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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{4/5} “It’s not a navy. It’s just… people.” Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, released in 2019 The Rebellion has enough trouble with the First Order, and now it looks like Emperor Palpatine has survived and secretly built a fleet of ships. Rey has been training with Leia, but she doesn’t think she deserves Luke’s […]

Wind River

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{4.5/5} “No matter how far you think she ran, I guarantee you she ran further.” Wind River, released in 2017 Cory is tracking a trio of mountain lions that killed a steer, when he comes across the dead body of a young woman. He knows her, Natalie. Because it looks like murder and they’re on […]

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

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{4.5/5} “Pitchforks? Humans are hilarious.” Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, released in 2019 Prince Philip asks Queen Aurora to marry him and she says yes. They will join their two kingdoms together. Philip’s parents invite Aurora and her godmother to dinner to celebrate. Aurora’s godmother, Maleficent, hates humans — except Aurora. And Philip’s mother, Ingrith, isn’t […]

Finding Nemo

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{4.5/5} “Fish are friends, not food.” Finding Nemo, released in 2003 Marlin is a clown fish. His only son Nemo is caught by a human diver and driven away in a boat. He swims off in search of Nemo, and meets up with a fish named Dory who is forgetful but nevertheless joins him on […]

Red Nose Day Actually

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{5/5} “Would you like it… gift wrapped?” Red Nose Day Actually, released in 2017 The man at the store who looks like Rowan Atkinson still takes a long time to wrap a package. Jamie hasn’t perfected his Portuguese but he and his wife Aurelia are very happy with each other and their children. The Prime […]

Love Actually

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{5/5} “Sam, you’ve got nothin’ to lose, and you’ll always regret it if you don’t!” Love Actually, released in 2003 The new Prime Minister of Britain finds himself attracted to one of his staff. Jamie finds out that his brother is sleeping with his girlfriend so he heads out to the countryside for some time […]

Alita: Battle Angel

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{4.5/5} “Know what is hidden. Always ask, what is it that you are not seeing?” Alita: Battle Angel, released in 2019 Dr. Dyson Ito finds the upper body of a cyborg in the dump and he brings it to his shop to attach it to the lower body he once built for his daughter who […]

How to Train Your Dragon Homecoming

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{5/5} “And then it hit me.” How to Train Your Dragon Homecoming, released in 2019 It’s been 10 years since humans and dragons parted ways. Hiccup and Astrid decide to put on a pageant — to show their kids what it was like to live with dragons, and to show them what their grandfather Stoick […]

Molly’s Game

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{4.5/5} “I was raised to be a champion. My goal was to win. At what and against whom — those were just details.” Molly’s Game, released in 2017 Molly Bloom was a professional skier until she had an accident. Then she stumbled into the world of big-money poker played by the rich and famous. After […]

Jerry Maguire

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{5/5} “You had me at ‘Hello.’” Jerry Maguire, released in 1996 Jerry Maguire is a sports agent who writes a revolutionary mission statement at 2:00 am and prints out a copy for everyone in his organization. He gets fired, and is left with only one client — and one accountant named Dorothy. Jerry breaks up […]