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Review: Maze Runner: The Death Cure

In the final film of The Maze Runner trilogy, Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) leads his rebellious group of escaped Gladers on what’s sure to be the most dangerous mission of their lives. Learning that the remaining survivors are being held captive in what’s known as The Last City, the group must find a way to get inside and free everyone from the clutches of WCKD. This was always going to be a difficult task, but once they move forward with their plans, they come to understand that this metropolis is more like a fortress that may be harder to get into than it is to get out of.

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Review: 12 Strong

12 Strong tells the declassified true story of the Horse Soldiers. Led by Captain Mitch Nelson (Chris Hemsworth), this U.S. Special Forces team was chosen to be the first U.S. troops sent into Afghanistan after the attacks on September 11th, 2001. In order to accomplish their assignment, the team must go through rugged mountains and vast landscapes while also overcoming cultural differences and the mutual distrust between them and the Northern Alliance that they must work with as they move in to fight against the Taliban and Al Qaeda.

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Missing (2016) – The Story of Two Mothers

Missing- a south Korean film that depicts the story of two mothers – a divorced mother who is struggling to keep her daughter’s custody and a mother who just lost her child. The film starts with two mothers – one came home in a rush and went to her workroom for writing the script to meet the deadline. Another mother who worked as a nanny for the child Do-eun took the child as she approached her busy working mother. After completing the script, she went to see her daughter and found her sleeping in the lap of the nanny.

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The Ladies: A Feminist Criticism

A feminist critique of the 2012 drama film Les Miserables, which combines the direction of Tom Hooper and pieces composed by Claude-Michel Schonberg to recreate Victor Hugo’s renowned novel of the same name. The film starred Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Eddie Redmayne, Amanda Seyfried, and Samantha Barks as Jean Valjean, Javert, Fantine, Marius, Cosette, and Eponine, respectively.

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Review: Spider-Man: Homecoming

After the sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man crashed as hard as a movie that size could crash, Sony needed to do something to make one of their most coveted properties work. In order to accomplish that, they brought in Marvel to assist while also rebooting the franchise as a whole. This looked to be a risky move with it coming so close to their recent failure, but Captain America: Civil War unveiled what appeared to be very promising.

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Why Did the Critics Pan Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales?

Why Did the Critics Pan Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales? By Karen McMillan My daughter does not like to read the reviews before seeing a movie. I appreciate her independent perspective, staying true to her own authentic voice. In the case of case Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, I believe it was…

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Free Classic Movies: Cause for Alarm, Fear in the Night and White Gorilla

  Free Classic Movies: Cause for Alarm, Fear in the Night and White Gorilla By Saidur Rahman [N.B.: All of the following movies are public domain movies – available online and free to watch.] Cause for Alarm (1951) Ellen Jones (Loretta Young), a beautiful nurse, is married to an Army Air Force pilot George Jones (played by Barry Sullivan). Ellen’s…

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