Review: “Kingsman: The Golden Circle”

2.5 out of 5 stars.   If 2015’s “Kingsman: The Secret Service” was surprisingly fun, its sequel, “Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” is surprisingly disappointing.  The film, which is once again directed by Matthew Vaughn, opens promisingly enough with its protagonist, Eggsy (Taron Egerton) engaging in a wild fist fight with a rejected Kingsman applicant, Charlie […]

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Review: “Mother!”

3.5 out of 5 stars. You’d be hard-pressed to find a mainstream movie in theaters this year that is more insane than Darren Aronofsky’s “Mother!”, or a movie that will make you feel more insane by the time the credits roll.  The psychological horror film (an unusually arty release to come from a mainstream studio), […]

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Review: “It” (2017)

4 out of 5 stars.   “It” opens with one of the most famous and controversial scenes from Stephen King’s novel.  Six-year-old Georgie Denbrough from the small town of Derry is chasing a paper boat in the rain, when it floats into a gutter.  As he goes to retrieve it, Georgie is confronted by a […]

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