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A total pop culture junkie who loves watch watching Thelma and Louise over and over again.Suffering from severe OCD- that is obsessive coffee disorder.

Connected (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Connected is a classic road trip comedy complete with a cute dog and a robot invasion. A desperate father finds himself less connected with his tech-savvy daughter. With her leaving for college, he must find a way to bring back the love and care that they once shared. The solution- a road trip at the last possible second. But, will that be enough to keep the family bonds tight?!

Releasing Date: September 18, 2020

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What’s New On Your Streaming Services-March 2020

by Kaylen Summers

A lot of new movies and shows have arrived on your streaming platforms. Here is Spotflik’s guide to help you find the best ones to watch next.

✅ New Movies & Shows on Netflix

Outbreak (1995)

🎬Movie 🍅59% ⌛2h 7m
USA has fallen victim of a deadly airborne virus. With many people dying at an epidemic rate, Col Sam Daniels is tasked to stop the virus from spreading out of a small town.

Altered Carbon [Season 2]

📺 Series 🍅64% ⏩ 8 Episodes
Following the sci-fi tale from the first season, Altered Carbon welcomes you to the future were the rich are immortal and the poor are pawns.

The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019)

🎬Movie 🍅73% ⌛1h 36m
New threads have hit the islands. Red, Chuck, Bomb and the rest of their feathered friends are putting aside their differences and teaming up with the pigs to fight a common threat.

Freedom Writers (2019)

🎬Movie 🍅70% ⌛2h 3m
Education is power and for a class of at-risk students it was their young teacher who inspired them to learn tolerance, and applies themselves.

✅ New Movies & Shows on Prime Video

Watch Hunters [Season 1]

📺 Series 🍅64% ⏩ 10 Episodes
A band of Nazi Hunters are looking for high ranking Nazi officials are living in 1977 New York. The team must bring the Nazis to justice before they create a Fourth Reich in the U.S.

Honey Boy (2019)

🎬Movie 🍅94% ⌛1h 34m
Otis is a 12-year-old successful television star. However, his father is an abusive alcoholic. Now, the two must find a bond between each other.

Danger Close (2019)

🎬Movie 🍅66% ⌛1h 59m
Set in 1966 Vietnam War, Major Harry Smith and his company of Australian and New Zealand soldiers are fighting Viet Cong and North Vietnamese troops.

Ted Bundy: Falling For a Killer [Season 1]

🎬Movie 🍅66% ⌛1h 59m
The experiences with unsettling details about Ted Bundy by long-term girlfriend Elizabeth Kendall, her daughter Molly, and other survivors.

✅ New Movies & Shows on Hulu

Kinsey (2004)

🎬Movie 🍅66% ⌛1h 59m
Professor Alfred Kinsey’s scientific quest turn into intensely personal discovery and an unexpected journey into the secrets of human behavior and sexuality.

The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009)

🎬Movie 🍅50% ⌛1h 33m
Lyn Cassady claims that he was a former member of the U.S. Army’s New Earth Army. They are a unit that employs paranormal powers in their missions.

Friends With Kids (2012)

🎬Movie 🍅67% ⌛1h 40m
Long time friends Julie and Jason decided to have kids without being a couple. Being “time-share” parents, they wanted to enjoy parenthood without curbing their personal freedom.
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21 Exciting Movie To Stream While In Self-Isolation

by Kaylen Summers

Looking for movies to watch while in self-quarantine?! We’ve got a list of 21 movies that are worth your time.
Before we start…
🚨Please keep in mind that you can protect yourself and others from the virus.
🖐Wash your hands with soap and water or alcohol-based hand rub for more than 20 seconds.
😷Use masks only if you have symptoms. Save them for health care workers who really need it.
🏡Most importantly, stay home and keep yourself entertained with these movies.
1. Psycho (1960): Even six decades later, this brilliant movie keeps us hooked even today.
2.  Evil Dead II (1987): Here are some basic lessons to follow if you ever get your hand chopped off and you have to replace it with a chainsaw.
3 Get Out (2017): You will watch this simply for Daniel Kaluuya’s teary horror face upon realizing that he is in the Sunken Place.
4. A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984): When it comes to slasher movies, it’s Freddy Krueger > Michael Myers > Jason Voorhees.
5. The Exorcist (1973): Ready for some deep, dark stuff as a young girl gets possessed by a dreadful devil.
6. It (2017): This Stephen King tale is the main reason for us to be super-scared of clowns.
7. The Shining (1980): The cult classic horror movie that can really make your isolation scarier.
8. Shaun of the Dead (2004)Looking for some freaky outbreak movie during this time of coronavirus?
9. The Witch (2015):  “Wouldst thou like to live deliciously?”. Please say no, otherwise things are not going to be good for you.
10. Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (2010): A young girl finds creatures in her new home that wants to claim her as their own.
11. The Babadook (2014): After the violent death of her husband, a single mother must battle a monster lurking in the house.
12. The Dark Knight (2008): Watch this for the memorable performance from Heath Ledger as the Joker.
13. Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014): This outstanding political thriller has Chris Evans wearing star-spangled tights.
14. The Goonies (1985): You can love Batman and Captian America, But, can they do the Truffle Shuffle.
15. Wonder Woman (2017): The ridiculously powerful Amazon helps out even after realizing that humanity is full of warring jerks.
16. Big Trouble in Little China (1986): Kurt Russell as the two-fisted, macho-talking, truck-driver deserves to be in this list.
17. Kill Bill: Volume 1 (2003): After all she has gone through, Uma Thurman’s The Bride is the real superhero of them all.
18. Flash Gordon (1980): Stay calm! He is here to save us all. It is even in the song too.
19. Deadpool (2016): Admit it. He is the most coolest superhero around. You don’t want to have a watch party without him.
20. Kick-Ass (2010): We all want to be a superhero. Here is a DIY superhero who can help you out with that.
21. The Crow (1994): After getting murder, young rock guitarist Eric Draven returns from the grave to exact revenge.
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20 Comfort Films to Watch While Self Isolation

by Kaylen Summers

We all are going through a tough time during this Covid19 outbreak and keeping yourself at home is the best thing you can do to yourself and other you love. But, how can we cope up with the psychological effect of this self-isolation? The answer is actually simple- movies.
Movies have always helped us escape reality and make wanders into unknown lands and live lives beyond our imaginations. It has entertained us, inspired us and motivated us. Here are some movies to keep you active through these hard times. Get some popcorn and start watching.
1. Frozen (2013): The magical Disney tale of Anna and Elsa is a sister act for the ages and all ages.
2. Little Miss Sunshine (2006): The crazy dysfunctional Hoover family trying to keep things together for a pretentious kid beauty pageant.
3. The Incredibles (2004)Apparently, this the best version of Fantastic Four tale that you will ever get. (Sorry, Marvel)
4. The Sound of Music (1965): They may be Nazis. But, they still have a lot to sing about for the sweet-sounding Von Trapps.
5. Mary Poppins (1964): Julie Andrews flies in on her umbrella to save the Banks family from being a hot mess.
6. Back to the Future (1985): Time travel, messing up with your parent’s past and more. This cult classic still has enough for a re-watch.
7. Meet the Parents (2000): If your in-law turns out to be Robert De Niro, then you should be expecting some lie detectors and nipple discussions.
8. Step Brothers (2008): Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly are the best, crazy siblings duo that you can ever expect.
9. The Godfather (1972): Ever wondered what it is like to be in a mafia family. Then, welcome to the Corleone family.
10. Father of the Bride (1991): Steve Martin is an overprotective patriarch. But that doesn’t stop him from being a loving father to his daughter.
11. Ghostbusters (1984): This cult classic never gets only. Before they ruin it again with another sequel, let’s revisit the original one more time.
12. Groundhog Day (1993): What if the same day repeats and repeats again. Bill Murray is somehow stuck in this endless loop.
13. Booksmart (2019): Teen travails are still relatable as they were during “The Breakfast Club”. This female-centric movie proves that.
14. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986): High school student, Ferris fakes sickness to spends the day with his best friend and girlfriend.
15. Old School (2003): If you think that self-isolation is the worse that can happen to you, how about having your fraternity in house.
16.Young Frankenstein (1974): Mel Brooks movies can instantly lift your moods.
17. Animal House (1978)Deathmobile, food fight and John Belushi destroying a guitar in a toga still have no college-comedy equal.
18. This Is Spinal Tap (1984): This awesome rock mockumentary is about the return of British heavy metal band Spinal Tap.
19. The Blues Brothers (1980): To save the Catholic home where they were raised, two brothers get their old band back together.
20. The Hangover (2009) This bachelor-party-gone-wrong classic has some of the nuttiest moments in movie history.
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8 Captivating Boxing Movies Of All Time

by Kaylen Summers

Boxing is one of the most intimate sports about self-respect and raw power. While the sport has its set of huge audiences and fans, there are many movies that try to capitalize on that. Don’t take it wrong, as these movies are equally brilliant and artsy as any other masterpiece Hollywood movie out there.

With that being said, here are some of the most captivating boxing movies out there.

Rocky

There is no other place to start his list than with Rocky. The movie and its franchise have successfully shaped the template for boxing movies and it still remains one of the most memorable ones from the genre. World heavyweight boxing champion, Apollo Creed pulls a publicity stunt, which resulted in him fighting Rocky Balboa, an uneducated collector for a Philadelphia loan shark.

Million Dollar Baby

Trainer Frankie Dunn was estrangement by his daughter. After the painful incident, he is not looking to coach another fighter. However, boxer Maggie Fitzgerald wants to go pro and is willing to do anything to get Frankie to train her to compete in the big leagues. If you are looking for a good sport-drama, then this one is the best to start from.

Creed

We all know how the Rocky movies shaped the boxing-movie sub-genre. Unfortunately, too many template movies saturated its audience and the studio wanted to expand the franchises to explore other character spin-offs. The result was Creed- the tale about how Apollo Creed’s son grew up to continue his father’s legacy. If you are missing out on Stallone, then don’t worry. Rocky also plays a character in the movie.

Cinderella Man

This one is an autobiographical movie about the legendary boxer, Jim Braddock. After his retirement in 1920’s, his family was becoming socially poor. He had no other choice but to return back to the ring and thus history was made with his huge comeback. The movie has Russell Crowe playing the boxer and Renée Zellweger as the female lead.

When We Were Kings

This one is more of a documentary than a movie. When Muhammad Ali was 3, many thought that he was past his prime. During this time, ten-years-younger George Foreman was the heavyweight champion of the world. Promoter Don King sets up the fight of a century between these too- the “Rumble in the Jungle”. The spectacle was so big that it had a musical festival by some of America’s top black performers.

Southpaw

The reigning junior middleweight boxing champion Billy “The Great” Hope has a grand career, a caring wife and daughter, but a lavish lifestyle. Unfortunately, a tragedy strikes them and  Billy is thrown rock bottom. He loses his family, his house and his manager. However,  Tick Willis, a former fighter comes to his rescue and trains him. Now, he must reclaim the fight against fate and reclaim the trust of those he loves.

Gladiator

Tommy Riley moves to Chicago to stay with his dad. In his new place, he goes to school and tries to keep to himself school. However, things go out of hand when he gets involved in a street fight. Tommy quickly gets noticed and from there, makes his way into the world of illegal underground boxing. In a place where every punch is meant to kill, will he be able to survive?

Knuckle

Featuring Ian Palmer, this movie takes us through the epic 12-year journey of an Irish traveler through the brutal and secretive world of bare-knuckle fighting. The documentary film narrates the violent history of feuding between rival clans.

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10 Best Mystery Movies On Netflix

by Kaylen Summers

There are movies that are just like comfort food. You know what it tastes like and you love having them. However, at times, we love something that can jolt our systems. When it comes to movies, Netflix has both of them and today we will be taking a look at the latter category of mysteries that are sure to keep you thrilled.

Here are some of the best mystery thriller on Netflix.

Inception

Christopher Nolan is a director who never fails to surprise us. His out-of-this-world science fiction movies are equal part mystery thrillers as well, and among them Inception stands tall and powerful. The movie takes about dreams and how a group of people can place ideas or extract ideas from another person’s mind.

Room

Jack spent his life growing up in a room. He believes that the only things real in the world are inside that room. however, things changed when his Ma revealed that there are things outside the room as well. What will be his reaction? This mysterious tale has all the elements and a fresh plot to keep you hooked.

Moon

Sam Bell has spent almost three years in a Moon-based manufacturing facility. He is the only occupant there and all he has for company is his computer and assistant, GERTY. Within three weeks he is hoping to get back home to Earth. However, his plans get changed when an accident happens. Sam soon finds out that he is not alone.

Ex Machina

Caleb is a 26-year-old coder working for the world’s largest internet company. She wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat that belongs to the CEO, Nathan. When she reached there is quickly understands that she is there to participate in an experiment where she interacts with the world’s first true artificial intelligence.

Rosemary’s Baby

Featuring Mia Farrow and John Cassavetes, the movie is about a young couple who moves to a New York apartment to start a family. However, the soon-to-be mother, Rosemary suspects that her neighbors are strange and her unborn child is not safe growing around them. The movie is both creepy and mysterious, and can quickly get under your skin.

Mystic River

Sean Penn and Tim Robbins star in this mystery thriller. The movie tells about three men who were childhood friends. However, when a family tragedy happens to one of them, it rattles the life of the other two as well. This crime and drama movie has a high Rotten Tomatoes score of 88% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.9.

The Hateful Eight

If you are a Tarantino fan then here is the director’s crime mystery from the west for you. We all know how much the director is influenced by the spaghetti westerns and this movie is exactly that. A raging blizzard has made a bounty hunter seek shelter. However, he didn’t expect himself to be caught up in a plot of deception and betrayal.

Crash

After Sept. 11 Los Angeles, the tension is really high. Unfortunately, it gets even higher when the lives of a Brentwood housewife and her district attorney husband coverage with that of a Persian shopkeeper, two cops, a pair of carjackers and a Korean couple over a 36-hour period.

The Invisible Guest

When a young businessman wakes up in a hotel room with him locked from the outside. He knows that things are not going to be on his side. Adding more to the mystery he is in, his girlfriend is there laying dead on the bed. With a prestigious lawyer that he had hired, now he must build a defense case for him or he will be taken to jail.

Limitless

This darkly comic and provocative film is a paranoia-fueled action thriller. An unsuccessful writer uses a ‘smart-drug’ that lets him use 100 percent of his brain. He may have become the perfect version of himself, but his quick success attract shadowy forces that start to threaten his new life.

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6 Best Disney Animated Movies On Disney+

by Kaylen Summers

With Disney starting its own streaming platform, the studio’s beloved movies got its own home. But, like every other OTT platform finding the right movie to watch. So, we have decided to help you with that. If you love watching Disney movies, then here are the best Disney movies you can start streaming now on Disney+.

The Lion King

We all know this classic Disney movie. After killing his father Simba is cast out of the kingdom by his evil uncle. Years later, when he is all grown up, he realizes that it is his destiny to reclaim the lost throne and become the ruler. However, for that he has to face his uncle in battle.  If you are thinking about rewatching this Shakespearean animated tale, then available for streaming on Disney+.

Toy Story

Here is another famous animated tale from Pixar and Disney. Woody and Andy’s other toys were living happily when Buzz Lightyear appeared. He was Andy’s new birthday present and for Woody, the fear of being forgotten by his kid. However, when the two are separated from Andy, they decide to set aside their differences and work together to get back home.

Zootopia

Zootopia is one of the latest addition to the Disney animated family. The movie tells the imaginary tale of animals leading a human-like social life. Officer Judy Hopps becomes the first bunny to be a police officer in Zootopia. she is out to crack his first case. However, to solve the mystery she must learn to trust the scam-artist fox Nick Wilde.

Wall-E

In the future, Earth becomes inhabitable for humans from all the waste. While they settle in space, an advanced AI robot named Eva is sent down to earth for research. But, when she reaches here, a garbage robot falls in love with him.

Up

After the death of his wife, Carl Fredricksen decides to fulfill his dreams of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. He reinvents his house into a hot air balloon and sets off. However, there was an unexpected change in his plan when a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell followed him on his journey.

Inside Out

Human beings are filled with many emotions. Fear, regret, shyness, happiness and all play an important role in shaping our choices. But for Reily, growing up has made her emotions go crazy at times. Will her emotions be helpful to guide her back with better choices. Stream to find out.

 

 

 

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Arkansas (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Arkansas is a dark comedy based on author John Brandon’s best-selling book of the same name and the directorial debut of actor Clark Duke. Kyle and Swin work for the drug kingpin Frog. During the day, the two works as junior park rangers and at night they become Frog’s proxies keeping a close eye on them.

Releasing Date: May 5, 2020

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Free Movie To Watch Online While In Quarantine

by Kaylen Summers

The fight against COVID9 continues and as you are staying home away from others, we’ve made a list of the best movies to keep you entertained. The best part is that you can stream them all for free!
Before we start…
🚨Please keep in mind that you can protect yourself and others from the virus.
🖐Wash your hands with soap and water or alcohol-based hand rub for more than 20 seconds.
😷Use masks only if you have symptoms. Save them for health care workers who really need it.
🏡Most importantly, stay home and keep yourself entertained with these movies.

The Intouchables

🍅74% ⌛1h 53m 🎬Comedy, Biography
What Is it About: A paragliding accident makes an aristocrat quadriplegic. A young man from the projects takes up the job to look after him. The two become friends and make some heart-warming memories together.

Train to Busan

🍅93% ⌛1h 58m 🎬Adventure, Zombie
What Is it About: A mysterious viral outbreak has turned everyone into zombies. Now, the remaining ones must get on an express train to Busan to stay safe. But, will they be able to survive when some in the train are also infected?

Snatch

🍅73% ⌛1h 58m 🎬Adventure, Zombie
What Is it About: From British director Guy Ritchie, this one is fast-paced crazy character-colliding filled film with two overlapping stories. A diamond is stolen and different gangs are after it.

Roman Holiday

🍅98% ⌛1h 59m 🎬Romance, Comedy
What Is it About: While visiting Rome, European princess Ann decides to take off for a night. However, she ends up a park bench after having a sedative. Luckily, an American reporter, Joe Bradley, finds her and takes her home.

What’s Eating Gilbert Grape

🍅98% ⌛1h 59m 🎬Romance, Comedy
What Is it About: Gilbert Grape has a lot of responsibilities- his overweight mother, mentally impaired younger brother, Arnie and more. But, when he meets the free-spirited Becky, his world is turned upside down.

The Man from Nowhere

🍅100% ⌛1h 59min 🎬Thriller, Crime
What it’s about: A lonely former special agent is friends with Somi, a little girl next door. When she gets kidnapped by a gang, he is out to save her.

Rain Man

🍅90% ⌛2h 14min 🎬Drama, Psychology 

What it’s about: Charlie Babbitt is a selfish yuppie. When his father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond, he must somehow get the money from his brother.

Big Fish

🍅75% ⌛2h 05min 🎬Drama, Psychology 
What it’s about: Edward Bloom led a life enormous passions and tall tales. But, he remained a mystery for his son. After his death, his son sets out to find the truth about his father.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

🍅93% ⌛1h 33min 🎬 Comedy
What it’s about: A man is trying to get back home for Thanksgiving. However, it is not turning out the way he thought. Now he has to stick with a shower ring salesman to get back home.

Taxi Driver

🍅97% ⌛1h 54min 🎬 Crime, Drama
What it’s about: A Vietnam War veteran works as a night-life taxi driver in New York city. His unstable mental condition and urge for violent action have let him into full outrage.
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6 Brilliant Crime Movies That Will Puzzle Your Mind

by Kaylen Summers

12 Angry Men

After the defense and the prosecution are rested,  the jury is in the jury room to make a decision whether a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent. He has been accused of murdering his father. It would have ended as an open and shut case. However, it turned into a mini-drama of the jurors’ preconceptions and prejudices about the trial, the accused, and about each other.

Zodiac

Based on the true story of the “Zodiac Killer” and the investigation to track the serial killer down, this movie Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr and Mark Ruffalo in the lead roles.  The notorious serial killer was a terrifying figure in the San Francisco Bay Area. He went on mocking police with his ciphers and letters.  the movie speaks about how the case ruined the lives and careers of three men in the endless trail of clues.

The Man from Nowhere

Taesik is a former special agent. After losing his wife in an accident, he lived a lonely life and was only friends with a little girl next door named Somi. When she got kidnapped by a gang, Taesik took it to himself to save her. However, when he got closer to finding her, more about his mysterious past is slowly revealed.

Sherlock Holmes

We all know the classic tale of the world’s famous detective and his assistant. But when Robert Downey Jr took up the mantle, it added an extra charm to the character. This movie is about his new nemesis who is trying to destroy London. Can Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson bring the plot down before it’s too late? Stream to find out.

The Killing

The Killing is the 1956 classic that centers around the career criminal Johnny Clay. He has recruited a sharpshooter, a bartender, a corrupt police officer, a betting teller and others for one last job. After the job, Clay plans of leaving the crime world and getting married. However, things start going a different route when betting teller’s wife devised her won plan to steal the loot.

Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father

Andrew Bagby is a medical resident. Not long after breaking up with his girlfriend, he gets murdered. she soon announces she’s pregnant.  The movie is made as a video document made by his friend, Kurt Kuenne as a gift to the child.

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6 Movies on Amazon Prime That Are Too Scary To Watch

by Kaylen Summers

Everyone knows how complicated the “browse” function on the streaming platform can be at times and at times, finding the right movies for the Halloween season can itself be a super scary thing.

Since no one likes to get lost in the infinite streaming scroll, we have decided to bring the cream of the crop to the forefront. Get your popcorn ready for some spooky times, because we have everything from classic Italian Giallo movies to the 1980s slashers.

Here is our list for the best horror movies to watch Amazon Prime:

1. Final Exam (1981)

⭐4.7/10 ⌛1h 29min

Released during the early slasher boom, Final Exam has all the basic ingredients for a  Halloween slasher flick. The movie takes place on a college campus and has some of the memorable idiosyncrasies from the golden era of the genre. The identity of the killer or his motive is never revealed. This adds an extra bone-chilling shiver to the voyeuristic deaths he/she does on-screen. The movie may feel clumsy at times, but it surely pushed the “death-stalks-campus” genre further for future films like Happy Death DayThe House on Sorority Row and Graduation Day.

2. The Woman in Black (2012)

⭐6.4/10 ⌛1h 35min

This modern Hammer Horror film stands unique for producing a traditional ghost story in 2012. With Daniel Radcliffe making his first ‘adult’ role after the Harry Potter movies, the Victorian-era story tells about a lawyer who travels to the country to negotiate the sale of a house. However, he soon realizes that it is haunted by the spirit of the Woman in Black. If you are a fan of the classic Sam Raimi movie Drag Me to Hell, then this ghost story is your cup of tea.

3. Frankenstein’s Army (2013)

⭐5.3/10 ⌛1h 24min

Looking for some Indie horror magic?! This found-footage horror is sure to give you the same chills that you felt seeing Paranormal Activity. The story is of a troop of Russian soldiers during WWII. While infiltrating a German compound, they realize that they are actually in the testing grounds of a Frankenstein-descendent mad scientist. The Russian soldiers soon end up fighting for their lives against the undead soldiers.

4. We Are Still Here (2015)

⭐5.7/10 ⌛1h 24min

We Are Still Here will undoubtedly be the single most terrifying movie to be released back in 2015. Different from the other movies of the genre, this flick begins at the bloodbath itself. Apparently, the director doesn’t wait much for baiting or switching and confidently takes us right into the danger.

5. It Comes at Night (2017)

⭐6.2/10 ⌛1h 31min

Do you remember the movies where most of the important characters die by the end?! It Comes at Night is one such horror movie. Following a mysterious apocalypse, the world is left with only a few survivors. Two such families are forced to share a home in order to survive from the evil outside. The movie touches hearts and is sure to give you painful scares. However, it treats this trauma as a tone poem that is bittersweet down to its bones.

6. Hereditary (2018)

⭐7.3/10 ⌛2h 7 min

This movie takes creepiness to a whole new level. The story is about the Graham family. Following the death of the family’s matriarch, her daughter and grandchildren start to realize the cryptic secrets about their ancestry. From there, its a terrifying attempt by them to outrun the sinister fate they have inherited.

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Top Most Anticipated Movies of 2020 [Updated]

by Kaylen Summers

Saint Maud

Saint Maud is the upcoming psychological horror movie directed by Rose Glass. The movie talks about a young nurse whose emotional behavior causes her to pursue a religious path of Christian devotion after a dark trauma. The movie has Morfydd Clark as Maud, Jennifer Ehle,  Lily Frazer, Turlough Convery, Lily Knight, Carl Prekopp, Rosie Sansom, Marcus Hutton, and Noa Bodner in the lead roles.

Releasing Date: March 27, 2020

The Secret Garden

Set in 1947 London, The Secret Garden tells the tale of a young orphan girl. She is sent there to live with her uncle. There she discovers a magical garden on the grounds of his estate. The literary work of the same name has a girl named Mary Lennox who returns to England from India after losing her parents in the cholera epidemic. It was first adapted into a movie in 1919 and later many times over the years.

Releasing Date: 13 August 1993

Trolls World Tour

Sequel to DreamWorks Animation’s 2016 musical hit, Trolls World Tour has Poppy and Branch out to discover six different Trolls tribes scattered over six different lands. Their mission is to bring together the six different kinds of music: Funk, Country, Techno, Classical, Pop and Rock- that the tribes are devoted to. The movie has one of the largest, and most acclaimed, groups of musical talent ever to be assembled for an animated feature.

Releasing Date: 17 April 2020

Lost Transmissions

Inspired by actual events, Lost Transmissions is about respected record producer Theo Ross and his shy songwriter friend Hannah. Theo has been lapsing on his schizophrenia medication. Hannah is really worried about his mental health. She and her friends chase after him to get him committed to a psychiatric facility.  The movie looks into the seriousness of mental wellbeing and unsung heroes behind our mental health system.

Releasing Date: March 13, 2020

Dead by Dawn

Dead by Dawn has everything to satisfy horror movie fans. A woman is kidnapped by three sexual deviants for their sadistic games. However, a suicidal man living in a cabin in the woods feels that it is his responsibility to save the girl. But, things are not looking favorable for them as they cannot connect with the outside world and night is falling. Will they be able to survive?

Releasing Date: April 7, 2020

Disney’s Jungle Cruise

Disney’s Jungle Cruise (2020) is an adventure movie based on the famous theme park ride of the same name. The movie is set in the early 20th century and is about a riverboat captain named Frank who takes a scientist and her brother into the jungle. Their mission is to find the tree of life, which has great healing powers.

Releasing Date: July 24, 2020

Uncorked

An aspiring Sommelier does not see eye-to-eye with his father. But when a tragedy unfolds, they are forced to set aside their differences and meet each other halfway. Written and directed by Prentice Penny, the film stars Bernard David Jones, Meera Rohit Kumbhani, Matt McGorry, Sasha Compere, Kelly Jenrette and Gil Ozeri in other roles.

Releasing Date: March 27, 2020

The Wretched

After the 2011’s cult zombie movie Deadheads, directors Brett and Drew Pierce are working together again on this new movie. It is about a teenage boy named Ben who spends his summer with his father and works at the local marina. His parents are divorced and he is forced to live with local, privileged peers and his dad’s new girlfriend from the ideal town. However, things seem to become a whole lot more than he expected.

Releasing date: May 1, 2020

 

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Pixar’s Soul (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Joe Gardner is a middle school music teacher. He is a longtime dream is to perform jazz music on stage. However, when he finally gets a chance, an accident causes Gardner’s soul to be separated from his body. He is transported to the “You Seminar”, where must work with souls to develop and gain passions before being transported to a newborn child.

Releasing Date: 18 June 2020

 

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8 Movies On Hulu To Make You Fall In Love

by Kaylen Summers

Whether it’s break-up or patch up, we all love watching a good romance unfold on our screen. But, finding these feel-good rom-coms can be a miserable task at times. (Admit it! We all have been there.)

However, if you are on Hulu, then there is an extensive collection of romantic flick that can easily connect with your soft side. From classics to little-known favorites, here is a list of the best movie love stories that you can find on Hulu. The next time you’re craving for a rom-com, you can simply pick one from the list or binge-watch them all.

Pretty in Pink (1986)

When it comes to rom-coms, Pretty in Pink is iconic like every other John Hughes movie in the genre. Molly Ringwald plays the role of Andie Walsh, a young teenage girl who is in love with the rich boy Blane. Redefining the concept of teenage lovesickness on film, the core construct of this flick resonates with young audiences even today. If you are looking for some burning teenage love, then Pretty in Pink will be the right one to start from.

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

Don’t mistake it with the recent miniseries on Hulu. We are definitely talking about the classic one. This romantic comedy is so good that you’ll be amazed to know that it is directed by the same person who helmed the Harry Potter and Goblet of Fire movie. Starring Hugh Grant, Four Weddings and a Funeral  tells the story of Charlie, who is uncomfortably busy with four weddings and a funeral. However, among the weirdly big circle of friends present at each event, Charlie keeps on encountering the beautiful American Carrie, played by Andie McDoweel.

Chasing Amy (1997)

Yes, you heard it right. Back in the ’90s, this movie was nicknamed as the “Ben Affleck falls in love with a lesbian” movie. Though the plot is pretty much that, Chasing Amy is more about love than just sexual politics. It explores the male insecurity in finding love and maintaining it and other human emotions. The movie is a wonderfully crafted rom-com with a bittersweet ending.

Sixteen Candles (1984)

John Hughes is back again on the list with the teenage masterpiece Sixteen Candles. More than just a romance, this iconic movie is a coming-of-age comedy flick. However, its core is pure and its ending truly romantic. The movie follows 16-year-old Sam Baker (Molly Ringwald) on her birthday. Her parents have completely forgotten about their daughter’s birthday and her crush, Jake Ryan (Michael Schoeffling) doesn’t even know she exists.

Let the Right One In (2008)

This one will surely not be your first choice for a romantic movie on Hulu. However, there is something about Let the Right One In that makes it romantic and sweet from all the other movies. Yes, the flick is about a little boy and a little girl vampire and it’s a little spooky at times. But, no one will ever deny how sweet it is for this movie to present the beloved as the ultimate protector for her lover.

Secretary (2002)

Are all romances about puppy dogs and flowers? This movie says otherwise. From the sexual complexities of dominance and submission to some good old fashioned BDSM, this movie will make you rethink about the generic love stories. Starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, the movie is about Lee Holloway who takes a job as a secretary for E. Edward Grey (James Spader). The two soon embark on an unusual romantic relationship…

Oh, wait! Does the plot sound familiar to you? It is because this movie is everything 50 Shades of Grey tried to be- even down to the protagonist with ‘Grey’ as the second name.

Sense and Sensibility (1993)

Adapted from the Jane Austen novel of the same name, the 1995 film Sense and Sensibility is filled with talent both on camera and behind. Directed by Oscar-winner Ang Lee, the movie is surprisingly scripted by Emma Thompson. (The same actress who starred in Love Actually and Nanny McPhee.)

XX/XY (2002)

That’s a pretty awesome title, right?!  XX/XY refers to the two chromosomal pairings that make up women and men respectively. The movie, on the other hand, has nothing to do with genetics. It is about two women and one man who are entangled up together in a turmoil of emotions. Two college roommates, Sam (Maya Stange) and Thea (Kathleen Robertson) have a wild sexual encounter with animator Coles (Mark Ruffalo). Going through their relationship, the movie explores how one treats passion differently in young adulthood and adulthood.

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Defending Jacob (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Defending Jacob is a gripping, character-driven thriller. A small Massachusetts town is rattled by a shocking crime. The most affected by it is one particular family and now an assistant district attorney is forced o chose between his sworn duty to uphold justice and his unconditional love for his son.

Releasing Date: 24 April 2020

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We Summon the Darkness (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Set in 1988, We Summon the Darkness has Alexis and her two girlfriends in the lead role. They are on their way to a heavy metal show. But on their way, they hear a news report that a  local murder which is tied up to a series of satanic killings. The three ladies soon get involved in some dark and deadly practices.

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Coffee & Kareem (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

James Coffee is a police officer who is in a new relationship with  Vanessa Manning. Unfortunately her son is against their affair and is plotting to break them up. In order to take out Coffee, he even hires a group of criminals. Instead, he ends up revealing their secret criminal network. Now, to protect Vanessa, the two have to team up against the city’s most notorious criminals.

Releasing Date: April 3, 2020

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6 Classic Comedies Worth Watching Again

by Kaylen Summers

Comedies are the best way to ease our stress and make us happy. But, when modern comedies become a pile of cliches, we have to depend on the classic ones. Filtered from the many awesome comedies from the past, we have fetched some of the best movies for you to stream and enjoy.

Here are six movies that can make you laugh real quick.

Rat Race (2001)

This movie is about easy money, manipulation,  greediness, and some bad driving. A Las Vegas casino tycoon decides to entertain his richest high rollers by giving them something new and exciting to bet on. Six regular people are sent on a wild dash for a locker with $2 million placed hundreds of miles away. Meanwhile, the tycoon and his wealthy friends watch each racer’s moves and bit on them. The best part is that there are no rules for this race.

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)

Ricky Bobby is the fastest man on four wheels and one of the greatest drivers in NASCAR history. He is one daredevil who has it all- a luxurious mansion, a really hot wife and lots of fast food. But things took a U-turn when he had an accident on track and got reduced to a fear-ridden wreck.

Me, Myself & Irene (2000)

No one makes us laugh like Jim Carrey. This movie has him playing the role of Charlie Baileygates- Rhode Island State Trooper with multiple personality disorder. The problem is that his alter-personalities are in love with the same woman, Irene.

Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)

Narcissistic White Goodman is the owner of a popular, high-end fitness center. He tries to take over the struggling local gym run by Pete La Fleur. However, La Fleur fights back- with dodgeball. With the help of a dodgeball guru and Goodman’s attorney, La Fleur and his team of underdogs starts a knock-down battle. The winner takes all.

Step Brothers (2008)

Brennan Huff and Dale Doback are two grown-up men. But still, they are living with their single parents. When their parents marry, the two becomes competitive stepbrothers. Will their competitive spirit end up in the chaos? Will their parents’ new marriage be affected by it?!

Movie 43 (2013)

This is more of interconnected short films. Each of the insane storyline is presented as pitched by a washed-up producer. These silly narratives have some of the biggest stars in Hollywood. If you are looking for some logicless humor, then this is your pick.

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7 Movies on Netflix That Are Too Disturbing To Watch

by Kaylen Summers

Creepy, violent and adrenalizing- yet, good horror flick is adorned by all. However, there are certain movies that push us even further into darker territories. These disturbing tales may raise your eyebrows at first. But somehow, they are strangely entertaining.

If you’re in the mood for these particular thrills, then let’s get started on 7 of the most disturbing movies on Netflix that you will only dare to watch once.

1. The Witch (2015)

🍅90% ⌛1h 33m

You’ll either enjoy this one or hate it. Set in the 1630s, The Witch talks about an outcast Puritan family troubled by paranormal activity. If you are willing to give in to the movie’s deliberate pacing, then you are in for some unbearable sense of dread. (Plus, you’ll surely not be looking at goats the same way again!)

2. Train To Busan (2016)

🍅93% ⌛1h 58m

Fan of gruesome zombie movies?! Then, here is something for you. Train To Busan takes place in a post-apocalyptic South Korea occupied by zombies. In order to reach one of the few territories not affected, a workaholic father and his daughter are on-board a train. However, the journey is not going to be an easy one, as they’ll have to survive the infected passengers, who are looking to munch on their brains.

3. The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)

🍅86% ⌛1h 58m

This is one B-movie that is sure to give the creeps. A small-town coroner and his son are performing a routine autopsy on an unidentified female body. However, things take a spooky turn once the examination begins. It seems like the corpse has a series of increasingly disturbing secrets to reveal. But, can you handle it?!

4. Gerald’s Game (2017)

🍅91% ⌛1h 43m

Gerald’s Game is very simple in its premise. When her husband’s sex game goes wrong, Jessie is left handcuffed to a bed in a remote lake house. Tapping on the basic fears in oneself, this psychological horror movie is about how far a person will go to stay alive.

5. The Babysitter (2017)

🍅69% ⌛1h 25m

Since its release in 2017, this horror-comedy has grown its own cult following. The movie has become extremely popular for its disturbing (yet, oddly entertaining) plot. The team behind the movie is even working on a sequel. Deeply stupid most of the time, it is the movie’s sense of finding humor that takes it to the next level.

6. Calibre (2018)

🍅94% ⌛1h 25m

This isn’t really a horror film. But, there are enough disturbing scenes in this movie to make it one. The movie is a pretty terrifying thriller that sets off when one of the protagonists accidentally shoots a child. In their desperate attempt to hide their crimes, things go downhill fast.

7. The Perfection (2019)

🍅73% ⌛1h 30m

Try watching the trailer for this movie and figure out what it is all about. No clue, right?! It’s better that way. Don’t let anyone else spoil it for you. Because you really need to see this to understand how twisted this tale can be. This is one movie that has literally earned its place on this list.

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7 Hardcore Action Movies You Should Watch

by Kaylen Summers

Huge explosions, over-the-top car chases, awesome fight sequences and an evil villain with a lot of bad guys- Hollywood has a template set and ready for every action movie there is. But still, we all love watching these movies one after the other. The adrenaline rush and end-of-seat moments has kept us hooked in this genre for years and many to come.

With that being said, let’s explore our list of hardcore action movies that you should watch. We are excluding the most obvious ones like Die Hard and the Fast franchise to include new movies that you can take a look at.

Shoot ‘Em Up (2007)

There is nothing more exciting in an action movie than shootouts. But, while in this shootout, Mr. Smith gets to deliver a woman’s baby. That doesn’t end there. Now, he has to protect the newborn from the army of gunmen who is out to kill him and the baby. Will they survive?! Stream it now to fight out.

xXx (2002)

Vin Diesel is the ideal man for action movies (since we are not expecting any acting skills in such flicks) and he delivers the same as Xander Cage in XXX. Cage is your standard adrenaline junkie who is not afraid of anything. So, the US Government asking him to go on a deadly mission doesn’t come as a surprise for him. A deadly nihilistic named Yorgi is trying to destroy the world and it is up to Cage to gather information about him.

