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“Knives Out” a razor sharp murder mystery

“Knives Out” a razor sharp murder mystery

“Knives Out” is directed by Rian Johnson, the director of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” (Photo courtesy of Lionsgate) Troy Lafond Connector Editor “Knives Out” is a murder-mystery whodunit directed by Rian Johnson starring a large A-list ensemble cast including Daniel Craig as the investigator Benoit Blanc, Chris Evans as Ransom, Ana de Armas as

“Frozen 2” burns bright and lives up to original

“Frozen 2” had the biggest global debut for an animated film ever with $358.5 million. (Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures) Troy Lafond Connector Editor In 2013, Disney released their long-delayed, production-troubled, animated adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson’s “The Snow Queen,” titled “Frozen.” “Frozen” went on to break box office records and became

Op-Ed: Do not buy “Pokémon Sword and Shield”

“Pokémon Sword and Shield” are the first mainline Pokémon games to ever be released on a home console. (Photo courtesy of Nintendo) Troy Lafond Connector Editor I have been a long-time fan of Pokémon. One of the first video games I ever played was a copy of “Pokémon Gold” for the Nintendo Gameboy Color that

Democratic Party should keep its moderates on the bench in 2020

According to RealClearPolitics, only four candidates in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary have broken 15 percent support nationally. (Photo courtesy of Sean Rayford, Paras Griffin, Joe Raedle / Getty Images) Troy Lafond Connector Editor There are currently 17 major candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential primary nomination, including former Vice President Joe Biden, Senators Kamala Harris

“Dark Fate” rejuvenates “Terminator” franchise

“Dark Fate” is a sequel to “Terminator 2: Judgement Day”, ignoring the events of the last 3 movies. (Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures) Troy Lafond Connector Editor “Terminator: Dark Fate”, starring Mackenzie Davis as Grace, Natalia Reyes as Dani, Linda Hamilton reprising her role as Sarah Connor, and Arnold Schwarzenegger reprising his role as a

“Spider-Man: Homecoming” is a swinging success

“Homecoming” was the sixth highest grossing movie of 2017. (Photo courtesy of Sony Pictures Releasing) Troy Lafond Connector Editor “Spider-Man: Homecoming” was the first Spider-Man movie since the Marvel Cinematic Universe acquired partial rights to the character. He was first introduced in “Captain America: Civil War” on Team Iron Man. Due to the exposure of

“Booksmart” plays by the rules to immense success

“Booksmart” was Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut. (Photo courtesy of United Artists Releasing) Troy Lafond Connector Editor “Booksmart” is a coming-of-age comedy starring Beanie Feldstein as Molly and Kaitlyn Dever as Amy, two best friends who, after being accepted to their dream colleges, finishing at the top of their high school class, and spending their entire

Beyoncé’s “Homecoming” is a victory lap

“Homecoming” was nominated for six Emmy awards. (Photo courtesy of Netflix) Troy Lafond Connector Editor On April 14 and April 21 of 2018, musical superstar Beyoncé performed as a headliner at Coachella, one of the most popular music festivals in the world. Coming fresh off the success of the critically acclaimed and commercial smash hit

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