Bigger doesn’t mean scarier in the bloody and overwrought ‘It: Chapter Two’

2017’s It (or It: Chapter One) was a scary but surprise hit as Stephen King’s 1200-page horror novel was adapted for the big screen. Stellar performances from a young cast of child actors, an old-school feeling as a loss of innocence film at its core, with King’s fear, mortality and survivalist themes, helped make it the highest-grossing horror film of all time. So a sequel was all but planned, especially considering only half of Stephen King’s novel was adapted.

It: Chapter Two is exactly more (and more) of the same of what made its predecessor popular: mad clowns, bad drains, and buckets of blood. If only this worked better with the two-hour-and 45 minute runtime.

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Race to First: Ranking the Fast and the Furious Franchise

Ask any racer. Any real racer. It don’t matter if you win by an inch or a mile. Winning’s winning.” – Dominic Toretto, The Fast and The Furious, 2001.

From street racing and stolen trucks to taking on international drug lords and terrorists, The Fast and The Furious is one of the most successful and versatile film franchises ever. With a combined gross of $5 billion, the success is hard to argue against. In honor of the first Fast and Furious spin-off, Hobbs and Shaw, I thought it was time to take a look in the rear view mirror and rank the Fast franchise.

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‘Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood’ is a slow, entertaining Hollywood love letter

After a small spree of Westerns, Quentin Tarantino returns to modern history… sort of. Tarantino tackles the Hollywood of 1969. Steve McQueen is still cool. Bruce Lee is kicking ass on movie sets, and hippies have descended on Los Angeles. Tarantino balances an interesting spread of characters and ideas. Fortunately, the famed director once again proves that he can juggle nonsense with great ease.

So sit back and take a ride back into 1969.

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Reports from San Diego Comic-Con 2019

Movie and television studios, nerds and pop culture enthusiasts descend upon San Diego for the annual comic convention. It is here where future movie plans are announced, causing fans to go crazy with cheers. Directors, producers and actors answer fans queries about previous works and ask their burning questions that they haven’t posed on social media.

This year did not disappoint with movie news and brand new trailers!

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Marvel Unveils Phase Four at SDCC

After Avengers: Endgame and Spider-Man: Far From Home closing out the Infinity Saga section the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Many storylines reached their completion, fan favorites said good-bye, and we had our hearts broken as some heroes made the ultimate sacrifice (R.I.P. Tony Stark). So what does a post-Endgame world look like? Where do our remaining heroes go from here?

Marvel Studios made their return to the infamous Hall H at San Diego Comic Con 2019 to help silence fans’ questions and ramp up excitement for what’s to come.

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Spider’s Web: Ranking The Spider-Man Film Franchise

On May 3, 2002, one of Marvel Comics’ most popular superheroes graced the silver screen in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man. Stan Lee and Steve Ditko’s young aspiring scientist imbued with superhuman abilities after being bitten by a radioactive spider. Since then, we’ve gone through three men wearing the outfit and two reboots, making the character progressively younger. With the release of Spider-Man: Far From Home, I thought it would be a good time to rank the web-slinger’s big screen adventures.

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