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Rating Title/Year Author
4/5 The Sun Is Also a Star (2019) Lauren Veneziani Yara Shahidi and Charles Melton have sweet chemistry in this whirlwind and unique romance. EDIT
Posted May 20, 2019
3.5/5 John Wick: Chapter 3 -- Parabellum (2019) Lauren Veneziani Keanu Reeves and Halle Berry are stellar in this third installment which features the best action scenes in the franchise. EDIT
Posted May 20, 2019
2.5/5 Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019) Lauren Veneziani Ryan Reynolds is easily the best thing about Pikachu but the film's emotional core doesn't give enough punch as well as it should. EDIT
Posted May 15, 2019
3.5/5 Wine Country (2019) Lauren Veneziani Any excuse for these SNL ladies to get together is a good reason to watch. It also makes you want to drink a ton of wine. EDIT
Posted May 15, 2019
4/5 Long Shot (2019) Lauren Veneziani Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen have impeccable and fun chemistry in this romantic comedy. It works!!! EDIT
Posted May 7, 2019
4/5 Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019) Lauren Veneziani Zac Efron and Lily Collins are exceptional in this film directed by Joe Berlinger. EDIT
Posted May 7, 2019
5/5 Avengers: Endgame (2019) Lauren Veneziani A perfect companion piece to Avengers: Infinity War, yet strong enough to stand alone as one of the best superhero films ever made. EDIT
Posted Apr 29, 2019
3.5/5 Outlaw King (2018) Lauren Veneziani Chris Pine and this director clearly have a knack for working together. EDIT
Posted Apr 25, 2019
4.5/5 Overlord (2018) Lauren Veneziani It blew me away. Creepy, gory, but very fun. EDIT
Posted Apr 25, 2019
4/5 Dr. Seuss' The Grinch (2018) Lauren Veneziani We expand more on the Grinch's backstory...Cumberbatch with an American accent is a completely transformative performance. EDIT
Posted Apr 25, 2019
4/5 Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Lauren Veneziani I loved all the songs...I thought this was a fun movie to see with the whole family, though they could have done more with an R-rated dude... EDIT
Posted Apr 25, 2019
3.5/5 The Perfect Date (2019) Lauren Veneziani Noah Centineo continues to be our Netflix boyfriend and I'm not mad about it. EDIT
Posted Apr 16, 2019
3.5/5 After (2019) Lauren Veneziani Anna Todd's novel adaptation is a mix of Twilight and Fifty Shades of Grey, purely made for the fans. The PG-13 rating holds back the story too much, but stars Josephine Langford and Hero Fiennes Tiffin have impeccable chemistry. EDIT
Posted Apr 16, 2019
4/5 The Best of Enemies (2019) Lauren Veneziani Taraji P. Henson and Sam Rockwell are exceptional in this film based on the true story. EDIT
Posted Apr 8, 2019
3.5/5 Pet Sematary (2019) Lauren Veneziani Pet Sematary proves that it is worthy of a remake in its third act and actress Jeté Laurence is fantastic. EDIT
Posted Apr 8, 2019
4.5/5 Shazam! (2019) Lauren Veneziani Zachary Levi is born to play the role as Billy Batson. Shazam is a heartfelt, emotional, surprising and funny, a superhero film for everyone. EDIT
Posted Apr 8, 2019
3.5/5 Dumbo (2019) Lauren Veneziani While Dumbo may not be one of Tim Burton's strongest films, it's impossible not to fall in love with the sweet baby elephant and stunning visuals. EDIT
Posted Apr 1, 2019
5/5 Cruel Intentions (1999) Lauren Veneziani Cruel Intentions is a 90s cult classic with impeccable performances by all of its leads and a film that has been talked about since it first debuted in 1999. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2019
5/5 Us (2019) Lauren Veneziani An eerie, fascinating and astounding look at what it truly means when someone says "You are your own worst enemy." Us is that and more and only improves on multiple viewings. EDIT
Posted Mar 25, 2019
4/5 Triple Frontier (2019) Lauren Veneziani Oscar Isaac, Ben Affleck, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund and Pedro Pascal. Oh, were you looking for review points as well? EDIT
Posted Mar 18, 2019
3.5/5 Five Feet Apart (2019) Lauren Veneziani Haley Lu Richardson and Cole Sprouse turn what could have been a melodramatic teen flick into a compelling and emotional drama. EDIT
Posted Mar 18, 2019
3.5/5 Captain Marvel (2019) Lauren Veneziani The eagerly anticipated Captain Marvel features a supporting cast worthy of several sequels and a cat more memorable than its lead star. EDIT
Posted Mar 11, 2019
2.5/5 Tyler Perry's A Madea Family Funeral (2019) Lauren Veneziani I'd rather see a film solely dedicated to Aunt Bam (Cassi Davis) and Hattie (Patrice Lovely) and their friendship. EDIT
Posted Mar 4, 2019
4/5 Greta (2018) Lauren Veneziani Isabelle Huppert's intoxicating and chilling performance makes Greta the intense thriller it is. EDIT
Posted Mar 4, 2019
4/5 Happy Death Day 2U (2019) Lauren Veneziani Just as clever, emotional and fun as the first film, while expanding on the story in a unique way with another driven performance from Jessica Rothe. EDIT
Posted Feb 18, 2019
4/5 Alita: Battle Angel (2019) Lauren Veneziani Director Robert Rodriguez pushes performance capture and photo realism next level with Alita: Battle Angel and Rosa Salazar's performance is truly memorable. EDIT
Posted Feb 18, 2019
4.5/5 Destroyer (2018) Lauren Veneziani Nicole Kidman proves once again that this world does not deserve her talents! She gives an impeccable, transformative performance as Erin Bell. EDIT
Posted Feb 12, 2019
3.5/5 What Men Want (2019) Lauren Veneziani What Men Want doesn't fully warrant a second telling of the story, but with Taraji P. Henson in the lead, its definitely worth a watch. EDIT
Posted Feb 12, 2019
3.5/5 Velvet Buzzsaw (2019) Lauren Veneziani Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo and writer/director Dan Gilroy prove again that they are an incredible team in this arthouse horror film available on Netflix. EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2019
3.5/5 Glass (2019) Lauren Veneziani What could have been a stellar ending to this trilogy, was only just a fine one. I also really wanted more of Bruce Willis. EDIT
Posted Feb 11, 2019