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Fionda Williams Brock

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‘Ralph Breaks the Internet,’ satirical messages included, comes through for all audiences

On the surface, “Ralph Breaks the Internet” is a cheerful movie about allowing your loved ones to pursue their dreams even if it inconveniences your expectations.

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Re-enter the world of fantatsic beasts

“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” is a fantastic romp through pre-Potter tales and lore. With a screenplay written by J.K. Rowling, fans of the Wizarding World will be thrilled that extreme love and care has been devoted to the franchise’s past and future.

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Feel free to love ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

“Bohemian Rhapsody” is an expansive biopic that captures the triumphs, excesses and derelictions of the throttling supernova that was Freddie Mercury, while moralizing his kindness and loyalty to family and fans.

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Michael Myers returns, yet again, in ‘Halloween’

Fans of the Halloween franchise are in for a bumpy ride with the latest installment – the 11th since 1978.

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‘A Star Is Born’ a must see for GaGa fans

On the surface, "A Star Is Born” is the age-old tale of joy, tragedy and loss. On deeper inspection, it is a story about the power of voice and the choices we make with our voice.

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New tech aids Predator revamp

Sci-fi fans and “The Predator” aficionados, the special effects are monumental and the creatures are imposing. A solid plot and increased focus on the Predator will gather cheers and applause. However, the film’s attention to mental and emotional conditions is hokey, disingenuous and exploitative.

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Don’t take your children to ‘The Happytime Murders’

This film is for a certain viewer: The dark-witted humourist who asks the morose sexual-tinged “what ifs” about beloved cartoon characters.

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"The Meg" takes the science out of sci-fi

“Sharknado” fanatics, your day has come! You are finally vindicated by your years of dedication to the corny beast flicks of yesteryear. “The Meg” outpaces, outactions, outCGIs and outacts those other summer blockbusters while proudly waving a banner that reads, “science be damned!”

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Another formulaic Mission Impossible

Cruise Fans will not be disappointed in their cherub-cheeked legend. Never stretched, never challenged in the actual performance, Cruise knows his lane and keeps his asphalt well-maintained. His longevity is due to his discerning palate for select roles that will dazzle his fans and maintain his youth-filled charm. Cruise goes the extra mile (pun intended) to prove to his fans that he’s more than actor. He’s a performer.

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‘Skyscraper:’ Action with a poor plot

Will Sawyer is a Marine veteran, ex-FBI agent and garage-based entrepreneur who has been awarded the contract to serve as security assessor for the world’s tallest building – the Pearl.

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