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Rocketman

May 31, 2019
The Synopsis: A musical fantasy about the fantastical human story of Elton John's breakthrough years. The Review: Confession: I'm a longtime Elton John fan. I've never met the man, but as I have tried to teach myself to tickle the ivories, he's the nearest thing I've had to a piano teacher. His [...]

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

September 22, 2017
Eggsy Unwin (Taron Egerton) and his fellow Kingsmen agents make an epic return to the field in "Kingsman: The Golden Circle." One year after the events of the first installment, this film opens with a flashy high-speed chase through the streets of London where Eggsy, known as agent Galahad—in [...]

Eddie the Eagle

February 26, 2016

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Pardon the pun, but "Eddie the Eagle" soars! This movie is uplifting and inspiring. Based on true events, it features the story of Michael "Eddie" Edwards (Taron Egerton), a young Brit who has had a dream of going to the Olympics since he was a boy. He has read books about the Olympics and aspires [...]

Fantastic Four (2015)

August 7, 2015
"Fantastic Four" is an origins story, a genesis account of how the famed four became, well, fantastic. They are all here: Reed Richards (Miles Teller), Johnny Storm (Michael B. Jordan), Sue Storm (Kate Mara) and Ben Grimm (Jamie Bell). We see a young Reed in the beginning of the film, working on [...]

Kingsman: The Secret Service

February 13, 2015
The word that comes to mind regarding this movie is "Wow," but not in a good way. It is difficult to believe how violent this film is. In one concerning and brutal scene, people kill one another in church—seriously. The people stab one another, punch and shoot one another, one man has a pole [...]

Snatch

January 19, 2001
“Snatch” is raunchy, crude, profane, and violent. Well, I guess we won’t be recommending this one for family viewing. Come to think of it, why would anyone want to see a film with over 132 uses of one particular vulgar obscenity? Have we become so desensitized that we believe this amount of [...]

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