‘Onward’ is a Thrilling, Emotional Taste of Magic

Courtesy of Disney/Pixar From Disney’s endless live-action remakes to its monotonous stream of sequels, the world of children’s movies has been somewhat bleak over the past couple years. Disney and Pixar’s “Onward” breaks this trend and delivers with an original, heartwarming and funny tale of magic in the 21st century. Written and directed by Dan [...]

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‘A Beautiful Day’ Teaches You How to Love Your Neighbor

Lacey Terrell/Sony Pictures Entertainment “OK, boomer,” one might say after hearing about how wonderful and iconic Fred Rogers was back in the day. Most young people today didn’t grow up watching “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” on the Public Broadcasting Service and don’t get what the big whoop is about. But after sitting in a theater with [...]

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‘The Warrior Queen of Jhansi’: Not Even a Great Warrior Can Save This Film

Courtesy of Roadside Attractions /IMDB In recent years, biopics and historical films have captured the public’s attention. The genre seems like a no-brainer: an exciting historical event should make for an exciting film, and an interesting historical figure should make for a compelling character. However, even with all the right historical ingredients, a film can [...]

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Scott Laudati Captivates with ‘Camp Winapooka’

Courtesy of Scott Laudati In “Camp Winapooka,” Scott Laudati compiles four years and six cities worth of poetry into one thoughtful and often melancholy book. This is Laudati’s fourth published book and third book of poetry; he’s fairly seasoned, and it shows. Whether the subject matter is timely or traditional, personal or political, each poem [...]

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Top 10 Most Anticipated Movies of 2019

Courtesy of Walt Disney Pictures The new year is shaping up to be an exciting time for film lovers of all tastes. From thrilling superhero and family-friendly Disney movies to literary adaptations, 2019 will be an exhilarating ride for movie-goers everywhere. Here are 10 upcoming quality films to keep in mind: “Captain Marvel” – March [...]

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