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Review – The BFG is a BFD (“The BFG”)

In 1982, Roald Dahl, author of such fanciful and fantastic stories like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and James and the Giant Peach, wrote The BFG (The Big Friendly Giant). It was an unimpressive, no-frills kiddies story that had a weird premise and an even weirder ending. Not his best work. A 1989 British animated…

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Review – This Shark has Pretty Teeth (“The Shallows”)

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the theater, here comes another shark attack movie! Just in time for Discovery Channel’s yearly Shark Week extravaganza, we get a movie all about a lone girl pitting herself against a great white killer shark. Cue the dah-dum, dah-dum, dah-DUM music!   * *…

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Review – Another Fishy Pixar Sequel (“Finding Dory”)

It’s no secret that Ellen DeGeneres (the voice of Dory) talked about her Finding Nemo character for years on her talk show, practically begging for a movie all about Dory. Well, you got it, Ellen! * * It’s been a year after Nemo (voiced by Hayden Rolence) got found by dear ol’ dad, Marlin (Albert…