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It’s a rare feat for sequels of superhero films to actually offer up more than simple plot continuation — only prequels are generally considered more pointless than sequels. So take a third Captain America-centric film, led by the gentle hunk, Chris Evans, toss in the kitchen sink of new and old heroes and you have what, by all …

When I first heard the news that Disney was set to revamp another classic, The Jungle Book, into live-action, I was unimpressed. Even the fact that Jon Favreau (Iron Man, Elf) was helming the project wasn’t enough to raise my spirits. Sitting in my seat two days after its release, feeling the arm of the man to …

In season two of Netflix’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, the screwball comedy shows no signs of the usual sophomore slump thanks to heaping amounts of breathless wit and optimistic joy. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’s first season was highlighted by its quotable lines and lovable characters and the new season of the quirky series retains all of these characteristics while …

By Lewis Lockridge // Contributing Writer Like taking a page from the 1983 hit National Lampoon’s Vacation, TBS’s The Detour is a nice trifecta of comedy with its use of gross-out humor, road trip hijinks and a sassy family. Created by real-life couple Jason Jones and Samantha Bee, The Detour is an American comedy about …

Hardcore Henry

Hardcore Henry is a movie advertised as the first of its kind; it’s shot entirely from a first-person perspective.With that adage, people may walk into the movie believing they will receive feelings of motion sickness. However, for many moviegoers, the prevailing feelings will be that of excitement, laughter, adrenaline and over-the-top machismo. Hardcore Henry lives …

After a powerful season one finale back in October, the AMC spin-off-but-not-spin-off Fear the Walking Dead  opened its second season Sunday at what some would say is the most critical juncture thus far. It’s widely regarded that the second season of its counterpart The Walking Dead is one of its weakest, so the showrunners for the …