Thor: Ragnarok Review

Thor: Ragnarok is a 2017 superhero film directed by Taika Waititi (What We Do in the Shadows), starring Chris Hemsworth (Snow White and the Huntsman), Tom Hiddleston (Kong: Skull Island), Cate Blanchett (The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers), Idris Elba (The Jungle Book), Jeff Goldblum (Mortdecai), Tessa Thompson (Creed), Karl Urban (The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers), Mark Ruffalo (Collateral), and Anthony Hopkins (Titus).  Serving as the third installment in the Thor series, the film follows Thor who must escape the alien planet Sakaar in time…

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28 Weeks Later Review

28 Weeks Later is a 2007 science fiction horror film directed Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, starring Robert Carlyle, Rose Byrne, Jeremy Renner, Harold Perrineau, Imogen Poots, Catherine McCormack, and Idris Elba.  Set as a sequel to 2002’s 28 Days Later, the plot depicts the efforts of NATO military forces to salvage a safe zone in London and the consequences of two young siblings breaking protocol to find their infected mother, and the resulting reintroduction of the highly contagious virus to the safe zone. Positives: Good performances Great special effects Good story…

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The Jungle Book Review

The Jungle Book is a 2016 fantasy adventure film directed by Jon Favreau, starring Neel Sethi, featuring the voices of Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson, Giancarlo Esposito, and Christopher Walken.  The story follows an orphaned human boy named Mowgli (Sethi), who, guided by his animal guardians, sets out on a journey of self-discovery while evading the threatening Shere Khan (Elba). Positives: Terrific voice performances Terrific visuals Compelling story Great score Great direction Negatives: Mixed performance by Sethi Conveniences in the script Plot:  Pretty compelling story that…

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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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