Dr. Strange Movie Review

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I avoided seeing Dr. Strange in theaters because I was a little tired of superhero origin stories because they are pretty much all the same. Plus this one looked a little too odd and just not very interesting to me. But thanks to Redbox, I gave it a shot now. And it turns out this superhero origin story is… pretty much the same as all the other superhero origin stories.

Doctor Strange is the story of how Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) gets his powers during his recovery from a crippling accident. Did you know if you text and drive you could end up with magical powers? Me either.

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Get Out Movie Review

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A movie with a nearly perfect Rotten Tomatoes score is always intriguing to me. I just wasn’t expecting this one to be… well completely wacked out of its mind.

Get Out is about a young black man who goes to meet his white girlfriend’s parents. This goes worse than most meet the parents situations go, which as most men can tell you is saying something. I guess the rest of us can consider ourselves lucky that most of our (ex)girlfriends’ families are only half this insane.

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2017 Oscar Predictions

It’s Oscar season again and I’m wildly unprepared to make these selections. Seriously, I’ve seen hardly any of these movies. None of them really interest me all that much. But I made it through college by mostly guessing so I have no doubts it’ll work here. Besides I went 14/18 on my picks last year. So obviously if you are betting in Vegas, bet on my picks. And share the money please.

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Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Movie Review

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I don’t think I’ve ever seen a movie so completely average. Not good, not terrible. Just exists. Kind of like this blog.

Jack Reacher Never Go Back is the sequel to the underrated Jack Reacher. This time Reacher must work to unravel a conspiracy and save a fellow solider from being framed. Or something like that. It’s kind of hard to follow to be honest.

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Split Movie Review

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Well it’s January, and it’s an M. Night Shyamalan movie. So this was just a recipe for disaster… right? Right??

Split follows 3 teenage girls who are abducted by a man, played by James McAvoy, who suffers dissociative identity disorder. He has 23 different personalities that all play a role in his life and in his actions, with a very dangerous 24th personality coming to light.

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Top 10 Most Anticipated Movies of 2017

Well after looking back at the best and the worst of 2016, it’s time to look ahead at the movies I am most anticipating in 2017. I must note that I’m notoriously bad at this apparently since only 4 of the movies on last year’s list made my top 10 list at the end of the year. 3 of them actually made the top 10 worst list.  Here’s to better luck this year. Most of these are blockbusters due to the fact those are the movies we tend to know about further in advance. Spoiler alert: Fifty Shades of whatever comes next in that awful series is not anywhere on here.

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