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Photo courtesy of Netflix After getting a late start on the “The Get Down,” Netflix’s series released on August 12, I finished it quickly, because yes — it was that good. “The Get Down” is set in 1977 in the South Bronx, and although it may have not been the safest place to live, the culture was …

Photo courtesy of FX Yesterday marked the premiere of “American Horror Story” season six. Created by two of three creators of musical comedy-drama “Glee,” AHS follows the terrifying stories of a new selection of characters played by a recurring ensemble cast each season. Much to my satisfaction, the season premiere was void of the intense …

By Hannah Forsythe // Contributing Writer| Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures After a long summer of dreaded sequels and long-awaited reboots, we find ourselves with “Sully,” a biopic worthy of an Oscar. An Oscar for a leading role, but an Oscar nonetheless. Tom Hanks as Chelsey “Sully” Sullenberg delivers serious acting at his best with a stunning cast …

Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures Spoiler alert: If you do not want the fun to be spoiled, you’ll skip over this “Suicide Squad” review that has completely reasonable plot details. We’d rather the disappointment hit you in the theater. Before the days of “Batman v Superman’s” man-child angst-fest and Nolan’s gritty (and achingly human) trilogy, we had DC films …

Photo courtesy of Columbia Pictures The film that sparked a thousand angry internet arguments has finally hit the silver screen. Everyone who’s anyone has fired up their proverbial proton packs, while anticipating the return of a beloved franchise and a legendary name: “Ghostbusters”. Once helmed by such talents as Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd, the …

Photo courtesy of Disney Pixar Three members of Sidelines saw “Finding Dory” opening weekend and were all pleasantly surprised by the sequel to Pixar’s “Finding Nemo”, but for different reasons. Nostalgic, but original:  Thirteen years after Nemo first touched the butt, I glued mine anxiously to a cinema seat to see if Pixar could successfully recapture the …