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Instant Family QuickViews


From the director of Daddy’s Home 1 & 2 comes a true story none expected to be made into a movie: Instant Family.   Partially based on Sean Anders’ life (the director of the film), the film tells the story of a couple (Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne) that own a house which sleeps 5 people but are missing something in their lives. When they decide to adopt 3 kids, it’s a challenge they’re willing to take on.   With a cute and powerful story, an amazing cast headed by Wahlberg ...

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald QuickViews


If you love the Harry Potter franchise and enjoyed Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, get ready for more with The Crimes of Grindelwald.   Having broke out of transferring prisons mid-air, Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) begins his plan to unite all wizards for his master evil plan of taking over the Wizarding World. Meanwhile Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) gets asked by Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) to find Credence (Ezra Miller) and help him learn who he really is.   While the...

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Ralph Breaks the Internet QuickViews


If you enjoyed all the fun and humor in Wreck-It Ralph then get ready for more with Ralph Breaks the Internet.   Since the last time we saw Ralph (John C. Reilly) and Vanellope (Sarah Silverman) 6 years ago, they’ve been closer than ever as friends. When Vanellope’s game Sugar Rush experiences technical difficulties, they go in search of a part that will fix everything through the Internet.   With a great story superior to the first film, a spectacular voice cast headed by Reilly a...

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The Nutcracker and the Four Realms QuickViews


If you’ve never been to the ballet or seen the 1993 version narrated by Kevin Kline and featuring Macaulay Culkin, no need to fear. Disney’s got you covered with their own version of: The Nutcracker (and the Four Realms).   Feeling sad that her mother died and isn’t around to celebrate Christmas anymore, Clara (Mackenzie Foy) gets a gift that she can’t seem to open. All of a sudden thanks to her godfather (Morgan Freeman), Clara is sent on an adventure that will open her eyes to wha...

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Call Me By Your Name QuickViews


Winner of the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay and nominated for Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Original Song, here is the throwback review for Call Me By Your Name.   Based on the book and set in 1983 Italy, the film tells the story of a kid named Elio (Timothee Chalamet) who befriends a man named Oliver (Armie Hammer). Together they realize throughout their summer that they have feelings for each other even though they’re attracted to other people. It also includes a peach as well, ...

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