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Shattered

Shattered is a ho hum thriller

Thriller writer David Loughery continues to milk his bread and butter genre in Shattered from Lionsgate. Luis Prieto directs the film, which follows the story of lonely tech millionaire Chris (Cameron Monaghan) amid an amicable divorce from Jamie (Sasha Luss).

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American Underdog

American Underdog is a good ole fashioned crowd pleaser

Christian filmmakers, The Erwin Brothers continue their trend of inspirational stories with their seventh film American Underdog from Lionsgate. The film is a biopic of Kurt Warner (Zachary Levi), who went from a stock boy at a grocery store to a two-time NFL MVP, Super Bowl champion, and Hall of Fame quarterback.

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The King’s Man

The King’s Man avoids threequel pitfalls

Director Matthew Vaughn returns to the world of The Secret Service in The King’s Man from 20th Century Studios. The third chapter in the Kingsman franchise, an adaptation of a comic book series, is a prequel to the first two films.

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The Tragedy of Macbeth

The Tragedy of Macbeth is a faithful adaptation

TA trio of Academy Award-winning talent collaborates for a Shakespearean adaptation in The Tragedy of Macbeth from A24. Joel Coen helms and scripts the film while Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand step into the roles of Lord and Lady Macbeth.

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Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Ghostbusters: Afterlife is a love letter to the franchise

Director Jason Reitman breathes new life into an eighties franchise with Columbia Pictures, Ghostbusters: Afterlife. After being evicted from their home, Callie (Carrie Coon), a single mother, and her two children Phoebe (Mckenna Grace) and Trevor (Finn Wolfhard) are forced to move to a decayed farmhouse in Summerville, Oklahoma, left to them by the children’s late grandfather, Egon Spengler.

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King Richard

Will Smith delivers a royal Award worthy performance as King Richard

Will Smith makes a stunning return to the world of biopics in Warner Bros. Pictures, King Richard. Reinaldo Marcus Green directs the film from a script by Zach Baylin. Armed with a clear vision and a brazen 78-page plan, Richard Williams (Will Smith) is determined to write his daughters, Venus (Saniyya Sidney) and Serena (Demi Singleton), into history as world-renowned tennis players.

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Dangerous

Dangerous doesn’t make the day as an action flick

Scott Eastwood attempts to become the leading man and action hero with Lionsgate Dangerous, from director David Hackl. Ex-con and reformed sociopath Dylan Forrester (Scott Eastwood) is trying to quietly serve out his parole — with the help of a steady supply of antidepressants and his eccentric psychiatrist (Mel Gibson).

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Eternal

An Eternal let down of a movie

Fresh off her Oscar win for Nomadland, director Chloé Zhao takes a journey into the world of superheroes with Marvel Studios Eternals. Following the events of “Avengers: Endgame,” an unexpected tragedy forces them out of the shadows to reunite against humanity’s most ancient enemy, The Deviants.

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