Crank (2006)

Here is another action star. But he is everyone’s favorite one though- Jason Statham. Crank has him playing the role of a professional assassin named Chev Chelios. He realizes that his rival is planning to kill him by injecting a poison that will make him dead if his heart rate lowers. Obviously he could have killed him with a normal poison. But, where is the fun in that?

The A-Team (2010)

A group of Iraq War veterans is framed for a crime that they haven’t committed. The group includes Col. Hannibal Smith, Capt. H.M. ‘Howling Mad’ Murdock, Sgt. Bosco ‘B.A.’ Baracus, and Lt. Templeton ‘Faceman’ Peck. Now they are on the run from U.S. military forces, trying to clear their names. But that’s not all. Along the way, they are also helping out others in need too.

The Last Stand (2013)

After leaving the LAPD after a failed operation, Ray Owens decided to become the sheriff of the quiet US border town of Sommerton Junction. But, his peaceful life plans are overthrown by a gang of notorious drug dealers who are on the run from the FBI. They are making their way toward Sommerton Junction and the police looking to intercept them before they escape crossing the border. Though Owens does not want to get involved, we all know that he is the only one who can stop them.

Knight and Day (2010)

Ready for some Tom Cruise action?! Here is a bonus too- Cameron Diaz is also co-starring in the picture. The two play a fugitive couple who are on a glamorous and deadly adventure. The only problem is that there is nothing and no one they can trust. Not even themselves. with shifting alliances and unexpected betrayals, this action movie wastes no time to set its explosive narrative into motion.

The Expendables (2010)

We have seen our beloved action hunks fight bad guys in their own separate movies. but what if they all come together in one huge movie. The Expendables is your wish granted. The stars play a band of highly skilled mercenaries led by none other than Sylvester Stallone. Now the group is out on a mission to assassinate the dictator of a small South American island. Will they be able to succeed? Or will they learn some new secrets along the way?

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8 Movies That Are Too Confusing To Watch

by Kaylen Summers

Admit it! We all secretly love watching dense, complicated movies that leave us wondering, “What the heck did we just watch?!”. Unlike the summer tentpoles, these movies are of substance and keep us thinking even after the movie has ended.

Here are 8 of such puzzling tales that are so confusing. But you will definitely love watching them.

Memento (2000)

4.2/ 5.0

A man raped and murdered Leonard Shelby’s wife, and he is out tracking down the man who did it.  But, since his rare, untreatable condition of short-term memory loss is causing a major hindrance for him.  Leonard can recall most of the incidents of his life before his accident. But, he is unable to remember what happened fifteen minutes ago, where he’s going, or why.

Director: Christopher Nolan | Writers: Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan

Shutter Island (2010)

4.05/ 5.0

Teddy Daniels is a World War II soldier who turned into U.S. Marshal. When a patient suspiciously disappears from from a hospital for the criminally insane, Teddy is out to investigate the case. However, his investigation is affected by his troubling visions and the mysterious doctor.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Writers: Laeta Kalogridis

Source Code (2011)

3.75/ 5.0
Captain Colter Stevens is a decorated soldier. But when he woke up in the body of an unknown man, he is confused. But soon he discovers that he is involved in a top-secret experimental program that makes him experience the last 8 minutes of another person’s life. mission. Now, he must re-live the same incident over and over again, to find a bomber of a Chicago commuter train.

Director: Duncan Jones | Writers: Ben Ripley

Paycheck (2003)

3.15/ 5.0

Being a genius has helped Michael Jennings get hired and paid handsomely by some of the high-tech firms. He is mostly assigned with highly sensitive projects and after his work, his short-term memory is erased for security reasons. However, after a three-year job, his paycheck gets denied and instead is given a mysterious envelope. With the clues in the envelope, he must now piece together the reason why he is not getting paid.

Director: John Woo| Writers: Dean Georgaris

Triangle (2009)

3.45/ 5.0

Jess is sailing on a yacht with her group of friends. Instead of being happy, she is getting the feeling that something wrong is about to happen. Her suspicions turn true as the yacht hits a storm and the group is forced to board a passing ocean liner. But, Jess says that she’s been on it before.

Director: Christopher Smith | Writers: Christopher Smith

The Tree of Life (2011)

3.4/ 5.0

This impressionistic story takes us through Jack’s struggles to cope up with the complicated relationship with his father. He finds himself out of place in the modern world and is seeking answers about his origin and meaning of life.

Director: Terrence Malick | Writers: Terrence Malick

Predestination (2014)

3.75/5.0

A Temporal agent is sent on a complex series of time-travel journeys to prevent future killers from doing their crimes. His final mission is to stop a criminal who has dogged him throughout time. If he doesn’t stop him in time it could lead to a devastating attack.

Director: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig | Writers: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig, Robert A. Heinlein

Coherence (2013)

3.6/ 5.0

On a usual night of an astronomical anomaly happens. Eight friends who are at a dinner party go through a chain of reality-bending experiences.

Director: James Ward Byrkit | Writers: James Ward Byrkit, James Ward Byrkit, Alex Manugian

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Disney’s Artemis Fowl (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Based on the beloved book by Eoin Colfer, Disney’s “Artemis Fowl,” is a spellbinding adventure of a 12-year-old genius Artemis Fowl. Belonging to a long family line of criminal masterminds, he is after to find his father, who has disappeared mysteriously. His loyal protector Butler is also there to help in this adventure.

Releasing Date: May 29, 2020

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PG-13 Horror Movies That Are Too Frightening

by Kaylen Summers

There is this notion that a good horror movie needs a lot of bloodshed and violence. However, there are many PG13 movies that have proved us wrong. These movies have spooked us, thrilled us and some have even made us scream our lungs out.

Without further ado, here are some of the best PG-13 horror movies that are too good.

Drag Me to Hell (2009)

Christine Brown is a loan officer. When she denies a woman extension, her life takes a turn to the worse. The Gypsy woman curses her. However, her boyfriend thinks that it is not real. With all hope lost, her only way out is a psychic who has promised to help her from being dragged straight to hell.

A Quiet Place (2018)

It’s the post-apocalyptic world. And the earth is filled with creatures that hunt by sound. One family is on the run to from the creatures and stay alive. Their only hope is to remain silent and make no sound. How long will they be able to survive? Stream this movie to find out.

The Final Girls (2015)

For fans of the slasher movie genre, here is one flick for you with some awesome slasher movie with some great meta-commentary. While a young woman grieving about the loss of her 80’s actress mother, she is pulled into one of her mom’s most famous slasher movies. After getting reunited, the mother-daughter duo must now fight off the film’s killer.

1408 (2007)

This adaption is of a lesser-known tale from Stephen King. The movie may be PG13, but it has enough of King’s trademark pulpy gore and scatological humor to give you chilling ghostly thrills and psychological horrors.

The Ring (2002)

There is nothing more spooky than The Ring, when it comes to PG13 horror. It is by far the scariest PG-13 movie ever made. The movie is an adaptation of the Japanese film Ringu, which is outstanding source material. The concept of unavoidable viral death and some scary iconography, this own is a cult classic.

What Lies Beneath (2000)

What Lies Beneath definitely has some major PG13 chills to offer. The movie revolves around the life of Claire and Norman who has moved back to his old house. As usual, the couple finds some spooky stuff happening around them. The movie is best for its casting of Harrison Ford. It’s not every day that you see him play the bad guy. (even though he is often the on-screen scoundrel).

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8 Best Movies On Netflix To Watch With Your Family

by Kaylen Summers

Sometimes the best option to spend time with our family is by watching movies. However, finding the right one that could entertain all the family members and be kid-friendly at the same time can be a challenge. With the arrival of streaming platforms, our viewing options have become vast and wide. But, that didn’t solve the problem. That’s why we’ve specially curated a list of the best movie-watching options for all ages to enjoy on Netflix.

Here is our list of 8 best family-friendly movies on Netflix.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

Spiderman gets killed and now it’s up to Miles Morales to take his place. He has already got the superpower after getting bitten by a spider.  However, things get out of control as he meets alternate versions of spiderman on an epic battle to save the multiverse.

The Theory of Everything (2014)

Based on the extraordinary life of one of the most brilliant minds we have ever seen, The Theory of Everything is about none other than the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking. His life, his relationship with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde, and his struggles are inspiring and deeply moving.

Collateral Beauty (2016)

After a personal tragedy, a man retreats from life and questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. But, what he didn’t expect was to receive answers for them. He eventually realizes how life interlocked everything and how even loss had meaning and beauty.

Walk. Ride. Rodeo. (2019)

This movie has a true story of survival that will surely inspire your children.  Amberley Snyder is a nationally ranked barrel racer. After barely surviving an automobile accident, she is now paralyzed from the waist down. But with strong will-power and determination, she fights back to her place in the sport she loves.

The Jungle Book (2016)

We all know this epic tale, right? Now, it’s time that your kids see this one too. Mowgli is a boy who was raised in the jungle by a pack of wolves. The villainous Shere Khan, a tiger, is out to kill him. But with the help of a mentor panther and a friendly bear, Mowgli escapes his clutches.

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

Edgar Wright is known for his iconic movie-making style and brilliant transitions that he uses. Scott Pilgrim is a 23-year-old Canadian gamer. But, his real ambition is to become a famous rockstar. He eventually falls in love with an American delivery girl named Ramona Flowers. But, in order to date her, he must now defeat her seven evil exes.

 The Little Prince (2016)

The Little Prince is an animated composition, based on Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s 1943 children’s classic. The movie is about a relationship between a child and her aviator neighbor.  However, the center character is the little prince from outer space. He comes to the earth and falls in love with a high strung rose. But as time passes he grows up to lose his innocence and starts accepting the ruthless norms of the world.

Black Panther (2019)

We all love this one for its ambitious- yet brilliant take on an imaginary hidden society that has found a balance between tradition and technology. Although there are some sloppy parts, this superhero movie has some serious political and cultural undertones. The completely functional plot and its cultural connections make this one more than just excellent.

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8 Movies Guaranteed To Cheer You Up

by Kaylen Summers

Life is not all colors and for many of us, movies are how we handle the harsh realities and sufferings of daily life. There is a long list of feel-good movies like Legally Blonde, Girls Trip, Mrs. Doubtfire, and Mamma Mia! that can surely lift your spirits and even make you more positive.

We have gathered some of the best films from this long list. These favorites are so entertaining that they will surely brighten your not-so-sunny days the second the opening credits start rolling.

Forrest Gump (1994)

No one can uplift your mood like Forrest Gump. The movie is about a man with a low IQ who accomplished great things in his life. He has been present during significant historic events than anyone had imagined he could do. However, even after all he has achieved, his one true love avoids him.

The Terminal (2004)

In this movie, Tom Hanks is stuck at the airport. Viktor Navorski lost his country for some political reasons. But, the problem is he was on the plane when this whole thing happened. Now, he’s stranded at Kennedy Airport with a passport that nobody recognizes.

Good Will Hunting (1997)

Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ. Yet he is working as a janitor at MIT.  But, when he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, Professor Gerald Lambeau realizes his talents and decides to help him reach his potential. Watch this movie to be truly inspired and live your life to your maximum.

The Theory of Everything (2014)

The Theory of Everything features the extraordinary story of the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking. The movie follows his life journey to become one of the world’s greatest minds. His love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde, their marriage, disease, and passion for knowledge can all be seen vibrant in this movie.

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

We all need more of Olive’s confidence. She is chubby, bespectacled and fabulous. there may be moments when she might doubt it. But she knows that there is no one actually like her.

Gifted (2017)

Raising a child is really a hard task. But for Frank, this is more difficult and complicated. Frank is a single man raising his child prodigy niece Mary. However, things get problematic for him and Mary when they are drawn into a custody battle with her mother.

Rushmore (1998)

Ambitious teenager Max has a crush on a beautiful first-grade teacher. Max turns to his classmates’ father for advice on how to woo the teacher. However, the situation soon gets complicated as the adviser becomes involved with her.

Mr. Mom (1932)

Mr. Mom is so hilarious even after all these years. All was well for the couple- Jack and Caroline. They were living a happy life and making a decent living. However, when Jack lost his job all of a sudden, things got really out of hand. So, now Jack needed up staying at home and looking after the house while Caroline is out at her work. The only problem is that he has never done this before and has no idea what he is up against.

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6 Netflix Movies With Awesome Twist Ending

by Kaylen Summers

A good plot-twist in the third act can surely make the movie experience worth it. There is nothing like investing a good 90, 95 minutes in a story and then out of nowhere the ending completely turning everything you saw upside down. These movie moments are so priceless that they become the most lauded and crucial aspect of the film.

Take M. Night Shyamalan movies for example. The guy has literally made a living out of making movies with twist endings. But, those are the best ones. End up with one of the worst and you will be wondering why you wasted your time watching it.

Thankfully, Netflix has a long list of movies with great twist endings and we have picked 6 of the best ones from them. 

The Invitation (2015)

⌛ 1h 40min  ⭐6.6/10

This movie is brilliant in its ability to conjure two interesting plots into one. The first one terrifies you with a cult performing some dreadful ritual, while the second story is about a man who is driven into the point of a complete mental breakdown because of his past.

2. Devil (2010)

⌛ 1h 20m  ⭐6.2/10

Produced and written by none other than M. Night Shyamalan, this movie has one hell of a twisted ending. The flick is about a group of people stuck in an elevator together. Soon, they start dying one by one and it becomes obvious that one among them is behind all this. The movie ends with a shocking reveal of who really is the devil among them.

3. Vanilla Sky (2001)

⌛ 2h 17m  ⭐6.9/10

Telling the story of David Aames, a publishing magnate, this flick has Tom Cruise playing the lead role. Aames gets into a car crash and scars his face. The incident forces him into an existential crisis and raises questions about the existing reality of his life. However, all these questions are given a shocking answer with a remarkable plot twist at the end of the movie.

4. Primal Fear (1996)

⌛ 2h 10m  ⭐7.7/10

Edward Norton plays the role of a stuttering altar boy in this legal thriller. He is accused of murder. Suffering from multiple personality disorder, he seems to have no knowledge of the murder committed by his alter ego, Roy. Think you know what the twist is?! Then you are definitely in for a surprise.

5. Raw (2016)

⌛ 1h 39m  ⭐7/10

Raw has a straightforward plot about a French cannibal discovering her sexuality (and taste for human flesh). Apparently, that is as straight forward as it can get, as the movie forwards into a more mythological ending. Surely this one is not for the faint of heart.

6. The Village (2004)

⌛ 1h 39m  ⭐6.5/10

Written and directed by the master of plot twists, M. Night Shyamalan, the twist in The Village may sound a little dumb at first. However, you have to hand it to the director for making such an unrepentant big swing in the third act. Watch the movie just for that.

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‘Stagecoach’ is on Amazon Prime. But is worth watching?!

by Kaylen Summers

American Cinema and its development owe a lot to the Westerns. Ultra stylized gun fights, morally muddy protagonist and lots of bloody violence- nothing is more nothing more wholesome, subversive, and iconic than a good western movie. However, for movie-history enthusiasts, the equation will not be complete without directors like John Ford and actors like John Wayne. Pioneers in their own ways, these people gave us some of the most memorable Westerns of all time- with Stagecoach still occupying a powerful and significant position in film history. But what makes this cult classic worth seeing after all these years?!. Let’s have some whiskey shots and find out.

Academy Awards

Released in the same year as Gone with the WindThe Wizard of OzMr. Smith Goes to WashingtonWuthering Heights, and Of Mice and Men, Stagecoach still managed to score seven Oscar nominations among the heavy competition. It got nominated for best picture, director, editing, art direction, and cinematography. It even bagged the prize for supporting actor (Thomas Mitchell) and music direction.

First Modern Western

Though Westerns were exceedingly popular in the early days of cinema, by the 1930s it fell out of favor. Nobody took them seriously and they ended up us low-budget B-movies. However, John Ford revived the lost status of the genre with Stagecoach. The movie brought realism and new storytelling methods to the genre and was a huge hit. For that, it is considered the first “modern” Western.

Influenced Later Movies

Stagecoach not only revitalized the Western but also became one of the most iconic and influencing movies of all time- for not just Westerns, but other genres as well. An example of this is the one scene in which the stuntman, Yakima Canutt, drops from a horse onto the ground and is dragged under the stagecoach. This scene can be seen imitated in later movies like Raiders of the Lost Ark and Maverick.

An Ensemble Film

Breaking away from the conventional Western movie plot, Stagecoach is an ensemble movie. It has a storyline with clear-cut main characters. The structure movie is much similar to the modern disaster movie. If you replace the threat of an alien invasion or a massive earthquake with the threat of an Indian attack, then you will get the formula for an ensemble movie like Stagecoach.

Officially Got Remade Twice

There are not many movies that get a remake. However, Stagecoach got officially remade twice. In 1966, a version of the movie was made with Ann-Margret as the prostitute, Red Buttons as the booze salesman, Bing Crosby as the doctor, and Alex Cord as Ringo. Later in 1986, a made-for-TV version was released with Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Johnny Cash, and Waylon Jennings.

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A Nun’s Curse (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

A Nun’s curse is the low-budget version of the popular horror-figure from the Conjuring universe. On a weekend trip, a group of friends takes shelter in an abandoned prison. It was where Sister Monday was once assigned and was suspected of killing inmates. Now, they must face the haunting ghost of the evil nun and her deadly curse.

Releasing Date: May 12, 2020

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7 Great Noir Movies Worth Recommending Your Friends

by Kaylen Summers

 

Double Indemnity (1944)

A rich woman and a calculating insurance agent plot to kill her unsuspecting husband after he signs a double indemnity policy. Against a backdrop of distinctly Californian settings, the partners in crime plan the perfect murder to collect the insurance, which pays double if the death is accidental.

Chinatown (1974)

Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband’s extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double dealings and deadly deceits, uncovering a web of personal and political scandals that come crashing together.

The Black Dahlia (2006)

Lee Blanchard and Bucky Bleichert are former boxers-turned-cops in 1940s Los Angeles and when an aspiring young actress turns up dead, Blanchard and Bleichert must grapple with corruption, narcissism, stag films, and family madness as they pursue the killer.

Out of the Past (1947)

Lee Blanchard and Bucky Bleichert are former boxers-turned-cops in 1940s Los Angeles and when an aspiring young actress turns up dead, Blanchard and Bleichert must grapple with corruption, narcissism, stag films, and family madness as they pursue the killer.

The Maltese Falcon (1941)

A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a beautiful liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.

Detour (1945)

Al Roberts, a New York nightclub pianist, hitch-hikes to Hollywood to meet his girlfriend Sue. The gambler he’s riding with, Charles, unexpectedly dies. Afraid the police wouldn’t believe the truth, Al takes the man’s identity. In a gas station, he gives a lift to Vera, a woman that knew Charles and blackmails Al with tragic consequences.

The Man Who Wasn’t There (2001)

A tale of murder, crime, and punishment set in the summer of 1949. Ed Crane, a barber in a small California town, is dissatisfied with his life, but his wife Doris’ infidelity and a mysterious opportunity present him with a chance to change it.

 

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Bad Trip (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Bad Trip is an awesome treat for fans of The Eric André show. Made over more than 6 years, the movie has Eric André, Lil Rel Howery, Tiffany Haddish and Michaela Conlin in the lead role. The movie is directed by Kitao Sakurai and is produced by André, Jeff Tremaine, David Bernad, and Ruben Fleischer.

Releasing Date: April 17, 2020

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Most Awaited Upcoming Movies of 2020

by Kaylen Summers

Greyhound

Inspired by real events, the new Tom Hanks movie takes us to North Atlantic circa 1942, at the height of WWII. An international convoy of 37 Allied ships is crossing the treacherous North Atlantic and captain Ernest Krause is in his first command of a U.S. destroyer. Things take a quick turn as they get pursued by wolf packs of Nazi U-boats. Besides playing the led role, Tom Hanks also penned the screenplay and produced the movie as well.

Releasing Date: June 12, 2020

Black Widow

Black Widow marks the first solo-outing of the character after a decade of being in the Cinematic Universe. The movie will also kick start Phase 4 of MCU. Set as a prequel to the events of Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, the movie is expected to be placed after Captain America: Civil War in the MCU timeline.

Releasing Date: May 1, 2020

No Time To Die

The latest installment in the Bond movies- No Time To Die will see Daniel Craig’s return as the super-spy. Picking up five years after the capture of Ernst Stavro Blofeld, retired Bond is thrown back into the action when a scientist is abducted by Safin, a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.

Releasing Date: April 8, 2020

Disney’s Mulan

Disney’ Mulan is the live-action retelling of the 1998 animated film of the same name. The movie tells the story of a tomboyish girl who disguises herself as a young man.  She wants to fight with the Imperial Chinese Army and defend the country from Northern invaders.

Releasing Date: 27 March 2020

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Is Willy Wonka Really A Harry Potter Wizard?! Here Are Some Proofs

by Kaylen Summers

There is a popular theory going on among internet users that the King of Chocolate, Willy Wonka is a wizard from the Harry Potter universe. Not just any wizard. Fans are suggesting that it is George Weasley who has grown up to become Wonka himself.

The idea of these two magical universes converging itself is enough for our hearts to swoon. But is there really any evidence to back this over-the-top theory? We decided to do a little bit of our own investigation to find out.

It is obvious for any fan of both to notice similarities in the various stories from two iconic universes. So, we can assume that the story of Weasly taking up the mantle of Willy Wonka happened in the years after his twin brother Fred died at the Battle of Hogwarts.

After considering his luck with ‘Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes’, George might have decided to take his talent elsewhere. Even before ‘Weasley’s Wizarding Wheezes’ was known for selling magical variations of joke candies, prank products, and other objects. So it not that far for him to focus more on candy making than what he used to do with his brother.

Afterall their early products, ‘Puking Pastille’ seems to be a perfect fit for Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory alongside Violet Beauregarde’s bubble gum or Mike Teavee’s chocolate television. The possibility that these candies were made by the same person at a different time in his life is very much there.

Another notable coincidence is how Willy is a bit of a recluse, extremely secretive, and relentlessly offbeat in social deliveries. Since he is using magic for making candies, this awkward behavior is just him trying to keep the Wizarding world a secret from others.

Perhaps the most noticeable connection between the two universes is from the Oompa Loompas. Though they are fabricated folklore-like backstory, we all know that they are actually house-elves (We refuse to think differently!). Even though these elves love to serve their master, we may assume that they are given a generous compensation considering George’s sister-in-law Hermione Granger was known at Hogwarts to advocate for the welfare of house-elves.

Let’s not forget also the many possible attributes the two characters share: red hair, silly clashing outfits including a top hat, an undeniable talent for underhanded yet quipping insults, and even hearing loss.

What do you think?! Are both these characters the same?! Let us know in the comments below.

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6 Brilliant Movies Based On Books

by Kaylen Summers

We have all heard people say that the book is always better than the movie. But, you won’t be saying the same about these movies. Capturing the true spirit of the book, these movies have served the books they’re based on well.

From the long list of movies adapted from books, we have chosen some of the best ones that you can stream on Prime Video. Follow the list and stream some awesome movies.

Downfall

With the Russian army and the Allied Expeditionary Force closing in, Germany was at the brink of defeat. But, Adolf Hitler still proclaims that Germany is going to win and makes his generals and advisers fight to the last man. However, in the end, Hitler kills himself and what is left of his military lay down their arms in surrender.

The Great Escape

During the World War, it was really impossible to escape from the Nazi Prison. They had high-security ‘escape-proof’ camp and one failed attempt and you are sure to end up dead. However, some of the prisoners formulated one of the most ambitious escape attempts of World War II. Will they be able to succeed?! Based on real events, this is one movie that is worth seeing.

True Grit

A 14-year-old girl lost her father when a hired gun killed him. But, the young girl is not going to let go of it that easily. She wants revenge and she is out to capture the killer. She even hires Reuben J. ‘Rooster’ Cogburn- the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find.

Wonder

Featuring Jacob Tremblay and Owen Wilson, this is the story about young August Pullman. He has facial differences that have kept him shy and away from other people. Now, he is taking the first step out to attending a mainstream elementary school by entering fifth grade.

What’s Eating Gilbert Grape

Gilbert Grape is a small-town young man who has a lot of responsibilities to take care of. His mother is overweight that she is not able to leave their home. His brother Arnie is mentally impaired. Taking care of them and working at a grocery store, he was leading a plain life. But, things changed when he met the free-spirited Becky.

The Disaster Artist

When an ambitious actor in Hollywood met a mysterious stranger by the name of Tommy Wiseau, they didn’t know that their meeting was leading to the creation of the worst movie ever made. Starting Dave Franco and James Franco, this biographical comedy is sure to tickle your funny bones.

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10 Awesome Movies That Will Keep You Entertained

by Kaylen Summers

We are not new to aimlessly scrolling through our streaming platform trying to find something good to watch. It’s like fighting boredom with boredom. However, we have just the right dose of flicks to make you not worry about boredom no more. From heart-warming romantic comedies to fast-paced thrillers to cult classics we have gathered some awesome movies that everyone should see at least once.

Go get your glass of wine and settle in for the evening.  Because here are our pick of awesome movies to watch when you’re bored.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)

This one is an anthology that follows six stories for a duration of two hours. With Western revisionism at the heart of the film, the Coen brothers play up almost every element that forms a part of conventional cinema in a few handpicked genres – Gothic mysteries, romance, and slapstick comedy. Amidst abundant violence and killings, the film gallops across the canvas of western legends. A rather intelligently chronicled account highlighting the nihilistic stains in the fabric of civilizational history.

Snatch (2000)

Made in his iconic film making style, this crime comedy from Guy Ritchie is a fun British jaunt starring Brad Pitt and Jason Statham. While one part of the plot follows the diamond thief Benicio del Toro, the other part is about the small-time boxing promoter played by Statham. del Toro is looking to sell his stolen goods to some double-crossing gangsters. On the other hand, Statham is on the run from a ruthless drug lord who loves to torture.

The Apartment (1960)

C.C. Baxter decides to play wingman to his philandering office superiors by lending them his apartment for their illicit affairs just to get into their good books. His trade-off seems fair until he finds out that his crush has an affair with his boss and that is just the beginning of Baxter’s miserable yet humorous romantic tragedy. 

The Meyerowitz Stories (2017)

Harold Meyerowitz is a sculpting artist whose borderline narcissism overrides his instincts as a father. Thanks to this attitude he has managed to raise two sons with malignant thoughts for one another, waiting to explode at any given time. There is also a daughter who does not die for attention and comes across as the sensible one of the lot with her limited yet poignant dialogues. A deviant family drama garnished with Noah Baumbach’s hallmark astringent comedy!

The Late Bloomer (2016)

The title marks the late onset of puberty for Peter Newmans who happens to be a sex therapist himself. Tragic? Well just wait until you see how the puberty that is 15 years late to arrive hits him overwhelmingly. All the mood swings and voice cracking happen in just one single month. The movie is strictly not recommended if you find it uncomfortable discussing sex out in the open. Directed by Kevin Pollack and starring Johnny Simmons in the lead role, this movie is a downright horny comedy.

Devil (2010)

Produced and written by none other than M. Night Shyamalan, this movie has one hell of a twisted ending. The flick is about a group of people stuck in an elevator together. Soon, they start dying one by one and it becomes obvious that one among them is behind all this. The movie ends with a shocking reveal of who really is the devil among them.

Beetlejuice (1988)

A ghost couple is disturbed by the fact that their home is haunted by a conceited human family. Quite a reversal of roles from the traditional premise of horror movies, this forms the basis for the humorous tale. Beetlejuice ( Michael Keaton) is the star of the show who is hired by the couple to free themselves from the wrath of the humans. Directed by Tim Burton, the spooky horror is carried substantially by Keaton with his manic performance until the very end.

Four Weddings and a Funeral(1994)

Don’t mistake it with the recent miniseries on Hulu. We are definitely talking about the classic one. This romantic comedy is so good that you’ll be amazed to know that it is directed by the same person who helmed the Harry Potter and Goblet of Fire movie. Starring Hugh Grant, Four Weddings and a Funeral  tells the story of Charlie, who is uncomfortably busy with four weddings and a funeral. However, among the weirdly big circle of friends present at each event, Charlie keeps on encountering the beautiful American Carrie, played by Andie McDoweel.

Boomerang (1992)

The king of comedy, Eddie Murphy is an executive at an advertising firm and leads a highly exciting life as a professional and a philanderer. This is until his new female boss (Robin Givens) with a similar personality only amplified in magnitude gives him a taste of his own medicine and there begins his comeuppance. Set in the backdrop of a misogynistic culture of corporate, the filmmaker conveys the message of love and Karma in the vein of what can be viewed as a sophisticated parody.

Secretary (2002)

Are all romances about puppy dogs and flowers? This movie says otherwise. From the sexual complexities of dominance and submission to some good old fashioned BDSM, this movie will make you rethink about the generic love stories. Starring Maggie Gyllenhaal, the movie is about Lee Holloway who takes a job as a secretary for E. Edward Grey (James Spader). The two soon embark on an unusual romantic relationship…

Oh, wait! Does the plot sound familiar to you? It is because this movie is everything 50 Shades of Grey tried to be- even down to the protagonist with ‘Grey’ as the second name.

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Black Widow (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Black Widow marks the first solo-outing of the character after a decade of being in the Cinematic Universe. The movie will also kick start Phase 4 of MCU. Set as a prequel to the events of Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, the movie is expected to be placed after Captain America: Civil War in the MCU timeline.

Releasing Date: May 1, 2020

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Greyhound (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Inspired by real events, the new Tom Hanks movie takes us to North Atlantic circa 1942, at the height of WWII. An international convoy of 37 Allied ships is crossing the treacherous North Atlantic and captain Ernest Krause is in his first command of a U.S. destroyer. Things take a quick turn as they get pursued by wolf packs of Nazi U-boats. Besides playing the led role, Tom Hanks also penned the screenplay and produced the movie as well.

Releasing Date: June 12,2020

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Pooka Lives (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Pooka Lives is a Hulu original horror anthology series. Sequel to Pooka in December 2018, the movie sees the return of the monster, more terrifying than ever.

Releasing Date: April 3

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The Wretched (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

After the 2011’s cult zombie movie Deadheads, directors Brett and Drew Pierce are working together again on this new movie. It is about a teenage boy named Ben who spends his summer with his father and work at the local marina. His parents are divorced and he is forced to live with local, privileged peers and his dad’s new girlfriend from the ideal town. However, things seem to become a whole lot more than he expected.

Releasing date: May 1, 2020

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New Live-Action ‘Mulan’ Movie: Disney’s Feminist Princess

by Kaylen Summers

Disney’s live-action retelling of its classic animated movies continues with the latest addition Mulan. The movie is based on the Chinese legend of Hua Mulan, a brave warrior woman who takes her father’s place in the army to fight against the invading Northern Forces.

Disney’s princesses had always been the epitome of gender stereotyping. Over the years, this was criticized severely by many and Disney clearly didn’t wanted to address serious issues like gender politics in their narratives. It is in this light that we should understand that the recent retellings are not just about taking us down the nostalgia lane or rendering a perfect live-action remake of their old blockbusters. The movie studio wants to correct their past mistakes and tell stories that are more appealing now. Diversity and representation are trending topics and Disney wants its share of the buzz.

However, no matter how hard they try, it all ends up as desperate gimmicks to get attention. Recent movies like Captial Marvel (Well, you know who owns Marvel, right?) and Aladdin showcased this desperateness. Captain Marvel was introduced as the first solo woman superhero movie of their decade-old cinematic universe. The movie failed tragically in its silly attempt to project the superhero as a feminist symbol. Later, they did the same with the live-action remake of Aladdin. Rather than being just a love interest for Aladdin, the lead female character Jasmine was given a satisfying arc that didn’t stand apart from the main plot. Unfortunately, the movie was still about the male protagonist and his adventures.

With Mulan, Disney might be aiming for a full-on feminist movie. The original 1998 animated flick, directed by Tony Bancroft and Barry Cook, itself was praised by critics for exploring and breaking conventional gender norms. The movie was released during the third wave of feminism and Disney was trying to capitalize on the trend. Despite many positive feminist images and departing from the usual “damsel in distress” storyline, the film had its troubles in staying true to its feminist thoughts.

The recent teaser that dropped appears serious in its content and lacks many Disney elements including their iconic songs. With an Asian woman in the lead role, the scope of the movie widens into territories that were once marginalized.

In the teaser, an elder woman of the family is seen explaining the traits of a ‘good wife’. These traits, of being quiet, composed, graceful, and disciplined, are the ones that Mulan’s family wants to see in her. While these traits are being told one by one, a montage of Mulan dressing up in their traditional female attire and makeup is shown juxtapositioned with her training with her sword.

The original flick may have had a hard time figuring out its feminist agenda. But, the new live-action version might focus more on its feminist core. Rather than Mulan just trying to be a man to break the gender stereotypes, we might get a Mulan who can finally embrace her female qualities to become a superior warrior. After all, the traits for a great warrior are also being quiet, composed, graceful, and disciplined.

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7 Movies That Every Parent Should Watch

by Kaylen Summers

Life is complicated and when it comes to family relations things aren’t any better. We all wish that we could understand our parents or children better. We all wish that there was some guide that could help us solve out the confusion between our family. Lucky for us, there are many movies that do the same wonders. To help you even further we have carefully picked out 7 movies that every parent should watch to understand their kids better.

So, gather your loved ones and start watching these miracles in motion. They are sure to change your perspective and leave a smile on your face.

Good Will Hunting (1997)

Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ. Yet he is working as a janitor at MIT.  But, when he solves a difficult graduate-level math problem, Professor Gerald Lambeau realizes his talents and decides to help him reach his potential. Watch this movie to be truly inspired and live your life to your maximum.

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

We all need more of Olive’s confidence. She is chubby, bespectacled and fabulous. there may be moments when she might doubt it. But she knows that there is no one actually like her.

Easy A (2010)

Olive is an average high school student. She leads a below-the-radar existence. However, things change drastically for her over one night. She uses the school’s gossip grapevine to become popular among other students. Unfortunately, things go out control and all her classmates are turning against her. Will she be able to turn things around before landing in some more trouble? Or is everything lost forever?

Coco (2017)

Miguel family has a generations-old ban on music. But, that doesn’t stop Miguel from dreaming to become an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Now, to prove his talent and to unlock the real story behind his family history, Miguel must go through an adventurous journey through the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead.

Wonder (2017)

Wonder tells the story of a young kid named August Pullman. He has some facial differences and that puts him at the center of many insecurities. Not to mention the many bullies who are trying to make fun of him. Despite all the hurdles, he finally decides to face the music by entering fifth grade for the first time in a mainstream elementary school.

Akeelah and the Bee (2006)

Eleven-year-old Akeelah Anderson has a not-so-easy life.  Her father is no more, her mom doesn’t care about her and her brother ruining his life with the local gangs. But, all these adversities are not going to stop Akeelah. Even when everything around her threatens her aspirations, the young girl overcomes it all to become an inspiration to her community.

Soul Surfer (2011)

Based on the true story of a teen surfer named Bethany Hamilton, this flick will make you cry, cheer and inspired.  Bethany loses her arm in a shark attack. However, she is not going let fate get in the way of her dreams. The courageous young woman overcame all odds and becomes a champion again with unwavering determination and faith.

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8 Brilliant Spy Movies That Are Worth Watching Again

by Kaylen Summers

Scorching dramas, pensive political fables, twisted romances, or classic shaken-not-stirred sex appeal. Hollywood spy movies have the right formula to satisfy all audiences. Though we are only familiar with Hunt, Bourne, and Bond, there are many spy thrillers that are worth watching.

We have made a list of such movies that you need to watch at least once. Get your popcorn and start binge-watching them.

Lust, Caution (2007)

2h 36min | Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller

This movie tells the story of a secret agent who is suppose to seduce and then assassinate an officer during World War II.  The officer is working for the Japanese puppet government in Shanghai. However, her mission gets clouded when she realizes that she is falling for the man she is suppose to kill.

True Lies (1994)

2h 21min | Action, Thriller

Even if you a fearless, globe-trotting, terrorist-battling secret agent, your whole life will turn upside down if your wife is having an affair with a used car salesman. This want happens in this movie. And oh yeah!  Some terrorists are also smuggling nuclear warheads into the United States, in between.

The Hunt for Red October (1990)

2h 14min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

Red October is a new, technologically-superior Soviet sub. But, when the American government realizes that it is heading for the U.S. coast, it is up to a lone CIA analyst Jack Ryan to prove that Ramius is planning to attack and defect. But he has only very little to prove it.

Patriot Games (1992)

1h 57min | Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime

CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is back again and this time he interferes with an IRA assassination. But, things turn ugly as he realizes that a renegade faction is out targeting him and his family for revenge. Will he be able to save himself and his family before its too late?

From Paris with Love (2010)

1h 32min | Action, Crime, Thriller

James Reese has a good job as an ambassador’s aid in France, but his real passion is a side gig—working in a minor role in the CIA. He would love to be a full-fledged agent and can’t believe his luck when he lands an assignment with Charlie Wax. Trigger-happy Charlie soon has James crying for his desk job, but when he learns that the same guys they’re trying to catch are after him, James realizes that Charlie may be his only hope of survival.

Body of Lies (2008)

2h 8min | Action, Drama, Thriller

The CIA is on the hunt to find out the mastermind behind a wave of terrorist attacks. Roger Ferris is agent on the ground trying to figure out what is going on and prevent them from happening further. His moves are watched by an eye in the sky – a satellite link. As Ferris nears the target, he discovers that the real culprit is not out there. But in the agency itself.

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)

1h 56min | Comedy, Action, Adventure

It is the height of the Cold War. In order to push the United States and the Soviet Union into war, a mysterious criminal organization is planning to use nuclear weapons. Now it is up to CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB agent Illya Kuryakin to put aside their hostilities and team up to stop the evil from happening.

Spy Game (2001)

Just before his retirement, a veteran CIA agent discovers that his former protégé is sentenced to die the next morning in Beijing, China. The CIA is letting it happen to cover up an international scandal and now it is upto him to save him from getting killed.

