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The Sun might actually be a Star

The Sun Is Also A Star is a sweet and interesting love story which requires a bit of a romantic heart. Yara Shahidi and Charles Melton have a chemistry that makes this endearing, funny and hopeful. Despite some obvious plot potholes, there is enough love to fill them all plus a doubting heart.

Tick, Tock, John Wick Chapter 3 is WICKED

If you want action the wick has been lit on both ends and it is getting hot! This is a non-stop action thriller that has so many kills that will surprise or just make you cheer. Thrills, Kills and Chills!

Breakthrough More Than A Testimony Of Faith

Admittedly, Breakthrough is about faith and it is about family and community. The faith of a mother, the power of community, the bonds of a family and the grace and mercy of god make this an important and relevant movie.

Just A Touch of Little is Big Enough

What Little lacks in story telling, heart tugging and depth is compensated for in the command Marsai Martin has over this film. Just a touch of Little is Big enough to buy a ticket.

Dumbo Has To Have Smarts To Be Successful AT The Box-office

This reincarnation of a Disney classic has to find a way to make Dumbo as exciting as its predecessor while addressing the backlash regarding circuses and animals in captivity. While Dumbo does fly, the movie doesn’t soar.

Ya’ll scared of US?

I don’t know about yall and not sure I know about US. But this is another Jordan Peele film with some important messages wrapped in horror and gore.  If you don’t leave fearing yourself you will leave knowing that the worst gang is a doppelgäng. Deliberate, Disturbing, Deserving.

Reggie Ponder, The Reel Critic, reviews US

Five Feet Apart, Worth The Risk of Getting A Little Closer

Worth the risk? The risk of getting teary-eyed; The risk of coming to care about these characters; The risk of going to a movie other than a superhero flick. Five Feet Apart is about a girl standing in front of a boy asking him to love her. The problem is their love is a risk of life and death as their bouts with cystic fibrosis requires they stay at least six feet apart from each other.