rayThe new Blu-ray release collects both original Conan movies starring Arnold Schwarzenegger as the legendary Cimmerian thief and warrior. Focused on Conan’s origin story and his quest for revenge against the evil sorcerer (James Earl Jones) who slaughtered his village as a boy and threw him into slavery, Conan the Barbarian is the better of the two movies. It also gives us Mako (who would return in the sequel) as Conan’s ally.

Following two-years later, Conan the Destroyer feels every bit the half-baked sequel it is as Conan is hired to protect a princess (Olivia d’Abo) with a terrible destiny. While not as strong as the original, Destroyer does offer some memorable moments.

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We now have our first look at Disney’s Moana. Set in the South Pacific, a young woman named Moana (Auli’i Cravalho) sets sail for a fabled island with the help of the legendary demi-god Maui (Dwayne “It’s Okay to Call Me The Rock Again” Johnson). Moana opens in theaters this Thanksgiving.

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despicable-me-3-movie-collectionIf you don’t already own Despicable Me and Despicable Me 2, this 6-disc collection offers you an added incentive to buy Minions by including both the other two movies in the series. While Minions is the weakest of the three focusing on the cute henchmen rather then the main characters of the other two films, all thee provide their entertainment value.

Despicable Me introduces us to Gru (Steve Carell) and the three orphans, Margo (Miranda Cosgrove), Agnes (Elsie Kate Fisher), and Edith (Dana Gaier), he adopts as a means to achieve his villainous scheme before falling in love with all three girls.

Despicable Me 2 returns Gru and his girls for a sequel that puts the former criminal to work for The Anti-Villain League to determine the source of a dangerous chemical which can turn people (or minions) into dangerous killing machines. Set prior to the first two films, Minions focuses on the misadventures of the lovable henchmen before they Gru.

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Brotherhood Workshop recreates the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story trailer in LEGO.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story in LEGO

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Which One is Worse? tries to figure out which movie is worse, Olympus Has Fallen or White House Down.

Which One is Worse Episode 2: Olympus Has Fallen vs. White House Down

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Now You See Me 2

by Cap'n Carrot on June 10, 2016 · 0 comments

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The sequel to Now You See Me attempts to pull an Oceans Twelve as the heroes from the first film are constantly thwarted and outmaneuvered. Sadly this movie doesn’t have the wit or style to pull off such a move. Taking place three years after the first film, the script makes several odd choices. While the Four Horsemen (Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco) have gone into hiding, Dylan Rhodes (Mark Ruffalo) has remained with the FBI for the questionable purpose of keeping the Feds off the inactive magicians’ trail. His lovely Interpol girlfriend (Mélanie Laurent) is nowhere to be seen, and the adventure he and the Horsemen get trapped in will rewrite several key pieces of the first film.

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Warcraft

by Cap'n Carrot on June 10, 2016 · 0 comments

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A good video-game movie is something of an oxymoron. The genre has produced dreadful results over the years including (but not limited to) the likes of Max Payne, Super Mario Bros., Hitman, Alone in the Dark, and Doom. Even the ones that prove watchable fit more into the “so bad they’re good” category than on any merit of their own.

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