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7 Best Action Movies to Stream on Netflix

by Kaylen Summers

Netflix has an awesome line up of content ready for you to stream. However, the best of their movies come under the action and adventure category. They are impressively robust and skillfully crafted movie goodness. There is something for everyone- from silly shoot-’em-ups, awesome superhero flicks, to post-apocalyptic thrillers.

But, ‘with great content comes great responsibility’. that is, of course choosing the right movie to watch. But, it is not always that easy to do so. That’s why we are presenting to you the 7 best action films to watch on Netflix. You won’t be feeling bored tonight.

Wheelman (2017)

⌛1h 22min⭐3.2 /5
What good are action movies without heist, car chases and revenge? But, if you take this Netflix original for any other action movie, then you’re mistaken. Wheelman is a well-oiled entry into that oddly specific crime-action genre of ‘Stoic Getaway Driver Caught in a Crime Gone Awry’ films. It’s more like Drive, but only with a sloppy car and more guns.

The Babysitter (2017)

 

 ⌛1h 25m ⭐4/5

Get ready for some wicked, fun action! Since its release in 2017, this horror-comedy has grown its own cult following. The movie has become extremely popular for its disturbing (yet, oddly entertaining) plot. The team behind the movie is even working on a sequel. Deeply stupid most of the time, it is the movie’s sense of finding humor that takes it to the next level.

The Hurricane Heist(2018)

⌛ 103 min ⭐: 3.5/5

The Hurricane Heist is everything that its title says. The movie revolves around a group of thieves who are planning to pull off a massive robbery of the U.S. Treasury’s Mint supply in Alabama. However, what makes this heist nearly impossible is that there is a major category 5 hurricane on the loose, threatening the area. Get you a bowl of popcorn and buckle up! Because there are gonna be guns, cars, money and a monstrous hurricane-all in the same movie.

Game Over, Man! (2018)

⌛1h 40min⭐2.7/5
Not all action movies need to be dark and tough. Some can be downright funny too. This action-comedy is from the creators of Workaholics paying homage to the classic action film Die Hard. If that isn’t enough reason for you to watch this movie, then you are definitely missing out on a hell lot of fun.

Triple Frontier (2019)

⌛ 125 min⭐ 3/5

This heist thriller is a new big-budget action flick from Netflix, starring Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund, and Pedro Pascal. These Hollywood hunks play a group of former special-ops bros who reunite to take down an infamous cartel kingpin. However, during their assignment, they steal his profits, pushing them into a plot that is sure to keep you on the edge of your seats. If you are a fan of multiple plot twists and some high stakes action, then this one is for you.

Snatch (2000)

⌛103 min⭐ 4.3/5

Made in his iconic film making style, this crime comedy from Guy Ritchie is a fun British jaunt starring Brad Pitt and Jason Statham. While one part of the plot follows the diamond thief Benicio del Toro, the other part is about the small-time boxing promoter played by Statham. del Toro is looking to sell his stolen goods to some double-crossing gangsters. On the other hand, Statham is on the run from a ruthless drug lord who loves to torture.

Outlaw King (2018)

⌛2h 2min⭐3.45/5
 Well, technically this is a period movie. But, for anyone who is missing out on the GOT-style bloody action, this one is your pick. Outlaw King has everything from oceans of mud, truckloads of guts and misty, unconsidered nationalism. So what are you waiting for?!

Spectral (2016)

⌛1h 49min ⭐3.15/5

Ready for some military level action. This movie has the military fight alien invasion. What more can we, sci-fi fans ask for?! A European city has been taken over by some supernatural being. Now, it is the mission of a special-ops team to destroy the creature and save the day.

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Disney’s Jungle Cruise (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Disney’s Jungle Cruise (2020) is an adventure movie based on the famous theme park ride of the same name. The movie is set in the early 20th century and is about a riverboat captain named Frank who takes a scientist and her brother into the jungle. Their mission is to find the tree of life, which has great healing powers.

Releasing Date: July 24, 2020

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8 Cult Movies You Have Never Seen

by Kaylen Summers

Tired of CGI-filled roller-coaster rides?! We hear you loud and clear. Movies these days have turned into nothing but studios trying to make a profit in any way possible. However, there was a time when movies were more about film-making and storytelling.

These cult classics constitute a cornerstone in the long history of cinema. Unfortunately, not all of these movies are well known. There are many hidden gems that people have forgotten over the years. Here is the list of such cult movies that you probably haven’t seen before.

Metropolis (1927)

https://youtu.be/on2H8Qt5fgA

4.15 | 2h 33min | Drama, Science Fiction

Morden day CGI will stand back when they see what this movie has achieved. Taking place in a futuristic city where the working class and the city planners live divided, the movie tells the love story between the son of the city’s mastermind and a working-class prophet. Check out this movie for some cool vintage practical effects.

A Boy and His Dog (1975)

3.25 | 1h 31min | Drama, Science Fiction, Comedy

Post-apocalyptic tales never get old! This one is set in post-apocalyptic America. Vic is an 18-year old boy with a telepathic dog, Blood. They are scavengers in the desert-like wasteland left behind by World War IV. The survivors must battle for food, shelter, and sexual companionship. Follow Vic and Blood out on their scanty existence, striving for food and fighting ruthless gangs.

Red River (1948)

3.9 | 2h 13min | Western, Action

There is nothing like a good black and white western! Headstrong Thomas Dunson starts a thriving Texas cattle ranch. His helpers are his trusty trail hand, Groot, and an orphan Dunson took under his wing, Matthew Garth. The Civil war has left them broke and they are off to Missouri to sell the cattle at a better price. But, the cranky older man and his stubborn young partner begin to have disagreements on the exhausting journey.

Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky (1991)

3.55 | 1h 32min | Comedy, Action, Thriller

Want some kick-ass martial art fights? Then this one is for you. Hardman Ricky is confined in a futuristic prison.  If he wants to survive the corrupt, sadistic system, ultra-violence is the only way. He must undergo multiple tortures before facing the feared ‘gang of four’, and finally the governor. The movie has one of the goriest climaxes ever seen.

Silent Running (1972)

3.35 | 1h 29min | Adventure, Drama, Science Fiction

It’s time for some nerdy sci-fi stuff. Earth in the distant future is barren of all flora and fauna. The only existing ecosystems are in large pods attached to spacecraft. The officials are trying to eject the pods into space and destroy it so that the spacecraft can be reused for commercial purposes.  While most of the crew onboard the craft celebrate going home, botanist Freeman Lowell decides to take matters into his own hands and save nature.

The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)

4 | 1h 16min | Drama, Western 

Gil Carter and Art Croft reach a small Nevada town. The town is troubled by cattle thieves and thus, Carter and Croft decide to join a posse out to get the criminals. Finally, when they closed in the group of fugitives, they were to decide on a course of action that will affect numerous lives.

The Andromeda Strain (1971)

3.6| 2h 11min | Science Fiction, Thriller

All of the residents of Piedmont, New Mexico, are found dead. Many are suspecting that it is after the return of a space satellite back to Earth. Now it is up to a group of eminent scientists to assemble a secure laboratory and find out why two people from Piedmont – an old alcoholic and a six-month-old baby – survived. Will they be able to stop the already mutated alien lifeform?

The Omega Man (1971)

3.25 | 1h 38min | Action, Science Fiction, Thriller, Drama

You won’t see this kinda movie-goodness in any of the modern tentpoles. Robert Neville is the only survivor of an apocalyptic war waged with biological weapons. His secret is an experimental vaccine. The plague caused by the war has killed everyone except for a few hundred deformed, nocturnal people. They had become sensitive to light and homicidally psychotic. Now, Robert has to survive them too.

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Upcoming Horror Movies Worth Waiting [2020]

by Kaylen Summers

A Nun’s Curse

A Nun’s curse is the low-budget version of the popular horror-figure from the Conjuring universe. On a weekend trip, a group of friends takes shelter in an abandoned prison. It was where Sister Monday was once assigned and was suspected of killing inmates. Now, they must face the haunting ghost of the evil nun and her deadly curse.

Releasing Date: May 12, 2020

Candyman

Claimed to be the ‘spiritual’ sequel of the 1992 iconic horror classic, the new Candyman movie will see the return of Tony Todd in the titular role. With Nia DaCosta in the director’s chair, the movie will be an updated take on the franchise and will be directly connected to the original movie. Other major characters are played by Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Aquaman),  Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (Misfits), Teyonah Parris (If Beale Street Could Talk), and Colman Domingo (Euphoria).

Releasing Date: June 12, 2020

Abominable (2020)

Telling the tale of the angry yeti, Abominable centers around a team of researchers who are out to find a plant that can advance medical research by centuries. However, what they never expected was an angry yeti across their path. With their lives hanging in the balance will they be able to survive the cold weather and the mythical beast.

Releasing Date: April 14, 2020

Antebellum (2020)

Antebellum is a high-concept horror flick with a stacked cast. The movie tells the story of a successful author named Veronica. She finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality. In order to escape and save her life, she must somehow uncover the mind-bending mystery before it’s too late.

Releasing Date: 24 April 2020

Dead by Dawn

Dead by Dawn has everything to satisfy horror movie fans. A woman is kidnapped by three sexual deviants for their sadistic games. However, a suicidal man living in a cabin in the woods feels that it is his responsibility to save the girl. But, things are not looking favorable for them as they cannot connect with the outside world and night is falling. Will they be able to survive?

Releasing Date: April 7, 2020

Brahms: The Boy II

Brahms: The Boy 2 centers a small family that moves into a guest house at the Heelshire Mansion estate. Their son has already been going through some trouble. Not knowing about the horrifying history of the grand home, their son makes friends with the eerily life-like toy he calls Brahms. Will the family survive the terrifying doll?!

Releasing Date: February 21, 2020

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7 Beautiful Movies That’ll Make You Smile

by Kaylen Summers

After a busy can week, we all are looking for ways to lift our spirits- and sometimes the best way to do it is just relax and stream a good movie. But, the problem with finding feel-good movies is that not all popular movies can bring back your lost joy.

Feel-good movies are those special, lightweight movies that carry an uplifting, thoughtful message that will definitely leave a smile on your face when the credits roll. With that being said, we have selected for you some awe-inspiring feel-good movies that can surely cheer you up.

Check out these binge-worthy movies and let us know which one you liked the most.

The Karate Kid (1984)

⌛2h 6min⭐8.2/10

Some of you might have already seen this one. But, it is still worthy to be on the list for being the hugely popular classic underdog tale. Daniel LaRusso is hassled by the school bullies. Luckily, it is in his apartment building that martial arts master: Kesuke Miyagi lives. He agrees to train Daniel and teaches him more than just self-defense. With newfound confidence and wisdom, will Daniel be able to face off against his tormentors?

It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)

⌛ 2h 15m ⭐8.6/10

There’s no classic Christmas movie like It’s a Wonderful Life. Premiered in 1946, the movies have without a doubt stood the test of time. Guardian angel Clarence Odbody walks George Bailey through an alternate reality George was never born. Holiday movies may come and go, but this is a heartwarming movie that will always stay close to you.

The Squid and the Whale (2005)

⌛104 min ⭐ 7.3/10

An indie-pop by Noah Baumbach follows the crumbling marriage of a couple and how it affects their two sons. Both parents are writers but are perceived differently by their children. Inspired by the father, Walt is quiet a talent at school but takes weird decisions of giving up his love life, because his father apparently is not a big fan of monogamy. The mother, on the other hand, has fallen out of love with Bernard and finds a romantic interest in another man.

The Big Sick (2017)

⌛2 hours ⭐ 7.6/10

This one is a Prime Video exclusive. Pakistan-born Kumail Nanjiani and graduate student Emily Gardner fall in love. However, with two different cultures, bad things are bound to happen. Emily contracts a mysterious illness.  This forces Kumail to face her parents, his family’s expectations, and his actual feelings.

Forrest Gump (1994)

⌛2h 22min ⭐ 8.8/10

When it comes to all inspiring movies, Tom Hanks has a lot to tell. Here is another flick from the master actor. Teh tale is about a man with a low IQ who accomplished great things in his life. He has been present during significant historic events than anyone had imagined he could do. However, even after all he has achieved, his one true love avoids him.

Cast Away (2000)

⌛2h 23min ⭐7.8/10

If you think that all is worse in your life, wait till you meet Chuck. He is a top international manager for FedEx and is in love with Kelly, a Ph.D. student. As they are heading towards marriage, Chuck’s plane to Malaysia ditches at sea during a terrible storm. He’s the only survivor who washes up on a tiny island with nothing. Now, he needs to find a way to get back to the mainland.

Love & Other Drugs (2010)

⌛1h 52m ⭐6.7/10

Maggie is a lovable free spirit. She who won’t let anyone or anything tie her down. But finally, she meets her match in Jamie. He is relentless and charming and works in the cutthroat world of pharmaceutical sales. The relationship between these two takes them both by surprise. They find themselves under the spell of the superior drug: love.

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Candyman (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Claimed to be the ‘spiritual’ sequel of the 1992 iconic horror classic, the new Candyman movie will see the return of Tony Todd in the titular role. With Nia DaCosta in the director’s chair, the movie will be an updated take on the franchise and will be directly connected to the original movie. Other major characters are played by Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Aquaman),  Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (Misfits), Teyonah Parris (If Beale Street Could Talk), and Colman Domingo (Euphoria).

Releasing Date: June 12, 2020

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Run (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Directed by Aneesh Chaganty and written by Chaganty and Sev Ohanian, Run is an upcoming American horror-thriller film. The movie centers around a home-schooled girl who uses a wheelchair. She becomes suspicious about his overprotective mother and is hiding a dark, sinister secret from her.

Releasing Day:  May 8, 2020

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Abominable (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Telling the tale of the angry yeti, Abominable centers around a team of researchers who are out to find a plant that can advance medical research by centuries. However, what they never expected was an angry yeti across their path. With their lives hanging in the balance will they be able to survive the cold weather and the mythical beast.

Releasing Date: April 14, 2020

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Game of Death (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

A group of seven millennial pals decides to play a harmless game to kill the afternoon. But, they soon realize that their innocent game is a doorway into a deadly game of “kill or be killed.” The rules are really simple. If they don’t murder people, their heads will explode. Hence, they go on a killing spree.

Releasing Date: July 3, 2020

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7 Doomsday Movies That You Don’t Want To Miss

by Kaylen Summers

We all have these theories about how the world might come to an end? While most of these scenarios happen in our heads, they are people who make a whole movie out of it. In Hollywood, there are many doomsday movies hitting the theatres. Some are about alien invasions, climate change, killer robots and even raining meatballs.

We have picked up a few of these interesting movies for you to read. Here are 7 must-watch doomsday movies.

The Day After Tomorrow (2004)

After years of increases in the greenhouse effect, havoc is wreaked globally in the form of catastrophic hurricanes, tornadoes, tidal waves, floods and the beginning of a new Ice Age. Paleoclimatologist, Jack Hall tries to warn the world while also shepherding to safety his son, trapped in New York after the city is overwhelmed by the start of the new big freeze.

Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)

As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.

2012 (2009)

Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth’s core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of the earth is becoming unstable and that without proper preparations for saving a fraction of the world’s population, the entire race is doomed. Meanwhile, writer Jackson Curtis stumbles on the same information. While the world’s leaders race to build “arks” to escape the impending cataclysm, Curtis struggles to find a way to save his family. Meanwhile, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc around the world.

The Book of Eli (2010)

A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.

I Am Legend (2007)

Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville has faithfully sent out daily radio messages, desperate to find any other survivors who might be out there. But he is not alone.

Carriers (2009)

Four friends fleeing a viral pandemic soon learn they are more dangerous than any virus. A deadly virus has spread across the globe. Contagion is everywhere, no one is safe and no one can be trusted. Four young attractive people race through the back roads of the American West to the pounding beat of a vacation soundtrack. Their aim is to retreat to a secluded utopian beach in the Gulf of Mexico, where they could peacefully wait out the pandemic and survive the apocalyptic disease. Their plans take a grim turn when their car breaks down on an isolated road starting a chain of events that will seal the fate of each of them in an inexorable and horrifying voyage of hell through a western landscape populated by only the hideous dead or the twisted living.

Geostorm (2017)

After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world’s leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong: the system built to protect Earth is attacking it, and it becomes a race against the clock to uncover the real threat before a worldwide geostorm wipes out everything and everyone along with it.

 

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5 Martial Arts Movies That Are Pure Entertainers

by Kaylen Summers

Our fascination with martial arts is never-ending. That why we are so addicted to watching martial arts movies. Originally, the genre first made its appearance in 1920s China. From there, these movies gained much popularity over time and finally made a solid entry into Hollywood with the arrival of Bruce Lee in the 1970s.

Over the years we have seen so many of these movies to understand that it takes more than just Kung-Fu to make a great martial arts movie. That’s why we have created a list of the best martial arts movies that you should not miss out on.

Fist of Legend (1994)

Chen Zhen is a Chinese engineering student in Kyoto. He is in love with the daughter of the director, Mitsuko Yamada. Because of this, he has to bear the insults and abuse from his fellow students. It was then that he reads about the death of his kung-fu master Hou Ting. He immediately returns to his native Shangai and faces off the Japanese champion Ryuichi Akutagawa in a fight.

The Grandmaster (2013)

You might have seen the movie Ip Man. This is a continuation of his tale. Ip Man is having a peaceful life in Foshan. It was then he meets Gong Er. She challenges him for regaining her family’s honor. However, things take a turn and Ip Man moves to Hong Kong after the Second Sino-Japanese War. Meanwhile, Gong Er is on the path to avenge her father’s murder by Ma San.

Man of Tai Chi (2013)

You never saw this coming, right?! Keanu Reeves is in this martial arts movie. What more do you want to watch this movie? Set in Beijing, the movie talks about a young martial artist. His skill places him in position to experience opportunities and sacrifices.

Unleashed (2005)

Ready for some hardcore martial arts?! Danny was raised as a slave. So he is used to fighting for his survival. His master, Bart keeps him as a pet- lashing him and using him to get money from fight clubs. Eventually, he escapes and finds shelter with a blind, kindhearted piano tuner.  Now, with music, the piano tuner is trying to free the fighter’s, long-buried heart.

House of Flying Daggers (2004)

Ready for some history lessons?! Because this story is set in 9th century China. Flying Daggers is a group of vigilantes waging war against the corrupt government. A daring warrior breaks a beautiful rebel out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows. But, there is something hidden in all this.

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Antebellum (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Antebellum is a high-concept horror flick with a stacked cast. The movie tells the story of a successful author named Veronica. She finds herself trapped in a horrifying reality. In order to escape and save her life, she must somehow uncover the mind-bending mystery before it’s too late.

Releasing Date: 24 April 2020 

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Dead by Dawn (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Dead by Dawn has everything to satisfy horror movie fans. A woman is kidnapped by three sexual deviants for their sadistic games. However, a suicidal man living in a cabin in the woods feels that it is his responsibility to save the girl. But, things are not looking favorable for them as they cannot connect with the outside world and night is falling. Will they be able to survive?

Releasing Date: April 7, 2020

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Lost Transmissions (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Inspired by actual events, Lost Transmissions is about respected record producer Theo Ross and his shy songwriter friend Hannah. Theo has been lapsing on his schizophrenia medication. Hannah is really worried about his mental health. She and her friends chase after him to get him committed to a psychiatric facility.  The movie looks into the seriousness of mental wellbeing and unsung heroes behind our mental health system.

Releasing Date: March 13, 2020

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Trolls World Tour (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Sequel to DreamWorks Animation’s 2016 musical hit, Trolls World Tour has Poppy and Branch out to discover six different Trolls tribes scattered over six different lands. Their mission is to bring together the six different kinds of music: Funk, Country, Techno, Classical, Pop and Rock- that the tribes are devoted to. The movie has one of the largest, and most acclaimed, groups of musical talent ever to be assembled for an animated feature.

Releasing Date: 17 April 2020

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The Secret Garden (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Set in 1947 London, The Secret Garden tells the tale of a young orphan girl. She is sent there to live with her uncle. There she discovers a magical garden on the grounds of his estate. The literary work of the same name has a girl named Mary Lennox who returns to England from India after losing her parents in the cholera epidemic. It was first adapted into a movie in 1919 and later many times over the years.

Releasing Date: 13 August 1993

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Scoob! (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Scooby and the gang are now facing their most challenging mystery ever. Someone is plotting to unleash the ghost dog Cerberus onto the world. With a global dog-apocalypse happening, will Scooby be able to fulfill his secret, epic destiny?! Will the legacy be true?!

Releasing Date: May 14, 2020

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Strike (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Strike is a British stop-motion animated feature. Goldmine town is under attack by a supervillain commonly known as ‘The Boss’. In order to save his home town, a young mole must achieve an impossible dream- to become a footballer.

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The Willoughbys (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Based on Lois Lowry’s book of the same name, The Willoughbys is the second-ever animated feature film from Netflix. Abandoned by their oblivious parents, four Willoughby children must learn to adapt from their old-fashioned values to the contemporary world. IT is only then that they can create a modern family.

Releasing Date: April 22, 2020

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The Other Lamb (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Teenage Selah was born into a cult and it was the only thing she knew. Cut off from modern society, she lives in a remote forest commune with other girls like her. The cult is presided over by a man called Shepherd who is a controlling, messiah-like figure with a frightening dark side. however, after a series of nightmarish visions and disturbing revelations, Selah starts to question her existence and the cult.

Releasing Date: April 3, 2020

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Girls Just Wanna Have Blood (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Marking the feature-length directorial debut of Anthony Cantanese, Girls Just WannaHave Blood tells about social outcast Jessica who is accepted into a trio of teenage vampires. Her life is turned into a nocturnal world of murder, drugs and all-night parties. Meanwhile, a mysterious, foreign vampire hunter is out to find them.

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Seven Stages To Achieve Eternal Bliss (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

An unorthodox black comedy about how a young couple’s Los Angeles home turns into a suicide magnet. It all starts with a cult leader committing suicide in their bathtub. Soon, many of his disciples start to break their way into the house to follow him into the afterlife. Unbale to pay high rent and with no other place to go, they are forced to live in the apartment among all the chaos.

Releasing Date: Mar 6, 2020

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7 Best Musicals Movies On Prime Video

by Kaylen Summers

Musicals are the cinematic versions of broadways. Even though the songs make these movies unrealistic, we have to admit that they make movies more colorful. The musical genre has some of the most vibrant and emotionally transcending movies of them all.

We have listed some of the best ones from this genre for you to stream. If you are using the Prime Video services then, you should definitely check out these memorable movies.

Holiday Inn

If we are talking about musicals, then it’s best to start with Holiday Inn. The movie is one of the classic musical romances of all time. The movie Lila betraying Jim over her dance partner Ted. Heartbroken, Jim moves out of his town and starts the Holiday Inn with Linda. However, Ted reaches the inn and looks to steal away Linda as well.

Funny Face

Here is another retro classic musical that is worth seeing. Set in Paris, the movie is about a shy Greenwich Village book clerk who gets discovered by a fashion photographer. She is taken to Paris, where she becomes a reluctant model. This timeless classic has Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire in the lead roles.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Ian Fleming is famous for creating the character of James Bond. But, did you know that he wrote other famous works too? This musical is an adaptation of one such work. The story is about an eccentric professor who invents the wacky car that is able to fly, sail and what not. However, when a certain evil nation hears about it, they are after the professor’s new technology.

De-Lovely

They said that the musicals lost its importance over the years and good musicals are long gone. But, the 2004 film De-Lovely became the perfect answer to those doubts. The movie takes about the lives of Cole Porter and his wife, Linda as they made their way from Paris to Hollywood and from Broadway to Musicals.

The Inspector General

The Inspector General is a musical comedy about an illiterate stooge who is misunderstood by the town’s officials as the inspector general traveling in disguise. The corrupt officials were pocketing all the tax money and they fear that the general will find this out. So they make several attempts to murder him.

The Happiness of the Katakuris

Straight from Japan, this movie is sure to change your perspective about musicals. This Japanese adaptation of The Queit Family is a strange combination of music and murder. The story is about the Katakuri family opening a guest house in a remote mountain area. Unfortunately, all their guests start dying one after the other. To save the guest house’s reputation, the family hides the bodies in the backyard. But, will that be enough?!

Blue Hawaii

Featuring Elvis Presley and Joan Blackman,  Blue Hawaii is about Chad Gates. He has just back to Hawaii from the Army. There is nothing else in his mind, other than his surf-board, his buddies, and his girlfriend. However, his father is planning to make him work in a fruit company.

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7 Best LGBTQ Themed Movies On HBO

by Kaylen Summers

Bohemian Rhapsody

🍅61% ⌛2h 25m 🎬2018

Singer Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, drummer Roger Taylor, and bass guitarist John Deacon formed the band Queens in 1970- one of the greatest bands to storm the music world. Their songs became instant classics. But, Mercury’s wild lifestyle went out of control and Queen struggled hard to keep the band together.

The Normal Heart

🍅94% ⌛2h 13m 🎬2014

In the early 1980s, New York was at the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis. Starring Mark Ruffalo and Jim Parsons, the movie takes a deep dive into the situation of the time and how the officials manipulated the nation’s sexual politics and how the gay activists and their allies in the medical community fought to expose the truth.

Boys Don’t Cry

🍅88% ⌛2h 13m 🎬1993

Teena Brandon was born a female. But, she was felt that as her individuality. So, she took up a new male identity as Brandon Teena and went on to find himself and some love Nebraska. The movie has Hilary Swank and Chloë Sevigny in the lead roles.

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

🍅81% ⌛1h 54m 🎬1993

Hedwig was raised as a boy in East Berlin. In her quest to find her own identity, she undergoes a personal transformation to her emigrate to the U.S. But, once she reached there, she reinvented herself as a super rock diva. But, embracing a “beautiful gender of one” didn’t do much good for her career. She got “internationally ignored”.

Boy Erased

🍅81% ⌛1h 54m 🎬1993

Jared is the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town. At the age of 19, he revealed to his parents that he was gay. But, their reaction was worse than expected. Jared was asked to either attend a gay conversion therapy program or get exiled by his family, friends, and faith. Starring Lucas Hedges and Nicole Kidman, this movie clearly depicts the tension between the LGBTQ community and religion.

I Love You Phillip Morris

🍅71% ⌛1h 31m 🎬2009

When Steve Russell came out, he didn’t know that being gay needed so much money (That’s what he thought!). Being bored with his bland lifestyle, he became a con man. It didn’t last long and Russell soon ended up in jail, where he fell in love with the charismatic Phillip Morris. Starring Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor, this is perhaps the best gay-comedy movie that doesn’t ridicule the community for laughter.

Looking: The Movie

If you believe that most of the Hollywood movies marginalize the LGBTQ community, then you are not wrong. But, there are movies that normalize gender politics so well. Looking: The Movie is one such work of art. For the wedding of his gay friends, Patrick returns to San Francisco after a long year. However, what awaited him there were some unresolved relationship issues that he left behind.

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Where To Stream The Best South Korean Movies

by Kaylen Summers

With Parasite winning the Oscar for best picture this year, movie buffs are busy exploring more movies from South Korea. These movies are rich in brilliant performances, strong narratives, and captivating visual grammar.
Here are some awesome South Korean movies where you can stream them.

South Korean Movies On Netflix

Snowpiercer (2013)

🍅95% ⌛2h 7m 🎬Action, Post- Apocalypse

Burning (2018)

Train to Busan (2016)

🍅93% ⌛1h 58m 🎬Adventure, Zombie

Okja (2017)

South Korean Movies On Prime Video

The Handmaiden (2016)

The Man from Nowhere (2010)

🍅100% ⌛1h 59min 🎬Thriller, Crime

The Quiet Family (1998)

A Bittersweet Life (2005)

South Korean Movies On Hulu

A Taxi Driver (2017)

The Chaser (2008)

🍅82% ⌛2h 5min 🎬Thriller, Crime
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6 Best South Korean Movies On Prime Video

by Kaylen Summers

If you enjoyed our list of best South Korean movies on Netflix, then its time to take a look at what Amazon Prime Video has to offer. There is no doubt that these movies are as best as the Netflix ones. With so many amazing narratives and awesome performances, these movies are the best when it comes to cinema.

Here are some of the best South Korean movies available for you to stream on Prime Video.

The Handmaiden

A young woman is hired to become the handmaiden to a Japanese heiress. She lives an isolated life in a large countryside estate. However, it turns out that the maid is actually a pickpocket hired by a fraudster. He is posing as a Japanese Count to seduce the heiress to rob her fortune.  Will their plans work out?! Stream to find out.

The Man from Nowhere

Taesik is a former special agent who lost his wife in an accident. He lived a lonely life and was only friends with a little girl next door named Somi. But, when Somi gets kidnapped by a gang, it is up to Taesik to save her. As he gets closer to finding her, his mysterious past is slowly revealed.

A Bittersweet Life

Kim Sun-woo works as an enforcer and manager for a cold, calculative crime boss named Kang. When he was off on  a business trip, he assigns Sun-Woo to keep on his young mistress and find out if she is cheating on him. If so, the orders are to kill them both.

Masquerade (2012)

King Gwang-hae of Joseon Dynasty orders his councilor, HEO Kyun to get him a double to escape from the constant assassination threats. HEO Kyun finds a jester for the job. But soon, the king gets poisoned. Now, HEO Kyun has to keep the jester as the king until he is back and healthy. Eventually, someone from the castle starts to see the sudden shift in the king’s behavior and began asking questions.

Peppermint Candy

A group of old friends gets together and celebrates their 20-year reunion. However, the cold, unhappy man Yeong-ho putting a bad effect on the celebrations. Yeong-ho’ s depression becomes more obvious to the other when he climbed a railroad bridge and was about the jump. From there, the movie takes you through the memories of seven crucial episodes from Yeong-ho’s past.

Veteran

A veteran policeman is forced to return back to his old crime-fighting days when his collaborator is severely injured. He tries to figure out some way to bring the suspected aggressor to justice. However, things are not looking favorable for the veteran as he is the spoiled young man who is the heir to a mega-corporation.

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Saint Maud (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Saint Maud is the upcoming psychological horror movie directed by Rose Glass. The movie talks about a young nurse whose emotional behavior causes her to pursue a religious path of Christian devotion after a dark trauma. The movie has Morfydd Clark as Maud, Jennifer Ehle,  Lily Frazer, Turlough Convery, Lily Knight, Carl Prekopp, Rosie Sansom, Marcus Hutton, and Noa Bodner in the lead roles.

Releasing Date: March 27, 2020

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Candyman (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Claimed to be the ‘spiritual’ sequel of the 1992 iconic horror classic, the new Candyman movie will see the return of Tony Todd in the titular role. With Nia DaCosta in the director’s chair, the movie will be an updated take on the franchise and will be directly connected to the original movie. Other major characters are played by Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Aquaman),  Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (Misfits), Teyonah Parris (If Beale Street Could Talk), and Colman Domingo (Euphoria).

 

Releasing Date: June 12, 2020

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7Awesome Animated Movies On Disney+

by Kaylen Summers

Disney+ is here and we have a whole range of movies waiting for you to stream. But, since it is Disney, we all know that their best is in the animated movies section. So, it time for us to pay a visit again to the wonderful movies that revolutionized movie animations.

Here are 8 awesome animated movies that are worth rewatching on Disney+

The Lion King

Any list about animated movies will not be complete with including The Lion King. The classic animated feature is an immortal work of art in every aspect and worth rewatching a million times, no matter how old you are. Released in 1994, the movie is about a young lion prince who is orphaned by a cruel uncle and cast out. But, when destiny called him back, he returns to reclaim his kingdom and take revenge.

Toy Story

Talking about classic animated movies, here is another one. The movie made by Disney and Pixar is iconic and well known all around the globe. Toy Story talks about a group of toys that belonged to a young boy named Andy. Led by Woody, the toys lived together in Andy’s room. However, things changed when a new toy arrived- Buzz Lightyear.

WALL·E

We all have seen this movie and know how beautiful this is. Which is why seeing it one more time will really be worth it. The movie takes us to a post-apocalyptic Earth, left behind by humans. The only remaining ‘being’ is a is WALL.E the last robot with some interesting human-like qualities. His long, lonely days are over when a sleek new type of robot arrives on Earth.

Up

Carl Fredricksen wants to spend the rest of his retirement life exploring the world and experiencing life to the fullest. That is why at the age of 78, he turned his house into a hot air balloon and flew off into the unknown. But, fate had other plans as 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell somehow managed to join him on the journey. Watch as the two adventures into the unknown.

Finding Nemo

Nemo is an adventurous young clownfish. Unexpectedly, he was taken away from his home. Now, his worrisome father Marlin and a forgetful fish Dory must make their way through the whole ocean to a dentist’s office aquarium where Nemo is kept. Stream to watch their great adventure, vegetarian sharks, hypnotic jellyfish, surfer dude turtles, and hungry seagulls.

Inside Out

Have you ever watched how your emotions worked?! How do you get sad, angry or happy?! How are memories made and forgotten?! Well, Disney and Pixar have the sweetest answers for that. This Oscar-winning animation feature is about the young girl Riley and her guiding emotions— Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness. They all live in a headquarters in Riley’s mind and guides everything she is feeling.

Coco

This Latin American tale is about Miguel and his dreams of becoming a successful musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. But, the greatest challenge he is facing is from his family who has a generations-old ban on music. In order to prove his talent, Miguel must now travel through the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead.

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7 Exciting Sports Movie To Stream On Prime Video

by Kaylen Summers

Sports movies are known for making us go through a turmoil of emotions. Good movies of this genre can us laugh, excited, cry and root for the protagonist. Now, this is all for only good sports movies and you know how those bad ones can make you feel. So, how can we find the right sports movie to watch?! Amazon Prime Video has a good selection of such movies and

Warrior

🍅83% ⌛2h 20m

After returning home, the youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer is trained by his father to compete in a mixed martial arts competition. However, this means that he must go on a collision course against his estranged, older brother. With they be able to solve things out?! Or will it be showdown between the two brothers ?! Stream this family sports movie to find out.

Raging Bull

🍅94% ⌛2h 09m

Jake LaMotta is known to be fierce inside the ring. But the problem is that he is the same outside as well. Even with his family and friends, he is a ticking time set to go off at any moment.  Whenever he is trying to get his family’s love, his violent shades of paranoia and jealousy keeps to get in the way. Will the rage that helped him become the champ be able to help him in his personal life?

Meru

🍅89% ⌛1h 29m

Fans of mountain climbing?! Here is a captivating movie about three elite American climbers- Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin, and Renan Ozturk. They have taken up an impossible task- to climb one of the largest peaks in the world. If you admire mountaineering and adventure sports, this movie is sure to excite you.

Murderball

🍅98% ⌛1h 28m

Rugby is one of the most aggressive games there is. However, if you are in wheelchairs playing full-contact rugby, then you are surely a superhero. Meatball is a movie about such superheroes. Based on real events, this documentary film tells about the unimaginable obstacles these men had to overcome to compete in the Paralympic Games.

Creed II

🍅84% ⌛1h 28m

If you are craving for another boxing movie, this spin-off from the Rambo-franchise is the right one for you. Featuring Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone, Creed II will be Adonis Creed fighting a huge opponent from his family’s past. However, before that, he has to overcome the obstacles that are stopping him from getting proper training.

Bull Durham

🍅97% ⌛1h 48m

Crash Davis is a veteran catcher. When he was brought to the minor league Durham Bulls, he didn’t know that helping they’re up and coming pitching prospect, “Nuke” Laloosh would end up being a huge task. The rocky first impression gets even more complicated when baseball groupie Annie Savoy is after the two men.

The Endless Summer

🍅100% ⌛1h 31m

Directed by Bruce Brown, this movie is perhaps the first and most influential surf movies to be ever made. The movie tells the story about American surfers Mike Hynson and Robert August and the journey they had around the world during off-season period for surfing. They were in search of the perfect wave and everlasting summer.

 

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The High Note (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Directed by Nisha Ganatra and written by Flora Greeson, The High Note is an upcoming comedy film, starring Dakota Johnson, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Zoë Chao, Eddie Izzard, Bill Pullman, and Ice Cube. The movie talks about Grace Davis, a superstar whose talent and ego have helped her reach unbelievable heights.

Releasing Date:  May 8, 2020

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Bad Education (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Bad Education centers around a real-life superintendent Frank Tassone (Hugh Jackman), who tries to keep his school on the top of the list by whatever means possible. This cinematic version of a famous scandal has Geraldine Viswanathan (Miracle Workers, Blockers), Alex Wolff (Hereditary, Jumanji: The Next Level), Annaleigh Ashford (Second Act, Sex and the City) and Rafael Casal (Blindspotting, Are You Afraid of the Dark?) in the lead roles.

 

Releasing Date: April 25, 2020 (HBO)

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Rumble (2021) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Rumble is the upcoming animated movie which will see WWE and Paramount Animation teaming together. The movie is about gargantuan monsters competing in giant rings WWE-style. Among them, a monster named Steve dreams of becoming the best professional wrestler out there. Lucky for him monster wrestler trainer Winnie is there to train him.

Releasing Date: Jan. 29, 2021

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Scare Package (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Scare Package is the new horror-comedy anthology that brings together the rising stars of horror filmmaking today. The movie is packed with splatters, clever throwbacks, timeless clichésand and lots of meta tales of horror. The main cast of this anthology includes Noah Segan (Knives Out),  Jocelyn DeBoer (Greener Grass), Jeremy King (Camera Obscura), Chase Williamson (Beyond the Gates), Baron Vaughn (Mystery Science Theater 3K), Dustin Rhodes (WWE Legend) and more.

Releasing Date: October 2020

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7 Best South Korean Movies On Netflix

by Kaylen Summers

With Parasite winning the best picture award at the Oscars this year, moviebuffs are busy finding more South Korean movies to watch. These movies are best known for their fresh perspective, strong narrative, and captivating visual grammar.

Here are 10 South Korean movies on Netflix that you can start watching right away.

Train to Busan (2016)

📺 Action, Zombie 🍅93%

A mysterious viral outbreak is turning everyone in South Korea into zombies. Those who have managed to not get infected are on a train, traveling to safety. However, it seems like some people on the train are also infected.  In order to survive, now they must fight against these zombies.

