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By DON and JOYCE FOWLER You are in for a very special treat at the Avon, where Richard Dulgarian has brought in the 2018 Oscar-nominated short films. You even get a chance to select your favorite films in the three categories of Live Action, Animation more
COLD PURSUIT * * (Vigilante flick) Here we go again. Liam Neeson plays vigilante. This time he's a snowplow driver in a small town outside of Denver where he spends his time clearing the mountain roads. When the police discover his son's body and rule more
THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING *** ½ out of five stars Writer/director Joe Cornish presents a modern-day Arthurian adventure from the perspective of some very plucky kids. Alexander Eliot … more
MISS BALA * * (Mexican drug wars) Gina Rodriguez stars as the ordinary woman who finds herself in an extraordinary situation and emerges as another female hero. Rodriguez plays Gloria Fuentes, a Mexican-American makeup artist who travels from Las more
SERENITY * * * (Joyce) * * (Don) (Ethereal murder mystery) Things aren't always as they seem in this ethereal murder mystery that starts out with a bang and fizzles into an outrageous, unbelievable conclusion. Joyce bought into the otherworldly more
STAN & OLLIE * * * * (Laurel & Hardy's later years) We never saw Laurel and Hardy in person, but we sure laughed at the movies, which are still classics today. With Steve Coogan as Stan Laurel and John C. Reilly as Oliver Hardy, this tale of the comic more
Movie Review By JOHN PANNOZZI Dragon Ball Super: Broly *** out of five stars The 20th animated film based on the world of the internationally-beloved series, Dragon Ball Super: Broly reinvents a character from the franchise's past in a whole new more
GLASS * * (Shyamalan's folly) M. Night Shyamalan will always be remembered for The Sixth Sense, a great suspense movie with a classic twist. Unfortunately, his subsequent movies have never come close to the cleverness of his only success. Glass" is a" more
ON THE BASIS OF SEX* * * *(True tale of RBG)We had seen and enjoyed the documentary on the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and looked forward to the “biopic” about her life. “On the … more
THE UPSIDE * * * (Relationship story based on reality) Joyce and I usually go to the movies alone, but our daughter and son-in-law (huge Bryan Cranston fans) joined us for this movie based on actual people. We were convinced that the writers must have more
Movie Review By JOHN PANNOZZI Mary Poppins Returns *** out of five stars P.L. Travers' practically perfect nanny pays another cinematic visit in this sequel to Disney's seminal 1964 film. Twenty-five years have passed since Mary Poppins (now played by more
The Grinch *** ½ out of five stars Dr. Seuss’s beloved holiday tale, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, is adapted for the big screen yet again. This latest take on the fable utilizes colorful … more
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