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Right before the film starts, the cast and crew pop up on screen to tell us the fourteen year wait for the sequel will totally be worth it. Not exactly needed of course. Hey, my butt is already in the seat. The original Incredibles film was a fun comic book film that was doing that Marvel type of action four years before we got Iron Man.  Probably of all the Pixar films,… Read More

Studios are always on the hunt for their franchises.  And Harry Potter had everyone convinced they knew the formula. And so 20th Century Fox brought in Chris Columbus, director of the first two Harry Potter films to adapt the Percy Jackson and the Olympians by young author Rick Riordan. Percy Jackson has lived his life with his mother and a terrible step-father.  His only solace is swimming and his friend Grover. He… Read More

Get Out is about a young photographer named Chris meeting his girlfriend Rose’s parents for the first time.  He is a bit nervous that they might be upset that their daughter is dating a black man.  When they arrive, he finds that there is something a bit…off.  Her parents are white progressives, who would have voted for Obama for a third term if they could.  The only black people he meets seem… Read More