Snowpiercer (2013)

📺 Action, Drama 🍅95%

Here is another train story. But, this one doesn’t involve zombies. Don’t worry! There is plenty of reasons to watch this movie anyway. The movie is directed by none other than Oscar-winner Bong Joon-ho and features Chris Evans in the lead role. As a result of a failed global-warming experiment, most of the people on earth are dead. The remaining people are stuck in a train moving around the globe. The class conflicts inside the train are the core of the story.

Okja (2017)

📺 Action, Drama 🍅87%

Another brilliant movie from Bong Joon-ho, this Netflix original talks about animal rights in a world of capitalism. Mija is a young girl who becomes friends with a massive animal named Okja. However, when a powerful, multi-national company tries to kidnap Okja, she does everything she can to save her friend. We share the same love for animals, then this heart-warming movie will leave you in tears.

Burning (2018)

📺 Action, Drama 🍅87%

Jongsu is a deliveryman. One day, he meets Haemi, a girl who once lived in his neighborhood. The two get close to each other. However, after her trip to Africa, things started to be different. She meets young and enigmatic Ben during the trip and becomes friends with him. The three of them start hanging out together. Soon, Jongsu finds that Haemi has gone missing and he takes it upon herself to find where she is.

The Great Battle (2018)

📺 Action, History 🍅86%

It is ancient Korea and the Kingdom of Goguryeo is invaded by the ruthless Emperor Taizong. The only thing that is standing on his way is the stronghold of Ansi which is protected by General Yang Man-chu. He will do everything he can to stop the invasion.

The Drug King (2018)

📺 Action, Crime 🍅80%

If you are missing Breaking Bad so much, here is a gritty, Korean version of the tale. Lee Doo-sam used to be a small-time smuggler. However, his life took the turn to fortune after helped a drug gang smuggle meth. With his quick-witted and ambition, he eventually the drug lord of the underworld. But, this meant him leading a double life- a good community leader during the day and an infamous drug lord at night.

Rampant (2018)

📺 Action, Zombie 🍅62%

This is another zombie movie. But this one takes place in ancient Korea during the 17th century. While the paranoid King Lee Jo of Joseon is paranoid and thinks that he is surrounded by conspirators and rebels. But what he didn’t expect was a dark evil that emerged from a merchant ship. As the country gets infected by zombies, it is up to the exiled Prince Lee Cheung to lead the few capable of defeating the bloody monsters.

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6 Crime Movies on Prime Video

by Kaylen Summers

12 Angry Men

After the defense and the prosecution are rested,  the jury is in the jury room to make a decision whether a young Spanish-American is guilty or innocent. He has been accused of murdering his father. It would have ended as an open and shut case. However, it turned into a mini-drama of the jurors’ preconceptions and prejudices about the trial, the accused, and about each other.

Zodiac

Based on the true story of the “Zodiac Killer” and the investigation to track the serial killer down, this movie Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr and Mark Ruffalo in the lead roles.  The notorious serial killer was a terrifying figure in the San Francisco Bay Area. He went on mocking police with his ciphers and letters.  the movie speaks about how the case ruined the lives and careers of three men in the endless trail of clues.

The Man from Nowhere

Taesik is a former special agent. After losing his wife in an accident, he lived a lonely life and was only friends with a little girl next door named Somi. When she got kidnapped by a gang, Taesik took it to himself to save her. However, when he got closer to finding her, more about his mysterious past is slowly revealed.

Sherlock Holmes

We all know the classic tale of the world’s famous detective and his assistant. But when Robert Downey Jr took up the mantle, it added an extra charm to the character. This movie is about his new nemesis who is trying to destroy London. Can Sherlock Holmes and Doctor John Watson bring the plot down before it’s too late? Stream to find out.

The Killing

The Killing is the 1956 classic that centers around the career criminal Johnny Clay. He has recruited a sharpshooter, a bartender, a corrupt police officer, a betting teller and others for one last job. After the job, Clay plans of leaving the crime world and getting married. However, things start going a different route when betting teller’s wife devised her won plan to steal the loot.

Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father

Andrew Bagby is a medical resident. Not long after breaking up with his girlfriend, he gets murdered. she soon announces she’s pregnant.  The movie is made as a video document made by his friend, Kurt Kuenne as a gift to the child.

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Brahms: The Boy II (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Brahms: The Boy 2 centers a small family that moves into a guest house at the Heelshire Mansion estate. Their son has already been going through some trouble. Not knowing about the horrifying history of the grand home, their son makes friends with the eerily life-like toy he calls Brahms. Will the family survive the terrifying doll?!

Releasing Date: February 21, 2020

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6 Movies on Prime Video Based on Books

by Kaylen Summers

We have all heard people say that the book is always better than the movie. But, you won’t be saying the same about these movies. Capturing the true spirit of the book, these movies have served the books they’re based on well.

From the long list of movies adapted from books, we have chosen some of the best ones that you can stream on Prime Video. Follow the list and stream some awesome movies.

Downfall

With the Russian army and the Allied Expeditionary Force closing in, Germany was at the brink of defeat. But, Adolf Hitler still proclaims that Germany is going to win and makes his generals and advisers fight to the last man. However, in the end, Hitler kills himself and what is left of his military lay down their arms in surrender.

The Great Escape

During the World War, it was really impossible to escape from the Nazi Prison. They had high-security ‘escape-proof’ camp and one failed attempt and you are sure to end up dead. However, some of the prisoners formulated one of the most ambitious escape attempts of World War II. Will they be able to succeed?! Based on real events, this is one movie that is worth seeing.

True Grit

A 14-year-old girl lost her father when a hired gun killed him. But, the young girl is not going to let go of it that easily. She wants revenge and she is out to capture the killer. She even hires Reuben J. ‘Rooster’ Cogburn- the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find.

Wonder

Featuring Jacob Tremblay and Owen Wilson, this is the story about young August Pullman. He has facial differences that have kept him shy and away from other people. Now, he is taking the first step out to attending a mainstream elementary school by entering fifth grade.

What’s Eating Gilbert Grape

Gilbert Grape is a small-town young man who has a lot of responsibilities to take care of. His mother is overweight that she is not able to leave their home. His brother Arnie is mentally impaired. Taking care of them and working at a grocery store, he was leading a plain life. But, things changed when he met the free-spirited Becky.

The Disaster Artist

When an ambitious actor in Hollywood met a mysterious stranger by the name of Tommy Wiseau, they didn’t know that their meeting was leading to the creation of the worst movie ever made. Starting Dave Franco and James Franco, this biographical comedy is sure to tickle your funny bones.

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7 Awesome Movies To Watch When You Are Sad

by Kaylen Summers

We know how it feels to go through a terrible day. Maybe you had some trouble at the office or a bad blow-out with your BFF over text. Either way, we have some awesome movies to cheer you up. Stream these movies on Netflix and get your mood lifted in a jiffy.

Here are some awesome movies to watch when you are sad.

Barry

Director: Vikram Gandhi

Writer: Adam Mansbach

Cast: Devon Terrell, Anya Taylor-Joy, Jason Mitchell, Ashley Judd, Jenna Elfman, Ellar Coltrane, Avi Nash, and Linus Roache.

Here is a Netflix original about the college life United States’ former president Barack Obama. The movie is about how he had to face the issues of race and divergent cultures during his young age. Telling the tale of his inspiring New York city life, this movie will leave you full of laughs and a happy heart.

Always Be My Maybe

Director: Nahnatchka Khan

Writers: Ali Wong, Randall Park, and Michael Golamco

Cast: Ali Wong, Randall Park, Michelle Buteau, James Saito, Daniel Dae Kim, Karan Soni, and Keanu Reeves

Sasha and Marcus are childhood friends. After having a falling out and don’t speak for 15 years, they meet up once again. The only problem is that she is a celebrity chef now and he is still living at home and working for his dad. Will the hidden romance between them flourish?! Or will things get too complicated?!

Wine Country

Director: Amy Poehler

Writers: Emily Spivey and Liz Cackowski

Cast: Amy Poehler, Rachel Dratch, Maya Rudolph, Paula Pell, Emily Spivey, Ana Gasteyer, Tina Fey, and Jason Schwartzman

The theatrical debut of  Amy Poehler may not be thematically satisfying, but it is surely a breezy, easy watch. It has sufficient laughs, a swell dose of heart and feel-good vibes throughout. The plot is based on a real-life trip the cast members took to celebrate Dratch’s 50th birthday. If you are looking for a movie to watch with your friends, this is a fun one to include in your watchlist.

Get Him to the Greek

Director/Writer: Nicholas Stoller

Cast: Jonah Hill, Russell Brand, Elisabeth Moss, Rose Byrne, Colm Meaney, and Sean Combs

After the huge success of Forgetting Sarah Marshall, writer/director Nicholas Stoller decided to create a spin-off around Russell Brand’s character Aldous Snow. With tight-packed comedy and some brilliant performances from Jonah Hill, this movie can surely inject some positive vibes into your heart.

Hot Rod

Director: Akiva Schaffer

Writer: Pam Brady

Cast: Andy Samberg, Isla Fischer, Jorma Taccone, Bill Hader, Danny McBride, Ian McShane, and Will Arnett

Hot Rod is incredibly silly and fun. The movie has Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, and Jorma Taccone in the lead roles. Samberg plays the role of a wanna-be stuntman who wants to perform super cool stunts. With nods to 80’s comedy movies, the movie brings to the audience the signature style of The Lonely Island.

The Edge of Seventeen

Director/Writer: Kelly Fremon Craig

Cast: Hailee Steinfeld, Woody Harrelson, Blake Jenner, Kyra Sedgwick, Haley Lu Richardson, and Hayden Szeto

The Edge of Seventeen is refreshing in so many ways. Firstly, the story is told from a women’s point of view. Following the teen life of a high school junior girl, this hilarious R-rated movie is brutally honest. The girl becomes friends with a teacher who guides her through friend, boy, and family troubles.

Set It Up

Director: Claire Scanlon

Writer: Katie Silberman

Cast: Zoey Deutch, Glen Powell, Lucy Liu, and Taye Diggs

When it comes to romantic comedies, Netflix is at the top of the game. Here is another beautiful original from the streaming platform. With the dazzling performances from Zoey Deutch and Glen Powell, the movie is a complete charm. Yes! There are many rom-com cliches. But, they are executed so well that you won’t feel them distracting.

 

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Downhill Review: A Misguided Remake

by Kaylen Summers

Downhill is the American remake of the  2014 award-winning Swedish film, Force Majeure. The original film was brilliant with its character interplay and biting dialogue. Unfortunately, the searing drama and dark humor of the original is lost in the new movie’s Hollywood remake.

For those who were expecting a bog-standard goofy chuckle fest, the movie comes with great disappointment. The movie entirely depends on marital tension and this limits the possibilities of humor.

The premise of the movie is actually great and fairly similar to the original. However, the writing and execution make the movie mediocre. This is surprising, considering the great talents involved both in front and behind the camera.

The screenplay co-written by Oscar-winning directors Nat Faxon and Jim Rash feels average. Their pacing, script, and casting are out of place and even the ninety-minute runtime is not enough to save the movie.

Downhill is about some serious themes. However, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrell are better known for their comedies. This contradiction is evident in their performances. The lack of chemistry between the two actors leaves the narrative slow and dry. Both actors seem to be too subdued within the characters.

Though the actors are great, it obvious to feel whether they are fit for the characters. The directors should have given them space for the actors to improvise. For many fans, this will the movie in which Julia-Louis Dreyfus and Will Ferrell are the least humorous.

The best part about the movie is the character of Louis-Dreyfus’ mother. She is the heart of the movie with some sensible pathos and relatable exasperation.  The majestic beauty of the Alps adds strength to the movie. For those who haven’t seen the original, Downhill will not be that much of set back.

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Lovebirds (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

A happy couple was on a night out. Unfortunately, their car gets hijacked by some stranger and he hits a random pedestrian. He then abandons the car and the couple, making it look like they are ones who committed the crime. Now, it is up to them to prove their innocence and bring some light into the mystery.

Releasing Date: April 3, 2020

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Call of the Wild Review: A Classic Tale Ruined With CGI

by Kaylen Summers

The Call of the Wild is a mesmerizing classic novel from Jack London about a dog’s journey to primal nature. The novel was a thrilling experience for readers with its brave canine protagonist and rich descriptions of the Klondike Gold Rush. However, its latest film adaptation was nothing more than an assemble of overused CGI.

In a time when movies like Lion King (2019) showcased photorealistic CGI, The Call of the Wild’s visual effects are cartoonish and make every critter and setting look fake.

The abnormal mix of CGI  and live-action are supposed to make the adventure more immersive for the movie-goers. Unfortunately, it ends up doing the opposite. The clumsy, cartoonish CGI makes Buck look unrealistic throughout the movie. His facial expression are rendered to look more human-like and you will not feel him like a real dog even for a second of the movie. During the moments when Harrison Ford hugs or physically interact with Buck, we can clearly see him also becoming CGI. The bright lit background setting makes this even clearly visible.

Many of the major action scenes of the movie are also ruined by the CGI visual effects. The scene where Perrault and François are escaping from an avalanche looks more like a video game.

The main characters of the movie are played by Harrison Ford, Bradley Whitford, Omar Sy, and Cara Gee. The performances of the actors feel odd logically from time to time. It is clear that they are on set, in front of a green screen. But, onscreen the actors fail to make us feel that they in a snowstorm, freezing. This adds to the failure of the movie to generate a successful suspension of disbelief.

The makers of the movie are pushing more political correctness and family friendliness into the movie than its source material. The characters are made racially diverse to appeal to a global audience. This is ironic considering the fact that Jack Landon was notoriously racist. The battles between Buck and Spitz are less deadly and the violence in many other scenes are toned down.

The Call of the Wild was one of the definitive novels of American Literature. The movie, however, fails to capture the essence that the classic novel put forward.

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Sonic the Hedgehog Review: An Adventure You Don’t Want To Miss

by Kaylen Summers

We all remember the onslaught that happened when the Sonic movie dropped its first trailer. The main criticism was about how the CGI depiction of Sega’s classic video game hero looked.  Surprisingly the makers of the movie took the fans’ reactions seriously and reworked on the character. And we are happy to say that their efforts have paid off well.

With a clever plot, stunning visuals and an amazing performance from the fabulous actor Jim Carrey, the movie is panning out to be a blockbuster at the box office. Being the first surprise hit of this year, the movie is being praised as Jim Carrey’s return to his comic form.

Sonic, as you all know, is a blue hedgehog with unbelievable speed abilities. As his world is being destroyed by a devastating tragedy, he escapes from his planet and reaches ours. However, the danger is still not over. In the new world too, bad guys are after him to steal his powers.

Ben Schwartz voices the beloved hedgehog onscreen, with James Marsden playing the role of Tom Wachowski, the sheriff of Green Hills. Jim Carrey plays the maniacal sociopath, Dr. Ivo Robotnik.

What makes Sonic the Hedgehog stand apart from most of the live-action movies is its script. The movie has a terrific script and its credit goes entirely to screenwriters Patrick Casey and Josh Miller. Rather than sticking on to the Japanese source material or completely revisioning the plot, the writers infused their creativity to give out the best of both world

Sonic is established as a compelling character who is desperately lonely. He is still a boy who wants to understand more about humans, make friends and have lots of fun. This makes the character more endearing to the audience. The amazing acting by James Marsden makes the anthropomorphic, supersonic, CGI hedgehog more convincing and sells the relationship between the two characters even further.

Jim Carrey’s performance as the hysterical and threatening Dr. Robotnik is the main highlight of the movie. The actor has never been this funny since Dumb and Dumber. He steals the show fare and square. Anyone else as this diabolical, but the knockdown funny character would have looked foolish. But, Carrey’s brilliance made the character unique and acceptable.

Among so many movies with more CGI than creativity, Sonic the Hedgehog remains a well-balanced fusion of both. The movie is entertaining through out and has the right pace and runtime to keep both adults and kids enthralled.

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Where To Stream Bong Joon Ho’s Movies [Parasite Included]

by Kaylen Summers

This year’s Oscars was historic with Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite becoming the first non-English film to win the Best Picture. The win also opened up a new world of cinema for moviebuffs across the globe. We know that movie-lovers and fans of the legendary filmmaker are already looking for his previous works.
With that in mind, Spotflik has gathered the list of Bong Joon Ho’s important works and where you can stream them.

Barking Dogs Never Bite (2000)

Though Bong’s first film is comparatively small and simple, it is crackling with style and vision. This satisfying drama about an unemployed apartment dweller who annoyed by the constant barking of the dogs. Check out this flick for some man-vs-dog dark comedy.

Available On: AmazonTubi

Memories Of A Murder (2003)

Inspired by true events, this crime drama is about two detectives who are tracking down South Korea’s first suspected serial killer. The movie takes place in 1986.

Available On: Amazon

The Host (2006)

This half-horror and half-comedy is about a river-monster that was created by careless U.S. military personnel in South Korea. There is no doubt that this will be the most bizarre and painfully human version of a kaiju movie we’ve ever seen.

Available On: Netflix

Mother (2009)

Mother is the story about a mother and her teenage son Do-Joon. When her mentally-handicapped son is accused of murdering a girl, the mother must go to great lengths to free him.
Available On: Amazon

Snowpiercer (2013)

This is Hong’s first English movie with western stars like Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Ed Harris, and Octavia Spencer. The sci-fi action film is about a post-apocalyptic world where humanity lives in a constantly-running train.
Available On: Netflix

Okja (2017)

Apparently this Netflix original movie never got the appreciation it deserves. When the company that created a genetically-altered pig Okja is after to get her, Mija is ready to do anything to save her with the help of a radical animal rights group.

Available On: Netflix

Parasite (2019)

This is perhaps the best movie from Bong. No wonder why the movie got the Oscars. Heavy on allegorical elements, this movie is a must-watch for any movie lover out there.
Available on: Amazon
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6 Amazing Food Documentaries On Netflix

by Kaylen Summers

Jiro Dreams of Sushi

🍅99% ⌛1h 22m

Fan of Sushis?! Netflix has provided an entire documentary set for you then. Jiro Dreams of Sushi features revered sushi chef Jiro Ono and Masuhiro Yamamoto. Jiro Ono is known for his perfection in his work. However, his elder son struggles to keep up with his father’s legacy. This documentary and food movie has the highest Rotten Tomato ratings and one of the best from the genre.

Forks Over Knives

🍅59% ⌛1h 30m

Featuring Lee Fulkerson and Matthew Lederman, this Netflix movie takes us deep into the science of food consumption. There is a popular claim that the major reason for all our degenerative diseases is the inclusion of  animal-based and processed foods. This profound claim is evaluated in this one and half-hour-long documentary.

The Magic Pill

🍅N/A ⌛1h 22m

There is a global combat against illness going on around the world. This never-ending battle is fought by the best doctors, scientists, and chefs. They believe that many diseases can be successfully controlled and even eradicated by making dietary changes. They believe that fat is the source of fuel and it should be embraced.

Theatre of Life

🍅100% ⌛1h 34m

Food is art. There is no doubt about that. Making it, serving it and eating it is a form of art. However, an exceptional soup kitchen in Milan,  the Refettorio Ambrosiano, is raising the bars as chef Massimo Bottura and 40 of the world’s best chefs including Ferran Adria, Rene Redzepi, Alain Ducasse, Daniel Humm, and many others serves food for the refugees and homeless from the food wastes of Expo Milano 2015.

A Tale of Two Kitchens

🍅N/A ⌛29m

This Netflix original documentary is about two restaurants from two countries that shared the same vision. Gabriela Cámara is an acclaimed Contramar in Mexico City. The employees working there are treated as family. While at Cala in San Francisco, the staffs hired are from different backgrounds and cultures. This includes ex-felons and ex-addicts also. Watch how these two kitchen help individuals grow.

Food on the Go

🍅N/A ⌛29m

The diaspora of millions of Italian emigrants opened up a whole new world of flavors to the nations of the American Continent. Some got adapted while others remained true to its Italian roots. This documentary is about the many similarities and differences between such dishes. Food on the Go featuring Mercedes Cordova and is only availbe for streaming on Netflix.

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Best Movies To Stream On Disney+

by Kaylen Summers

The Lion King

Any list of Disney movies will not be complete with including The Lion King. The classic animated feature is an immortal work of art in every aspect and worth rewatching a million times, no matter how old you are. Released in 1994, the movie is about a young lion prince who is orphaned by a cruel uncle and cast out. But, when destiny called him back, he returns to reclaim his kingdom and take revenge.

The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

Here is a classic one to tickle your funny bones. The movie starts off with the town’s big businessman, A. J. Arno, donating a computer to their college. When one of the students, Dexter Riley tries to fix the computer, his brain turns to a computer. Now he can remember everything that he reads. But, that’s not all. He also seems to remember the information about  Arno’s illegal businesses, which was in the computer’s memory.

Toy Story

Talking about classic animated movies, here is another one. The movie made by Disney and Pixar is iconic and well known all around the globe. Toy Story talks about a group of toys that belonged to a young boy named Andy. Led by Woody, the toys lived together in Andy’s room. However, things changed when a new toy arrived- Buzz Lightyear.

WALL·E

We all have seen this movie and know how beautiful this is. Which is why seeing it one more time will really be worth it. The movie takes us to a post-apocalyptic Earth, left behind by humans. The only remaining ‘being’ is a is WALL.E the last robot with some interesting human-like qualities. His long, lonely days are over when a sleek new type of robot arrives on Earth.

Pete’s Dragon

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Jack Skellington is the spindly king of Halloween Town. After getting fed up from scaring humans on Halloween with the same old tricks, he decides to do execute a new trick- kidnap Santa Claus and deliver ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas. However, his plans got foiled by his rag-doll girlfriend, Sally.

Mary Poppins

Featuring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, this classic fantasy movie is about a magical nanny. She uses music and adventure to help two ignored children grow closer to their father.

Fantasia

This one is a  timeless masterpiece from Walt Disney. It is an extravaganza of sight and sound. You can watch the music come to life and hear the pictures explode into song. There is no doubt that this will be an experience that is going to excite you again and again.

Pete’s Dragon

Grace works as a forest ranger. She meets Pete, a mysterious 10-year-old with no family and no home. He says that he lives in the woods with a giant, green dragon named Elliott. Grace soon realizes that  Elliott is the same dragon in her father’s tales.

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Monsters University

 

🍅80% 🎬 Animation, Action & Adventure1h 44m

Belonging to the Monsters Franchise, this movie is more of a prequel to what happens in Monster Inc. We see a young version of our favorite characters Mike and Sulley, as they try to get trained in scaring children and generating the power to run their city. The movie tells us how the two became the best of friends.

Glory Road

🍅71% 🎬 Drama, Biography 1h 58m

Set in 1966, this movie tells the story of how Texas Western coach Don Haskins trained and led the first all-black opening line-up for a college basketball team to play in the NCAA national championship. The movie will inject you with adrenaline and you are sure to feel the excitement like any other.

An Extremely Goofy Movie

🍅63% 🎬 Drama, Biography 1h 19m

Well, the name says it all. It’s the movie of Goofy, and it’s extremely goofy. Max goes for college and Goofy starts to miss him so badly. So, he quits his job and sets off to finish college with Max and his friends. But things are not as what Goofy expected. Now, both must learn to live their own lives together.

The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

🍅50% 🎬 Family, Comedy 1h 31m

Here is a classic one to tickle your funny bones. The movie starts off with the town’s big businessman, A. J. Arno, donating a computer to their college. When one of the students, Dexter Riley tries to fix the computer, his brain turns to a computer. Now he can remember everything that he reads. But, that’s not all. He also seems to remember the information about  Arno’s illegal businesses, which was in the computer’s memory.

Return to Halloweentown

🍅51% 🎬 Family, Comedy 1h 28m

Halloweentown is preparing to celebrate its 1,000th anniversary. Returning to Witch University are Marnie Piper and her brother Dylan. But, awaiting them was some huge trouble from the Sinister Sisters. Apart from that, someone else is also plotting to get Marnie’s powers and use them for evil.

College Road Trip

🍅12% 🎬 Adventure, Comedy 1h 23m

Among all the movies on the list, this will be the funniest. The movie is about an overachieving high school student. When it came to deciding which college to choose, she made a plan to travel around the country and choose the perfect one. However, her overprotective cop father was not happy with the idea of letting her go alone. So he also tagged along to keep her on the straight and narrow.

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6 Best Fantasy Movies on Disney+

by Kaylen Summers

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Jack Skellington is the spindly king of Halloween Town. After getting fed up from scaring humans on Halloween with the same old tricks, he decides to do execute a new trick- kidnap Santa Claus and deliver ghoulish gifts to children on Christmas. However, his plans got foiled by his rag-doll girlfriend, Sally.

Mary Poppins

Featuring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, this classic fantasy movie is about a magical nanny. She uses music and adventure to help two ignored children grow closer to their father.

Fantasia

This one is a  timeless masterpiece from Walt Disney. It is an extravaganza of sight and sound. You can watch the music come to life and hear the pictures explode into song. There is no doubt that this will be an experience that is going to excite you again and again.

Pete’s Dragon

Grace works as a forest ranger. She meets Pete, a mysterious 10-year-old with no family and no home. He says that he lives in the woods with a giant, green dragon named Elliott. Grace soon realizes that  Elliott is the same dragon in her father’s tales.

Pooh’s Heffalump Movie

Wondering what a Heffalump exactly is? Winnie the Pooh, Rabbit, Tigger, Eeyore, Kanga and the rest of the lovable residents of the Hundred Acre Wood all set to go on a journey figuring out the same thing. Watch how this unusual road trip is opening their eyes to something much more.

Splash

Featuring Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah, this movie is about a successful businessman who falls in love with the girl of his dreams. However, there is huge complication that is stopping him from getting to her. He is a fallen hook and sinker for a mermaid.

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Fast and Furious 9 (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Dom and Letty are back in the new teaser trailer for the upcoming installment of the Fast Saga. The movie is a sequel to 2017’s The Fate of the Furious. This is the ninth installment in the main Fast & Furious franchise. Nothing much about the movie has been revealed yet.

Releasing Date: May 22, 2020

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No Time To Die (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

The latest installment in the Bond movies- No Time To Die will see Daniel Craig’s return as the super-spy. Picking up five years after the capture of Ernst Stavro Blofeld, retired Bond is thrown back into the action when a scientist is abducted by Safin, a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.

Releasing Date: April 8, 2020

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6 Upcoming Movies You Never Knew Coming This 2020

by Kaylen Summers

Respect

Biopic, Drama

RESPECT the upcoming movie based on the remarkable true story of the music icon Aretha Franklin. The movie tells her rise from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to a career of international superstardom. Jennifer Hudson will be playing the role of  Aretha Franklin on screen.

Releasing Date: October 9, 2020

The High Note

Comedy

Directed by Nisha Ganatra and written by Flora Greeson, The High Note is an upcoming comedy film, starring Dakota Johnson, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Zoë Chao, Eddie Izzard, Bill Pullman, and Ice Cube. The movie talks about Grace Davis, a superstar whose talent and ego have helped her reach unbelievable heights.

Releasing Date:  May 8, 2020

Bad Education

Drama, Suspense

Bad Education centers around a real-life superintendent Frank Tassone (Hugh Jackman), who tries to keep his school on the top of the list by whatever means possible. This cinematic version of a famous scandal has Geraldine Viswanathan (Miracle Workers, Blockers), Alex Wolff (Hereditary, Jumanji: The Next Level), Annaleigh Ashford (Second Act, Sex and the City) and Rafael Casal (Blindspotting, Are You Afraid of the Dark?) in the lead roles.

Releasing Date: April 25, 2020 (HBO)

Lovebirds

Romance, Comedy

A happy couple was on a night out. Unfortunately, their car gets hijacked by some stranger and he hits a random pedestrian. He then abandons the car and the couple, making it look like they are ones who committed the crime. Now, it is up to them to prove their innocence and bring some light into the mystery.

Releasing Date: April 3, 2020

I Still Believe

Drama, Romance

‘I Still Believe’ is based on the true story of Christian music star Jeremy Camp. The singer’s first wife, Melissa Lynn Henning-Camp was diagnosed with ovarian cancer just before they married. The movie takes us through his journey of love and loss.  It is directed by the Erwin Brothers and is produced by Kingdom Studios.

Releasing Date: March 13, 2020

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7 Must-Watch Indie Movies On Netflix

by Kaylen Summers

There is no doubt that we love watching a blockbuster from time to time. But, there is something about the independent movies that make us want to see it. Yes! their production value is really low when compared to big Hollywood names. But, there are many good indie movies out there that are worth seeing. We can see the blood, sweat, and tears of the filmmakers in these movies and that makes these films more close to us than the ones from big studios.

Here are some of the best indie movies for you to watch on Netflix.

Sling Blade

Karl Childers has been in the custody of the state mental hospital since the age of 12. He was accused of killing his mother and her lover. But if he is released into the outside world, will he be able to adjust to it? Or is he better of institutionalized? Steam this wonderful indie movie to find out.

Obvious Child

This comedy and drama movie centers around an immature, newly unemployed comic. She lands in an unplanned pregnancy after her fling with a graduate student. Now, she must navigate through the murky waters of adulthood. Jenny Slate and Jake Lacy play the lead roles in the movie.

Black Snake Moan

Featuring Samuel L. Jackson and Christina Ricci, this one is about a God-fearing bluesman who takes in a wild young woman. She is a victim of childhood sexual abuse. Will he be the one to provide love and care that she was long seeking for?

Whisky

Jacobo’s long lost brother has resurfaced and he wants to prove to him that his life is going great.  He turns to Marta, an employee at his sock factory to act as his wife in front of his brother. However, both soon started to realize that they have something more to each other than their estranged relationship.

King Jack

Jack grew up in a rural town filled with violence. His mother and father were oblivious. When his aunt fell ill, his younger cousin came to stay with him. It is from his cousin that he learns the value of friendship, family, and looking for happiness, even in the most desolated situations.

She’s Gotta Have It

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Nola is having simultaneous sexual relationships with three different men.  The movie is about her story told by her, her partners, and her friends. Each man wants her to be committed to her. But, Nola wanted her freedom and not to be tied up to any relationship.

Soni

Soni is a young policewoman in Delhi. Her superintendent, Kalpana is working on cases of violent crimes against women. Unfortunately, their alliance gets a huge setback. Following the accusation of misconduct on duty when Soni is transferred out. The crime and drama movie features Geetika Vidya Ohlyan and Saloni Batra in the lead roles.

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6 Best Movies Of 2020 So Far

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The Photograph

Romance, Drama

The sudden death of the famed photographer Christina Eames leaves her daughter Mae, hurt, angry and full of questions. But, when finds a photograph from a safe-deposit box, she realizes that there is something more to her mother’s past than she knows. The Photograph is about her investigation about the romance between her mother and a rising journalist.

Like A Boss

Comedy

Like A Boss revolves around two friends who try to build a successful beauty company from the ground up. However, their friendship is tested with a buyout offer, putting them at war both professionally and personally. Directed by Miguel Arteta and written by Sam Pitman & Adam Cole-Kelly, the movie has Tiffany Haddish, Rose Byrne, and Salma Hayek in the lead roles.

Sonic The Hedgehog

Comedy, Action

Sonic has somehow made it to our Earth. He has also found a new best friend- a human named Tom Wachowski- to help navigate him through the complexities of life on Earth. However, with Dr. Robotnik hot on their trail, the two must join forces and prevent Dr. Robotnik from world domination.

Downhill

Drama, Comedy

Directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, Downhill is an American black comedy film inspired by Ruben Östlund’s movie Force Majeure. It was during a ski vacation that a couple barely escaped an avalanche. However, after the incident, the two starts to reevaluate their lives and how they feel about each other.

Bad Boys For Life

Thriller, Action

Bad Boys For Life (2020) will see the return of old-school cops Mike Lowery and Marcus Burnett. The two are now part of a newly created elite team from the Miami police department called AMMO. They will be teaming up to take down Armando Armas, the ruthless leader of a Miami drug cartel.

Dolittle

Adventure, Action

Dolittle (2020) tells the story of Doctor Dolittle, a former doctor who turns to treat animals because of his love for all creatures. Eventually, he soon discovers that he can communicate with the animals. He, thus, embarks on a fantastical adventure.

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8 Movies on Hulu About Famous Events In History

by Kaylen Summers

Detroit

🍅84% ⌛2h 23m 🎬2017

In 1967, America saw one of the largest citizen uprisings and it all started with a small police raid in Detroit. This American period crime drama film takes us deep into the tension that started the revolt and how the officials behaved to the people belonging to the black community of the region.

Hotel Mumbai

🍅76% ⌛2h 03m 🎬2019

India faced one of its most devastating terrorist attacks at Mumbai on November 26, 2008. Hatred and death were spread throughout the city by terrorists. But, their biggest attack was at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. Both hotel staff and guests risk their lives, making unthinkable sacrifices to protect themselves and keep everyone safe while help arrives.

Vice

🍅66% ⌛2h 12m 🎬2018

When George W. Bush ran for the president in 2000, he chose Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate. Cheney was not new to politics. He was the former White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip, and defense secretary. When Bush won the election, Cheney went on to help reshape the world using his new powers.

The Way Back

🍅66% ⌛2h 12m 🎬2018

Set after the WWII period, this period drama is Peter Weir’s follow-up to Master & Commander (2003). The movie handles themes of man’s struggle for freedom by depicting the struggle that several men went through to escape from a Russian gulag. Their perilous & uncertain journey to freedom across deserts, mountains and several nations builts the core of the movie.

Denial

🍅66% ⌛2h 12m 🎬2018

We all know that the Holocaust was one of the darkest chapters in human history. However, that was not the case years back. The Holocaust was only a conspiracy theory for many and they denied its existence. David Irving was one of them. But, when acclaimed writer and historian, Deborah E. Lipstadtpointed out that he was manipulating a historic truth, Irving sues her for libel.

Best of Enemies

🍅93% ⌛1h 27m 🎬2015

Perhaps the best series of political debates to be televised will be that between liberal Gore Vidal and the conservative William F. Buckley Jr. This documentary not only showcases their commentary about the issues of their day but the entangled biographies of two of the greatest thinkers of all time.

Anthropoid

🍅93% ⌛1h 27m 🎬2015

Featuring Jamie Dornan and Cillian Murphy, this movie is about Czech soldier Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš. These two brave soldiers parachuted into their occupied homeland in order to assassinate a Nazi officer named Reinhard Heydrich.

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Oscar 2020: Where To Stream The Winning Movies

by Kaylen Summers

The 92nd Academy Awards have been announced, and if you are looking to watch the award-winning movies, we’ve gathered up the best ways to watch or stream them.
Check out our guide for streaming this year’s top movies straight from your couch.

Parasite

🏆Best Picture 🏆Best Direction- Bong Joon-ho 🏆Best Original Screenplay- Bong Joon-ho 🏆 Best International feature film
🎬Synopsis: Ki-taek’s family is poor and unemployed. They slowly ingratiate themselves into the lives of the wealthy and glamorous Parks. But, what they didn’t realize was that they were going to get tangled up in some unexpected incidents.
📺Where To WatchAmazonVuduGoogle Play

Joker

🏆Best Actor- Joaquin Phoenix 🏆Best Original Music Score- Hildur Guðnadóttir
🎬Synopsis: Arthur Fleck is a failed comedian who is forever alone in the crowd. Being isolated, bullied and disregarded, he descends into madness and becomes a criminal mastermind.
📺Where To WatchAmazonVudu, Google Play

1917

🏆Best Cinematography- Roger Deakins 🏆 Best Sound Mixing- Mark Taylor,  Stuart Wilson 🏆 Best Visual Effects- Guillaume Rocheron, Greg Butler, Dominic Tuohy
🎬Synopsis: At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, go on an impossible mission across enemy territory to deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers.
📺Where To WatchAmazon

Little Women

🏆Costume Design– Jacqueline Durran
🎬Synopsis: The March sisters are four young women who are each determined to live life on their own terms.
📺Where To WatchVuduAmazon

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

🏆Best Supporting Actor– Brad Pitt 🏆Best Production Design– Barbara Ling, Nancy Haigh
🎬Synopsis: Struggling to find meaningful work in Hollywood, actor Rick Dalton spends most of his time drinking and palling with Cliff Booth, his best friend, and longtime stunt double.
📺Where To Watch: AmazonGoogle Play

Judy

🏆Best Actress– Renée Zellweger
🎬Synopsis: Legendary singer Judy Garland is having a major financial crisis. In order to overcome it and get back to her children, she leaves for London where she performed in many sold-out concerts.
📺Where To WatchAmazon

Bombshell

🏆Makeup and Hairstyling– Kazu Hiro, Anne Morgan, and Vivian Baker
🎬Synopsis: Based on real events, Bombshell is about Gretchen Carlson who files a lawsuit against Fox News founder Roger Ailes for sexual harassment. This let Megyn Kelly and several other women to come forward with their stories.
📺Where To WatchAmazonGoogle PlayVudu

Marriage Story

🏆Best Supporting Actress– Laura Dern
🎬Synopsis: A stage director and his actor wife are struggling through a divorce. Their conflicts are pushing them into personal and creative extremes.
📺Where To WatchNetflix

Jojo Rabbit

🏆Best Adapted Screenplay– Taika Waititi
🎬Synopsis: Discovering that his single mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their attic, Jojo and his imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler, must confront his blind nationalism.
📺Where To WatchAmazonVuduGoogle Play

Toy Story 4

🏆Best Animated Feature
🎬Synopsis: On a road trip with Bonnie and the toy gang, Woody meets his long-lost friend Bo Peep.
📺Where To WatchVuduAmazon

Rocketman

🏆Best Original Song
🎬Synopsis: Based on the real-life story of Elton John, this movie is a musical fantasy about the fantastical human’s breakthrough years.
📺Where To WatchAmazonGoogle PlayVudu
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Best Valentine’s Day Movies And Where To Stream Them

by Kaylen Summers

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and like many of us you might also be wondering the same thing- “Where can I find some good romantic movies?!”

