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Movie Review: “American Made” Smuggling and Struggling

Landing on: September 29, 2017 Running Time: 1 hour and 55 minutes Rated R for language throughout and some sexuality/nudity Directed by Doug Liman / Screenplay by Gary Spinelli Grade: A “I’m Just a Gringo that Always Delivers”~ Barry Seal American Made is a biographical action crime drama based on the outrageous and real exploits of Barry Seal (Tom Cruise). In the film, Seal is a bored daredevil pilot who gets his kicks by doing stunts that terrify his passengers. His reputation and aviation skills land him on the CIA’s radar. Agent Monty Schafer () entices Seal to work for the CIA …

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“THE MUMMY” The Past Cannot Remain Buried Forever

Welcome to a New World of Gods and Monsters Two thousand years ago, Ahmanet was the princess and next in line to inherit the reign of Egypt as its first female Pharaoh. When her father remarried and bore a son, Ahmanet’s dreams of power were nearly extinguished. Her intense feelings of betrayal pushed her to call upon Set, the god of death, with the intention of ruling the world. Captured by her father’s men she was mummified alive, buried in a tomb 1,000 miles away, and erased from history. In present day Iraq, soldier-of-fortune Nick Morton and his comrade Chris …

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Reel Action! “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation”

Release Date: July 31, 2015 Running Time: 2 hours and 11 minutes Rated PG-13 Grade: A Directed By: Christopher McQuarrie Written By: Christopher McQuarrie & Drew Pearce Starring: as Ethan Hunt as Ilsa Faust as William Brandt as Benji Dunn as Luther Stickell as Solomon Lane as Atlee as Prime Minister and as Alan Hunley The time has come to dissolve the IMF. When Ethan Hunt witnesses an innocent girl killed in cold blood by a mysterious man, his mission is to find out who the killer is and he believes that the attack was prompted by the Syndicate. The …

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Edge of Tomorrow Movie Review

Grade: A Robocop + Groundhog’s Day= Surprisingly epic entertainment Not often does the hero of an action film die within the first twenty minutes of the movie. By the twenty minute mark of ’s , the main character has died a hundred times. The film features  as Major William Cage, the US military’s head of media relations during the apocalyptic wars following an alien invasion in the near future. Cage is a “professional inspirer”, expertly working TV and press events to recruit soldiers for the desperate and depleting army. Unfortunately, due to a regrettable train of events, Cage is labeled …

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