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Giant shark movie devours weekly box office

Sometimes a movie comes along that should be better than it is. That’s The Meg. While it’s okay, it could’ve been titanic. About the film The buildup...

Disney’s film nothing to Pooh Pooh

The Movie Man was moseying around online the other day – see, he’s just like you, except smarter, moviewise – and he stumbled upon...

Seems Impossible but series remains super

For a movie to have numerous sequels and each still be good is rare. That’s the case with Mission: Impossible. About the film Like James Bond movies...

Denzel makes doing the right thing great

It’s no secret that the Movie Man loves Denzel Washington. With Tom Hanks, they comprise our two greatest actors. Unlike Hanks, there’s something unusual about...

Same as it ever was with wacky monsters

When an animated movie succeeds – which, if it has a major studio behind it, is often – you can expect sequels. About the film The...

The Wasp helps Marvel look at its feminine side

When moviegoers think of one of the 20 Marvel movies, Ant-Man does not leap to mind first. But, like the others, it was successful –...

Extended TV commercial can’t score enough

Don’t you hate it when you go into a movie thinking it’s going to be fun and it’s not? That seems to be happening...

Latest Jurassic World not a monster movie

  The long-awaited sequel to Jurassic World (2015, Movie Man 1144, 7) has arrived. Once again, a sequel falls short of the original. About the film Jurassic World...

Off the radar horror/sci-fi worth seeking out

The Movie Man, like you, had not heard much about the movie Upgrade. Genre fans had been aware of it, but, like so many Blumhouse...

The latest movie in the Star Wars saga crashes

Now that there’s a slew of Star Wars-themed movies in the Disney pipeline, eventually a stinker is going to arrive. (Well, some would say the...