Don’t Worry. This time we’ve narrowed it down for you. This guide will help you find the right valentine’s day movies to stream or rent. Just be sure to have your popcorn and tissue ready!

Definitely, Maybe (2008)

You might have already seen this legendary rom-com. But, it is still worthy enough to be seen again. The movie has Ryan Reynolds in the lead role and is about him telling his daughter the romantic tale of how he met her mother. If you are looking for some serious romantic tale, then this one is surely going hit the spot.

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Someone Great (2019)

This one is more of a  love-story-turned-break-up film. But, it is not all about pain and break-up, its more about finding yourself afterward. So, gather your girl gang, grab some wine and watch this movie to rediscover yourself this Valentine’s Day. Don’t forget to get some tissues too.

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Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)

Watts is a young tomboy. She is friends with Keith. However, things take a turn when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school. Poor Watts realizes that she has some other deeper feelings for her best friend than just friendship. But, will she be able to express it and win his heart?

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Love, Rosie (2014)

Ready for some solid cry?! This classic story retold with new actors is sure to put tears on your eyes. There is nothing new about the narrative. But, its cliches are enough to make us feel romantic. Besides that, the movie has Lily Collins and Sam Claflin giving out their best romantic performances ever and they look so adorable together as well.

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Heartbreakers (2001)

This light-hearted, fun rom-com is about a mother and daughter who like to swindle rich men. Max marries a wealthy woman and Page seduces them for Max to catch. The two decide to do one last heist. However, it looks like someone catches some feelings.

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Take Me Home (2011)

Thom Colvin is an unlicensed NYC cab driver. One day an attractive woman gets into his cap and asks him to take her to California. What else do you need for a love story to blossom?! Will the long travel make them fall in love? Stream to find out.

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Drinking Buddies (2013)

Need some indie romance?! Drinking Buddies is the ultimate feel-good romantic drama you can find. The movie has a simple-yet-relatable narrative about relationships, jealousy and lots of beer brewing. Watch how the line between ‘friends’ and ‘more than just friends’ become blurry.

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Always Be My Maybe (2019)

Imagine meeting your former flame after a very long. This rom-com is all about that. Expect one is a rich famous chef and the other is just an ordinary man running a family business. Will these differences keep them away from their obvious connections? Stream to find out.

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The Choice (2016)

This movie takes place in a small coastal town. It was where Travis and Gabby first meet. The two neighbors, eventually, end up in a relationship. But, it seems like life is not all on their side. With a turmoil of life events set to upset their romantic tale, will they be able to hold on to each other in love?!

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7 Most Awaited Movies This 2020

by Kaylen Summers

Bloodshot

Bloodshot (2020) is the upcoming movie based on the comics from Valiant comics. Ray Garrison is a marine who got murdered along with his wife. However, he was resurrected by a team of scientists with the help of nanotechnology. With the nanobots in his bloodstream, he becomes a superhuman, biotech killing machine – Bloodshot.

Morbius

Morbius is the newest addition to Sony’s Spiderverse. Dubbed as The Living Vampire,  he isn’t a vampire in the traditional sense. In his pursuit to find a cure for his terminal illness, Dr. Michael Morbius conducts a series of experiments that give him vampire-like powers. The only downfall is his thirst for human blood.

Fast and Furious 9

Dom and Letty are back in the new teaser trailer for the upcoming installment of the Fast Saga. The movie is a sequel to 2017’s The Fate of the Furious. This is the ninth installment in the main Fast & Furious franchise. Nothing much about the movie has been revealed yet.

Disney’s Mulan

Disney’ Mulan is the live-action retelling of the 1998 animated film of the same name. The movie tells the story of a tomboyish girl who disguises herself as a young man. She wants to fight with the Imperial Chinese Army and defend the country from Northern invaders.

Brahms: The Boy II

Brahms: The Boy 2 centers a small family that moves into a guest house at the Heelshire Mansion estate. Their son has already been going through some trouble. Not knowing about the horrifying history of the grand home, their son makes friends with the eerily life-like toy he calls Brahms. Will the family survive the terrifying doll?!

Candyman

 

Claimed to be the ‘spiritual’ sequel of the 1992 iconic horror classic, the new Candyman movie will see the return of Tony Todd in the titular role. With Nia DaCosta in the director’s chair, the movie will be an updated take on the franchise and will be directly connected to the original movie. Other major characters are played by Yahya Abdul-Mateen II (Aquaman),  Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (Misfits), Teyonah Parris (If Beale Street Could Talk), and Colman Domingo (Euphoria).

A Quite Place Part II

Sequel to hit ‘A Quiet Place’, the movie follows the Abbott family as they face more terrors in their fight for survival in silence. As they are forced to venture outside the sand path, they discover that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that they need to worry about.

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6 Movies To Watch With Your Family

by Kaylen Summers

Hugo (2011)

A quirky ride power packed for younger groups of audiences is what Hugo is at large. The tale speaks of Hugo, an orphan who loses his father in a fire. While there is nothing particularly concerning or even alarming about the film, the tone adopted in the film by Sasha Baron Cohen’s character where she speaks of pregnancy and infidelity may have upset a few sections.

Minions (2015)

You know how kids’ movies are. They are silly, filled with humor and a simple narrative easy for the little ones to understand. But when critics got sight of Minions, they instantly hated the movie. Why? Because critics are all adults and not kids. Though the Despicable Me spin-off initially got only a 50% score on Rotten Tomatoes, it went on to earn a global box office haul of over $1 billion.

The Terminal (2004)

Tom Hanks is not the guy you want to travel with. This time he is not stuck on an island. He is stuck at the airport. Viktor Navorski lost his country for some political reasons. But, the problem is he was on the plane when this whole thing happened. Now, he’s stranded at Kennedy Airport with a passport that nobody recognizes.

Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

Even though this is a remake of the original 1947 film, this has a following of its own. Kris Kringle is the acting Santa at Cole’s Department Store in New York. His mission is to bring a little holiday magic to the children he meets. Eventually, everyone starts to think that he is the real Santa Claus. This heartwarming film will surely make your holiday season special.

The Meg (2018)

There is no doubt that The Meg was nothing more than an ultra-budget B-movie with Jason Statham in the lead role. Critics and domestic audiences hated the movie for its hollow theme and crappy plot. However, things were a little different for the Chinese audience. The movie became a blockbuster in China, grossing over $500 million at the worldwide box office.

Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)

This whimsical space adventure has two brothers (aged 6 and 10) put aside their conflicts embark on a journey that will have them facing off against infuriated extra-terrestrial beasts. However, this movie is an absolute No-No if you despise foul language though!

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The Hunt (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

The Hunt is the upcoming controversial film about twelve strangers who wakes up in a clearing without knowing where they are or how they go there.  Based on a dark internet conspiracy theory, the movie narrates that the strangers were actually brought to be ‘hunted’ by a wealthy class of people for their entertainment.

Releasing Date: March 13, 2020

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Best South Korean Movies On Hulu

by Kaylen Summers

A Taxi Driver (2017)

The Chaser (2008)

🍅82% ⌛2h 5min 🎬Thriller, Crime

The Villainess (2017)

🍅82% ⌛2h 5min 🎬Thriller, Crime
What it’s about: A young girl who was raised as a killer in the Yanbian province of China, decides to lead a quiet life. She hides her identity. But, things take a bad turn when she gets involved with two mysterious men.

The Taste of Money

🍅28%1h 55m 🎬Thriller, Drama

Madam Baek is a Korean conglomerate’s middle-aged matriarch. This suspenseful erotic drama about her private male secretary and lover. He fall in love with her more genuine daughter. But, the affairs don’t end there. Madam Baek’s husband also has one, with the Filipino nanny.

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The Invisible Man (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

The Invisible Man (2020) is the official retelling of the classic horror flick from Universal Studios. A crazed scientist stages his suicide and starts using uses his power of invisibility to stalk and terrorize his ex-girlfriend. Even though she approached the police, no one believes her. Now, it’s up to her to take matters into her own hands and fight back.

Releasing Date: 28 February 2020

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The Way Back (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

A widowed, former basketball all-star is struggling with addiction. The Way Back (2020) tells the story of his attempts to come back. He becomes the coach of a high school basketball team at his alma mater. The team is disparate and ethnically mixed. While the team starts to win, he is on the fight to overcome his old demons.

Releasing Date: 6 March 2020

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The Jesus Rolls (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

The Jesus Rolls (2019) is both the remake of the 1974 French film Going Places and a spin-off to the 1998 cult film The Big Lebowski. The upcoming movie is a crime comedy flick written, directed, and starred by John Turturro. The movie will see  Turturro reprises his role as Jesus Quintana from The Big Lebowski.

Releasing Date: February 28, 2020

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The Grudge (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

A young mother kills her family in their own house. The Grudge (2020) tells how a single mother and a detective tries to solve a murder case. However, in the process, they soon realize that the house is cursed. Anyone who enters the house is doomed to die a violent death by a vengeful ghost.

Releasing Date: 2 January 2020

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I still Believe (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

‘I Still Believe’ is based on the true story of Christian music star Jeremy Camp. The singer’s first wife, Melissa Lynn Henning-Camp was diagnosed with ovarian cancer just before they married. The movie takes us through his journey of love and loss.  It is directed by the Erwin Brothers and is produced by Kingdom Studios.

Releasing Date: March 13, 2020

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The Rhythm Section (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

The Rhythm Section (2019) tells the story of Stephanie Patrick whose parents died in a tragic plane crash. Discovering that it was not an accident, she soon assumes the identity of an assassin to find the truth behind it. Pushed into a path of revenge, she is out to get the justice she deserves and nothing seems to stop her.

Releasing Date: January 31, 2020

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6 Awesome Cowboy Movies To Add To Your Watchlist

by Kaylen Summers

Before the era of superheroes, the 1930s to 60s saw Hollywood’s obsession with cowboys. During this time, many classic westerns were produced and some of them have their own cult following even today. But, if you are thinking about watching any of the movies, here is a list of awesome cowboy movies for you to start watching.

The Great Silence (1968)

1h 46min|Director: Sergio Corbucci

A group of ruthless bounty hunters is out to hunt down another group of outlaws and a vengeful young widow. However, the only person standing in their way is a mute gunslinger. Will he be able to overcome the odds and save his people from the bounty hunters? Stream to find out.

Pale Rider (1985)

1h 55min | Director: Clint Eastwood

A ruthless landowner is terrorizing a small gold mining camp to take hold of their land. Luckily for the miners, it seems like God has finally heard their prayers and he has sent Clint Eastwood on a pale horse to help them out. Arriving the town as a preacher with mysterious, otherworldly origins, Eastwood teams up with the miners and fights against the landowner and the corrupt sheriff.

High Plains Drifter (1973)

1h 45min | Director: Clint Eastwood

When it comes to cowboy movies, Clint Eastwood will always remain on the top of the list. In this movie, he is a  gunfighting stranger who visits a small settlement of Lago. Feeling intimidated by his presence, three gunmen try to kill him. However, he guns them down and earns the trust of the townsfolk and they hires him to hold off three outlaws coming their way.

Ride the High Country (1962)

1h 34min | Director: Sam Peckinpah

From transporting gold from a mining community an ex-lawman is hired. He has to travel through some dangerous territory to get to his destination. But, the real danger was lurking much closer than he expected. His partner and old friend double-crosses him and plots against him.

Appaloosa (2008)

1h 55min | Director: Ed Harris

The people of a small town in the west are suffering under the rule of a rancher.  In order to escape from his clunches, they hire two friends to police the town. But, their job got a little tougher then they expected when a young widow arrived in the town.

True Grit (2010)

 1h 50min | Director: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

A hired hand murders the father of a 14-year-old farm girl. With no one on her side, she took it to herself to capture the killer. But, she knew that she needed the help of a trained hand. So, she hires Reuben J. ‘Rooster’ Cogburn, the toughest U.S. Marshal around.

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7 Movies That Are Super Funny To Watch

by Kaylen Summers

Being funny is not an easy task- especially on screen. You need to have a consistent narrative, great performance from actors and overall good timing. Though there are many comedies from Hollywood, only a few were striking enough to remain in our hearts.

Here is a list of such movies that super funny enough for a rewatch.

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)

When it comes to comedy, we cannot start the list without mentioning Jim Carrey. There is no doubt that one of his most memorable performance comes in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. The mascot of the Miami Dolphins along with quarterback Dan Marino has gone missing. Now it is up to Jim Carrey to find the people behind this awful crime. Will he be able to solve the mystery, using his killer wits and abnormal investigations tactics? Watch to find out.

Police Academy gets a new batch of recruits and this time its a group of civilian volunteers because of  Commandant Lassard’s new ‘Citizens on Patrol’ program. The new community relations project has strong governmental support. But, it looks like Captain Harris has a strong dislike towards it. With him determined to make it a failure, it will be a fun ride to watch how the new batch survives.

Problem Child (1990)

It all started when Ben Healy and his social-climbing wife Flo decided to adopt a child.  Their choice was a fun-loving seven-year-old named Junior. But, little did they know that he was actually a little monster who can turn camping trips, a birthday party and even a baseball game into disastrous embarrassments. How?! You will have to watch this hilarious satire on modern-day family life to find out.

So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993)

Charlie MacKenzie has just gone through a bad breakup. But he is not going to give up on a love that soon. He falls for lovely butcher Harriet Michaels and introduces her to his parents. Unfortunately, his parents think that she is actually a notorious serial killer nicknamed “Mrs. X”, who is involved in a series of unusual honeymoon murders. Taking his parents’ actions as foolishness, Charlie ties the knot with Harriet. But soon he starts to realize that his parents were actually right.

Kingpin (1996)

Roy Munson was told that he would become a bowling superstar one day. But on playing for the wrong crowd, he lost his left hand and was left with a hook instead of it. It was when he started to settle down with it that he found someone who is as good as him- an Amish kid named Ishmael. Now, he is out to make a comeback and help the kid paly the high leagues.

Black Sheep (1996)

Albert Donnelly is a dignified candidate running for Governor. His campaign managers think that his slow-witted and klutzy younger brother, Mike, can be a problem to his public appearances. So they have hired sarcastic Steve to babysit him and keep him out the media’s eyes. Mike and Steve are out of town during the election and having the time of their lives.

Fierce Creatures (1997)

A New Zealand tycoon has just acquired Marwood Zoon and he has hired ex-policeman Rollo Lee to run it. To prove himself to his new boss and to earn more profits, Rollo introduces a new ‘fierce creatures’ policy. According to it only the most impressive and dangerous animals are allowed to remain in the zoo. But, the keepers are liking these demands.

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8 Martial Arts Movies That You Haven’t Seen Yet

by Kaylen Summers

Martial arts movies are known for their fast-paced fights and over-the-top stunts. Hollywood had seen many martial art movies make great returns for this reason alone. However, there are many of these marvels that you haven’t seen yet.

We have gathered some of such hidden gems and put together this list.

Fist of Legend (1994)

Chen Zhen is a Chinese engineering student in Kyoto. For loving Mitsuko Yamada, he is often insulted and abused by his fellow students. Mitsuko Yamada is the daughter of the director. One day, he realizes that his kung-fu master Hou Ting-An gets killed while fighting against the Japanese champion Ryuichi Akutagawa. He soon returns to his native Shangai to fight Ryuichi Akutagawa and bring honor to his master and him.

Chocolate (2008)

The story of Zen is truly an inspiring one. She is an autistic teenage girl with powerful martial skills. For her treatment, her sick mother has sought money from most of the people she knew. Now, it is up to her to use her martial skills to repay the money that she owes.

The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)

We all have been there. Watching kung-fu classics and imitating their movies, acting like a ninja. But for this American teenager, his obsession with martial arts took a turn when he discovers a legendary weapon in a Chinatown pawnshop. The extraordinary stick weapon belongs to the Chinese sage and warrior, the Monkey King. The lost relic takes the teenager back in time to ancient China where he joins a crew of warriors to free the imprisoned Monkey King.

Unleashed (2005)

Danny is raised by slaves and is not knew to fight for his survival. His “master” Bart, keeps him in a collar and makes money by making him fight in fight clubs. One fine day, Bart’s crew ends up in a car accident, Danny takes the opportunity to escape from him. Luck favored his braveness as he is given shelter by a blind, kindhearted piano tuner. Can Dany use the music there to free his long-buried heart?!

Fearless (2006)

During the turn of the 20th Century, Huo Yuan Jia was a well known martial arts fighter. During his life period, he has suffered many personal tragedy. However, his perseverance and hard work has helped him fight against the darkness of his life. He redefined the true spirit of martial arts and inspired many from his nation.

Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)

It is the 18th century France. A mysterious beast has been killing hundreds. To investigate the matter, the King to the Gevaudan province sends Chevalier de Fronsac and his Native American friend Mani. Will they be able to solve the mystery and defeat the creature?! Or will they fall as another victim to the creature?!

House of Flying Daggers (2004)

Ready for some raw martial arts action. This one is one such flick, taking place in 9th century China. The kingdom is ruled by a corrupt government. In order to free the people from the system, a rebel army called the Flying Daggers has waged war against the government. If that doesn’t make you excited, there is also a cool romantic story in between.

Bulletproof Monk (2003)

When it comes to Hollywood martial arts hybrid, a Kung-fu master is a must-have cliche. In this movie, he is a mysterious and immortal Tibetan, who has spent his last 60 years traveling around the world trying to protect the ancient Scroll of the Ultimate. Now, he must take up his ultimate challenge. He must mentors a selfish street kid and make him disciplined through the ways of ancient kung fu techniques.

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7 Romantic Movies That Are Heart-Warming

by Kaylen Summers

There is nothing more heart-warming than to snuggle next to your beloved and watch a beautiful romantic movie. The perfect movie date night, isn’t it?! But, which movie is the ideal one to watch? What if the movie you selected has some awkward moments?

Don’t worry. We’ve got your back. From the long list of romantic comedies and romances, we have picked up some of the best for you to stream on your movie date. Here are 7 romantic movies that are heart-warming.

Notting Hill (1999)

William Thacker lives a pretty normal life. But, when the famous American actress Anna Scott walks into his bookstore in London, things took a turn into the romantic. One thing leads to another and before you know it the two are in a blossoming relationship. But far will their relationship last with their completely different lifestyles?!. Can the average bloke and glamorous movie star exist together?!

The Lake House (2006)

Sometimes love can be a little bit strange. What happens with Sandra Bullock in this movie is the same. She plays a lonely doctor who used to live in a lakeside home. She soon starts exchanging love letters with its former resident who happens to be a frustrated architect. The two soon fall in love and now they must unravel the mystery behind this one-of-a-kind romance before things get out of their hands.

50 First Dates (2004)

Henry is skilled in seducing any women. However, when his tricks are useless in front of Lucy. Why? Because the girl has no short-term memory. Henry is not going to give up that easily. So, she woos her day after day and finally made her fall for him. But, with her short memory, will she be able to remember him?!

When Harry Met Sally… (1989)

It was during a trip from Chicago to New York that Harry and Sally had a strong debate:  Whether sex would ruin a friendship between a man and a woman or not?! Guess what? Even after eleven years, they still trying to figure out a solid answer.

The Fault in Our Stars (2014)

Ready for some heartbreaking love story? Hazel is terminally ill. Though her treatment has brought some more years to her life, she knows that she is not going to last long. But when she met Augustus Waters all of a sudden at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel comes to the realization that there is more to her life than just waiting for death.

My Sassy Girl (2001)

Here is a non-Hollywood tale of love. When a mild-mannered man saw a drunk young woman on a subway platform she helps her out. But, he didn’t know that it was the beginning of a beautiful love story. We don’t want to spoil this one with a description. This one is worth seeing.

The English Patient (1996)

This one is also gonna make you cry. What do you expect from a romance that got 9 Oscars?! The story takes place in the 1930s. The Royal Geographical Society has sent out Count Almásy, Hungarian map maker and several explorers to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert. However, with World War II unfolding, Almásy is through into a world of love, betrayal, and politics all of a sudden.

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5 Best Jim Carrey Comedies For You To Re-Watch

by Kaylen Summers

Over the years, we have seen so many actors do great comedy on screen. Many have made us laugh with their sense of humor, comic timing and incredible acting skills have kept us entertained for a long time. Among them, everyone’s favorite is undoubtfully Jim Carrey.  His movies have a certain charm that makes us crave for more.

With that being said, here are 8 Jim Carrey movies that you would enjoy re-watching.

Bruce Almighty (2003)

Jim Carrey is already unpredictable in his movies. Give him God-like power and you can only imagine what he can do. Carrey plays the role of  Bruce Nolan, a ‘human interest’ television reporter in Buffalo, N.Y. Though he has a good like and a loving girlfriend, Bruce still remains unfulfilled. Being angry at the event happening in his life, he ridicules God- and he responds, endowing Bruce with all of his divine powers.

Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)

It’s always hard to lose a job. But when Dick Harper lost his job, he and his wife, Jane, decided to turn to crime to overcome the massive debt. When the two got really good at robbing people, they decided to rob the person who robs the one person who is responsible for all their depts.

Me, Myself & Irene (2000)

When it comes to transo=forming himself into a character, Jim Carrey is the best. We have even seen him as multiple characters in the same movie. But, what if all the characters are in the same person. We are talking about multiple personality disorder and the movie is Me, Myself and Irene. Rhode Island State Trooper Charlie Baileygates suffers from the disorder. While one of his personality is absurd and destructive, the other is more friendly and pleasant. But, the problem is that both of them fall in love with the same woman named Irene.

Dumb and Dumber (1994)

This one of the most popular movies from Jim Carrey. The movie is about Lloyd and Harry who are two of the most indescribable stupid men you will ever see. The movie kickstarts with Mary, a beautiful woman, losing a suitcase with money before leaving for Aspen. However, the two friends find the suitcase and decide to return it to her. Will the dumb and dumber be able to return it and win her heart?!

The Mask (1994)

Before Deadpool made fourth-wall-breaking a thing, there was always The Mask bringing in some most hilarious moments on screen. The 1994 movie has Jim Carrey play the timid bank clerk Stanley Ipkiss. Upon discovering a magical mask, his whole life is turned upside down. The mask containing the spirit of the Norse God turns Ipkiss into a charming playboy who catches the eye of local nightclub singer Tina Carlyle and lock horns with junior crime lord Dorian Tyrell over a bank heist.

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6 Movies That Are Too Disturbing To Watch

by Kaylen Summers

Movies are made to entertain its audience. But there are some movies that can seriously disturb you to the core. It can be a scene, an actor’s performance, dialogue and in some cases the whole movie. Yes! We are not joking. There are movies out there that are too disturbing for anyone with a normal mental state will regret watching. If you think that we are joking, try anyone one of these movies from our list and let us know how you felt in the comment section below.

Here are 6 movies that are too disturbing to watch.

The Human Centipede (2009)

Two American girls were on a carefree road trip through Europe. Their car accidentally breaks down somewhere in the middle of the German woods. While searching for a nearby place to stay, they eventually end up in the clutches of a deranged retired surgeon. He is apparently planning on making something known as the ‘human centipede, – where the women will be connected to each other one after the other.

The Hills Have Eyes (2006)

This one based on the old cult classic by Wes Craven. A family is on a road trip. But, things get awry when they somehow get stranded in a government atomic zone. With nowhere to go, they soon realize that they are actually in a breeding ground of a blood-thirsty mutant family. Guess who their next prey is?!

The Devil’s Rejects (2005)

If you have seen House of 1000 Corpses, you’ll know what you are in for. This one is a sequel to that movie. After surviving the ambush, Otis and his sister, Baby, manages to escape. The two hides in a backwater motel waiting as their father, Captain Spaulding is on his way, killing whoever is standing in his path.

The Green Inferno (2014)

A group of student activists from New York City has arrived at the Amazon. Their mission to organize protests to save the rainforest. Unfortunately, they soon realize that they are not the only ones in the vast landscape. Whatever is lurking behind the dark jungle is not going to let them off the hook that easily.

FearDotCom (2002)

A homicidal sadist has tortured and killed four people. The worse part is that the killer is posting these gruesome videos online. Now it is up to Mike Reilly and the Department of Health worker Terry Huston to track down the homicidal sadist before he goes at it again.

The Neon Demon (2016)

You know how the fashion industry works. The glitz, glamour, and fame are everywhere. But there is also a dark side to this as well. Aspiring model Jesse is one who got pushed into that side. Her youth and vitality created jealousy among other beauty-obsessed women in the industry. They will do everything they can to take her out. But, how far will they go?

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Disney’s Mulan (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Disney’ Mulan is the live-action retelling of the 1998 animated film of the same name. The movie tells the story of a tomboyish girl who disguises herself as a young man.  She wants to fight with the Imperial Chinese Army and defend the country from Northern invaders.

Releasing Date: 27 March 2020

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A Quiet Place Part II (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Sequel to the 2018 movie, A Quiet Place Part II follows The Abbott family back in their journey for survival. As they are forced to venture into the unknown, they must now face the horrors of the outside world. They soon discover that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats they need to worry about.

Releasing Date:  18 March 2020

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The Photograph (2020)- Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

The sudden death of the famed photographer Christina Eames leaves her daughter Mae, hurt, angry and full of questions. But, when finds a photograph from a safe-deposit box, she realizes that there is something more to her mother’s past than she knows. The Photograph is about her investigation about the romance between her mother and a rising journalist.

Releasing Date: 14 February 2020

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Fast and Furious 9 (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Dom and Letty are back in the new teaser trailer for the upcoming installment of the Fast Saga. The movie is a sequel to 2017’s The Fate of the Furious. This is the ninth installment in the main Fast & Furious franchise. Nothing much about the movie has been revealed yet.

Releasing Date: May 22, 2020

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Guns Akimbo (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

A mysterious figure has set up a battle to the death between two competitors. One of the participants of this real-life deathmatch is Miles a video game developer. However, he is no match for the other contestant, Nix. She is a trained killer who is at the top of her game. Will Mike be able to survive?! or will they work together to find a way out?

Releasing Date: 27 February 2020

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7 Must Watch Movies Every Teacher Should Watch

by Kaylen Summers

Teaching is not just a job. It is a responsibility given to shape the minds of the future. A good teacher is remembered by their students forever. However, if you are not so good at teaching, it will not just be affecting you, but others as well.

These movies are not going to help to teach better. However, they will surely encourage you to become a better human being and look at students with a much positive perspective.

The Squid and the Whale (2005)

An indie-pop by Noah Baumbach follows the crumbling marriage of a couple and how it affects their two sons. Both parents are writers but are perceived differently by their children. Inspired by the father, Walt is quiet a talent at school but takes weird decisions of giving up his love life, because his father apparently is not a big fan of monogamy. The mother, on the other hand, has fallen out of love with Bernard and finds a romantic interest in another man.

Good Will Hunting (1997)

This one is a cult classic. Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ. Yet, he chooses to work as an MIT janitor. His talents were recognized by Professor Gerald Lambeau when he solved a complicated graduate-level math problem. The professor took it to himself to help the confused youth reach his full potential.

It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)

Premiered in 1946, this movie has without a doubt stood the test of time. Guardian angel Clarence Odbody walks George Bailey through an alternate reality George was never born. Holiday movies may come and go, but this is a heartwarming movie that will always stay close to you.

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

We all need more of Olive’s confidence. She is chubby, bespectacled and fabulous. there may be moments when she might doubt it. But she knows that there is no one actually like her.

The Karate Kid (1984)

Some of you might have already seen this one. But, it is still worthy to be on the list for being the hugely popular classic underdog tale. Daniel LaRusso is hassled by the school bullies. Luckily, it is in his apartment building that martial arts master: Kesuke Miyagi lives. He agrees to train Daniel and teaches him more than just self-defense. With newfound confidence and wisdom, will Daniel be able to face off against his tormentors?

The Blind Side (2009)

This is the story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy. With the help of a caring woman and her family, the movie tells about how he became an All American football player and first-round NFL draft pick. If you love watching stories about the underdog overcoming and winning, then this is the one for you.

October Sky (1999)

Here is another story about overcoming and achieving. The movie is based on the inspiring real-life story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner’s son. Gaining inspiration from the first Sputnik launch, he decides to study rocket science against his father’s wishes. Luck favored the brave, as he eventually became a NASA scientist.

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Vivarium (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

A happy couple visits a picturesque housing development in search for a new home. However, they soon realize that they are trapped in there and are left with no choice but to live there and even raise a mysterious baby that they received in a cardboard box.

Releasing Date: 12 March 2020

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Lovebirds (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

A happy couple was on a night out. Unfortunately, their car gets hijacked by some stranger and he hits a random pedestrian. He then abandons the car and the couple, making it look like they are ones who committed the crime. Now, it is up to them to prove their innocence and bring some light into the mystery.

Releasing Date: April 3, 2020

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8 Movies Every Entrepreneur Must Watch

by Kaylen Summers

There is a lot to learn and a lot to implement when you are an entrepreneur. And sometimes the best way to do it is from your coach. We talking about movies that can inspire you and keep you motivated for your entrepreneurial goals.

Here are 8 great movies that every entrepreneur must watch:

Steve Jobs (2015)

Every entrepreneur is inspired by this man one way or the other. We all look up to him for his achievements and success. That makes this movie more interesting. Telling the real-life story about Steve Jobs, the movie tries to paint the intimate representation of the brilliant man at its epicenter.

The Founder (2016)

Here is another true story and it’s about how Ray Kroc build his vast fast-food empire. It was while working as a salesman for Illinois that Kroc met Mac and Dick McDonald. They were then running a burger joint in South California. Impressed by the brother’s speedy system of making the food, Kros pitched them an idea for franchising and the rest is history.

Joy (2015)

Being an entrepreneur is tough. Being a woman entrepreneur is even tougher. Joy is based on the life of one such woman. She is a single mother who fights her way up to become one of the most successful women entrepreneurs in the country.

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019)

Here is a story that proves that perseverance and determination can take you far. The tale is about a thirteen-year-old boy in Malawi who fought against all odds to save his family and village from famine. His unconventional invention was his ticket to success.

Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011)

Based on the 1957 novel by Ayn Rand, this movie is part drama. part thriller and part science fiction. But, most importantly, it is about the struggles of a powerful railroad executive named Dagny Taggart. With the society around her crumbling, she is struggling to keep her business alive.

The Fifth Estate (2013)

The Fifth Estate offers a look at the relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his early supporter Daniel Domscheit-Berg, who later became his colleague.  With his website growing tremendously and influencing many, an irreparable rift appears in between the two friends.

Molly’s Game (2017)

Molly Bloom is a young skier and former Olympic. But, now she is off to become a successful entrepreneur. Unfortunately, things are not looking great for her after she establishes high stakes in an international poker game. Now the FBI is after her. Will she be able to outrun them and keep her goals?

Vice (2018)

Dick Cheney is the CEO of Halliburton Co. George W. Bush chose him to be the running mate for his 2000 elections. Cheney was not new to politics. He used to be the White House chief of staff, House Minority Whip, and defense secretary. However, when Bush finally became the president, Cheney started using his newfound power to help bring some changes to the country.

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7 Upcoming Summer Movies 2020

by Kaylen Summers

Summer is not even close, but still, Hollywood studios are all set and ready to fill your theatres with some awesome tentpoles and big-budget popcorn flicks. Here is a list of movies that are awaiting you this summer.

The SpongeBob Movie- 22 May 

Adventure, Comedy

Gary the snail has been mysteriously kidnapped. In order to solve the mystery, SpongeBob and Patrick travel to the lost city of Atlantic City.  Proving that there’s nothing stronger than the power of friendship, they encounter danger and delight at every turn.

Black Widow- May 1

Action, Adventure

Black Widow marks the first solo-outing of the character after a decade of being in the Cinematic Universe. The movie will also kick start Phase 4 of MCU. Set as a prequel to the events of Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, the movie is expected to be placed after Captain America: Civil War in the MCU timeline.

Peter Rabbit- 3 April

Adventure, Comedy

Peter is known for his mischief among other rabbits. No matter how hard he tries, he cannot seem to shake off that reputation. So, he embarks on new adventures outside the garden into the streets where his mischiefs are appreciated. Unfortunately, the fun time doesn’t last long as he lands in more trouble than expected.

The New Mutants April 3

Horror, Thriller

The New Mutants is the upcoming horror-superhero film from Marvel Studios and 20th Century Fox. The movie will be the last of the X-men movies from 20th Century Fox, now that Disney has acquired the studio and its properties. Hopefully, it is said that the movie might have some connections with the existing Marvel Cinematic Universe and will be a standalone movie about a group of young mutants who are held in a secret facility for experimentation.

No Time To DieApril 8

Action, Mystery, Thriller, Spy

The latest installment in the Bond movies- No Time To Die will see Daniel Craig’s return as the super-spy. Picking up five years after the capture of Ernst Stavro Blofeld, retired Bond is thrown back into the action when a scientist is abducted by Safin, a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.

Wonder Woman 19845 June 

Sequel to the 2017’s Wonder Woman,  the movie marks the ninth installment in DC’s movie universe. This time Wonderwoman will be facing off against the Cheetah, a villainess who possesses superhuman strength and agility. Gal Gadot will be reprising the title role, with Chris Pine, Pedro Pascal, Robin Wright, Kristen Wiig, and Connie Nielsen in supporting roles.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife10 July

Ghostbusters : Afterlife is the original sequel to the old Ghostbusters franchise. The movie revolves around a single mother and her two children who move to a new town. There she discovers that they have a connection with the secret legacy of original Ghostbusters.

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Sonic The Hedgehog (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Sonic has somehow made it to our Earth. He has also found a new best friend- a human named Tom Wachowski- to help navigate him through the complexities of life on Earth. However, with Dr. Robotnik hot on their trail, the two must join forces and prevent Dr. Robotnik from world domination.

Releasing Date: 13 February 2020

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Swallow (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Hunter has a newly pregnant housewife with a Ken-doll husband, Richie and controlling in-laws. When the pressure from them mounted, Hunter soon started developing a strange and dangerous habit- a disorder called pica which makes her eat inedible and often life-threatening sharp objects.

Releasing Date: 15 January 2020

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7 Must Watch LGBT Movies Of All Time

by Kaylen Summers

Society is welcoming the LGBT community is with open arms and a lot of people coming out bravely day after day. In this time of woke culture, our movies are also embracing this change. This can be noted well in the movies of the last decade and some even before that.

Here are 7 must-watch movies that embrace the Pride spirit with love and care.

God’s Own Country (2017)

Set in rural Yorkshire,  this movie tells the story about a young farmer. He led a normal life with daily frustrations, binge drinking, and casual sex. But things took a huge turn when a Romanian migrant worker arrives. The two realize that they have feelings for each other and thus begins a conflicting love story.

Love, Simon (2018)

Love is for everyone. But, things are not that easy for Simon. Don’t misunderstand this as some typical teenage dating crisis. This is more complicated than that. Seventeen-year-old Simon is yet to reveal his friends and parents that he is gay. But, that’s not the only complication. It seems like he has fallen for an anonymous classmate online too.

Brokeback Mountain (2005)

This one is set during the summer of ’63. Two cowboys are working together on a shepherding job. Over the course of time, the two develop a raw and powerful bond between them. But, little did they know that it will last for a lifetime. Now, the two are on an emotional conflict trying to break away from the lives they were forced to live in and want they want.

Milk (2008)

This 2008 movie is the biopic of the person who made history- Harvey Milk. He is the first openly gay person to be ever elected into public office. He began his fight for gay rights in San Francisco during the late 1970s. This inspired many to join him in his fight for equal rights in America.

Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)

Internationally well renowned, this movie is on the list for treating LGBT in the most normal and perfect way possible. The movie is about Adèle who falls in love with blue-haired Emma. The two discover love and desire in others. With Emma asserting her as a woman and as an adult, Adèle grows, seeks herself, loses herself and finds herself.

Call Me by Your Name (2017)

It is the 1980s in Italy. Seventeen-year-old teenage Elio makes friends with his father’s hired research assistant. Soon, the boy realizes that he has more than just friendship with the adult man. The two fall in love and thus their story about love and passion grow. But, will his parents be able to understand their relationship?

The Danish Girl (2015)

This one is also another inspiring movie based on the life of a real-life person. Einar Wegener is the first known individual to undergo gender transformation. Einar’s groundbreaking journey and Lili Elbe is the core of this movie.

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7 Inspiring Biographical Movies That Critics Loved

by Kaylen Summers

We all know what a biopic is. It is the cinematic representation of life and most often the death of a famous personality. Movies are not like real life. So there will obviously be so many glorified moments to make these movies more engaging and attractive to the general audiences.

With that being said here are some of the great movies about real-life people that are worth watching.

J. Edgar (2011)

We all know J. Edgar Hoover as the feared and admired, reviled and revered face of law enforcement in America. Over his 50 years serving the nation, he has been part of many government policies and controversies. When filmmakers decided to make a movie about him, it was Leonardo Di Caprio who got the chance to play Edgar on screen.

Race (2016)

Jesse Owens is one of those sportspeople who became the greatest track and field athlete in history. He took the central stage when he was chose to represent his nation at the 1936 Olympics. But there he had to face off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy. This is his life’s tale.

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)

Perhaps the most noted figure after Martian Luther King to fight for the African American Community is Nelson Mandela. This 2013 biopic unfolds the chronicles of his life and struggles to become who he is. Starting off the journey from his childhood in a rural village, the movie follows the respected leader to him becoming the first democratically elected president of South Africa.

Milk (2008)

The story of Harvey Milk is known wide and far. He is the first openly gay man ever to be elected into a public office. It was in the late 1970s that Milk began his fight for gay rights. He went on to inspire others to join his movement and make equal rights available for all Americans.

Jobs (2013)

Steve Jobs will always be a name remembered by many for many years to come. He is the creator of one of the greatest brands in human history and has revolutionized how we use technology. After his sadful demise, two biopics were made about his life and career. However, we are just settling with just one for this list.

The Life and Death of Peter Sellers (2004)

Actor Peter Sellers had a turbulent personal and professional life. He began his career as a comic performer on BBC Radio and later moved on to become one of the greatest film comedians of all time. However, being an obsessive artist he dedicated most of his life to his work. This eventually made him neglected by his loved ones.

