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‘Jigsaw’ is a puzzle not worth solving

‘Jigsaw’ is a puzzle not worth solving

As of Nov. 12, “Jigsaw” has made $64 million worldwide against a budget of $10 million. (Courtesy of Lionsgate) Eric Smith Connector Contributor After “Saw 3D: The Final Chapter,” the production companies Twisted Pictures and Lionsgate decided to bring back the franchise despite the last film being titled “The Final Chapter.” Like every other “Saw”

The problem in ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ is not Ragnarok

“Thor: Ragnarok” was originally planned to be released on July 27, 2017. (Courtesy of Disney) Owen Johnson Connector Editor “Thor: Ragnarok” is the seventeenth movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and it is easily the most middle of the road and generic Marvel film of them all. Thor (Chris Hemsworth) finds himself stranded on an

‘Geostorm:’ Disaster of a disaster flick

(Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Editor What is the bigger disaster? The geostorm in the movie, or the movie itself? Considering the geostorm in the movie only decimated CGI buildings whereas “Geostorm” wasted 100 minutes of actual peoples’ lives, the movie is the proper answer. In the wake of massive destruction caused

‘The Carmilla Movie’: bigger but not better

“Carmilla” the webseries is hosted by Youtube by KindaTV, and has three seasons in total. (Courtesy of Smokebomb Entertainment) Brigid Archibald Connector Contributor “Carmilla,” a YouTube based web series, launched its first feature length movie on Oct. 26. The series ended last October, and followed Laura Hollis (Elise Bauman), a college freshman, and her friends

‘The Florida Project’: Review

Eric Smith Connector Contributor Everyone remembers their childhoods and how easy they were. It was easy to run around with friends, create all kinds of mischief and not have to worry about paying the bills or making sure ends are met. Director Sean Baker makes audiences relive some of their childhood memories through “The Florida

“Suburbicon” falls short

Jason Ounpraseuth Connector Staff With two mega stars in Matt Damon and Julianne Moore, two of the most well-respected writers in Hollywood in Joel and Ethan Coen (“Fargo,” “No Country for Old Men”), and a well-established name in George Clooney directing, one would think this would be the perfect movie to end the month of

Not a happy day if one sees ‘Happy Death Day’

Tony Gardner, the man who designed the Ghostface mask for the “Scream” series, designed the mask for “Happy Death Day.” (Courtesy of Universal Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Editor “Happy Death Day” is a horror movie that was released by Blumhouse Productions. Among Blumhouse’s other horror works includes the “Paranormal Activity” movies, the “Ouija” movies and

‘Blade Runner 2049’ is a near masterpiece

Despite high critical approval, “Blade Runner 2049” underperformed at the box office, only grossing $32.8 million its initial weekend. (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Editor If the “Blade Runner” series were to be compared to children, the original “Blade Runner” from 1982 would be the straight A child who is always pleasing

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