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The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature QuickViews


If you enjoyed The Nut Job, then get ready for more fun with The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature. In the follow-up to the first film, Surley (Will Arnett) and his gang of friends must stop a mayor from building his theme park in the animals’ home at the park. While adults might find that The Nut Job films are not as great as other quality-driven animated films, kids will have a blast with this new entry in the Nut Job franchise. Rating: 4/5...

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The Hitman’s Bodyguard QuickViews


What do you get when you put Deadpool and Nick Fury together: Apparently this movie! Set in London and Amsterdam, The Hitman’s Bodyguard tells the story of a hitman (Jackson) who is to be transported to a hearing by a bodyguard. (Reynolds) The story unfolds while our heroes are dodging the henchmen sent by Gary Oldman’s character to take both of them down. While it has action sequences that sometimes feel too long, the banter dialogue between Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson are what keep...

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Ozark QuickViews


If you love binge-watching high-caliber shows, Ozark is for you. Starring Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Julia Embry, to name a few. The show sees a man (Bateman), his wife (Linney) and their 2 kids move from Chicago to Ozark to run a money laundering business for a very powerful, and shady man. In each of the 10 episodes of the series, the stakes build as Bateman’s character keeps his boss happy while also making sure that the people in Ozark don’t know what he’s up to. Ozark has an amazing...

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Kidnap QuickViews


What happens when your kid goes missing, one word: Kidnap. Starring Halle Berry, this movie from start to finish takes you on a thrill ride and never stops. As a mother who doesn’t watch over her child gets abducted, it’s only a matter of time before he disappears forever… Or do they? While the film is one-dimensional and somewhat flawed, Berry (having not been front and center since The Call) is as great as ever. Even though it’s an adrenaline rush to enjoy in a movie theater, you’re ...

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Dunkirk – QuickViews


From Christopher Nolan, the acclaimed writer, and director of The Dark Knight Trilogy, Inception and Interstellar, comes his next masterpiece: Dunkirk. Based on true events, the film takes place in 1940 at 3 distinct locations: land, sea, and air. Dunkirk tells the story of how 400,00 men survived getting off The Beach of Dunkirk to go home. While Nolan’s writing is the weakest part of the film (lack of dialogue), what shines the most are his directing, the cinematography by Hoyte Van Hoytema,...

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