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Month: October 2017

Amazon’s Reboot of “The Tick” is Phenomenal

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Amazon Prime’s “The Tick” is one of the best new superhero TV shows in quite some time. We’ve gotten so used to the Netflix-Marvel collaborations on superhero shows that we’ve forgotten what they’ve been missing: some genuine humor and a sense of self-awareness. Amazon’s reboot of “The Tick” will make you laugh, and it will… Read More »

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“Happy Death Day” Is Surprisingly Great

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Usually, a horror film with a total production budget of $5 million and a relatively unknown cast would be a recipe for disaster. And that’s especially true if that film is being rushed out to cinemas, just in time for a release date on Friday the 13th before Halloween. And yet “Happy Death Day” is… Read More »

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Don’t Be Surprised If “Young Sheldon” Becomes More Popular Than “Big Bang Theory”

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There’s a funny thing about prequels – they often go on to become more popular than the shows that preceded them. And that’s exactly what’s going to happen with “Young Sheldon,” the new CBS sitcom that’s a prequel to “The Big Bang Theory.” There are several key reasons why you shouldn’t be surprised if “Young… Read More »

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Mixed Reviews on “Kingsman: The Golden Circle”

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The problem with sequels is that they can rarely duplicate the freshness and dynamism of the original. That’s the problem facing “Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” the much-anticipated sequel to the earlier 2014 “Kingsman” film, which has received mostly mixed reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, for example, the film has a completely down-the-middle 50% freshness… Read More »

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