Eddie the Eagle (2016)

Many know Michael ‘Eddie’ Edwards as a courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself. But, his life story is more than just that. Eddie the Eagle depicts the athlete’s life, struggle and how he endured all the hurdles to become what he is today.

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Fantasy Island (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Mr. Roarke is the owner of a luxurious, remote tropical resort. Its purpose is to makes the secret dreams of his lucky guests come true. However,  when their fantasies turned into nightmares, the guests are now supposed to solve the island’s mystery to save their lives.

Releasing Date: 6 February 2020

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The Jesus Rolls (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Made both as a remake of the 1974 French film Going Places and a spin-off to the 1998 cult film The Big Lebowski, The Jesus Rolls (2019) is a crime comedy flick written, directed, and starred by John Turturro. The movie will see  Turturro reprises his role as Jesus Quintana from The Big Lebowski.

Releasing Date: February 28, 2020

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The SpongeBob Movie (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Gary the snail has been mysteriously kidnapped. In order to solve the mystery, SpongeBob and Patrick travel to the lost city of Atlantic City.  Proving that there’s nothing stronger than the power of friendship, they encounter danger and delight at every turn.

Releasing Date: 22 May 2020

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7 Upcoming Action Movies To Watch Out For This 2020

by Kaylen Summers

2020 is just here and we are already getting more and more updates on movies slated to release this year. While there are many tentpole blockbuster awaiting moviegoers, some flicks are guaranteed to making to top the box office. If you are keeping a watch out of these films, we have the right guide for you.

Here are 7 upcoming action movies that are waiting for you this 2020.

Bloodshot21 February 

Bloodshot (2020) is the upcoming movie based on the comics from Valiant comics. Ray Garrison is a marine who got murdered along with his wife. However, he was resurrected by a team of scientists with the help of nanotechnology. With the nanobots in his bloodstream, he becomes a superhuman, biotech killing machine – Bloodshot.

Black Widow- May 1

Black Widow marks the first solo-outing of the character after a decade of being in the Cinematic Universe. The movie will also kick start Phase 4 of MCU. Set as a prequel to the events of Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, the movie is expected to be placed after Captain America: Civil War in the MCU timeline.

Tenet – 17 July

Christopher Nolan is back with some spy action. Tenet is the upcoming action thriller film written and directed by Christopher Nolan.  The movie is produced by Nolan and Emma Thomas and has  John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Dimple Kapadia, Elizabeth Debicki, Michael Caine, and Kenneth Branagh in the leading roles.

Top Gun: Maverick- June 26

Top Gun: Maverick is the direct sequel to 1986’s Top Gun. The movie takes place 34 years after the events of the original film. Captain Peter “Maverick” Mitchell is the new flight instructor of Top Gun. He guides Bradley, Goose’s son to become an aviator like his father.

Free Guy- July 3

Free Guy is about a bank-teller named ‘Guy’. He discovers that he is actually an NPC inside an open-world video game. He gathers the courage and finally decides to become the hero of his own story. As his whole game world is about to go offline, it is now up to Guy to find a way and save the day.

The King’s Man- 14 February

Directed and produced by Matthew Vaughn, and written by Karl Gajdusek, The King’s Man is a prequel to the Kingsman film series. The plot of the movie takes place during the early-1900s and describes how the spy agency was formed.

No Time To Die – April 8

The latest installment in the Bond movies- No Time To Die will see Daniel Craig’s return as the super-spy. Picking up five years after the capture of Ernst Stavro Blofeld, retired Bond is thrown back into the action when a scientist is abducted by Safin, a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.

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8 Movies Guaranteed To Cheer You Up

by Kaylen Summers

We all know that movies have the power to evoke emotions in us. Some movies scare us, thrill us, disgust us and make us sad and while there are others that cheer us.  These movies are maybe subtle. But still, they are capable of triggering a positive vibe within us.

Here are 8 movies that are sure to cheer your mood up.

Morning Glory (2010)

This one is about a young and devoted morning television producer who is desperate to keep the failing show on the air. She recruits a former news journalist and anchor. But it seems like they disapprove co-hosting the show due to its lack of real news stories.

Selma (2014)

The tales of victory are not over. This one is from history books. Selma is a place Alabama where segregation in the South was at its worst. This lead to a march that ended in violence. As a result, President Lyndon B. Johnson was forced to make a famous statement and ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights Act.

Notting Hill (1999)

William Thacker leads a humdrum existence as a London bookstore owner. However, things are thrown into a romantic turmoil when the famous American actress Anna Scott visits his shop. One thing leads to another and the two kisses each other, marking the beginning of a full-blown affair. But, will the average bloke and glamorous movie star overcome their radically different lifestyles find happiness in their love. You will have to stream to find out.

Galaxy Quest (1999)

Really for some intergalactic space adventure?! While most crews volunteer for a heroic space mission, here is one who had no idea that they were walking into a battle between two intergalactic species. The funny part is that both these species think that they are some intergalactic heroes while they are actually stars of a 1980s sci-fi show.

Before Sunrise (1995)

This love story has a cult-following of its own. It was on his way to Vienna that Jesse meets Céline. He is an American and she is a student returning to Paris. The two instantly connect with each other and gets off the train in Vienna. With no money for lodging, they wander through the city together, experiencing Vienna night together and the company of each other.

Hot Fuzz (2007)

As a former London constable, Nicholas Angel finds it difficult to adapt to his new assignment in the sleepy British village of Sandford. Not only does he miss the excitement of the big city, but he also has a well-meaning oaf for a partner. However, when a series of grisly accidents rocks Sandford, Angel smells something rotten in the idyllic village.

Nacho Libre (2006)

Nacho Libre is loosely based on the story of Fray Tormenta (“Friar Storm”), aka Rev. Sergio Gutierrez Benitez, a real-life Mexican Catholic priest who had a 23-year career as a masked luchador. He competed in order to support the orphanage he directed.

Walk. Ride. Rodeo. (2019)

This movie has a true story of survival that will surely inspire your children.  Amberley Snyder is a nationally ranked barrel racer. After barely surviving an automobile accident, she is now paralyzed from the waist down. But with strong will-power and determination, she fights back to her place in the sport she loves.

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Spenser Confidential (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Spenser is an ex-cop who is just out of prison. Just when he was leaving Boston for good, he is roped back in to help his old boxing coach and mentor, Henry with an amateur named Hawk. However, things take a turn as two of Spenser’s former colleagues are murdered and he and his new friend have to work as a team to find justice.

Releasing Date: March 6, 2020

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Irresistible (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Irresistible is the upcoming comedy about a Democratic political strategist. He is out to help a retired Marine colonel from a small Wisconsin town run for Mayor. The movie offers a topical look at modern politics with a mix of humor. Directed by Jon Stewart, this political comedy will be hitting theaters during this summer season.

Releasing Date: May 29, 2020

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7 Most Inspiring Sports Movies You’ll Love Watching

by Kaylen Summers

The magic about sports movies is that they are independent of the sports they talk about. So people who don’t know the sport or don’t like sports can enjoy it, resonate with the emotion it is selling and also get inspired by it. But, this is only applicable to sports movies that are great. This means that there are a lot of bad sports movies out there that can easily ruin your day.

So, how will you avoid the bad ones and get the good ones?! One way to do it is with this list of sports movies. We have picked up some of the most intriguing sports movies that can surely make you emotional and root for the antagonist.

Bang the Drum Slowly (1973)

This TV movie is about the friendship between Chicago Bears players Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers. The movie has a very young Robert De Niro in the role of a redneck from Georgia.  He is a Yankees catcher who soon reveals his starting-pitcher friend that he’s dying. We guarantee you that this sports movie is sure to make you cry.

The Boxer (1997)

Although we cannot consider this one as a typical sports movie, the narrative does revolve around a big game. Daniel Day-Lewis plays the role of a former IRA member and boxer. He is trying to navigate in the new world after serving 40 years in jail. Will his boxing skills be enough to help him survive?

Creed (2015)

Just when they thought that the Rocky series had run out of gas, they introduced Fruitvale Station star Michael B. Jordan to add some adrenaline into the franchise. The movie features a young Adonis Creed struggling with his identity. With the old Rocky in the mix, we have one emotional sports movie that is worth watching.

Rush (2013)

In every sports movie, there is always someone to root for. It can be a team or an athlete. But, in the 2015 racing movie Rush, the movie makers made both the main characters bad guys. The movie is based on the intense real-life rivalry between Formula One racers James Hunt and Niki Lauda. The best thing about this sports movie is that it questions our need to place the main characters as good or bad.

A League of Their Own (1992)

There is nothing more charming to watch than a comedy about a women’s professional baseball league during World War II. With Tom Hanks acing the role of an alcoholic manager. This movie will surely be a touching, memorable laugh for you.

Rocky (1976)

Taking place long before all the sequels, the montage sequences, and before Stallone became chiseled up, this movie is the most inspirational for its simple narrative of an underdog fighting his way over against all obstacles.

Hoop Dreams (1994)

Remember Boyhood?! Hoop Dreams is a similar documentary about two Chicago-area teens, William Gates and Arthur Agee. More than just a sports-based story, this three-hour film is a realistic reflection of poverty, broken families, and a failing education system.

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Peter Rabbit (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Peter is known for his mischief among other rabbits. No matter how hard he tries, he cannot seem to shake off that reputation. So, he embarks on new adventures outside the garden into the streets where his mischiefs are appreciated. Unfortunately, the fun time doesn’t last long as he lands in more trouble than expected.

Releasing Date:  3 April 2020

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Bloodshot (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Bloodshot (2020) is the upcoming movie based on the comics from Valiant comics. Ray Garrison is a marine who got murdered along with his wife. However, he was resurrected by a team of scientists with the help of nanotechnology. With the nanobots in his bloodstream, he becomes a superhuman, biotech killing machine – Bloodshot.

Releasing Date:  21 February 2020

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6 Best Fantasy Movies You Don’t Want To Miss

by Kaylen Summers

Hollywood has created numerous interesting worlds and fantastical characters over the years. Movies like Harry Potter and Lord of The Rings have created a huge following for these kinds of movies and there are plenty of movies for you to explore from.

Here is a list of fantasy movies that you won’t regret watching.

Big Fish (2003)

⌛2h 5min ⭐4/5

Edward Bloom was a man of high appetites, tremendous passions, and tall tales. During his later years, he was more of a mystery for his son, William. In order to know more about his father and who he really was, Will begins his journey to piece together the truth behind his father’s amazing adventures.

Eragon (2006)

⌛1h 44min ⭐2.5/5

Eragon takes place in the fantasy village of Alagaesia. A farm boy discovers a dragon’s egg. Little did he know that the discovery would lead him on a predetermined journey across the fantasy lands. The boy soon realizes that he is the chosen one to defend his homeland against an evil king.

The Golden Compass (2007)

⌛1h 53min ⭐3.5/5

Lyra Belacqua is a precocious orphan who leads a carefree existence roaming the halls of Jordan College. After overhearing a shocking secret, her destiny takes her on an otherworldly adventure into the far North.

Warcraft (2016)

⌛2h 03min ⭐3.5/5

Azeroth is a peaceful realm. But now it is at the brink of war. Orc warriors are invading from their dying homeland to colonize in another.  There is a portal in between the two worlds and when it opens one army faces destruction while the other faces extinction. Now, two heroes from the opposing sides are colliding course as they try to decide the fate of their family, people, and home.

Stardust (2007)

⌛1h 53min ⭐3.5/5

Stardust takes place in a countryside town that shares a border with a magical land. A young man promises her beloved that he will get a fallen star for her. For this, he ventures into the unknown magical realm. but, soon it is revealed that he has a hidden destiny.

Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)

⌛1h 53min ⭐3.5/5

Oscar Diggs is a small-time circus illusionist and con-artist. On his journey to become the greatest, he accidentally ends up at the Land of Oz. There, the inhabitants think of him as the great wizard of prophecy who is there to save Oz from evil.

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7 Great Movies You Haven’t Probably Seen Yet

by Kaylen Summers

 

The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

TGTBTU is an epic stemming from the conflict in the wake of the civil war. For the uninitiated, this film is tantamount to the first port of call before making it to others in the genre. The magnificent film brings together three parties to track an allied treasure. The reluctant team-up unleashes a wild skirmish resulting in one of the classic and genius western stories ever made.

The Village (2004)

Written and directed by the master of plot twists, M. Night Shyamalan, the twist in The Village may sound a little dumb at first. However, you have to hand it to the director for making such an unrepentant big swing in the third act. Watch the movie just for that.

The Big Sick (2017)

An exclusive from Prime Video, this one is about Pakistan-born Kumail Nanjiani and graduate student Emily Gardner who fall in love. However, with two different cultures, bad things are bound to happen. Emily contracts a mysterious illness.  This forces Kumail to face her parents, his family’s expectations, and his actual feelings.

Love & Other Drugs (2010)

Maggie is a lovable free spirit. She who won’t let anyone or anything tie her down. But finally, she meets her match in Jamie. He is ruthless and charming and works in the dog-eat-dog world of pharmaceutical sales. The relationship between these two takes them both by surprise. They find themselves under the spell of the superior drug: love.

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

We all need more of Olive’s confidence. She is chubby, bespectacled and fabulous. there may be moments when she might doubt it. But she knows that there is no one actually like her.

Strangers on a Train (1951)

From the master of cinema Alfred Hitchcock himself, this is a tense and suspenseful adaptation of a novel by Patricia Highsmith. Bruno is a psychotic male. He meets a tennis player named Guy, during the train journey. Soon, it is realized by Bruno that both are looking to kill someone. Then comes the master plan. In order to mislead the cops, they decide to exchange the murders. Will their plan work out?!

Joy (2015)

Joy has a story that spans across four generations. She is a woman who builds a massive business dynasty and becomes a matriarch figure.  The film takes us through the many stages of her life- from innocence to betrayal to power. It is through her unwavering strength and determination she takes herself to the top.

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7 Oscar-Winning Movies To Stream On Netflix Right Now

by Kaylen Summers

Award season is here and viewers like us are busy finding award-nominated movies to watch. While we are closing in on this year’s Academy Awards Ceremony, its best to watch a few of the old Oscar-winning movies available on streaming.

Here are the 9 Oscar Winner movies available on Netflix right now:

Amy (2015)

Best Documentary Feature

The winner documentary Feature is about the short life and career of singer Amy Winehouse. The powerful and emotional documentary takes through her teen years where she already showed her singing abilities, to her later successful years and then downfall into alcoholism and drugs.

Blue Jasmine (2013)

Best Actress (Cate Blanchett)

Jasmine (Blanchett) is a New York socialite. However, after getting married to a wealthy businessman she moves to San Francisco to stay with her sister, Ginger (Sally Hawkins). Now Jasmine is fighting her haunting memories of her privileged past and the dark realities she once ignored.

Dallas Buyers Club (2013)

Won: Best Actor (Matthew McConaughey), Best Supporting Actor (Jared Leto), Best Makeup

This movie is loosely based on the true-life tale of Ron Woodroof. He was a drug-taking, women-loving, homophobic man who lived in 1986. When he was diagnosed with HIV/AIDS he is thirty days to live. Will he be able to survive?!

The Danish Girl (2015)

Best Actress (Alicia Vikander)

Loosely based on the lives of Danish painters Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener.  Einar Wegener is a man who underwent one of the first sex-change operations in history. However, the Oscar was for Vikander for playing the wife.

The Departed (2005)

Best Picture, Best Director (Martin Scorsese), Best Film Editing

Martin Scorsese won his first Academy Award for this Boston-set remake of the Hong Kong cop thriller Infernal Affairs. The movie tells the story of an undercover cop who was sent in to take down South Boston’s Irish Mafia underworld. With both sides soon discover there’s a mole among them, things take a truly unexpecting turn.

The Hateful Eight (2015)

Best Original Score

This Quentin Tarantino’s thriller won the Oscar for its original song composed by the legendary composer Ennio Morricone. It was his first one too. The movie is an Agatha Christie-style mystery set in the American West just after the Civil War.

Best Picture, Best Director (Tom Hooper), Best Actor (Colin Firth), Best Original Score

This one is a handsome period drama about George VI. After his brother abdicates the throne, George becomes the next in line for the throne. However, his stutter becomes a problem to deliver public speeches when he becomes King of England. Now, he must train with a therapist to overcome his downside.

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Black Widow (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Black Widow marks the first solo-outing of the character after a decade of being in the Cinematic Universe. The movie will also kick start Phase 4 of MCU. Set as a prequel to the events of Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, the movie is expected to be placed after Captain America: Civil War in the MCU timeline.

Releasing Date: May 1, 2020

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Morbius (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Morbius is the newest addition to Sony’s Spiderverse. Dubbed as The Living Vampire,  he isn’t a vampire in the traditional sense. In his pursuit to find a cure for his terminal illness, Dr. Michael Morbius conducts a series of experiments that give him vampire-like powers. The only downfall is his thirst for human blood.

Releasing Date: July 31, 2020

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Birds Of Prey (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Harley Quinn breaks up with Joker and now she is making a new team with Black Canary, Huntress, and Renee Montoya. Their mission is to protect a young girl named Cassandra Cain from an evil crime lord in Gotham City- Black Mask.

Releasing Date: February 7, 2020

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Brahms: The Boy II (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Brahms: The Boy 2 revolves around a young family who moves into a guest house at the Heelshire Mansion estate. Their son is already having some trouble. Not knowing about the terrifying history associated with the grand home, their son finds a new friend- an eerily life-like toy he calls Brahms. Will the killer doll spare anyone from the family?

Releasing Date: February 21, 2020

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Here Is Why ‘Hell Boy 3’ Was Never Adapted Into A Comic Book

by Kaylen Summers

After the first two movies, fans of Hellboy waited nearly a decade to see if the filmmaker would be closing down the trilogy with Hellboy 3. Unfortunately, del Toro announced in early 2017 that the movie would not be made and later the studio announced that it would be rebooting the franchise.

While appearing at  Comic Con International in San Diego last week, Hellboy creator Mike Mignola was asked the obvious, inevitable question: Why not publish that story as a comic, and get some return-on-investment for all the money spent developing the project? And Mignola answered the question in a pretty simple way:

“I think del Toro mentioned it to me once, and I said no. I think, let the comics be the comics. Comics are confusing enough for people. Let’s not have two different versions of the Hellboy comic out there. My vote would be (to say) no.”

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Mignola was referring to how confusing it is for some DC and Marvel superhero fans from having multiple versions of their favorite characters coexisting within sprawling multiverses. Comics can get overly complicated, with numerous continuities running side by side until the whole thing has to explode with an event like Crisis on Infinite Earths.

Mignola had co-written drafts of the Hellboy 3 script and went on to consult with the reboot once it was decided to take the franchise in a new direction.  Even if the third installment of the original movie is not going to be released, there is always a chance for the screenplay getting printed or an animated version of the script being released. We already have such movies like Hellboy: Sword of Storms and Hellboy: Blood and Iron, which were set in the continuity of the Guillermo del Toro movies.

Then again, considering how poorly the Hellboy reboot performed at the box office, maybe a little bit of multiverse-madness won’t be hurtful after all. Come on Mignola! Give us the threequel we deserve!!

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The Last Thing He Wanted (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Elena McMahon is a journalist and a single mother. She is tirelessly investigating the Contra activity in Central America for years. When her father falls ill with many unfinished arms deals, she is forced to parse her own story to survive. Meanwhile, a US Senator from her past gets involved and makes things even complicated.

Releasing Date: February 21, 2020

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Oscars 2020: Where to Stream This Year’s Nominations

by Kaylen Summers

The Oscar nominations for this year are finally out. With the ceremony less than a month away, it’s time to catch up on the Oscar nominees you may have missed and also re-decide on your favorites. Luckily, most of these movies are already available on streaming for you to watch.
Here’s our guide to help you watch this year’s top contenders straight from the comfort of your couch.

Parasite

🏆Nominations: Picture, Director, International Feature Film, Original Screenplay, Editing, Production Design
🎬Synopsis: Ki-taek’s family are poor and unemployed. They slowly ingratiate themselves into the lives of the wealthy and glamorous Parks. But, they didn’t expect was to get entangled in an unexpected incident.
📺Where To WatchAmazonVuduGoogle Play

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

🏆Nominations: Picture, Director, International Feature Film, Original Screenplay, Editing, Production Design
🎬Synopsis: Ki-taek’s family are poor and unemployed. They slowly ingratiate themselves into the lives of the wealthy and glamorous Parks. But, they didn’t expect was to get entangled in an unexpected incident.
📺Where To WatchAmazonVuduGoogle Play

Ad Astra

🏆Nominations: Sound Mixing
🎬Synopsis: Astronaut Roy McBride’s father went missing during a space mission thirty years ago. Now he must go on a daring mission to Neptune to uncover the truth about his missing father and his crew.
📺Where To WatchAmazonGoogle PlayVudu

Breakthrough

🏆Nominations: Original Song
🎬Synopsis: Joyce Smith’s 14-year-old adopted son falls into a frozen. Though rescued and brought to the hospital, he is still struggling for his life. His faithful mother is praying for him to be healed. But, will it be enough?
📺Where To WatchAmazonHBO

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

🏆Nominations: Animated Feature Film
🎬Synopsis: Hiccup discovers that Toothless is not the only Night Fury. However, a hired tyrant named Grimmel is out to wipe out all the dragons. It is up to Hiccup to unite the clans and save Toothless and his flying friends.
📺Where To Watch:  HuluAmazonVuduGoogle Play

The Irishman

🏆Nominations: Picture, Director, Actor in a Supporting Role (Al Pacino and Joe Pesci), Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Costume Design, Production
🎬Synopsis: This Martin Scorsese’s epic saga is about the organized crime in post-war America. The movie has World War II veteran Frank Sheeran in the lead role. He was a hustler and hitman who worked alongside some of the most notorious figures of the 20th century.
📺Where To Watch:  Netflix

Harriet

🏆Nominations: Actress in a Leading Role (Cynthia Erivo), Original Song
🎬Synopsis: The real-life story of Harriet Tubman, who escaped from slavery. Through the underground railroad, she helps free thousands of slaves and became one of America’s greatest heroes.
📺Where To WatchAmazonVuduGoogle Play

Klaus

🏆Nominations: Animated Feature Film
🎬Synopsis: Klaus is a toy-maker. He is befriended by the worst postman ever. Together they must deliver gifts to melt an age-old feud.
📺Where To WatchNetflix

The Lighthouse

🏆Nominations:  Cinematography
🎬Synopsis: The story takes place in the 1890s. Two lighthouse keepers are to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island.
📺Where To WatchAmazonVuduGoogle Play

The Two Popes

🏆Nominations: Actor in a Leading Role (Jonathan Pryce), Actor in a Supporting Role (Anthony Hopkins), Adapted Screenplay
🎬Synopsis: The conservative Pope Benedict and the liberal future Pope Francis are trying to find a common ground to help set a new path for the Catholic Church.
📺Where To WatchNetflix

Rocketman

🏆Nominations: Original Song
🎬Synopsis: Based on the real-life story of Elton John, this movie is a musical fantasy about the fantastical human’s breakthrough years.
📺Where To WatchAmazonGoogle PlayVudu

I Lost My Body

🏆Nominations: Animated Feature Film
🎬Synopsis: A cut-off hand is stored in a dissection lab. But, somehow it escapes from the lab. Now it must find a way back to its body.
📺Where To WatchNetflix

Pain and Glory

🏆Nominations: Actor in a Leading Role (Antonio Banderas), International Feature Film
🎬Synopsis:  Salvador Mallo is a film marker. In his times of decline, he is reevaluating the choices he had made in life. Will he be able to save himself when the past and present crashing down around him?
📺Where To Watch:  AmazonVuduGoogle Play

Joker

🏆Nominations:  Picture, Director, Actor in a Leading Role (Joaquin Phoenix), Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Costume Design, Makeup and Hairstyling, Original Score, Film Editing, Sound Mixing, Sound Editing
🎬Synopsis:  Salvador Mallo is a film marker. In his times of decline, he is reevaluating the choices he had made in life. Will he be able to save himself when the past and present crashing down around him?
📺Where To Watch:  AmazonVudu, Google Play

Honeyland

🏆Nominations: Documentary Feature, International Feature Film
🎬Synopsis:  A woman utilizes ancient beekeeping traditions to cultivate honey in the mountains of Macedonia
📺Where To WatchAmazonVuduGoogle Play

Avengers: Endgame

🏆Nominations: Visual Effects
🎬Synopsis: Thanos has disintegrated half of the universe. Now the Avengers must assemble once again to restore balance to the universe.
📺Where To WatchAmazonDisney+Google PlayVudu
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The Last Full Measure (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

The Last Full Measure is a movie that takes place in two time periods. Soldiers of the war are recounting their moments fifty-three years later. Airman William H. Pitsenbarger, Jr. (“Pits”) is awarded the nation’s highest military honor after his death for his actions on the battlefield.

Releasing Date January 24, 2020

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Crawl Review

by Kaylen Summers

It was a pretty disappointing summer for mainstream movies, as the massive, big-budget studio tentpoles kept on failing one after the other. Thankfully, the small-scale Crawl was a refreshing surprise to the summer box-office season. The movie has everything from the backing of a major studio like Paramount, to the feeling of watching those indies that people love to rave about.

Directed by Alexandre Aja, the movie features a brilliantly simple B-movie premise. A Florida college student Haley (Kaya Scodelario) returns to her former family home to check on her divorced father, Dave (Barry Pepper). A Category 5 hurricane is underway and he has not been answering any calls. The trip eventually turns into a rescue mission when she finds him trapped in the house’s crawlspace. His leg is broken and has a rather nasty looking bite mark from an alligator that found its way indoors. Things get even worse as more of the gators make way into their home, while the floodwaters rise.

With fast, action-packed, white-knuckle thrills, and plenty of people-chomping toothy reptiles, the movie is successful in delivering exactly what it had promised. It also gained quite a fan base by doing so.

Writers of the movie Michael and Shawn Rasmussen has successfully made a fool-proof plot which has no shortage of ways to put their characters in jeopardy. As the movie moves forward, the plot keeps the stakes high but refreshingly simple: don’t drown, escape the house, and avoid getting eaten.

The summer box-office needs more movies like Crawl. It is a relief for viewers from the intellectual burden of superhero movies and over-meddling CGI blockbusters. Though the movie is not a patch on Lewis Teague’s charming Alligator, a steady dose of more action-thrillers like this may help send comic-book carcinoma into remission.

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Marvel’s ‘Black Widow’ Movie Will Include Multiple Widows

by Kaylen Summers

Scarlett Johansson will be reprising her iconic role as Black Widow in her upcoming highly anticipated solo flick. Set as the first movie to kickstart Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the movie will be a prequel taking place after the events of Captain America: Civil War. However, it seems like there is a lot more to look forward to in the movie than just that.

Recently, Rachel Weisz accidentally revealed that there will be multiple Black Widow operatives introduced in the movie. “There are quite a number,” said Weisz told IGN, “I’m a Black Widow and there’s Scarlett and Florence. There’s quite a bit of other characters you’ll also meet that are Black Widows.”

The news is exciting since the makers were quite silent in the past about any details of the movie. From what we know now, it is okay to assume that the Black Widow code name will actually be shared by some of the new cast members as well. However, this is not something new.

In the comics, the Black Widow Ops Program was one of the Department X’s espionage training programs.  It plays a critical role in Natalia Romanova’s (Natasha Romanoff) life. Based at the Red Room facility, it had been a Cold War program to train the deadliest female spy in the world. It was created due to the success of their previous sleeper agent and assassin the Winter Soldier. It is obvious that the movie will be pitching on this idea, with multiple female spies trained under the program.

Black Widow will debut on May 1st, 2020. In the meantime, we hope that more details about the movie will be revealed. Stay tuned to get updated.

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The New Mutants (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

The New Mutants is the upcoming horror-superhero film from Marvel Studios and 20th Century Fox. The movie will be the last of the X-men movies from 20th Century Fox, now that Disney has acquired the studio and its properties. However, it is said that the movie will not have any connections with the existing Marvel Cinematic Universe and will be a standalone movie about a group of young mutants who are held in a secret facility for experimentation.

Releasing Date: April 3, 2020

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7 Movies That Critics Hated And Fans Loved

by Kaylen Summers

Critics and fans are very different types of audiences. There lies the biggest problem with movie reviews. While most of the time they share a similar opinion about a movie, there are times when a movie gets trashed by critics but does well at the box office. This list is about such movies.

Here are the 7 movies that critics hated and the fans loved:

Robocop (2014)

🎨Fantasy/Mystery ⌛1h 43m

In 2014, the iconic Robocop movie got a big-budget remake. However, this PG-13 version lacked the subtle critique of consumer culture and graphic violence that the original had. And that was enough to mess with the critics. The movie was harshly criticized by many including Rolling Stone’s Peter Travers, The Atlantic’s Christopher Orr, and The Guardian’s Peter Bradshaw. Fans, on the other hand, didn’t care about the meaningless narrative they saw on screen. They were excited to see iconic character fighting bad guys all over again.

The Accountant (2016)

🎨Drama/Crime ⌛2h 8m

The Accountant will feel more like a curious mix of both The Bourne Identity and Rain Man. Well, that’s an interesting combo, right?! Well, the critics called it a “thrill-less thriller”. However, fans who were disappointed by the Batfleck felt relief to see the actor as a crime-ring accountant. Thus, the movie went on to gross a modest, but impressive $155 million worldwide. A sequel to the movie is also in the works.

Minions (2015)

🎨 Action/Adventure  ⌛1h 31m

You know how kids’ movies are. They are silly, filled with humor and a simple narrative easy for the little ones to understand. But when critics got sight of Minions, they instantly hated the movie. Why? Because critics are all adults and not kids. Though the  Despicable Me spin-off initially got only a 50% score on Rotten Tomatoes, it went on to earn a global box office haul of over $1 billion.

Step Brothers (2008)

🎨Comedy ⌛1h 46m

This absurdist R-rated comedy Step Brothers was written with the intention of having some weird fun and probably lose some studio money in the process. But, little did they know that it was going to turn out into a cult classic. The movie, written by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay became their top grosser till then. Unfortunately, the critics didn’t feel the same and called the flick “mean” and “unclean”.

The Meg (2018)

🎨Thriller/Sci-fi ⌛1h 52m

There is no doubt that The Meg was nothing more than an ultra-budget B-movie with Jason Statham in the lead role. Critics and domestic audiences hated the movie for its hollow theme and crappy plot. However, things were a little different for the Chinese audience. The movie became a blockbuster in China, grossing over $500 million at the worldwide box office.

Bee Movie (2007)

🎨Adventure/Comedy ⌛1h 35m

When the news came out that Jerry Seinfeld will be writing and starring in a DreamWorks animated movie, adult fans had high hopes. Just like them, the critics were also expecting some edgy humor, layered plotting, and satirical wit. But, they got was a kids’ movie with some Seinfeldian wordplay. Though this made the critics mad, kids loved it.

Bad Boys II (2003)

🎨Crime/Thriller ⌛ 2h 27m

The ‘Bayhem’ era of action cinema was at its height when Bad Boys II got released. However, critics were not fans of these movies then (and definitely not now!). While they were busy trashing the movie for its lack of content and insanely logicless special effects, it got a great reception from fans. They knew the one golden rule for Bay movies: ‘forget the damn logic and enjoy the movie!’

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A Quiet Place Part II (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Sequel to the 2018 movie, A Quiet Place Part II follows The Abbott family back in their journey for survival. As they are forced to venture into the unknown, they must now face the horrors of the outside world. They soon discover that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats they need to worry about.

Releasing Date:  18 March 2020

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‘Cats’ Review: Not The ‘Pur-fect’ Musical You Were Expecting

by Kaylen Summers

There is no doubt that Cats was one of the most highly publicized movies of this holiday season. However, all came crumbling down when the movie finally got released on December 20. Opening to a poor performance both critically and commercially, the movie only made a little over $38 million worldwide. This is nothing compared to its huge production budget of $90 million and another estimated $115 million spent on prints and advertising.

According to a popular online entertainment-news website, even if the movie is able to hit $100 million worldwide ($40 million domestically and $60 million internationally), there will still be a loss of about $71 million. Let’s not forget that the star-studded movie also ended up giving many of its actors a career lowest performance yet.

Directed by Tom Hooper, the movie is produced by Working Title Films and Amblin Entertainment. Both these studios are backed by Universal Studios. Hopper is known for his Emmy nominating works for Prime Suspect and John Adams. He also won an outstanding directing Emmy for Elizabeth I.

 Cats was getting a lot of thrashing even before its release. Most members of the audience felt that the early trailer of the movie was weirdly disturbing. The actors’ costumes and make-up effects are enhanced by CGI and people were not liking it. Though the makers of the movie took efforts to correct the CGI before release, it now seems like it was all in vain. The movie is at a critics score of 18% and a 54% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes. It also received a C+ on Cinemascope.

The narrative of the movie is quite simple and adapted from Andrew Lloyd Weber’s incredibly popular musical of the same name. The musical, however, was inspired by T.S Elliot’s poetry collection Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats. Unfortunately, the real problem in bringing such a musical fantasy to the screen is that it requires an enormous amount of willing suspension of disbelief. This live-action movie about singing cats fails to conjure that. The CGI actors’ are enhanced to look like cats and are also cat-sized. They sing and dance under the huge set of towering trash cans, tables, etc. That is really too much for the general audiences to handle.

Another major flaw is how the movie lacked better transitions between the musical numbers. This is evident in the disrupted narrative flow of the movie.

With that being said, if you are a fan of music and dance, you should definitely give this one a try. But, for the makers-this is one gigantic box office bomb that Universal will not be forgetting for a long time.

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Three Christs (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Three Christs tells the story of Dr. Alan Stone. He is treating three paranoid schizophrenic patients at the Ypsilanti State Hospital in Michigan. Each of them believes that they were Jesus Christ. The events of the movie are both comic and deeply moving. It was initially premiered in 2017

Releasing Date: 3 January 2020

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7 Movies of 2019 That You Forgot To Watch

by Kaylen Summers

There is no doubt that 2019 gave us some of the most brilliantly crafted movies of all time. From box office breaking franchise movies to breathtaking original tales, these movies have both entertained and inspired us. However, while the mega movies had much of the box office and our social media, there were many other smaller movies that left without us noticing. Don’t underestimate these flicks by their size, as they have enough worthy content to be on your watch list.

Here are 7 awesome movies from 2019 that you forgot to watch:

Honey Boy

Honey Boy (2019) is an upcoming American drama film that tells the story about a young actor trying to reconcile with his father. He had a troubled childhood and the event of the movie shows how it, in turn, later affects the relationship between him and his father.

The Call Of The Wild

Set during the Gold Rush of the 1890s, The Call Of The Wild (2019) tells the story about a big-hearted dog named Buck. He is recruited on a mail delivery dog sled team. Eventually, he crosses paths with John Thornton (Harrison Ford) and becomes his trusted companion.

Just Mercy

Just Mercy (2019) tells the story about young lawyer Bryan Stevenson (Jordan) and his history-making battle for justice. The movie tells the true story of Walter McMillian, who with the help of Stevenson appeals his conviction for the notorious murder of an 18-year-old girl.

21 Bridges

21 Bridges tells the story about an expertly trained NYPD detective named Andre Davis (Chadwick Boseman). A gang of cop killers is on the run. In order to defeat them, Andre puts all of New York City on a lockdown. As the night unfolds, he soon becomes unsure of who to pursue, and who’s in pursuit of him.

Klaus

Klaus (2019) is a retelling of the Santa Claus tale. The movie follows a  postman who is posted to a frozen town in the North for being the worst postman at the academy. He eventually finds Klaus, who is good at making toys and makes a deal with him to deliver his toys.

Richard Jewell

Based on true events, Richard Jewell tells the story of the security guard who got wrongfully framed for the Olympic bombing of 1996. Initially, Jewell was hailed as the hero for saving people’s lives. However, the media and FBI soon turned the table and he ended up as the prime suspect.

Fractured

Fractured (2019) tells the story about a family who is on a road trip when the daughter gets hurt in an accident and rushed to the nearest emergency room. However, things turn spooky as the daughter and the wife goes missing and the hospital shows no record of them ever being there.

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Fantasy Island (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Mr. Roarke is the owner of a luxurious, remote tropical resort. Its purpose is to makes the secret dreams of his lucky guests come true. However,  when their fantasies turned into nightmares, the guests are now supposed to solve the island’s mystery to save their lives.

Releasing Date: 6 February 2020

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10 Best Movies to Start the New Year Off Right

by Kaylen Summers

There is nothing like kicking up your feet and starting the new year from the comfort of your couch. Don’t believe us?! With these cool movies, you will definitely go for it. Whether you’re skipping a New Year’s Eve party to celebrate at home, or it’s your New Year’s Day tradition to rest following all the festivities, these movies will help get you in the spirit of the season.

Forrest Gump (1994)

⌛2h 22min 🍅72%

Though this movie is not related to New Year in any way, we still think starting off 2020 by watching one of the greatest movies ever is not a bad idea. Tom Hanks plays a man with a low IQ. He accomplishes great things in his life and becomes part of significant historic events. But despite all he has achieved, his one true love eludes him.

October Sky (1999)

⌛1h 48min 🍅91%

Here is another story about overcoming and achieving. The movie is based on the inspiring real-life story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner’s son. Gaining inspiration from the first Sputnik launch, he decides to study rocket science against his father’s wishes. Luck favored the brave, as he eventually became a NASA scientist.

The Squid and the Whale (2005)

⌛1h 28min 🍅93%

Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents’ divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.

Morning Glory (2010)

⌛1h 47min 🍅55%

This one is about a young and devoted morning television producer who is desperate to keep the failing show on air. She recruits a former news journalist and anchor. But it seems like they disapprove co-hosting the show due to its lack of real news stories.

The Age of Adaline (2015)

⌛1h 52min 🍅56%

We all worry that time is moving too fast. But, this movie will make you think otherwise. After 29-year-old Adaline recovers from a nearly lethal accident, she inexplicably stops growing older. As the years stretch on and on, Adaline keeps her secret to herself until she meets a man who changes her life.

