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Onward (PG-13) ★★★

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Disney/Pixar” s animation and fantasy film “Onward” takes place in a suburban fantasy world. Two teenage elf brothers Ian, aged 16 voiced by Tom Holland of “Spiderman” fame, and his older brother Barley voiced by Chris Pratt of “Guardians of the Galaxy” fame. When Ian was only one year old,…

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The Way Back (PG-13) ★★★

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Ben Affleck in a sports drama by Warner Bros. Pictures. Due to the Coronavirus outbreak and the closing of movie theaters the film is now streaming online. Affleck, plays Jack an alcoholic construction worker who’s recruited to be the new head coach of a struggling High School basketball team. Here’s…

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Emma (PG) ★★★

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  “Emma,” by Focus Features, is based on Jane Austen’s beloved comedic books about finding your equal in life—as well as your happy ending. Anya Taylor-Joy portrays Emma Woodhouse. Emma Woodhouse is an attractive young woman that lives in a large mansion on the Hartford estate in North London. She…

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Sonic: The Hedgehog (PG) ★ ★★

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  It is an action and adventure comedy film based on the video game, by Paramount Pictures, Ben Schwartz voices Sonic, and Jim Carrey voices the villain Dr. Robotnik. Sonic, a lightning-fast blue hedgehog, is having trouble fitting in on Earth. His friend Tom played (James Marsden) helps him hide…

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The Photograph (PG-13) ★★★

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  The film is a romantic comedy by Universal Pictures starring Mae Morton as Issa Rae, a photographer whose estranged mother is a famous photographer. Upon finding a photograph in a safe-deposit box of her mother, Mae begins a journey of unlocking her mother’s past, what she didn’t count on…

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The Assistant (R) ★★★ ½

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  The genre is drama and follows a day in the life of Jane (Julia Garner), a recent college graduate and aspiring film producer. She has landed her dream job as a junior assistant to a powerful entertainment tycoon. We see her mundane chores of making coffee, ordering lunch, arranging…

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Bad Boys for Life (R) ★★★

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The “Bad Boys” series that started in 1995, along with catchy “Bad Boys” song–this is the third movie in the series. (Will Smith) Mike Lowrey and (Martin Lawrence) Marcus Burnett are back together for one last ride. They play old-school police officers who team up with the newly created elite…

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25th Critics’ Choice Awards

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The 25th Critics’ Choice Awards Red Carpet held at the Barker Hangar Sunday, January 12, 2020 in Santa Monica. As a voting member of the Critics’ Choice Association for the past six years the Red Carpet always has a high anticipation to celebrate the stars who we haven’t seen in…

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Just Mercy (PG-13) ★★★½

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Michael B. Jordan stars as Bryan Stevenson in a true story as a determined Alabama lawyer that decides to defend death row prisoners. The year is 1987, and Walter McMillian (Jamie Fox) is sentenced to die for the murder of an 18-year-old girl, despite a majority of evidence proving his…

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