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Gremlins 2: The New Batch QuickViews


A sequel that is underrated, as being a great continuation to the first one is Gremlins 2: The New Batch. Here is the throwback review for the film.   When his master sadly dies, Gizmo (Howie Mandel) goes wandering around New York City after the shop he’s in gets destroyed. Saved by his adopted owner Billy Pelzer (Zach Galligan), Gizmo accidentally gets wet, creating a new disaster none will see coming.   With an exciting story as good as the first film, a great cast headed by return...

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Gremlins QuickViews


If you grew up in the 1980s, you probably would’ve seen this classic. Here is the throwback review for Gremlins.   Billy Pelzer (Zach Galligan) is a nice kid with a nice home, a nice job, a nice girl he likes (Phoebe Cates) and loving parents who give him the most unusual Christmas gift he ever got: a Mogwai named Gizmo (Howie Mandel). Unfortunately it comes with a set of rules: if you expose it to the light, you may hurt it; if you get it wet, it will multiple; and of course; never ever ...

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Hobbs & Shaw QuickViews


Get ready for a spin-off and team-up thanks to 2 characters that made you laugh in The Fate of the Furious: Hobbs & Shaw.   Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) and Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) both live different lives in what they do day-to-day. When they get assigned to work together and save the day, they must put aside their differences before time runs out.   Funny, exciting, action-packed and full of spectacular stunts, Hobbs & Shaw fits right alongside the Fast & Furious fra...

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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood QuickViews


The 9thfilm from Quentin Tarantino has arrived: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.   Movie star Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) have worked together since their TV show Bounty Law. But now times have changed and Rick is trying to figure out how to revitalize his career. At the same time we get a glimpse at the life of Sharon Tate (Margot Robbie) and other crazy stuff that happens at the same time.   While the story is not as wonderfully structur...

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Mystic River QuickViews


Winner for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor and nominated for 6 Oscars overall comes Clint Eastwood’s masterpiece: Mystic River. Here is the throwback review for the film.   Based on the novel by Dennis Lehane, the film tells the story of 3 friends who reunite after 30 years apart to investigate a murder.   Featuring an all-star cast, great directing and powerful dialogue, Mystic River gets the best out of everyone and delivers.   While the story is sad and dark, it’s wort...

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