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Fionda Williams Brock
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Picking up from the end of "Toy Story 3,” Sheriff Woody is desperate to maintain his philosophy that a toy's duty is to their kid.

By Fionda Williams Brock June 23, 2019
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‘Dark Phoenix’ hits on everything but plot
“The Women are always saving the men around here. You might wanna change the name to X-Women.” – Mystique

Let’s face it. Marvel holds a begrudging attitude toward character development for their female movie heroines. Despite hundreds of female superheroes in the Marvel canon with extensive, full-featured back stories that span half-a-century, only two have made it to the big screen in their own films.

By Fionda Williams Brock June 9, 2019
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"UglyDolls" feels like an extended YouTube kids’ video with Jumpscape songs performed by a cast of well-known entertainers

By Fionda Williams Brock May 5, 2019
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“The Curse of La Llorona” intends to immerse viewers in a murky underworld and drown them in trepidation and dread. Instead, audiences receive a rearrangement of “The Nun” and “Momma” lavished with a stunning female-led, Latinx cast that suffers from anemic spirituality and the conversion of a culturally complex folk tale to rudimentary movie-making capitalism. Somehow this is supposed to fit in "The Conjuring" universe.

By Fionda Williams Brock April 21, 2019
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We live in a time where children are lost to accidents, mass shootings and domestic assaults. So, it is inadequate that Stephen King’s cult classic, “Pet Sematary” would be regurgitated as a blisteringly tame remake.

By Fionda Williams Brock April 7, 2019
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Jordan Peele’s créativité noire is back with another cerebrally gymnastic movie in “Us.”

By Fionda Williams Brock March 24, 2019
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Nostalgia abuse continues in Marvel's "Captain Marvel." It's 1995 and Vers (Brie Larson) falls through the roof of a Blockbuster Video store.

By Fionda Williams Brock March 10, 2019
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The “Hidden World” exploits the stereotype of millennials as ill-prepared to pivot and overcome threats to their existence and that growing up is hard to do when you are outgrown by your friend dragon.

By Fionda Williams Brock February 24, 2019
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It’s complicated. That would be a more fitting title for “Miss Bala,” a remix of the much more impassioned and riveting, “Miss Bala” (2011). Brought to us by "Twilight” director, Catherine Hardwicke, and winning Phoenix Film Festival writer, Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer.

By Fionda Williams Brock February 3, 2019
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Matthew McConaughey is back with another feature dipped in his special brand of Southern fried gristle. McConaughey excels in films that drip with humidity and damp shirts.

By Fionda Williams Brock January 27, 2019

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