The Terminal (2004)

⌛2h 08min 🍅61%

Tom Hanks is all about uplifting us through his positive movies. This time he is stuck at the airport. Viktor Navorski lost his country for some political reasons. But, the problem is he was on the plane when this whole thing happened. Now, he’s stranded at Kennedy Airport with a passport that nobody recognizes.

Good Will Hunting (1997)

⌛2h 07min 🍅97%

This one is a cult classic. Will Hunting has a genius-level IQ. Yet, he chooses to work as an MIT janitor. His talents were recognized by Professor Gerald Lambeau when he solved a complicated graduate-level math problem. The professor took it to himself to help the confused youth reach his full potential.

The Thin Red Line (1998)

⌛2h 51min 🍅80%

Based on the graphic novel by James Jones, The Thin Red Line about an Army Rifle company called C-for-Charlie. They change, suffer, and ultimately make quintessential discoveries about themselves during the devastating Battle of Guadalcanal. It reflects their journey through the grisly and exhausting battles and finally saying goodbyes to those who survived.

Selma (2014)

⌛2h 08min 🍅99%

The tales of victory are not over. This one is from history books. Selma is a place Alabama where segregation in the South was at its worst. This lead to a march that ended in violence. As a result, President Lyndon B. Johnson was forced to make a famous statement and ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights Act.

Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

⌛1h 43min 🍅100%

A little bit of history again from the cinema world. The story takes place when cinema moved from silent to sound. A lot of changes happened in the world of motion pictures and one such incident occurred is about a silent film production company. The company and cast are having a hard time transitioning to sound.

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8 Best Women-Centric Coming Out This 2020

by Kaylen Summers

Women’s representation in cinema has been a hot topic in Hollywood last year. With many movie makers adding their expressions to the movement and many top-notch studios trying to capitalize on the trends,  we got many women-centric movies released last year.

With a new year awaiting us and a whole array of movies set to hit the screens soon, it is quite normal to wonder about the major women-centric movies slated to release in 2020. We have used our resources and gathered 8 of the best from this category. Take a look at these flicks and mark your calendars, because these movies are worth the wait.

Like A Boss

Like A Boss revolves around two friends who try to build a successful beauty company from the ground up. However, their friendship is tested with a buyout offer, putting them at war both professionally and personally. Directed by Miguel Arteta and written by Sam Pitman & Adam Cole-Kelly, the movie has Tiffany Haddish, Rose Byrne, and Salma Hayek in the lead roles.

Releasing Date: January 10, 2020

The Rhythm Section

The Rhythm Section (2019) tells the story of Stephanie Patrick whose parents died in a tragic plane crash. Discovering that it was not an accident, she soon assumes the identity of an assassin to find the truth behind it. Pushed into a path of revenge, she is out to get the justice she deserves and nothing seems to stop her.

Antlers

Antlers (2020) is an upcoming supernatural horror film. It tells the tale of a small-town Oregon teacher and her brother, the local sheriff. They come across a young student in her school who harbors a dangerous secret. This eventually leads them to some frightening consequences.

Birds of Prey

Birds Of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation Of One Harley Quinn) (2020) joins Harley Quinn as she splits with Joker and teams up with Black Canary, Huntress, and Renee Montoya to protect a young girl named Cassandra Cain from an evil crime lord, Black Mask in Gotham City.

Releasing Date: February 7, 2020

Wonder Woman 1984

Sequel to the 2017’s Wonder Woman,  the movie marks the ninth installment in DC’s movie universe. This time Wonderwoman will be facing off against the Cheetah, a villainess who possesses superhuman strength and agility. Gal Gadot will be reprising the title role, with Chris Pine, Pedro Pascal, Robin Wright, Kristen Wiig, and Connie Nielsen in supporting roles.

Releasing Date: 5 June 2020 

Promising Young Woman

Everything about Cassie is mysterious. She is smart but wicked, tantalizing but cunning, and by night, she lives a secret double life. However, an unexpected encounter is now giving Cassie a chance to correct her wrongs from the past.

Releasing Date: 17 April 2020

Disney’s Mulan

Disney’ Mulan is the live-action retelling of the 1998 animated film of the same name. The movie tells the story of a tomboyish girl who disguises herself as a young man. She wants to fight with the Imperial Chinese Army and defend the country from Northern invaders.

Releasing Date: 27 March 2020

Black Widow

Black Widow marks the first solo-outing of the character after a decade of being in the Cinematic Universe. The movie will also kick start Phase 4 of MCU. Set as a prequel to the events of Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, the movie is expected to be placed after Captain America: Civil War in the MCU timeline.

Releasing Date: May 1, 2020

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Never, Rarely, Sometimes, Always (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Never, Rarely, Sometimes, Always is the portrayal of the intimate relationship shared by two teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania. One of them is dealing with an unintended pregnancy. Without any local support, the girl and her cousin Skylar embarks on a journey across state lines to New York City.

Releasing Date: 13 March 2020

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Buffaloed (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Buffaloed is a movie about a girl who is obsessed with making money. Set in the underworld of debt-collecting, her mission in life is to earn enough money to get out of her blue-collar existence. Directed by Tanya Wexler, the movie is penned by Brian Sacca.

Releasing Date: 14 February 2020

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Saint Maud (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Saint Maud is the British psychological horror film that marks the debut of writer and director Rose Glass. The movie has Morfydd Clark and Jennifer Ehle in the lead roles. Initially, it was premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on 8 September 2019.

Releasing Date:  27 March 2020

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Ana (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Ana is a movie that revolves around a young girl named Ana and a broken car salesman Rafa They meet each other by chance and initially dislikes each other. However, when things go against them, the two decides to stick together and embark on a road trip to try and save him from bankruptcy, or worse.

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7 Best Upcoming Hollywood Movies In The Year 2020

by Kaylen Summers

2020 has some of our most awaited movies lined up for release. There is no doubt that this year will be a huge win for the fans of all franchises. But, with so many blockbusters on the horizon, there is a possible chance that we might miss out on any of the best ones before it leaves the theatre. There is, of course, the comfort of watching it at home later on your streaming platform. But, what good are movies if it is not seen in theatres, right?!

Here are 7 upcoming Hollywood blockbusters that you don’t want to miss out.

Promising Young Woman17 April 2020

Everything about Cassie is mysterious. She is smart but wicked, tantalizing but cunning, and by night, she lives a secret double life. However, an unexpected encounter is now giving Cassie a chance to correct her wrongs from the past.

Free GuyJuly 3, 2020

Free Guy is about a bank-teller named ‘Guy’. He realizes that he is really an NPC inside an open-world video game. He gathers the courage and finally decides to become the hero of his own story. As his whole game world is about to go offline, it is now up to Guy to find a way and save the day.

The Photograph 14 February 2020

The sudden death of the famed photographer Christina Eames leaves her daughter Mae, hurt, angry and full of questions. But, when finds a photograph from a safe-deposit box, she realizes that there is something more to her mother’s past than she knows. The Photograph is about her investigation about the romance between her mother and a rising journalist.

The Last Full Measure

The Last Full Measure is a movie that takes place in two time periods. Soldiers of the war are recounting their moments fifty-three years later. Airman William H. Pitsenbarger, Jr. (“Pits”) is awarded the nation’s highest military honor after his death for his actions on the battlefield.

Wonder Woman 1984- 5 June 2020 

Sequel to the 2017’s Wonder Woman,  the movie marks the ninth installment in DC’s movie universe. The movie will see Wonderwoman facing off against a villainess who possesses superhuman strength and agility named as the Cheetah,  Gal Gadot will be reprising the title role, with Chris Pine, Pedro Pascal, Robin Wright, Kristen Wiig, and Connie Nielsen in supporting roles.

The Way Back- 6 March 2020

The Way Back (2020) tells the story of a widowed, former basketball all-star. He is struggling with addiction and attempts to come back by becoming the coach of the high school basketball team at his alma mater. The team is disparate and ethnically mixed. As the team starts to win, he is on the fight to overcome his old demons.

The Invisible Man- 28 February 2020

The Invisible Man (2020) is the official retelling of the classic horror flick from Universal Studios. A crazed scientist stages his suicide and starts using uses his power of invisibility to stalk and terrorize his ex-girlfriend. Even though she approached the police, no one believes her. Now, it’s up to her to take matters into her own hands and fight back.

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A Quite Place Part II (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Sequel to hit ‘A Quiet Place’, the movie follows the Abbott family as they face more terrors in their fight for survival in silence. As they are forced to venture outside the sand path, they discover that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that they need to worry about.

Releasing Date: 18 March 2020

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7 Movies On Netflix That Are Too Scary To Watch

by Kaylen Summers

There is no doubt that the horror genre is going through a creatively robust period. Though moviemakers have explored almost all aspects of the genre, there are still more horror movies releasing, day after day. But, let’s be honest. Many of these movies are just B-grade flick and others are just plain garbage. But, if you take some effort and weed out the trash, there are some hidden gems waiting for you.

Luckily, we have decided to cut down the trash and picking up the right ones for you. We have gone through almost all the horror movies available on Netflix and trimmed down 7 of the best horror movies on the platform.

The Ritual

The usual tale of a sinister creature in the forest story. Four humans have made their way in the woods as a part of college reunion and are relentlessly hunted by an unseen force. With plenty of spooky vibes, the horror movie seems perfect for Halloween season.

I Am The Pretty Thing That Lives in the House

Helen Bloom, a successful ghost story writer decides to live in her country home during the last days of her life. Lily is a young nurse who takes care of Helen. Little does Lily know that the house of the writer has some real horror lurking within. The film directed by Oz Perkins is an immersive and slow burn of horror unfolding onscreen.

Murder Party

Christopher, an awfully humble man finds an invitation to a Murder party. Without even taking time to consider that it sounds like trouble, he decides to show up only to find out the inviters were not bluffing about the name of the party.  It is, in fact, a group of rogue artists trying to glorify their art through murder to win a grant. Jeremy Saulnier’s debut directorial venture is a comical yet relentlessly violent affair.

Coraline

Coraline is a symbolic journey of a young girl who must decide what is right and wrong. The girl subjected to constant invalidation from her parents finds her way into a new world which is an ideal version of her own life. Slipping away into the sparkle of the new world, she fails to understand it could, in fact, be an illusion created to lure and trap her.

The Crow

A tale of rebirth for revenge, The Crow charts the life of Eric who is killed along with his fiancée by a group of street thugs. A year later, Eric comes back to life as the Crow infiltrates the gang and brutally brings each one responsible to justice. The film sheds light on the unsettling and evil corners of society.

The Babysitter

A horror comedy that is just right for Halloween mood. A young woman, hired to babysit a boy secretly performs satanic rituals every night the boy is asleep. Until one day the boy defies his usual sleep schedule and walks in on her shenanigans only to strike up a rivalry against a group of handsome but insatiable young adults ready to do anything to fulfill their desires.

Horns

The film begins with Daniel Radcliffe’s character being a suspect in the mysterious death of his girlfriend and him waking up one morning with a new set of horns. With the horns grow his wicked humor and ability to influence people to speak out their deepest desires. Based on Joe Hill’s novel of the same name, the movie is a tale of revenge, exploring the weirdness of the supernatural world.

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The Turning (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

The Turning (2020) is an upcoming psychological thriller based on Henry James’s classic 1898 novella The Turn of the Screw. The plot tells the story of a young nanny who is hired to take care of two orphans. However, she soon realizes that their country’s mansion is haunted.

Releasing Date: 24 January 2020

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The Rhythm Section (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

The Rhythm Section (2019) tells the story of Stephanie Patrick whose parents died in a tragic plane crash. Discovering that it was not an accident, she soon assumes the identity of an assassin to find the truth behind it. Pushed into a path of revenge, she is out to get the justice she deserves and nothing seems to stop her.

Releasing Date: January 31, 2020

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6 Comedies To Kick-start The New Decade

by Kaylen Summers

Reality does not always give us things to laugh about. But, movies surely do. No matter how sad the past decade has been for you,  there is always an option to start fresh and refresh button for your life is on your TV remote. Take a look a look at these 6 comedies. These movies are known for their sense of humor, awesome actor performance and some inspirational narratives.

Check out this list of comedies that are perfect to kick-start the new decade.

Mr. Mom (1932)

Mr. Mom is so hilarious even after all these years. All was well for the couple- Jack and Caroline. They were living a happy life and making a decent living. However, when Jack lost his job all of a sudden, things got really out of hand. So, now Jack needed up staying at home and looking after the house while Caroline is out at her work. The only problem is that he has never done this before and has no idea what he is up against.

The Master of Disguise (2002)

Pistachio Disguisey is a sweet-natured Italian waiter working at his father’s Fabbrizio’s restaurant. Little did he know that his family holds the supernatural skills of disguise. But when his family is kidnapped by their arch-enemy, Devlin Bowman, Pistachio must use the skills of disguise to track down Bowman and save his family.

The Sweetest Thing (2002)

Christina’s love life is not that colorful. She has been avoiding meaningful relationships for years. But, things took a turn when she meets Peter one night. Though she finally lets her guard down and decides to follow her heart, it seems like Peter has suddenly left town. With Courtney, now she is off to capture the one that got away.

Frank (2014)

This movie eccentric and scary at time. But, it still manages to be funny overall. How?! With the titular character wearing a big paper-mache head though out the movie, it can be enigmatic and hilarious at the same time. The movie is about a  young wannabe musician who joins an eccentric pop band. The led of the band is the mysterious Frank.

Beetlejuice

A ghost couple is disturbed by the fact that their home is haunted by a conceited human family. Quite a reversal of roles from the traditional premise of horror movies, this forms the basis for the humorous tale. Beetlejuice ( Michael Keaton) is the star of the show who is hired by the couple to free themselves from the wrath of the humans. Directed by Tim Burton, the spooky horror is carried substantially by Keaton with his manic performance until the very end.

The Blues Brothers

The film brings to life John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd’s SNL characters “Blue Brothers” to life on big screen. The two of them learn that the orphanage that they grew up in in about to be shut due to back taxes. They gather their old bunch of band members and try to raise money to save the orphanage. A simple plot sizing up the absurd lives of two cynics amidst a lot of chaos and carnage

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8 Movies That Can Make 2020 An Awesome Year

by Kaylen Summers

Last year did give us some of the most awesome movies to date. We saw The Avengers finally putting their suits and shields to rest, the clown prince of Gotham descending into madness and Simba getting back his throne all over again. Just when you thought that cinema can’t be any better, 2020 is here with an even awesome lineup.

Here are 8 upcoming blockbusters that are going to make 2020 a truly awesome year for cinema lovers.

Wonder Woman 1984

Sequel to the 2017’s Wonder Woman,  the movie marks the ninth installment in DC’s movie universe. In this movie,  DC’s Wonderwoman will go toe-to-toe with her arch-nemesis Cheetah, a villainess with superhuman strength and agility. Everyone’s favorite, Gal Gadot will be reprising the title role, sharing the screen with Chris Pine, Pedro Pascal, Robin Wright, Kristen Wiig, and Connie Nielsen.

Releasing Date: 5 June 2020 

Top Gun: Maverick

Who is ready for a sequel of the 1986’s Top Gun? The upcoming movie, Top Gun: Maverick takes place 34 years after the events of the original film. Captain Peter “Maverick” Mitchell is the new flight instructor of Top Gun. He guides Bradley, Goose’s son to become an aviator like his father.

Releasing Date: June 26, 2020

Onward (2020)

Onward (2020) is the upcoming animation feature from Disney and Pixar. Two teenage elf brothers, Ian and Barley Lightfoot are given a wizard staff that could summon their dead father for one day. However, with their magic, they could only bring half of him back. Now, the brothers are on a journey to find more magic so that they could spend one last day with their father.

Releasing Date: 4 March 2020

Tenet (2020)

Tenet is the upcoming action thriller film written and directed by Christopher Nolan.  The movie is produced by Nolan and Emma Thomas and has  John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Dimple Kapadia, Elizabeth Debicki, Michael Caine, and Kenneth Branagh in the leading roles.

Releasing Date: 17 July 2020

Sonic The Hedgehog

Sonic has somehow made it to our Earth. He has also found a new best friend- a human named Tom Wachowski- to help navigate him through the complexities of life on Earth. However, with Dr. Robotnik hot on their trail, the two must join forces and prevent Dr. Robotnik from world domination.

Releasing Date: 13 February 2020

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Sonic has somehow made it to our Earth. He has also found a new best friend- a human named Tom Wachowski- to help navigate him through the complexities of life on Earth. However, with Dr. Robotnik hot on their trail, the two must join forces and prevent Dr. Robotnik from world domination.

Releasing Date: 13 February 2020

Free Guy

Free Guy is about a bank-teller named ‘Guy’. He discovers that he is actually an NPC inside an open-world video game. He gathers the courage and finally decides to become the hero of his own story. As his whole game world is about to go offline, it is now up to Guy to find a way and save the day.

Releasing Date: July 3, 2020

Black Widow

Black Widow marks the first solo-outing of the character after a decade of being in the Cinematic Universe. The movie will also kick start Phase 4 of MCU. Set as a prequel to the events of Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, the movie is expected to be placed after Captain America: Civil War in the MCU timeline.

Releasing Date: May 1, 2020

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Come To Daddy (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Come To Daddy tells the story of a man in his thirties who travels to a remote cabin. His intentions are to reconnect with his estranged father who lives there. The horror/drama movie is directed by Ant Timpson and written by Toby Harvard.

Releasing Date: 25 April 2020

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8 Underrated Space Movies That Are Worth Watching

by Kaylen Summers

Our fascination with space is as old as our thinking minds. Though our technological advancements have helped us unlock a few mysteries of the universe, most of it still remains unexplored. But, that didn’t stop our imagination. From Jules Verne to Christopher Nolan, we have seen sci-fi space explorations grow from novels to movies.

Now, we have a long list of space movies that pushes the genre further and further. Some have a good narrative, while others are just VFX heavy. Whatever the case may be, many good space movies are left out when we mention these cinematic marvels. So, we have decided to create a list of good space movies that are underrated.

Event Horizon (1997)

The year is 2047.  A group of astronauts is on a mission to investigate and salvage the starship ‘Event Horizon’. It has been 7 years since it disappeared mysteriously, that too on its maiden voyage. But, when the crew finally arrives on board the lost ship. They soon realize that there is a deeper, terrifying secret to its disappearance than they expected.

Life (2017)

Meanwhile, another six-member crew is at the International Space Station. Their mission is to study a sample from Mars. If all goes well they will be discovering the first proof of extra-terrestrial life. Unfortunately, it looks they are more intelligent than we expected.

Mission to Mars (2000)

The Mars missions are not over yet. This movie is about the crew who went on the first Mars expedition. However, somewhere along the way, they lose contact with  Earth. Now a second crew is sent to discover and rescue the lost astronauts.

Galaxy Quest (1999)

While most crews volunteer for a heroic space mission, here is one who had no idea that they were walking into a battle between two intergalactic species. The funny part is that both these species think that they are some intergalactic heroes while they are actually stars of a 1980s sci-fi show.

Red Planet (2000)

You guessed it right. Its time for another Mars expedition. Our Earth is dying and it’s up to a bunch of Astronauts to search for a solution. Being our closest neighbor, Mars becomes their main option. However, what they didn’t expect was to have the mission go terribly awry.

Solaris (2002)

Being alone can seriously affect your mental health. Especially, if you are stuck in a spacecraft drifting through the vast, empty space. A troubled psychologist is assigned to investigate such a crew. They have been living in an isolated research station orbiting a bizarre planet.

Sunshine (2007)

Taking place fifty years into the future, this movie is talking about some drastic climate change and its not really our fault. The sun is dying, causing the temperature on Earth to be arctic low. Though an initial team of astronauts was sent to revive the Sun, their mission fails. Now after seven years later, a new team is on their way to finishing the mission. Will mankind’s last hope be able to succeed?

Fantastic Voyage (1966)

Well, this one is not exactly space exploration. But, consider it a bonus. Before the concepts of quantum physics and micro-universe got contextualized by modern science, this science fiction brilliantly explored its possibilities. Watch how a team of experts travels through a human body to remove a deadly clot.

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9 Best War Movies That Will Blow Your Mind

by Kaylen Summers

War speaks a universal language. No matter which part of the world we are on, wars always have a devastating impact on us all. Resonating these emotions through the art of cinema can be a tough job. While many movies have only focused on action sequences and military tactics, there are some that focus on the people involved in warfare and their emotions. These true cinematic representations of wars are sure to leave you with some interesting thoughts.

Here are 9 best war movies that will blow your mind.

The Wind That Shakes the Barley (2006)

This movie takes place in Ireland during the 1920s. A young doctor Damien O’Donovan is all set for a new job in a London hospital. However, when he was out to say his goodbyes, British Black and Tans kills him. Now, his friend Damien and his brother Teddy are part of the Irish Republican Army to serve their nation and gain revenge. Will the political events taking place in-between be able to save them.

Lord of War (2005)

War is not just about political views. It’s more of a business now. This movie talks about how the weapons industry is involved in the war. Yuri Orlov, globetrotting arms dealer, is roaming around through some of the deadliest war zones. In order to carry out his business deals, he needs to keep himself away from a relentless  Interpol agent, his business rivals and even some notorious dictators who were once his customers.

Defiance (2008)

Defiance is based on a true story that happened during World War II. Four Jewish brothers are on the run from their Nazi-occupied homeland of West Belarus in Poland. Eventually, they join the Soviet partisans and begin rescuing more than  1,200 Jews who are left out in the ghettos of Poland.

Ride with the Devil (1999)

Ride with the Devil tells the tale of four people. They are fighting for truth and justice during the time of the American Civil War. Directed by Ang Lee, the movie takes us to a no man’s land on the Missouri/Kansas border. There a staunch loyalist, an immigrant’s son, a freed slave, and a young widow become friends as they try to survive in an uncertain time without rules.

Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002)

This is not exactly a war movie. But, a movie about colonial oppression- which is even worse.  The year is 1931. Three aboriginal girls are taken away from their families to be trained for domestic staff. The brave girls escape from the facility and now are on a trek across the Outback to return back to their families. Will they be able to succeed?! Or will they be tracked down and punished.

The Kingdom (2007)

A bombing of an American facility in the Middle East has left many puzzled. Now the US government is sending in a team of special agents to hunt down and capture the terrorist mastermind who is responsible for a deadly attack.

Miracle at St. Anna (2008)

Miracle at St. Anna tells the story of four American soldiers. They are members of the all-black 92nd “Buffalo Soldier” Division stationed in Tuscany, Italy during World War II. Three of them get separated from the rest of the unit. While returning back and evading enemies, one of them risks his life to save an Italian boy.

’71 (2014)

This movie is about another soldier who accidentally gets separated from his unit. The young British soldier is separated from the others during a riot in the streets of Belfast.  Now, he must find his way back to safety.

Beasts of No Nation (2015)

Beasts of No Nation tells the remarkable tale of a child who is fighting in the civil war of a fictional West African country. The movie takes us through the journey of Agu who is forced to join a group of soldiers. The little boy’s childhood is brutally shattered by the war and all he is left with is the fear and distress.

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8 Best Melodramas That Will Melt Your Heart

by Kaylen Summers

Having roots in the pulpy novels of the 1960s, melodramas have a long-standing reputation of being illogical, moralizing and joyless “women’s picture.” However, over the course of time, these unrealistic movies have proven to be capable of handling deeper, complex human emotions and their various manifestations. The last decade saw many of such films evolve from their early ridiculousness to the transcendent.

Here are 8 of such films that we think that all movie lovers should watch:

Her (2013)

Her takes us to a  not so distant future.  Theodore is a lonely writer and he purchases a newly developed operating system. Designed to address all the user’s needs, Theodore eventually falls into a romantic relationship between him and his operating system. Imagine going out on a date with Siri. This movie is all about that.

Notting Hill (1999)

William Thacker leads a humdrum existence as a London bookstore owner. However, things are thrown into a romantic turmoil when the famous American actress Anna Scott visits his shop. One thing leads to another and the two kisses each other, marking the beginning of a full-blown affair. But, will the average bloke and glamorous movie star overcome their radically different lifestyles find happiness in their love. You will have to stream to find out.

Before Sunrise (1995)

This love story has a cult-following of its own. It was on his way to Vienna that Jesse meets Céline. He is an American and she is a student returning to Paris. The two instantly connect with each other and gets off the train in Vienna. With no money for lodging, they wander through the city together, experiencing Vienna night together and the company of each other.

La La Land (2016)

There is nothing more melodramatic than romances, right? So here is another love story that got an Oscar. The story is about an aspiring actress named Mia who serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions. She falls in love with Sebastian who is a jazz musician playing at cocktail party gigs in dingy bars. As they finally become successful, they are forced to make decisions that threaten to rip them apart.

A Walk to Remember (2002)

Adapted from the famous novel of the same name, this sure to make you cry. Landon Carter is the popular, restless student in the school. While participating in the school drama production, he meets the daughter of the town’s minister, Jamie Sullivan and falls in love with her. Jamie, on the other hand, has a “to-do” list for her life and a very big secret.

Titanic (1997)

Well, we all know this story. Based on the infamous ship Titanic and its sinking,  this movie tells the story of Rose DeWitt Bukater falling in love with Jack Dawson. Young Rose was with her mother and fiancé. While  Jack is a third class traveler with his friend Fabrizio. With a heart-breaking end, this movie is immortal for so many reasons

The Holiday (2006)

When two women- one from the United States and the other from the United Kingdom- decided to swap homes during Christmas time, they had no idea they were going to find romance after bad breakups they have gone through. Both women fall for a local man. However, they soon realize that they eventually have to return home and leave their newly found relationship behind.

Closer (2004)

This one is witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story. There are chance-meetings, love-at-first-sight, and unplanned betrayals. The movie is about two couples whose relationships are torn apart when they discovers a destructive adulterous affair with each other.

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Must Watch Comedy Movies To Start The New Year

by Kaylen Summers

Another decade has passed by, making significant changing in how we watch, understand and relate to movies. From DVD to Netflix, this decade changed everything that we know about movies. However, there are some basic things about cinema that will never leave us- it inspires us, connect with us and makes us laugh.

Before you head out to start a new decade, here are some comedies that can really freshen up your thoughts and mind. From downright slapstick humor to thought-provoking cult-classics there is a comedy for everyone.

There’s Something About Mary (1998)

1h 59min | Romance, Comedy

For Ted, prom night went about as bad as it’s possible for any night to go. Thirteen years later, he finally gets another chance with his old prom date, only to run up against other suitors including the sleazy detective he hired to find her.

Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (2002)

1h 21min | Action, Comedy

A movie within a movie, created to spoof the martial arts genre. Writer/director Steve Oedekerk uses contemporary characters and splices them into a 1970s kung-fu film, weaving the new and old together. As the main character, The Chosen One, Oedekerk sets off to avenge the deaths of his parents at the hands of kung-fu legend Master Pain. Along the way, he encounters some strange characters.

Hot Fuzz (2007)

2h 1min | Crime, Action, Comedy

As a former London constable, Nicholas Angel finds it difficult to adapt to his new assignment in the sleepy British village of Sandford. Not only does he miss the excitement of the big city, but he also has a well-meaning oaf for a partner. However, when a series of grisly accidents rocks Sandford, Angel smells something rotten in the idyllic village.

Rat Race (2001)

1h 52min | Adventure, Comedy

In an ensemble film about easy money, greed, manipulation and bad driving, a Las Vegas casino tycoon entertain his wealthiest high rollers — a group that will bet on anything — by pitting six ordinary people against each other in a wild dash for $2 million jammed into a locker hundreds of miles away. The tycoon and his wealthy friends monitor each racer’s every move to keep track of their favorites. The only rule in this race is that there are no rules.

Sausage Party (2016)

1h 29min | Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

Sausage Party, the first R-rated CG animated movie, is about one sausage leading a group of supermarket products on a quest to discover the truth about their existence and what really happens when they become chosen to leave the grocery store.

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

1h 59min | Comedy

With the 70s behind him, San Diego’s top-rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York’s first 24-hour news channel by storm.

Nacho Libre (2006)

1h 32min | Comedy, Family

Nacho Libre is loosely based on the story of Fray Tormenta (“Friar Storm”), aka Rev. Sergio Gutierrez Benitez, a real-life Mexican Catholic priest who had a 23-year career as a masked luchador. He competed in order to support the orphanage he directed.

Blazing Saddles (1974)

1h 33min | Western, Comedy

A town—where everyone seems to be named Johnson—stands in the way of the railroad. In order to grab their land, robber baron Hedley Lemar sends his henchmen to make life in the town unbearable. After the sheriff is killed, the town demands a new sheriff from the Governor, so Hedley convinces him to send the town the first black sheriff in the west.

Trainwreck (2015)

2h 5min | Comedy, Romance

Having thought that monogamy was never possible, a commitment-phobic career woman may have to face her fears when she meets a good guy.

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8 Spoof Movies That Will Make You Laugh Out Loud

by Kaylen Summers

Epic Movie (2007)

1h 26min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

When Edward, Peter, Lucy and Susan each follow their own path, they end up finding themselves at Willy’s Chocolate factory. Walking through a wardrobe, they discover the world of Gnarnia, which is ruled by the White Bitch. Meeting up with characters such as Harry Potter and Captain Jack Swallows, the newly reunited family must team up with Aslo, a wise-but-horny lion to stop the white bitch’s army.

Scary Movie (2000)

1h 28min | Comedy

Following on the heels of popular teen-scream horror movies, with uproarious comedy and biting satire. Marlon and Shawn Wayans, Shannon Elizabeth and Carmen Electra pitch in to skewer some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters, including Scream, I Know What You Did Last Summer, The Matrix, American Pie and The Blair Witch Project.

Not Another Teen Movie (2001)

1h 29min | Comedy

On a bet, a gridiron hero at John Hughes High School sets out to turn a bespectacled plain Jane into a beautiful and popular prom queen in this outrageous send-up of the teen movie genre.

Meet the Spartans (2008)

1h 24min | Comedy

From the creators of Scary Movie and Date Movie comes this tongue-in-cheek parody of the sword-and-sandal epics, dubbed Meet the Spartans. The 20th Century Fox production was written and directed by the filmmaking team of Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer. Sure, Leonidas may have nothing more than a cape and some leather underwear to protect him from the razor-sharp swords of his Persian enemies.

Hot Shots! (1991)

1h 25min | Comedy, Crime

Recruited to join a top-secret mission for the Air Force, a renegade pilot finds himself coping with an incompetent admiral and a carefully selected squadron of flyers who are either inept or half-blind.

The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)

1h 25min | Comedy, Crime

When the incompetent Officer Frank Drebin seeks the ruthless killer of his partner, he stumbles upon an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth.

The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)

1h 23min | Comedy

A series of loosely connected skits that spoof news programs, commercials, porno films, kung-fu films, disaster films, blaxploitation films, spy films, mafia films, and the fear that somebody is watching you on the other side of the TV.

Johnny English (2003)

1h 28min | Adventure, Action, Comedy

A lowly pencil pusher working for MI7, Johnny English is suddenly promoted to super spy after Agent One is assassinated and every other agent is blown up at his funeral. When a billionaire entrepreneur sponsors the exhibition of the Crown Jewels—and the valuable gems disappear on the opening night and on English’s watch—the newly-designated agent must jump into action to find the thief and recover the missing gems.

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7 Classic Zombie Movies That Still Gives The Chills

by Kaylen Summers

The Return of the Living Dead (1985)

1h 31min | Comedy, Horror

When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to re-animate as they go on a rampage seeking their favorite food: brains!

City of the Living Dead (1980)

1h 33min | Horror

A medium has a mysterious vision of a priest hanging himself… A seemingly dead woman awakes screaming in her coffin… And in the sleepy New England town of Dunwich, a girl vomits up her intestines and a local misfit has a drill bit ploughed into his cranium… These hallucionogenic often grotesque visions punctuate a skeletal story telling of a reporter and a psychic who must race against time to prevent hordes of rotting corpses spewing forth from the gates of hell.

The Beyond (1981)

1h 28min | Horror

The New Yorker Liza Merril inherits an old hotel in Louisiana, and invests her savings to reopen the place. She doesn’t realize that the hotel houses the body of a dead painter murdered decades earlier, nor that it’s about to become a gateway to hell.

Night of the Comet (1984)

1h 35min | Comedy, Horror, Science Fiction

Two girls from the Valley wake up to find that a passing comet has eradicated their world and left behind a mysterious red-dust and a pack of cannibal mutants. With the help of a friendly truck driver, the girls save the earth from a villainous “think tank,” karate chop their way through flesh-eating zombies, and, of course, find time to go to the mall.

Night of the Living Dead (1968)

1h 36min | Horror

A group of people tries to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse.

Dawn of the Dead (1978)

2h 7min | Horror

During an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia SWAT team members, a traffic reporter, and his television-executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.

Rabid (1977)

1h 31min | Horror, Science Fiction

After undergoing radical surgery for injuries from a motorcycle accident, a young woman develops a strange phallic growth on her body and a thirst for human blood—the only nourishment that will now sustain her.

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7 Classic Horror Movies That Can Still Spook You

by Kaylen Summers

Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)

1h 19min | Adventure, Horror, Science Fiction

A scientific expedition searching for fossils along the Amazon River discover a prehistoric Gill-Man in the legendary Black Lagoon. The explorers capture the mysterious creature, but it breaks free. The Gill-Man returns to kidnap the lovely Kay, fiancée of one of the expeditions, with whom it has fallen in love.

The Invisible Man (1933)

1h 11min | Horror, Science Fiction

Working in Dr. Cranley’s laboratory, scientist Jack Griffin was always given the latitude to conduct some of his own experiments. His sudden departure, however, has Cranley’s daughter Flora worried about him. Griffin has taken a room at the nearby Lion’s Head Inn, hoping to reverse an experiment he conducted on himself that made him invisible. But the experimental drug has also warped his mind, making him aggressive and dangerous. He’s prepared to do whatever it takes to restore his appearance.

The Mummy (1932)

1h 13min | Horror

An ancient Egyptian priest named Imhotep is revived when an archaeological expedition finds his mummy and one of the archaeologists accidentally reads an ancient life-giving spell. Imhotep escapes from the field site and searches for the reincarnation of the soul of his lover.

The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

1h 41min | Drama, Horror

A grotesquely disfigured composer known as “The Phantom” haunts Paris’ opera house, where he’s secretly grooming Christine Daae to be an opera diva. Luring her to his remote underground lair, The Phantom declares his love. But Christine loves Raoul de Chagny and plans to elope with him. When The Phantom learns this, he abducts Christine.

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1932)

1h 38min | Horror, Science Fiction

Based on the story by Robert Louis Stevenson, Dr. Henry Jekyll believes that there are two distinct sides to men – a good and an evil side. He believes that by separating the two, man can become liberated. He succeeds in his experiments with chemicals to accomplish this and transforms into Hyde to commit horrendous crimes. When he discontinues use of the drug, it is already too late.

The Fly (1958)

1h 34min | Drama, Horror, Science Fiction

Industrialist François Delambre is called late at night by his sister-in-law, Helene Delambre, who tells him that she has just killed her husband, André. Reluctant at first, she eventually explains to the police that André invented a matter transportation apparatus and, while experimenting on himself, a fly entered the chamber during the matter transference.

Village of the Damned (1960)

1h 17min | Horror, Science Fiction

In a small English village, everyone suddenly falls unconscious. When they awake every woman of childbearing age is pregnant. The resulting children have the same strange blond hair, eyes and a strong connection to each other.

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7 Mind-Blowing Post-Apocalyptic Movies On Netflix

by Kaylen Summers

The Colony (2013)

1h 35min | Action, Science Fiction, Horror

Forced underground by the next ice age, a struggling outpost of survivors must fight to preserve humanity against a threat even more savage than nature.

Pacific Rim (2013)

2h 11min | Action, Science Fiction, Adventure

When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity’s resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: massive robots, called Jaegers, which are controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose minds are locked in a neural bridge. But even the Jaegers are proving nearly defenseless in the face of the relentless Kaiju. On the verge of defeat, the forces defending mankind have no choice but to turn to two unlikely heroes—a washed-up former pilot (Charlie Hunnam) and an untested trainee (Rinko Kikuchi)—who are teamed to drive a legendary but seemingly obsolete Jaeger from the past. Together, they stand as mankind’s last hope against the mounting apocalypse.

Zombieland (2009)

1h 28min | Comedy, Horror

Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn’t have fears. If he did, he’d kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they’re about to stare down the most terrifying prospect of all: each other.

Train to Busan (2016)

1h 58min | Action, Horror, Thriller

Martial law is declared when a mysterious viral outbreak pushes Korea into a state of emergency. Those on an express train to Busan, a city that has successfully fended off the viral outbreak, must fight for their own survival.

Bird Box (2018)

2h 4min | Thriller, Drama

Five years after an ominous unseen presence drives most of society to suicide, a survivor and her two children make a desperate bid to reach safety.

Oblivion (2013)

2h 4min | Action, Science Fiction, Adventure, Mystery

Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is brought crashing down when he rescues a beautiful stranger from a downed spacecraft. Her arrival triggers a chain of events that forces him to question everything he knows and puts the fate of humanity in his hands.

The 5th Wave (2016)

1h 52min | Adventure, Science Fiction

16-year-old Cassie Sullivan tries to survive in a world devastated by the waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age.

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8 Must Watch Vintage Space Movies That Are Still Brilliant

by Kaylen Summers

Explorers (1985)

1h 49min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Science Fiction

The visionary dreams of three curious and adventuresome young boys become an exciting reality in Explorers, the action-fantasy from director Joe Dante, who combines keen humor, warmth and fantasy with unexpected twists. In their makeshift laboratory, the boys use an amazing discovery and their ingenuity to build their own spaceship and launch themselves on a fantastic interplanetary journey.

Forbidden Planet (1956)

1h 38min | Science Fiction

Captain Adams and the crew of the Starship C57D travel to planet Altair 4 in search for the spaceship Bellerophon that has been missing for 20 years. To their surprise, they are being expected.

Dark Star (1974)

1h 23min | Comedy, Science Fiction

A low-budget, sci-fi satire that focuses on a group of scientists whose mission is to destroy unstable planets. 20 years into their mission, they have battle their alien mascot, that resembles a beach ball, as well as a “sensitive” and intelligent bombing device that starts to question the meaning of its existence.

