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Murder on the Orient Express

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{4/5} “I can only see the world as it should be. And when it is not, the imperfection stands out like the nose in the middle of the face. It makes most of life unbearable, but it is useful in the detection of crime.” Murder on the Orient Express, released in 2017 Famous detective Hercule […]

Pitch Perfect 3

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{4.5/5} “‘Well, I just got kicked out of flight school for killing 300 fake people.’ ‘I hate fake people.’” Pitch Perfect 3, released in 2017 The Bellas who have graduated all have disappointing jobs. They get back together to sing at a USO tour in Europe. It turns out to be a competition — the […]

Black Panther

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{4.5/5} “Like an antelope in headlights.” Black Panther, released in 2018 T’Challa, King of Wakanda, is also the Black Panther. Their country keeps their vibranium-based technology a secret from the rest of the world. T’Challa is upset to discover that his father killed his uncle — and left his cousin behind. Then his cousin shows […]

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

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{5/5} “Guess it ain’t self explanatory, then.” Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, released in 2017 Mildred’s daughter was raped and killed a year ago, and the police haven’t arrested anyone. In utter frustration, she rents 3 billboards that highlight the fact that the police, and specifically Chief Willoughby, haven’t arrested anyone. She even gets on […]

Coco

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{4.5/5} “I thought it might have been one of those made-up things that adults tell kids, like vitamins.” Coco, released in 2017 Miguel’s family makes shoes but all he wants to do is play music. Unfortunately the one thing his family forbids is music, so he does it in secret. Then he finds out that […]

La La Land

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{5/5} “No, Jamal. You be trippin’.” La La Land, released in 2016 Mia is trying to become an actress but so far her auditions aren’t going very well. Sebastian is a jazz pianist who keeps playing things his boss doesn’t want to hear and getting fired. Mia hears Sebastian play and thinks it’s amazing but […]

Please Stand By

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{4.5/5} “This is what happens when you pee on the bus.” Please Stand By, released in 2017 Wendy lives in a group home, works at Cinnabon, and looks after her dog. She’s autistic, and she occasionally gets upset when things don’t go the way she wants. She’s written a “Star Trek” script for a contest […]

Batman: Gotham by Gaslight

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{4.5/5} “I’m certain your displays of graphology will duly impress any young ladies you encounter.” Batman: Gotham by Gaslight, released in 2018 Jack the Ripper is killing women in Gotham, and Batman has pledged to stop him. James Gordon helps him out, as he feels Batman can do the job no one else can do. […]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

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{5/5} “Impressive. Every word in that sentence was wrong.” Star Wars: The Last Jedi, released in 2017 Rey wants Luke Skywalker to train her, but he isn’t interested after what happened with Ben Solo — who became Kylo Ren. Meanwhile, the Resistance is on the run from the First Order. When General Leia Organa is […]

What Happened to Monday

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{5/5} “‘Do you have a plan?’ ‘I am the plan.’” What Happened to Monday aka Seven Sisters, released in 2017 Because of overpopulation there’s now a one child policy. Of course, that doesn’t stop some people. Terrence has 7 granddaughters, septuplets. In order to not get caught by the police, they pretend to be the […]