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Weekly Update (9/16/19)

Ooooh boy. Slacking on the Weekly Update again! Whoops! Okay well let me get something out before this week is up. So, as stated in last week’s update, this week […]

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The Peanut Butter Falcon Review

An ill-fated fisherman and a young man with Down syndrome converge while on the run from distinctly different circumstances and come to form an unforgettable friendship in this charming southern adventure that leads them through the American frontier in pursuit of their dreams and a better life.

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Ready or Not Review

Newlywed bride Grace finds herself tied into a deadly game of chance as part of her new family’s wedding night tradition, and she’ll have to find a way to survive the night and escape her crazy new in-laws while quickly coming to terms with the fact that she has clearly married into the wrong family.

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Weekly Update (9/9/19)

This upcoming week is all about catching up on reviews and Rambo movies! With Rambo: Last Blood coming out in less than a week, I’ll be watching (and hopefully reviewing) all of the Rambo movies leading up to its release. This weekly update also covers site changes and causality!

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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Spoiler Talk

Quentin Tarantino treads treacherous waters in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood by putting us right in the midst of the infamous Manson murders of 1969. In order to most clearly express my thoughts on the film, I have decided to talk about it at length, without restriction, in this spoiler-filled post.

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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Review

Set in Los Angeles in 1969, right before the notorious Charles Manson murders, Once Upon A Time in Hollywood focuses on the lives of actor Rick Dalton, a television icon turned movie star whose popularity is in decline, and his enigmatic stunt double and good friend, Cliff Booth.

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Angel Has Fallen Review

After putting in plenty of years and two prior movies spent protecting the President, Secret Service member Mike Banning is up for promotion. However, after an assassination attempt on the President via drone strike, Banning takes the blame, and he’ll have to fight to clear his name.

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The Hard Shark Life (Part 1)

So many movies make sharks out to be relentless, monstrous, and murderous killing machines. Not only is it scientifically inaccurate, but it’s an unfair depiction solely manufactured for the sake of cheap scares. In part one of this blog, I dive into which movies get it wrong and which ones get it right.

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Weekly Update (9/2/19)

I’m trying out a new weekly update feature to keep you all in the loop. I used to do semi-regular blog post updates on my site back when it was on Weebly, but it’s been a long time since then. These posts are meant to inform you of what I’ve been up to and what to look forward to!

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47 Meters Down: Uncaged Review

When four girls go scuba diving to explore an ancient, underwater Mayan city, they find that they’re not alone, and they’re being hunted. This sequel to 2017’s 47 Meters Down brings back the great whites, but shakes up for the formula a bit by adding an underwater maze to the mix.

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The Squabble Over Spider-Man

Spider-Man’s current contract dispute between Disney and Sony is an intricate web of events that dates back to 1999 when Marvel Comics was in danger of going bankrupt and started selling off the film rights of their iconic superhero characters just to keep their business afloat.

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Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around

Suddenly out of the blue, the wide world of web-heads was hit with a devastating downpour of bad news. After contract negotiations between Disney and Sony Pictures fell through, down came the rain, and it washed Spider-Man all the way out of the MCU!

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Blinded by the Light Review

Based on a true story about a down-on-his-luck Pakistani teenager named Javed living in Great Britain in the 1980s, who is in a social stranglehold by his strict father. Javed’s bleak outlook becomes changed completely after he is introduced to the music of the All-American legend, Bruce Springsteen.

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The Kitchen Review

Married into a life of crime, three women living in Hell’s Kitchen, New York City in the late ‘70s find themselves trapped in their incarcerated husband’s shadows. Tired of being weak and dependent, the ladies band together to take control of their situation by trying to take over the mob.

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Shazam! Review

A troubled and frequent runaway boy by the name of Billy Batson encounters an expiring ancient wizard who is the last of his kind. The wizard has personally chosen Billy, a child who is pure of heart, to inherit his superpowers, and to fulfill his destiny as the champion hero known as Shazam!

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Dumbo Review

Tim Burton serves as the directorial ringmaster in this 2019 reimagining of Disney’s Dumbo, nearly eighty years after the original film first soared in cinemas. As part of the traveling Medici Circus, Dumbo quickly transcends from freak to fan favorite with his fantastic talent to take flight!

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Take My Breath Away

It’s hard for me to even believe, but up until this year, my girlfriend had somehow never seen a Tom Cruise movie. How is that even possible? How has the girlfriend of 5 Minute Movie Guy, a Tom Cruise aficionado, never seen even just one of his movies? How have I failed her so?

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Again I rise – from the ashes of a website long forgotten, from an empty chamber across the endlessly flowing current of the Web, from an ancient relic of what once was but has ceased to be. What has befallen this dilapidated place? Negligence. Despair. But most of all… disdain.

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The Big Sick Review

The Big Sick tells the unique, real-life love story of how Kumail Nanjiani met the love of his life, Emily. When Emily’s health unexpectedly takes a dangerous and mysterious turn, Kumail must confront his strict and traditional Pakistani family, as well as meet Emily’s family, to confess his true feelings of love.

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A Change In Review!

Ever since conceptualizing 5 Minute Movie Guy, I’ve been adamant about keeping my review scores on a strict 5 star scale. However, lately I’ve found myself struggling with setting scores for my reviews that accurately represent how I really feel, and this is a problem that must be fixed once and for all!

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It Comes at Night Review

It Comes at Night is a bleak psychological thriller that tells the story of a small family fighting against a faceless virus that has seemingly decimated most of the population. No one knows what’s happened, nor what’s causing the sickness, but they all agree they must never go out at night!