Outland (1981)

An honest marshal in a corrupt mining colony on Io, Jupiter’s sunless third moon, is determined to confront a violent drug ring even though it may cost him his life. After his wife angrily deserts him, he waits alone for the arrival of killers hired by the company to eliminate him.

Barbarella (1968)

1h 38min | Science Fiction, Adventure, Comedy

In the far future, a highly sexual woman is tasked with finding and stopping the evil Durand-Durand. Along the way she encounters various unusual people.

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

1h 55min | Science Fiction, Adventure, Family, Fantasy

After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, the being is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott. Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother and his little sister, Gertie, and the children decide to keep its existence a secret. Soon, however, E.T. falls ill, resulting in government intervention and a dire situation for both Elliott and the alien.

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

2h 15min | Science Fiction, Drama

After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.

Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)

1h 28min | Comedy, Horror, Science Fiction

Aliens who look like clowns come from outer space and terrorize a small town.

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8 Vintage Monster Movies That Are Still Terrifying To Watch

by Kaylen Summers

The Wolf Man (1941)

After his brother’s death, Larry Talbot returns home to his father and the family estate. Events soon take a turn for the worse when Larry is bitten by a werewolf.

The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

A grotesquely disfigured composer known as “The Phantom” haunts Paris’ opera house, where he’s secretly grooming Christine Daae to be an opera diva. Luring her to his remote underground lair, The Phantom declares his love. But Christine loves Raoul de Chagny and plans to elope with him. When The Phantom learns this, he abducts Christine.

The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Bride of Frankenstein begins where James Whale’s Frankenstein from 1931 ended. Dr. Frankenstein has not been killed as previously portrayed and now he wants to get away from the mad experiments. Yet when his wife is kidnapped by his creation, Frankenstein agrees to help him create a new monster, this time a woman.

Frankenstein (1931)

Dr Henry Frankenstein is obsessed with assembling a living being from parts of several exhumed corpses.

Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)

A scientific expedition searching for fossils along the Amazon River discover a prehistoric Gill-Man in the legendary Black Lagoon. The explorers capture the mysterious creature, but it breaks free. The Gill-Man returns to kidnap the lovely Kay, fiancée of one of the expeditions, with whom it has fallen in love.

Freaks (1932)

A circus’ beautiful trapeze artist agrees to marry the leader of side-show performers, but his deformed friends discover she is only marrying him for his inheritance.

The Invisible Man (1933)

Working in Dr. Cranley’s laboratory, scientist Jack Griffin was always given the latitude to conduct some of his own experiments. His sudden departure, however, has Cranley’s daughter Flora worried about him. Griffin has taken a room at the nearby Lion’s Head Inn, hoping to reverse an experiment he conducted on himself that made him invisible. But the experimental drug has also warped his mind, making him aggressive and dangerous. He’s prepared to do whatever it takes to restore his appearance.

The Mummy (1932)

An ancient Egyptian priest named Imhotep is revived when an archaeological expedition finds his mummy and one of the archaeologists accidentally reads an ancient life-giving spell. Imhotep escapes from the field site and searches for the reincarnation of the soul of his lover.

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7 Movies You Should Watch If Your Like ‘The Matrix’

by Kaylen Summers

Source Code (2011)

Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he’s involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he’s part of a top-secret experimental program that enables him to experience the final 8 minutes of another person’s life. Colter re-lives the train incident over and over again, gathering more clues each time.

Oblivion (2013)

Jack Harper is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. His existence is brought crashing down when he rescues a beautiful stranger from a downed spacecraft. Her arrival triggers a chain of events that forces him to question everything he knows and puts the fate of humanity in his hands.

Transcendence (2014)

Two leading computer scientists work toward their goal of Technological Singularity, as a radical anti-technology organization fights to prevent them from creating a world where computers can transcend the abilities of the human brain.

Paycheck (2003)

Michael Jennings is a genius who’s hired – and paid handsomely – by high-tech firms to work on highly sensitive projects, after which his short-term memory is erased so he’s incapable of breaching security. But at the end of a three-year job, he’s told he isn’t getting a paycheck and instead receives a mysterious envelope. In it are clues he must piece together to find out why he wasn’t paid – and why he’s now in hot water.

The Thirteenth Floor (1999)

Los Angeles. A wealthy man, known as Mr. Fuller, discovers a shocking secret about the world he lives in. Fearing for his life, he leaves a desperate message for a friend of his in the most unexpected place.

Frequency (2000)

When a rare phenomenon gives police officer John Sullivan the chance to speak to his father, 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his dad’s tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal murders he and his father must find a way to fix the consequences of altering time.

Synecdoche, New York (2008)

A theater director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play.

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8 Movies You Should Watch If You Love ‘Inception’

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Triangle (2009)

When Jess sets sail on a yacht with a group of friends, she cannot shake the feeling that there is something wrong. Her suspicions are realized when the yacht hits a storm and the group is forced to board a passing ocean liner to get to safety, a ship Jess is convinced she’s been on before.

Predestination (2014)

Predestination chronicles the life of a Temporal Agent sent on an intricate series of time-travel journeys designed to prevent future killers from committing their crimes. Now, on his final assignment, the Agent must stop the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time and prevent a devastating attack in which thousands of lives will be lost.

Memento (2000)

Leonard Shelby is tracking down the man who raped and murdered his wife. The difficulty of locating his wife’s killer, however, is compounded by the fact that he suffers from a rare, untreatable form of short-term memory loss. Although he can recall details of life before his accident, Leonard cannot remember what happened fifteen minutes ago, where he’s going, or why.

Vanilla Sky (2001)

David Aames has it all: wealth, good looks and gorgeous women on his arm. But just as he begins falling for the warmhearted Sofia, his face is horribly disfigured in a car accident. That’s just the beginning of his troubles as the lines between illusion and reality, between life and death, are blurred.

The Prestige (2006)

A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy — full of obsession, deceit, and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.

Coherence (2013)

On the night of an astronomical anomaly, eight friends at a dinner party experience a troubling chain of reality bending events.

Trance (2013)

A violent gang enlists the help of a hypnotherapist in an attempt to locate a painting that somehow vanished in the middle of a heist.

Shutter Island (2010)

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

 

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7 Psychological Thrillers That Will Surely Spook You

by Kaylen Summers

Identity (2003)

Complete strangers stranded at a remote desert motel during a raging storm soon find themselves the target of a deranged murderer. As their numbers thin out, the travelers begin to turn on each other, as each tries to figure out who the killer is.

The Machinist (2004)

The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue. Trevor has lost the ability to sleep. This is no ordinary insomnia.

Shutter Island (2010)

World War II soldier-turned-U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels investigates the disappearance of a patient from a hospital for the criminally insane, but his efforts are compromised by his troubling visions and also by a mysterious doctor.

Split (2017)

Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant Casey, Kevin reaches a war for survival among all of those contained within him — as well as everyone around him — as the walls between his compartments shatter apart.

Insomnia (2002)

Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn’t set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen.

The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

Clarice Starling is a top student at the FBI’s training academy. Jack Crawford wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath, serving life behind bars for various acts of murder and cannibalism. Crawford believes that Lecter may have insight into a case and that Starling, as an attractive young woman, maybe just the bait to draw him out.

1408 (2007)

A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.

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Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Ghostbusters : Afterlife is the original sequel to the old Ghostbusters franchise. The movie revolves around a single mother and her two children who move to a new town. There she discovers that they have a connection with the  secret legacy of original Ghostbusters.

Releasing Date: 10 July 2020

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The Grudge (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

A young mother kills her family in their own house. The Grudge (2020) tells how a single mother and a detective tries to solve a murder case. However, in the process, they soon realize that the house is cursed. Anyone who enters the house is doomed to die a violent death by a vengeful ghost.

Releasing Date: 2 January 2020

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Sonic The Hedgehog (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Sonic has somehow made it to our Earth. He has also found a new best friend- a human named Tom Wachowski- to help navigate him through the complexities of life on Earth. However, with Dr. Robotnik hot on their trail, the two must join forces and prevent Dr. Robotnik from world domination.

Releasing Date: 13 February 2020

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7 Best Superhero Movies Of The Decade

by Kaylen Summers

There is no doubt that the decade saw the progressive evolution of superhero movies as a genre. With more great actors putting on the superhero persona and more brilliant directors working on these movies, there is no time to watch these marvels (no pun intended!) than now.

From a decade filled with so many awesome superheroes, we have picked up 7 movies that are sure to entertain you and make you crave for more.

The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

Any list about the genre will not be complete without mentioning Nolan’s Batman Trilogy. Since, we need to include more movies, we are mentioning only the best one from the three (though all three are brilliant). In the Dark Knight, Batman is up against his nemesis Bane- a rising terrorist mastermind known to the terrified citizens of Gotham by unleashing a reign of chaos.

Deadpool (2016)

Deadpool made comic-book movies stretch even further with its R-rated cockiness. The movie is about the origin of former Special Forces operative turned mercenary Wade Wilson.  After being subjected to a rogue experiment,  he is  left with accelerated healing powers. With his newly gained superpowers, he adopts the alter ego Deadpool to find and kill the man who destroyed his life.

Iron Man 2 (2010)

This is where it all began. Ironman was not that popular when compared to other superheroes like Batman and Spiderman. But, this movie turned everything upside down and made him into a pop culture icon. It also set in motion one of the biggest and most popular cinematic franchises available today.

The Avengers (2012)

Ironman was only the starting point. The great ambition was to bring together a number of superheroes from different movies into a huge crossover movie. And the world saw it happen with The Avengers. It is Nick Fury, director of the  S.H.I.E.L.D., who finds the need of a team to help save the world from a huge disaster. Thus began the Avenger initiative.

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

What started with The Avengers finally came to an end a decade later with Endgame. The movie picks up after the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War. Thanos has accomplished his plans and half of the universe is now gone. Now, what is remaining of the Avengers must assemble once more to somehow undo Thanos’ actions and make the universe return to its original state.

Aquaman (2018)

We all know how DC’s attempts to build a coherent universe has gone through the ages. However, we can proudly say that movies like Aquaman and Wonderwoman are surely the best from DC to date. Aquaman tells the story about Atlantis, an underwater kingdom that once was home to the most advanced civilization on Earth. Now, it is ruled by the power-hungry King Orm with an enormous army at his disposal.  As the mad king is planning to conquer the remaining oceanic people and then the surface world, it is up to Arthur Curry aka Aquaman to stop him and take his rights to the throne.

Black Panther (2018)

There is a huge criticism that Marvel movies lack strong content. But, Black Panther perhaps a strong narrative and subtle messages than any other Marvel movie. King T’Challa is ruler of the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda. As he is chosen to become the new leader of the nation. However, he is challenged for the throne by an old unexpected member of his own family. Now, he must stop him to prevent Wakanda from starting a world war.

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Respect (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

RESPECT the upcoming movie based on the remarkable true story of the music icon Aretha Franklin. The movie tells her rise from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to a career of international superstardom. Jennifer Hudson will be playing the role of  Aretha Franklin on screen.

Releasing Date: October 9, 2020

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Escape from Pretoria (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Escape from Pretoria is an upcoming thriller film. It is based on the real-life incidents where three young political prisoners try to escape from a jail in South Africa in 1979. The movie has Daniel Radcliffe and Daniel Webber in the lead roles and is directed by Francis Annan.

Releasing Date: 6 March 2020

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11 Movie Quotes For New Year’s Eve That Are Timeless

by Kaylen Summers

New Year’s Eve is special for everyone. And To add greatness to the occasions we have gathered 11 movie quotes that you can share with your near and dear. For this list, we have included quotes that are heart-warming, inspiring and overall joyful.

Take a look at these movie quotes and see if you can remember which movie they are from.

“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.”

— Lord of the Rings

 

“You know how I always dread the whole year? Well this time I’m only going to dread one day at a time.”

— Charlie Brown

 

“Ten, nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, three, two, one … Jonah, wake up. The ball’s dropping.”

— Sleepless in Seattle

 

“Yes, the past can hurt. But the way I see it — you can either run from it or learn from it.”

— The Lion King

 

“And it’s not because I’m lonely, and it’s not because it’s New Year’s Eve. I came here tonight because when you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.”

— When Harry Met Sally

 

“When that ball drops at midnight — and it will drop — let’s remember to be nice to each other, kind to each other. And not just tonight but all year long.”

 New Year’s Eve

 

“I’m sure we’ll all live to regret this.”

— A Long Way Down

 

“There are no other guests, we don’t want to share this night with other people.”

— Sunset Boulevard

 

“You don’t roll the dice on New Year’s.”

 A Lot Like Love

 

“I solemnly swear I am up to no good.”

— Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

 

“A little party never killed nobody.”

The Great Gatsby

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7 Netflix Original Movies To Start The New Year

by Kaylen Summers

Mudbound

Mudbound is a poetically maneuvered narrative of communal tragedy layered onto the preconceived notions of racism and patriarchy. Set in the aftermath of world war II, the film explores the situation of two families (one black and one white), only to reveal they are implicitly weighed down by common distress- societal norms. This is a deviously crafted melodrama that dares to bare the sublime agony of the browbeaten by the powerful.  And just unlike a mature piece of cinema, it aims at evoking response based on individual perceptions with subtle clues of information hidden in the beats.

Happy as Lazzaro

Based on real events in Italy, Happy as Lazzaro is a story of a naïve young man who lives among the sharecroppers on a farm. Another tale of a socially oppressed class of workers being bossed around by their landlords, that introduces you to a perplexing mindset of a boy who despite being exploited with intensive labor, sees his life as idyllic. An engaging buildup waiting to reveal the mysterious cause of the Lazzaro’s happiness, the film will have you puzzled but still wanting to keep wandering in the world created teller.

Between Two Ferns: The Movie

An ill-tempered Zach G is defamed when Will Farrel projects a clip of his celebrity interview TV show as a laughing stock on Funny or Die. Zach decides to redeem himself and hits the road to shoot more high profile interviews with Hollywood stars. Directed by Scott Aukerman, the movie bifurcates from the genre of mainstream comedies with a special touch of Galifianakis comedy. Between Two Ferns is originally a web talk show of similar nature as shown in the movie. Galifianakis has famous guests from various sectors and asks insulting questions to the interviewees who return the gesture in their responses.

The Laundromat

Meryl Streep’s pleasant vacation unexpectedly turns into a quest to unravel an insurance scam. As more layers start coming off she learns of the involvement of Panama City law firm and their efforts directed towards nourishing the wealth of their rich clients. The founding partners (played by Gary Oldman and Antonio Banderas) through their incessant charm and expertise in shell companies and offshore accounts help the rich grow more wealth. Ellen Martin (Meryl Streep) being a commoner naturally bears the brunt of tax evasion, bribery and other such treachery lurking in the financial framework of the world.

Dolemite Is My Name

Post numerous failed to stand up gigs an epiphany changes Rudy Moore’s life as an artist. He assumes a new stage identity borrowed from the legends of Los Angeles streets- Dolomite. Bizarrely written scripts full of obscene legends and a pimpish outfit to go with it makes him a sensation in the world of comedy. But now he wants more than that. His dream now takes the shape of a movie about Blaxploitation. Through countless hurdles and challenges from rivals, the movie is finally materialized and turns out to be a smashing hit at the box office.

The Two Popes

Set in the backdrop of the Vatican city, the movie explores the events from the life of Pope Benedict and his unusual retirement in the vein of light-hearted humor. The movie though based on the critical event in the history of Papal supremacy maintains a breezy tone giving the viewers a glimpse into the personal conversations that happened between Pope Benedict (played by Anthony Hopkins) and Cardinal Bergoglio (played by Johnathan Pryce). Directed by Fernando Meirelles with Anthony McCarten as a screenwriter, The Two Popes comes across as a bold attempt to deconstruct the life of a Vatican supreme beyond what the world can see.

The Meyerowitz Stories

Harold Meyerowitz is a sculpting artist whose borderline narcissism overrides his instincts as a father. Thanks to this attitude he has managed to raise two sons with malignant thoughts for one another, waiting to explode at any given time. There is also a daughter who does not die for attention and comes across as the sensible one of the lot with her limited yet poignant dialogues. A deviant family drama garnished with Noah Baumbach’s hallmark astringent comedy!

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8 Brilliant Movies To Start A Wonderful New Year

by Kaylen Summers

A new year means new hopes and new beginnings. But, if you really had a tiresome year like the rest of us, then finding a good inspiration to start fresh can be a tough job. Lucky for us, there are many movies that can easily inspire us and give us the strength to begin new.

Here is the list of 8 brilliant movies to start a wonderful new year.

Chasing Ice (2012)

National Geographic photographer James Balog is known for his cover story on climate change and glaciers. It is one of the most popular and well-read pieces in the last five years. However, for Balog, working on that story only kick-started a larger and longer-term project was an epic in proportions.

West Side Story (1961)

This famous musical is a retelling of Romeo and Juliet. However, the old setting is replaced by the harsh blacktop of 1950s Manhattan. Lovers Maria and Tony are caught up in the battle between their gangster families. Realizing that the feud will only end in disastrous consequences, Maria sends Tony to put an end to the fight.

Pretty in Pink (1988)

This Brat Pack rom-com tells the story of an idiosyncratic teenager who is from the wrong side of the tracks. She falls in love with one of her more popular and wealthy classmates. This creates huge dismay among their respective friends. Will the two overcome their obstacles and finally unite?! You have to watch it, to find out.

Lost in Translation (2003)

Two lost souls visiting Tokyo — the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial — find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other’s company, away from their lives in America.

The Age of Adaline (2015)

After 29-year-old Adaline recovers from a nearly lethal accident, she inexplicably stops growing older. As the years stretch on and on, Adaline keeps her secret to herself until she meets a man who changes her life.

Okja (2017)

Taking the Cannes Film Festival by storm, this movie tells the tale of a giant, genetically-engineered pig and a plucky young Korean girl who will do whatever it takes to save it. Breath-taking cinematography, huge star cast, and moral tale make this movie worth watching.

Forrest Gump (1994)

When it comes to all inspiring movies, Tom Hanks has a lot to tell. Here is another flick from the master actor. Teh tale is about a man with a low IQ who accomplished great things in his life. He has been present during significant historic events than anyone had imagined he could do. However, even after all he has achieved, his one true love avoids him.

Love & Other Drugs (2010)

Maggie is a lovable free spirit. She who won’t let anyone or anything tie her down. But finally, she meets her match in Jamie. He is relentless and charming and works in the cutthroat world of pharmaceutical sales. The relationship between these two takes them both by surprise. They find themselves under the spell of the superior drug: love.

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Best Animation Movies Of 2019

by Kaylen Summers

Spies In Disguise

Spies in Disguise animated spy, comedy film which revolves around the characters of super-spy Lance Sterling and scientist Walter Beckett. Walter invents the super-cool gadgets that Lance uses in his mission. However, is not as social as Lance. When events take an unexpected turn, Walter and Lance suddenly have to rely on each other in a whole new way, as Lance must save the world disguised as a pigeon.

The Addams Family

The Addams Family (2019) marks the return of the famous comics/animated series back to the big screen. This time the kookiest family on the block has to face off against the 21st century and its treacherous, greedy, arrogant and sly reality TV host Margaux Needler. The movie features the voices of Oscar Isaac, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll, Snoop Dogg, Bette Midler, and Allison Janney.

Klaus

Klaus (2019) is a retelling of the Santa Claus tale. The movie follows a  postman who is posted to a frozen town in the North for being the worst postman at the academy. He eventually finds Klaus, who is good at making toys and makes a deal with him to deliver his toys.

Frozen 2

Sequel to Frozen (2013), Frozen 2 takes place three years after the events of the first film. Elsa and her sister embark on a new journey beyond their homeland of Arendelle in order to discover the origin of Elsa’s magic powers and save their kingdom. They are joined by Kristoff, Olaf, and Sven.

Abominable

Abominable, even though an animation feature with a cute fluffy creature, is not something that your children would consider watching. The deeper, thoughtful philosophy is mostly for mature audiences than little ones. With that being said, the movie is watchable and good for recommending to someone who is down and facing challenges in their life.

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Like A Boss (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Like A Boss revolves around two friends who try to build a successful beauty company from the ground up. However, their friendship is tested with a buyout offer, putting them at war both professionally and personally. Directed by Miguel Arteta and written by Sam Pitman & Adam Cole-Kelly, the movie has Tiffany Haddish, Rose Byrne, and Salma Hayek in the lead roles.

Releasing Date: January 10, 2020

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The Photograph (2020)- Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

The sudden death of the famed photographer Christina Eames leaves her daughter Mae, hurt, angry and full of questions. But, when finds a photograph from a safe-deposit box, she realizes that there is something more to her mother’s past than she knows. The Photograph is about her investigation about the romance between her mother and a rising journalist.

Releasing Date: 14 February 2020

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I still Believe (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

‘I Still Believe’ is based on the true story of Christian music star Jeremy Camp. The singer’s first wife, Melissa Lynn Henning-Camp was diagnosed with ovarian cancer just before they married. The movie takes us through his journey of love and loss.  It is directed by the Erwin Brothers and is produced by Kingdom Studios.

Releasing Date: March 13, 2020

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Sonic The Hedgehog (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Sonic has somehow made it to our Earth. He has also found a new best friend- a human named Tom Wachowski- to help navigate him through the complexities of life on Earth. However, with Dr. Robotnik hot on their trail, the two must join forces and prevent Dr. Robotnik from world domination.

Releasing Date: 13 February 2020

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7 Awesome Suspense Thrillers of 2019

by Kaylen Summers

Low Tide

Low Tide tells the story about teenager Alan and his younger brother. They find a bag of coins on a dead man’s island home. Even though they hide it from their friends, one of them grows suspicious and eventually finds out about it. Now, the violently unpredictable friend is willing to do anything to get the coins all for himself.

The Fanatic

The Fanatic tells the story about Moose. He is a rabid movie fan who is obsessed with his favorite celebrity action hero, Hunter Dunbar. When he gets cheated on an opportunity to meet Hunter, he turns to stalk the celebrity to get the attention he feels he deserves. What started off as a harmless act, eventually turns into life-threatening.

47 Meters Down: Uncaged

47 Meters Down: Uncaged tells the story of four teens who sneak away from their vacation crew and decides to explore a ruined underwater city. They soon realize that they are trapped inside the underwater ruins. Adding more horror to the situation is the fact that they are in the territory of the deadliest shark species in the ocean.

The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse is the 2019 black-and-white psychological horror film directed by Robert Eggers. It features Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson as two lighthouse keepers who are faced with loneliness, friendship and their fears. They soon start to lose their sanity and become threatened by their worst nightmares.

Angel Has Fallen

Angel Has Fallen (2019) tells the story about Secret Service agent Mike Banning. He is accused of a failed assassination attempt on the U.S. President Allan Trumbull. In order to clear his name and find the real threat to the president, Banning escapes from his captors. He soon turns to unlikely allies to help save the country from imminent danger.

21 Bridges

21 Bridges tell the story about an expertly trained NYPD detective named Andre Davis (Chadwick Boseman). A gang of cop killers is on the run. In order to defeat them, Andre puts all of New York City on a lockdown. As the night unfolds, he soon becomes unsure of who to pursue, and who’s in pursuit of him.

Gemini Man

Gemini Man tells the story of Henry Brogan, who is an elite assassin. He becomes the target of a mysterious assassin who can predict his every move. However, he soon realizes that the man who’s trying to kill him is a younger, faster, cloned version of himself.

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6 Best Comedy Movies Of 2019 That Are Too Hilarious

by Kaylen Summers

The Day Shall Come

The Day Shall Come is a movie that ridicules real-life FBI sting operations. Moses (Marchant Davis) is a bankrupt leader of a small religious commune in Miami. Kendra Glack (Anna Kendrick) is an FBI Agent who wants to look good in front of her boss. For this, she anonymously offers cash to Moses to save his family from eviction. Her original plan, however, is to turn him into a criminal by fuelling his odd revolutionary dreams.

Like A Boss

Like A Boss revolves around two friends who try to build a successful beauty company from the ground up. However, their friendship is tested with a buyout offer, putting them at war both professionally and personally. Directed by Miguel Arteta and written by Sam Pitman & Adam Cole-Kelly, the movie has Tiffany Haddish, Rose Byrne, and Salma Hayek in the lead roles.

Jumanji: The Next Level

JUMANJI: THE NEXT LEVEL tells the story of four students playing a magical video game. They are drawn to the jungle world of Jumanji, where they are trapped as their avatars. To return to the real world, they must finish the game.

Spies In Disguise

Spies in Disguise animated spy, comedy film which revolves around the characters of super-spy Lance Sterling and scientist Walter Beckett. Walter invents the super-cool gadgets that Lance uses in his mission. However, is not as social as Lance. When events take an unexpected turn, Walter and Lance suddenly have to rely on each other in a whole new way, as Lance must save the world disguised as a pigeon.

Dolemite Is My Name

Dolemite Is My Name is a biographical comedy film about comedian, musician, singer, actor, and producer Rudy Ray Moore. The movie is set to tell the story of how Moore crafted the Dolemite persona when he entered the world of comedy. Eddie Murphy will be portraying the legend onscreen.

Last Christmas

Last Christmas is a romantic comedy about Kate, a young woman who has always been unlucky. She takes a job as a department store elf during the holidays. Just when all things were going so miserable for her, she meets Tom and it turns her life around.

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7 Must-Watch Movies Of 2019 That You Need To See

by Kaylen Summers

Fundamentally, what are good movies? They are ones that transport, challenge, and entertain us. With that being said there are a lot of movies released in 2019 that fit this description. But, going to all of them at once can be a real mood-killer. So we have picked up some of the best movies that are worth your time.

Here is our list for the 7 must-watch movies of 2019.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) marks the conclusion to the Skywalker Saga of Star Wars. Rey, Finn and Poe Dameron resume their journey with the power and knowledge of generations behind them. The narrative continues with the surviving Resistance facing off against the First Order again.

The Irishman

The Irishman is the upcoming biographical crime film based on the book I Heard You Paint Houses. The movie focuses on Frank Sheeran, a mob hitman, and World War II vet. He is involved with the Bufalino crime family and plays a key role in the disappearance of labor leader Jimmy Hoffa, his longtime friend.

Terminator: Dark Fate

Terminator Dark Fate (2019) follows the story of the franchise 27 years after the events of Terminator 2: Judgment Day. In order to terminate Dani Ramos and hybrid cyborg human protector, a new modified liquid metal Terminator is sent from the future by Skynet. However, as going gets tough, Sarah Connor comes to their aid, as well as the original Terminator.

Knives Out (2019)

Knives Out (2019) is a modern take on the murder mystery genre, starring  Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, LaKeith Stanfield, and Noah Segan in lead roles. The events of the movie follow the investigation of the suspicious death of a presumably wealthy patriarch Harlem Thrombey, played by Christopher Plummer, on the night of his 85th birthday.

Frozen 2 (2019)

Sequel to Frozen (2013), Frozen 2 takes place three years after the events of the first film. Elsa and her sister embark on a new journey beyond their homeland of Arendelle in order to discover the origin of Elsa’s magic powers and save their kingdom. They are joined by Kristoff, Olaf, and Sven.

Uncut Gems (2019)

Uncut Gems (2019) tells the story of a jewelry dealer to the rich and famous.  His merchandise is taken from one of his top sellers and girlfriend to pay his debts. Now, he must find a way to turn the merchandise as well as pay off his debts.

Ford V Ferrari (2019)

Ford V Ferrari (2019) is about American automotive designer Carroll Shelby and fearless British race car driver Ken Miles. Together there are on a battle with corporate interference, the laws of physics and their own egos to build Ford a motor vehicle that can beat Ferrari on the track.

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6 Good Action Movies From 2019 That You Forgot To Watch

by Kaylen Summers

2019 was a really busy year. There will many great movies and history-making cinema moments. In the midst of all these big releases and tentpoles, there were many brilliantly crafted action movies that we completely have forgotten to watch. Now is the time to get a recap and watch as many of them before the New Year. We all want a fresh and clear watchlist before going into the next lap.

Here is the list of good action movies from 2019 that you forgot to watch.

Angel Has Fallen

Angel Has Fallen (2019) tells the story about Secret Service agent Mike Banning. He is accused of a failed assassination attempt on the U.S. President Allan Trumbull. In order to clear his name and find the real threat to the president, Banning escapes from his captors. He soon turns to unlikely allies to help save the country from imminent danger.

Zombieland: Double Tap

Zombieland: Double Tap is the sequel to the 2009 Zombieland. The movie stars Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Abigail Breslin, and Bill Murray all reprising their roles from the first film. They are joined by an additional cast consisting of Rosario Dawson, Zoey Deutch, Luke Wilson, Thomas Middleditch, Avan Jogia, and Dan Aykroyd.

Gemini Man

Gemini Man tells the story of Henry Brogan, who is an elite assassin. He becomes the target of a mysterious assassin who can predict his every move. However, he soon realizes that the man who’s trying to kill him is a younger, faster, cloned version of himself.

The Kitchen

The Kitchen is a crime- thriller movie based on the Vertigo comic book miniseries of the same name. In the movie, three mobsters are sent to prison by the FBI. Their housewives, however, took over the Irish mafia’s matters into their own hands. They eventually became Hell Kitchen’s most feared mobsters.

Charile’s Angels (2019)

Charlies Angels (2019) reboots the 2000 action-comedy. A young systems engineer blows the whistle on a dangerous technology. Now, the Charles Angels are on the run to prevent it from falling into the wrong hands. They will risk their lives to protect us.

6 Underground (2019)

6 Underground (2019) tells the story about 6 billionaires who fake their death. They formed a vigilante squad eventually to take down notorious criminals. Directed by Michael Bay, the film stars Ryan Reynolds, Mélanie Laurent, Dave Franco, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Peyman Maadi, Adria Arjona, Corey Hawkins, and Ben Hardy.

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6 Awesome Bruce-Lee Movies Of All Time

by Kaylen Summers

There is no doubt that Bruce Lee is one of the most famous, martial art actors to have appeared on the Holywood screens. Though many has imitated and followed his path into Hollywood, he still remains the most memorable martial arts star. Yet, it’s hard to find his best movies. Many of his early works were dubbed from Chinese. Later he started making movies in English itself. He even wrote and directed many of his works.

Here is a list of his 6 awesome movies of all-time.

The Way of the Dragon (1972)

1h 40min | Action, Crime

Tang Lung came to Rome to help his cousins with their restaurant business. He soon realizes that a big syndicate is pressuring them to sell their property and they will stop at nothing. With Tang getting involved in the issue, they are want to defeat him too. For this, they hire the best Japanese and European martial artists to fight Tang.

The Big Boss (1971)

1h 40min | Action

Chen moves with his cousins to work at an ice factory. He has promised his family that he would never get involved in any fight. However, as his family members started disappearing, he is forced to break the vow in order to solve the mystery and take on the villains.

Game of Death (1978)

1h 34min | Drama, Action, Thriller, Crime

When a martial arts movie star realizes that some people are out to kill him, he fakes his own death. Now, he must find who is after him without letting anyone know that he is still alive.

Game of Death II (1981)

Here is a martial art movie with an awesome crime-revenge plot. Bruce Lee’s brother is out to find the people who murdered his friend. Unfortunately, he also ends up dead. Now, it is up to  Bruce Lee to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Enter the Dragon (1973)

1h 42min | Action

This one is perhaps one of the most famous works from Bruce Lee.  The plot is about a martial artist who agrees to spy on a reclusive crime lord. As a cover, he will be participating in a martial arts tournament held there.

Fist of Fury (1972)

1h 48m | Drama, Thriller 

Chen Zhen moved to Thailand from China in hopes to start a new life without violence. He made a promise to his mother to stay out of trouble and even wears a necklace to remind him of it. But, when he finds out the factory he works for is actually part of a drug ring,  decides to take the action into his own hands and confront his corrupt boss.

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To All The Boys 2: P.S I Still Love You (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You is the upcoming Netflix sequel to the comedy, romance To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (2018). The movie is directed by Michael Fimognari and stars Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, Janel Parrish, Emilija Baranac, Trezzo Mahoro, Anna Cathcart, Madeleine Arthur, Kelcey Mawema, Jordan Fisher, Ross Butler, Holland Taylor, Sarayu Blue, and John Corbett.

Releasing Date: February 12, 2020

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Downhill (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, Downhill is an American black comedy film inspired by Ruben Östlund’s movie Force Majeure. It was during a ski vacation that a couple barely escaped an avalanche. However, after the incident, the two starts to reevaluate their lives and how they feel about each other.

Releasing Date: 14 February 2020

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The Woman In The Window (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Dr. Anna Fox is suffering from Agoraphobia. One day, she witnesses something she shouldn’t while keeping tabs on the Russell family who lives across the way. The family seemed like a picture-perfect clan. But now, Anna is realizing that there is something more to them than she knew.

Releasing Date: May 15, 2020

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The Gentlemen (2019) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

The Gentlemen (2020) is an upcoming movie directed by Guy Ritchie. The movie talks about a British drug lord named Mickey Pearson who has created a highly profitable marijuana empire in London. He is looking to sell off his drug empire to a dynasty of Oklahoma billionaires.

Releasing Date: 24 January 2020

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Tenet (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Tenet is the upcoming action thriller film written and directed by Christopher Nolan.  The movie is produced by Nolan and Emma Thomas and has  John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Dimple Kapadia, Elizabeth Debicki, Michael Caine, and Kenneth Branagh in the leading roles.

Releasing Date: 17 July 2020

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Seberg (2019) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Seberg is an Amazon Original based on the true events about the French New Wave. In the late 1960s  Breathless star, Jean Seberg was targeted by the FBI because of her support of the civil rights movement and romantic involvement with Hakim Jamal.

Releasing Date: 13 December 2019

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7 Best Disney-Owned Movies Coming Out In 2020

by Kaylen Summers

Disney is finishing 2019 strong with Frozen II surpassing $1 billion at the global box office and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker ready to rock the theatres this week. But, the Mouse House not planning on settling down with all this. They already have a huge line-up set for 2020 and with the number for the new studios that they have acquired over the years, the numbers keep getting bigger and bigger.

Looking out for the best ones from this long list seems like a good idea. So, we have broken down Disney’s 2020 slate and picked some awesome ones that you don’t want to miss. This list includes movies from Disney and other studios owned by Disney, including the newly acquired Fox Studios.

Disney’s Jungle Cruise -24 July

Disney’s Jungle Cruise (2020) is an adventure movie based on the famous theme park ride of the same name. The movie is set in the early 20th century and is about a riverboat captain named Frank who takes a scientist and her brother into the jungle. Their mission is to find the tree of life, which has great healing powers.

Pixar’s Soul18 June

Joe Gardner is a middle school music teacher. He is a longtime dream is to perform jazz music on stage. However, when he finally gets a chance, an accident causes Gardner’s soul to be separated from his body. He is transported to the “You Seminar”, where must work with souls to develop and gain passions before being transported to a newborn child.

Free Guy – 3 July

Free Guy is about a bank-teller named ‘Guy’. He discovers that he is actually an NPC inside an open-world video game. He gathers the courage and finally decides to become the hero of his own story. As his whole game world is about to go offline, it is now up to Guy to find a way and save the day.

Disney’s Mulan27 March

Disney’ Mulan is the live-action retelling of the 1998 animated film of the same name. The movie tells the story of a tomboyish girl who disguises herself as a young man.  She wants to fight with the Imperial Chinese Army and defend the country from Northern invaders.

Onward -4 March

Onward (2020) is the upcoming animation feature from Disney and Pixar. Two teenage elf brothers, Ian and Barley Lightfoot are given a wizard staff that could summon their dead father for one day. However, with their magic, they could only bring half of him back. Now, the brothers are on a journey to find more magic so that they could spend one last day with their father.

Black Widow -1 May

Black Widow marks the first solo-outing of the character after a decade of being in the Cinematic Universe. The movie will also kick start Phase 4 of MCU. Set as a prequel to the events of Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame, the movie is expected to be placed after Captain America: Civil War in the MCU timeline.

The King’s Man – 14 February

Directed and produced by Matthew Vaughn, and written by Karl Gajdusek, The King’s Man is a prequel to the Kingsman film series. The plot of the movie takes place during the early-1900s and describes how the spy agency was formed.

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Disney’s Mulan (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Disney’ Mulan is the live-action retelling of the 1998 animated film of the same name. The movie tells the story of a tomboyish girl who disguises herself as a young man.  She wants to fight with the Imperial Chinese Army and defend the country from Northern invaders.

Releasing Date: 27 March 2020

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‘The Aeronauts’ Review

by Kaylen Summers

Set in the 1860s, The Aeronauts is an original movie from Amazon Prime, that aims for high-flying adventure. But, its dull and predictable narrative keeps on pulling it down.

Directed by Tom Hooper, the movie is scripted by Jack Thorne. Hooper is an Academy Award winner known for films like John Adams, The Danish Girl and The King’s Speech. Thorne, who is a well-known playwright, made his movie debut by penning the critically acclaimed The Scouting Book for Boys.

Mostly a fantasy tale, The Aeronauts is an account about the Victorian meteorologist James Glaisher and his record-breaking balloon ascent. However, there are many changes from the original story and the major one is how Glaisher’s actual partner is replaced with a fictional female character. There is now nothing wrong with this gender swap. But, the problem is how they executed it. With the newly added B-plot overshadowing, the already exciting story of Glaisher appears less relevant.

The Aeronauts has a top tier cast and good visual effects. Yet the makers have failed to make the characters interesting. This critically affects the movie, as the plot has nothing more to offer than just a balloon hurtling into the unknown. If the characters we more engaging, then the movie would have become much more entertaining.

Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne had a remarkable performance together in The Theory of Everything. But, the same pair fails drastically onscreen this time with characters that lack substance. The audience, as a result, will find it hard to root for such boring protagonists.

Even with decent production value, The Aeronauts is neither entertaining nor engaging.

Here is the trailer for the movie:

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Onward (2020) Trailer

by Kaylen Summers

Onward (2020) is the upcoming animation feature from Disney and Pixar. Two teenage