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Godzilla: Legendary Sea Monster Resurfaces as Ally of Humanity

Godzilla made its debut in 1954 when the mythical man eating monster, accidentally created by an atomic blast, emerged from the Pacific Ocean to carve a path of death and…

Moms’ Night Out: Three Mothers Take a Break From Domestic Duties in Family Comedy

Allyson Field (Sarah Drew) really can’t complain. After all, her life is the epitome of the American Dream: she has a handsome husband who adores her and is an excellent…

The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Spider-Man Engages New Adversaries in Scintillating Sequel

If the idea behind a sequel to a summer blockbuster is to up the ante in terms of bombast and intensity, then The Amazing Spider-Man 2 certainly fits the bill.…

Belle: Biopic About an Ex-Slave Raised in Aristocratic English Society

Born in the West Indies in 1761, Dido Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) was the daughter of Mary Belle, an African slave, and John Lindsay (Matthew Goode), a British ship captain. After…

A Haunted House 2: Ghost Spooks Newlyweds in Irreverent Horror Spoof

A Haunted House, an irreverent spoof of Paranormal Activity, co-starred Marlon Wayans and Essence Atkins as Malcolm and Kisha, a couple whose home was invaded by demonic forces. Kisha became…

Colin Firth Stars as Tortured World War II POW

Eric Lomax (Colin Firth) served as a signals officer in the British Army during World War II. His unit was dispatched to the Pacific theater where it was captured by…

Noah: Crowe Portrays Noah in Novel Adaptation of Bible Story

Anybody with a rudimentary knowledge of the Bible is familiar with the story of Noah and the ark. That scriptural passage, found in Genesis, is about a righteous patriarch recruited…

The Grand Budapest Hotel: Ralph Fiennes Delivers as Concierge in Wes Anderson Comedy

Wes Anderson’s films are one of a kind, as easy to identify as, say a Thelonious Monk piano solo or a Frank Sinatra vocal. You can spot one of his…

The Single Moms Club: Frazzled Mothers Join Forces in Story of Female Empowerment

Fast food waitress Lytia (Cocoa Brown) lives from paycheck to paycheck and has to rely on public transportation in order to get around. By contrast, Jan (Wendi McLendon-Covey) is an…

300 Rise of An Empire: The Rare Case of a Sequel That is Better than the Original

The epic movie 300 (2007) chronicled the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 B.C. when an outnumbered band of 300 soldiers were sent on a suicide mission to defend Sparta against…