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Story by Andrew Nation / Contributing Writer What “A Quiet Place” lacks in dialogue, it makes up for in just about everything else. In the film Lee Abbott, acted and directed by John Krasinski, and his family must survive against a mysterious monster who tracks prey through sound. The monsters are completely blind, but their …

Story by Andrew Nation / Contributing Writer Simple. Fun. Destructive. These are the words I would use to describe “Pacific Rim: Uprising.” What the movie lacks in a cognitive story or compelling characters, it makes up for in the Jaeger robots beating up on the Kaiju monsters. It’s a fun movie to see, because it allows …

Photo courtesy of IMDb  Story by Delaney Dickey / Contributing Writer Comedic movies have been steadily heading in a downhill spiral over the past two years. Not straying far off the mediocre path, “Game Night” attempts to revamp the genre with suspenseful plot twists. “Game Night” is also full of witty one-liners that kept the …

Story by Sydney Wagner / Contributing Writer On its surface, the Oscar-nominated “Phantom Thread” is a film about beautiful people in beautiful clothes. What unfolds, however, is a thrilling story of the relationships that influence and shape these characters as they go out into the world each day. The film is set in 1950s London …

 Story by Nicholas Lester / Contributing Writer When I first saw the trailer for Disney/Pixar’s “Coco” back in April, I felt uninspired. “It just looks like a ripoff of ‘The Book of Life,’” I told myself.   Note to self — never bet against Pixar ever again. This movie is the best Pixar film since …

Story by Nicholas Lester / Contributing Writer       “Justice League” is DC’s attempt to replicate Marvel’s “The Avengers,” even if they’re five years behind. Is it as good as their rival’s mirror-image “getting the band back together” movie? In short, no. But, it’s not as terrible as “Suicide Squad” either. There are quite a few …