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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 …

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 …