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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘A Simple Favor’ Starring Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively

Release Date: September 14, 2018 Running Time: 1 hour and 57 minutes Rated R For sexual content and language throughout, some graphic nude images, drug use and violence Directed By: Paul Feig Grade: B We All Have Secrets To Hide Stephanie Smothers is a widow and therefore a single mother. Living off her deceased spouse’s life insurance money, Stephanie hosts a housekeeping vlog that shares household tips and recipes during the days while her son, Miles, is at elementary school. One day she meets Emily Nelson through the friendship that her son shares with Emily’s son Nicky. Emily invites her …

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Last Call Pitches: “PITCH PERFECT 3” Opens in Theaters

Release Date: December 22, 2017 Running Time: 1 hour and 33 minutes Rated PG-13 Grade: B Directed By: Trish Sie Is it weird that everybody is better at the one thing that we do than we are at that thing? Three years after winning The Worlds, the Barden Bellas are trying to make their way through life after college. When the new Bellas invite them to a performance, the old Bellas are more than eager to reunite. To their disappointment, the invite was to watch, not to join. In an effort to bring the Bellas back together, Aubrey suggests that they …

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Trolls, Dreamworks

GIVEAWAY: Advance Screening of the movie TROLLS

From the creators of comes DreamWorks Animation’s TROLLS, a smart, funny and irreverent comedy about the search for happiness, and just how far some will go to get it. This hilarious film transports audiences to a colorful, wondrous world populated by the overly optimistic Trolls, who have a constant dance in their step and a song on their lips, and the comically pessimistic Bergens, who are only happy when they have trolls in their stomachs. After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy (Anna Kendrick), the happiest Troll ever born, and the overly-cautious curmudgeonly Branch (Justin Timberlake) set off on a …

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The Accountant, Ben Affleck

Movie Review: The Accountant is Suspenseful with Plenty of Action

Do you like puzzles? The latest movie is suspenseful with plenty of action. Director (The Warrior) delivers a puzzling film starring a slate of fine actors, featuring Academy Award winner (Argo, Gone Girl, Good Will Hunting) and Academy Award nominee  (Up in the Air, Pitch Perfect and Twilight Saga). They are supported by Academy Award winner (Whiplash) and Golden Globe winner and Academy Award nominee (World According to Garp). Ben Affleck portrays Christian “Chris” Wolff, a highly intelligent man that can do complicated math in his head.  He has made a living “cooking the books” for all sorts of people, …

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The Pitches Are Back! PITCH PERFECT 2

Rated: PG-13 Running Time: 115 mins Grade: A+ The Barden Bellas are back Pitches!!! But this time they have gotten a little too comfortable and developed a bit of an ego. They are not the same underdogs that made us fall in love with them in the beginning as we watched them rise to Acapella stardom. These Barden Bellas are more concerned with the performance that leads them to lose who they are and their sound. And their performance for the on his birthday at the where Fat Amy () gives the whole world a view of her flower down …

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ON SCREEN: December 2014 movies

Now Showing  and  reprise their signature roles as Lloyd and Harry in the sequel to the smash hit. Lloyd and Harry go on a road trip to find a child Harry never knew he had and the responsibility neither should ever, ever be given. Rated PG-13  The worldwide phenomenon of  continues to set the world on fire with Mockingjay – Part 1, which finds Katniss Everdeen in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved …

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movie preview: INTO THE WOODS

“INTO THE WOODS” is a modern twist on several of the beloved  fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests. This humorous and heartfelt musical follows the classic tales of (),  (),  (), and (), all tied together by an original story involving a Baker and his Wife ( and ), their wish to begin a family and their interaction with the Witch (), who has put a curse on them. , the acclaimed filmmaker behind the Academy Award®-winning musical “” and Disney’s “,” directs the film, which …

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