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TV Review: ‘American Horror Story’ Binge-worthy Streaming

American Horror Story

My family, like many others these days, has exchanged the cable company for streaming services like Netflix. The downside of streaming is having to wait until after the season has aired (for network or cable series), usually, around the same time as the new season is launched. That said, the advantage …

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Movie Review: ‘Uncle Drew’

The basketball comedy 'Uncle Drew' (2.5 stars) prompts audience participation for the on and off court antics as Boston Celtic NBA star Kyrie Irving expands this character beyond the Pepsi Max commercials in a solid story where he teams up with a local coach/talent scout to rally his former teammates for a tournament at Rucker Park in Harlem, New York.

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Movie Review: ‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’

The solid (3-star) sci-fi action-adventure 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' features impressive filmmaking with an epic plot full of emotion, thrills, some surprises, and strong characters including the returning Dr. Ian Malcolm who helps audiences understand the “big picture” implications of creating these actual dinosaurs using genetic technologies.

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Movie Review: ‘The Cross and the Switchblade’

DVD - The Cross and the Switchblade

I recently had the opportunity to watch a DVD of a film that was produced in 1970, The Cross and the Switchblade.  The movie, based on the 1962 book of the same name, tells the real-life story of David Wilkerson (Pat Boone) and former gang member Niki Cruz (Erik Estrada‎). It opens …

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Movie Review: ‘Incredibles 2’

Pixar Animation’s 20th film, the animated action adventure film 'Incredibles 2,' is a great family adventure (3 stars) with impressive visuals and action sequences with minor language, social commentary, and character development shortcomings.

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Movie Review: ‘Ocean’s 8’

Less is more as this 3-star crime caper continues a quality series thanks to expert filmmaking and a stellar cast featuring Sandra Bullock as Debbie Ocean, expert con artist and estranged sister of Danny Ocean, played by George Clooney in Steven Soderbergh’s previous film trilogy, which was inspired by the 1960 film starring the “Brat Pack.”  

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