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Movie Review: The LEGO Ninjago Movie

The Lego Ninjago Movie

Release Date: September 22, 2017 Building Time: 1 hour and 41 minutes Rated PG Grade B Directed By Master Builders: Charlie Bean, Paul Fisher, & Bob Logan You Must Follow the Right Path In the city of Ninjago, Lloyd is a lonely teenager who is painfully avoided by all of his classmates and townsfolk since his father is the evil warlord Garmadon. His only friends are his fellow ninja warriors: Cole, Jay, Kai, Nya, and Zane. Together, they form a secret ninja force that protects Ninjago City from Garmadon’s relentless attacks. Under the tutelage of Master Wu, the ninjas are encouraged …

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Movie Review: Get Scared “IT”-less

Movie: It Release Date: September 8, 2017 Floating Time: 2 hours and 15 minutes Rated R for violence & language Grade: A- Directed By: Andres Muschietti When you’re a kid, you think that the universe revolves around you. You think that you’ll always be protected and cared for. Then one day you realize that’s not true. In 1989, Bill and his younger brother, Georgie Denbrough, are making a paper boat for Georgie to play with during a rainstorm. Since Bill is feeling under the weather, he does not go outside. Georgie, dressed in his yellow raincoat and galoshes, struggles to …

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A Dining Delight: THE TRIP TO SPAIN Opens At Sun Ray Cinema

Opens at Sun Ray Cinema: September 1, 2017 Running Time: 1 hour 49 minutes Grade: C+ Directed By: Michael Winterbottom After jaunts through northern England and Italy, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon embark on another deliciously deadpan culinary road trip. This time around, the guys head to Spain to sample the best of the country’s gastronomic offerings in between rounds of their hilariously off-the-cuff banter. Over plates of pintxos and paella, the pair exchange barbs and their patented celebrity impressions, as well as more serious reflections on what it means to settle into middle age. As always, the locales are …

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THE FARTHEST – VOYAGER IN SPACE Will Premiere August 23 on PBS

Saturn, THE FARTHEST – VOYAGER IN SPACE, PBS, NASA

IN CELEBRATION OF40th ANNIVERSARY OF THE VOYAGER LAUNCH NEW YORK, NY – PBS announced today that THE FARTHEST –VOYAGER IN SPACE, a two-hour special about NASA’s historic Voyager mission to explore our solar system and beyond, will premiere nationally on August 23 at 9:00 p.m. ET on PBS stations, in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of the first Voyager launch. The documentary was an official selection in the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival as part of the festival’s Viewpoints program. With participation from more than 20 of the original and current mission scientists, engineers and team members, THE FARTHEST –VOYAGER IN SPACE tells captivating tales of one of humanity’s greatest achievements in exploration. From supermarket aluminum …

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#904Giveaways: Register To Win Advanced Screening Passes To See Horror Thriller “IT”

IT movie, New Line Cinemas, EU Jacksonville

New Line Cinema’s horror thriller “IT,” directed by Andrés Muschietti (“Mama”), is based on the hugely popular Stephen King novel of the same name, which has been terrifying readers for decades. When children begin to disappear in the town of Derry, Maine, a group of young kids are faced with their biggest fears when they square off against an evil clown named Pennywise, whose history of murder and violence dates back for centuries. “IT” stars Bill Skarsgård (“Allegiant,” TV’s “Hemlock Grove”) as the story’s central villain, Pennywise. An ensemble of young actors also star in the film, including Jaeden Lieberher …

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Tim Timmerman, Hope of America

Special Showing One Night Only at AMC Orange Park August 1, 2017 Runtime: 94 minutes Rating: PG-13 for brief drug content and suggestive material Directed By: Cameron Sawyer Written By: Cameron Sawyer & Justin Copier Grade: C+ ’s Tim Timmerman, Hope of America is a comic story about a wise cracking teen at Mount Vista High School with the goal of attending Yale and becoming a politician.  Instead of attending class or studying, Tim would rather spend time using his privileges as student body president to cut class with his friends to grab burritos.  He is also focused on playing …

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Charlize Theron Engulfs the Big Screen in “Atomic Blonde”

Release Date: July 28, 2017 Running Time: 1 hour and 55 minutes Genre: Action-Thriller Rated R for sequences of strong violence, language throughout, and some sexuality/nudity Directed by David Leitch Screenplay by Kurt Johnstad Grade: B+ Truth Lies…People Like Us Don’t Know the Difference Oscar® winner Charlize Theron engulfs the big screen this summer in a mind-blowing performance as an MI6 agent in Atomic Blonde.  Her portrayal of Agent Lorraine Broughton is mesmerizing. She endured months of rigorous training to play a woman that is proficient at hand to hand combat.  Charlize is one of my favorite actresses. I love the …

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WARS TREK A GALACTIC STAR – “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets”

Release Date: July 21, 2017 Running Time: 2 hours and 17 minutes Rated PG-13 Grade B- Directed By: Luc Besson Welcome to Alpha the city of a thousand planets. After centuries of peace and prosperity, an unknown force wants to destroy all we have created. In the 28th century, Major Valerian and Sergeant Laureline are agents who work for the Terran Galactic Empire that oversees the universe including the drifting civilization known as Alpha. Alpha is a continuously expanding city where 3,236 species from the four corners of the universe converge to share knowledge, intelligence, and culture. After a brief period …

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Pack Your Gag-Bag “Girls Trip” Movie Is Funny, But Predictable

Grade: C+ In a male-heavy, franchise-laden Summer box-office season, “Girls Trip” looks to be the kind of breakout sleeper hit that “Bridesmaids” became back in 2011. With its raunchy humor and likable stars, , , , as well as newcomer (who is poised to be the kind of breakout star that was when “Bridesmaids” first came out), “Girls Trip” could fare well long-term at the box office. The plot isn’t anything fresh or unpredictable, but with a script from “” creator and under the direction of (who directed “The Best Man” and “The Best Man Holiday”) you get a grounded …

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When 400,000 Men Couldn’t Get Home Home Came For Them “DUNKIRK”

Release Date: July 21, 2017 Running Time: 1 hour and 46 minutes Rated PG-13 for intense war experience and some language Genre: Action, Drama, History Written & Directed by: Christopher Nolan Grade: A “There’s no hiding from this, son.We have a job to do.” is based on the true story of the defense and evacuation of 338,226 men from a small town in Dunkirk, France between May 26 and June 4, 1940.  Allied forces comprised of troops from the British Empire, France and Belgium were surrounded by German troops during a fierce battle in . The event takes place eight …

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