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We don’t need more ‘Avatar’ movies

We don’t need more ‘Avatar’ movies

James Cameron on the set of his multi-billion dollar film “Avatar” (Courtesy of 20th Century Fox) Owen Johnson Connector Staff James Cameron, the director of “Avatar” and “Titanic,” announced earlier this month that there were going to be sequels to his 2009 science fiction blockbuster “Avatar.” Four sequels, to be exact. Unlike a lot of

‘Hardcore Henry’ movie review

Russian-American science fiction film “Hardcore Henry” was released on April 8, 2016 (Courtesy of SIX Entertainment) Richard Budd  Connector Staff Your name is Henry. You don’t know where you are or remember how you got there, but you’re alive, and a woman who claims to be your wife, Estelle (Haley Bennett), is screwing your robotic

‘God’s Not Dead 2:’ not deserving of a witty title

God’s Not Dead 2 was met with mostly negative reviews due to the controversial subject matter (Courtsey of Pure Flix Entertainment) Owen Johnson Connector Staff First the character of Superman in “Batman v Superman,” and now this movie; is there a hypocrisy contest going on that I’m unaware of? After mentioning Bible verses in a

DC: Destined to Collapse

“Batman v Superman” will be followed next year by the “Justice League” film and solo films for each member (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Staff A couple of months ago, I wrote an article that detailed my displeasure with the Marvel cinematic universe. Let me just say that I owe Marvel a

Batman v. Superman: Yawn of Melancholy

“Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice” is the second film in the DC Comics Cinematic Universe, which will continue with a planned Justice League movie next year. (Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Staff After the failure of Zach Snyder’s “Man of Steel” in 2013, I really did not have much hope for

“My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2” Review: Greeks don’t change

The original “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” remains the highest grossing romantic comedy of all time thirteen years after it’s release, with a box office gross of $368 million. (Courtesy of Universal Pictures) Alexa Hyde Connector Staff March 25, Greek Independence Day, marked the release of the much awaited sequel, “My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Louie: A Satirical Take on Life as a Single Dad

Louis C.K. has performed stand-up since 1985 and has won 6 Primetime Emmys over the course of his career. (Courtesy of FX Productions) Mary Connell Connector Writer A fifth season of hit show “Louie” has been released and is now on Netflix after a two year wait. For those of you who haven’t heard of

Reviews for movies filmed in Lowell

“The Fighter” was nominate for 7 Academy Awards. (Courtesy of Paramount Pictures) Owen Johnson Connector Staff ‘The Fighter’ “The Fighter” chronicles the true events of Lowell-native professional boxer Micky Ward (Mark Wahlberg) and his former-professional boxer brother, Dicky Eklund (Christian Bale). Similar to my praise of “The Revenant,” “The Fighter” is a technically good movie

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