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REVIEW: Jumanji: The Next Level (2019)

This 2019 American fantasy adventure comedy, sequel to 2017s ‘Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle’ and third in the franchise, is directed by Jake Kasdan. It stars Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, Alex Wolff, Morgan Turner, Ser’Darius Blain, Madison Iseman and…

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JUMPCUT All The Way: The Holiday (2006)

The Holiday starts with a montage and a monologue which encapsulates everything good about this film – it is scored to Hans Zimmer’s beautiful music (maybe Zimmer’s best score? Yes, I’m glad you agree) and has Kate Winslet’s Iris espousing on love and life in…

Film Reviews, Z - 2018

REVIEW: The Polka King (2018)

Local Pennsylvania polka legend Jan Lewan (Jack Black) unwittingly develops a plan for his many elderly fans to invest in him, that turns out to be an illegal Ponzi scheme. Soon events start spiraling out of Jan’s control as he’s investigated for fraud, and people…

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REVIEW: Kung Fu Panda 3

I thoroughly enjoyed the first two ‘Kung Fu Panda’ movies. They proved to me that Dreamworks Animation was a legitimate source of quality animated movies again. The first two films were humorous, filled with stunning animated action, great villains with personal and warped vindication, and…

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REVIEW: Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)

Written by Andrew Garrison After the amazing success of ‘Kung Fu Panda’, I was very interested to see what ‘Kung Fu Panda 2’ would provide. Many sequels have a tendency to feel forced and over the top, as if their sole objective was to transcend the first…