Review: ‘Life of the Party’

Let’s me start off by saying how much I love Melissa McCarthy. From her breakout role in “Bridesmaids” back in 2011, her roles in “Heat” and “Spy” to her SNL appearance dressed up as Sean “Spicy” Spicer, she’s just a riot when it comes to comedic performances. Her self-confidence is through the roof when she’s…

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Good Things Come In 8s – Movie Edition

Photo: Warner Bros. Last week I wrote about songs turning 10 and 20 in 2018, so this week I decided to do the same for film. During my research, I often found myself shocked that films I thought came out decades apart were actually released in the same year. (Spice World and Pleasantville are the…

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Bollywood 101 – ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’

It’s Sunday Funday! What better way is there than to watch movies to calm your frazzled mind before heading back to work the next day? With an endless array of movies available at your fingertips 24/7, thanks to Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, iTunes, and the likes, for someone who is a movie-junkie, it is heavenly. Binge-watching…

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Our Take on ‘The Death of Stalin’

We are of the generation where when we were born, the good old Soviet Union was still alive though slowly inching towards its demise. With the eventual dissolution of USSR in 1991, where Russia emerged in its aftermath, who would have thought we would be back talking about U.S. vs. Russia in 2018? With this…

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How to Catch All of the 2018 Best Picture Nominees

stocksnap.io Movie award season officially neared the finish line on Tuesday when the Academy announced its 2018 Oscar nominations. Every year I try to watch as many of the nominated movies as I can, but with the ceremony now only five weeks away, that seems like a daunting task. If 6% of Oscar voters can’t make time to…

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Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad Pennywise?

With Halloween just around the corner, it’s that time of the year to indulge in horror movies! So why don’t we revisit the latest two-hour ordeal of the revamped Pennywise resurfacing in the small, sleepy New England town of Derry? Clowns. What is it about them that makes them terrifying? Stephen King knew what he…

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