Hidden Figures

JC REVIEWS ‘HIDDEN FIGURES’ Sometimes a movie comes along that can change you, making you truly think and reflect on your own behavior and ignorance. For me, Hidden Figures is one of those movies as it powerfully uncovers a true story that will have you laughing and crying all at the same time. Set in […]

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Patriot’s Day

  JC REVIEWS ‘PATRIOT’S DAY’ This film made me lose all respect for the Academy Awards. Why wasn’t it nominated? I am gob smacked that it wasn’t honored as one of the best and most important films of the year, if not several years. Patriots Day doesn’t just explore the Boston Marathon bombings, it transports […]

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50 Shades Darker

JC REVIEWS 50 SHADES DARKER I wanted too badly to dislike this new edition to the 50 Shades trilogy, I wanted to find it crass, tacky, and a total cliché. Try as I may, I couldn’t help but love this film and almost everything about it. It kicks butt on the first film in every […]

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Manchester by the Sea

JC REVIEWS MANCHESTER BY THE SEA The first 20 minutes of this film bored me to tears and had me wanting to leave the cinema. That was all before I realised it was the perfect set up for a film exploring the powerful story of human devastation while shining a light on the mundane aspects […]

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Gold

JC REVIEWS ‘GOLD’ What this film’s plot lacks in depth, Matthew McConaughey makes up for in tenfold with the most believable and diverse role of his career. In a transformation not seen since Charlize Theron’s role in Monster, McConaughey went ‘all in’ on this one and it paid off big time! The film is VERY loosely […]

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xXx: Return of Xander Cage

JC REVIEWS XXX: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE If you’re already a fan of the XXX franchise you’ll be sure to love this new installment. If you haven’t seen the previous 2 films then you are definitely in for a treat, and although it’s a long cliché with every tacky line you could imagine in a […]

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Lion

JC REVIEWS NICOLE KIDMAN’S NEW FILM LION The term “Oscars Buzz” is attached to films all the time, yet it’s been a long while since I have felt the need to use it. At last, I’m delighted to deem Lion as “Oscars Buzz”. Don’t get me wrong, this isn’t the best film I have seen, […]

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Passengers

JC REVIEWS ‘PASSENGERS’ STARRING JENNIFER LAWRENCE I normally hate sci-fi films and watch them under duress. However, this is not your typical sci-fi movie. Passengers is a whole lot more! It’s a romantic thriller with a hint of action and loads of drama. It has all the best feelings from parts of the Titanic with […]

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Collateral Beauty

This movie is not the blockbuster of the year that you would expect from one of the most prolific cast in any of this year’s movies but, it’s far from the “flop” that some critics are labeling it.  In my opinion, it show cases some of Will Smith’s best acting. Described by Samuel L Jackson […]

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Why Him?

This is the comedy of the year!  It’s best to go into this movie with no expectations. There’s nothing deep and meaningful nor is the story line very original but it will have you laughing out loud from start to finish. The opening scene sets the tone for this movie, and let me tell you […]

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