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RocketMan QuickViews


If you’re looking for a review of the famous song RocketMan by Elton John, this is not that review. RocketMan is about a man named Fred Randall (Harland Williams) who is chosen by NASA to go to Mars with 2 fellow astronauts and a chimpanzee named Ulysses. This throwback is full of humour, lots of laughs and a good story with great pace and flow. RocketMan may make you want to go to space but the true focus is on making it’s audience think about how you would handle leaving the people you lov...

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D3 The Mighty Ducks QuickViews


If you grew up in the 90’s chances are you’ve seen The Mighty Ducks movies! This week’s throwback is to the 3 rd installment! For those of you that have seen the movie, here’s a little refresher of the third and final chapter of the Mighty Ducks trilogy. Gordon Bombay (Emilio Estevez) has decided to stop being the Ducks’ coach to move on to other things, which leaves the Ducks with new coach Ted Orion (Jeffrey Nordling) while the team also adjust to college life. While Emilio Estevez o...

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Victoria & Abdul QuickViews


Judi Dench takes on the role of Queen Victoria in Victoria & Abdul. Based on a true friendship, Prince Abdul is summoned to England to deliver a chalice to Queen Victoria. Given the protocol to not look at and interact with the Queen, Abdul can’t take his eyes off her, which makes Victoria curious about who he is as a person. Through their time together and Abdul’s promotion to serving the Queen, Victoria & Abdul learn about each other in ways no one around them can’t imagine. Vict...

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Thor Ragnarok QuickView


First came Thor, then The Dark World and now comes Ragnorak. The final film in the Thor trilogy and the 17th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) finds himself faced with Hela (Cate Blanchett), a woman who wants to rule Asgard as her own world. Trapped on a planet outside of Asgard, Thor must find a way out before Hela rules the Nine Realms and destroys every universe in our galaxy. Whether you see it in 3D or not, Thor: Ragnorak is the strongest one of the trilogy. Fill...

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Geostorm QuickViews


If you want a movie that is out of control and deals with weather then check out Geostorm. Set between Florida, and… space. This film tells the story of a weather satellite located on the International Space Station that unexpectedly malfunctions. With time running out, it’s up to the people on the Space Station and at NASA to put things back to normal while chaos ensues. While the movie’s story is not a wow, it still is a lot of fun to watch thanks to its premise, cast and visuals. Rating...

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