Goosebumps Review

Goosebumps is a 2015 3D live action/computer animated horror comedy film directed by Rob Letterman, based on the children’s book series of the same name by R. L. Stine. The film stars Jack Black, Dylan Minnette, Odeya Rush, Amy Ryan, Ryan Lee, Jillian Bell, and Halston Sage. The film follows Zach Cooper, who is upset after moving from the big city, and after meeting his beautiful neighbor Hannah. However, after learning that R. L. Stine is her father things go awry when Zach accidentally unleashes the monsters from the books…

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Inside Out Review

Inside Out is a 2015 3D computer-animated comedy, drama adventure film directed by Pete Docter, starring Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling, Richard King, Kaitlyn Dias, Diane Lane, and Kyle MacLachlan. The film is set in the mind of a young girl, Riley Andersen, where five personified emotions-Joy, Fear, Anger, Sadness, and Disgust-try to lead her through life as she moves with her parents to a new city.

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Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV Review

Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV is a 2016 Japanese computer-animated science fantasy anime film directed by Takeshi Nozue, voice performances include Aaron Paul, Sean Bean, Lena Headey, David Gant, Darin De Paul, Trevor Devall, Adrian Bouchet, Liam Mulvey, and Alexa Kahn.  Based on the 2016 video game Final Fantasy XV, the film follows an elite guard called the Kingsglaive who must stop a sinister plot during a peace treaty signing between the two nations, Lucis and Niflheim. Positives: Phenomenal visuals Beautifully crafted score Great characters Great voice performances Great cinematography Fast…

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Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within Review

Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within is a 2001 computer-animated science fiction film directed by Hironobu Sakaguchi, voices include Ming-Na Wen, Alec Baldwin, Donald Sutherland, James Woods, Ving Rhames, Peri Gilpin, and Steve Buscemi.  Loosely based on the game series Final Fantasy, the story follows scientist Aki Ross and soldier Gray Edwards as they race to save humanity from a mysterious and deadly alien race known as Phantoms who have driven humanity to the brink of extinction. Positives: Terrific voice performances Terrific visuals Great score Interesting characters Negatives: Slow paced plot…

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Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Review

Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children is a 2005 Japanese computer-animated science fantasy film directed by Tetsuya Nomura, based on the 1997 video game Final Fantasy VII.  The story takes place two years after events of Final Fantasy VII, focusing on Cloud Strife and his comrades who must stop a mysterious trio from resurrecting the villain Sephiroth. Positives: Great characters Terrific action Phenomenal cgi effects Terrific soundtrack Compelling story Great cinematography Great voice performances Negatives: n/a Plot:  The story is fast paced but does take the time to focus on the…

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Home Review

Home is a 2015 3D computer-animated sci fi buddy comedy film directed by Tim Johnson, starring Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin, Jennifer Lopez, and Matt Jones. The film follows a girl named Tip and a fugitive alien named Oh, who avoid capture to reunite Tip with her mother.

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Zootopia Review

Zootopia is a 2016 3D computer-animated comedy adventure film directed by Byron Howard, Rich Moore, and Jared Bush, voice performances by Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba, J.K. Simmons, Tommy Chong, Octavia Spencer, Jenny Slate, and Shakira. The film follows rabbit officer, Judy Hopps, and a con artist fox, Nick Wilde, as they uncover a conspiracy involving the disappearances of predator civilians.

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Finding Dory Review

is a 2016 3D computer-animated comedy-drama adventure film directed by Andrew Stanton, serving as the sequel to 2003’s Finding Nemo.  The features voice performances of Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Hayden Rolence, Ed O’Neill, Kaitlin Olson, Ty Burrell, Diane Keaton, and Eugene Levy, and follows Dory who, with the help of Marlin and Nemo, sets out on a journey to reunite with her parents.

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