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It’s Alive!

It’s Alive!

Zombieland 2: Double Tap by Hope Madden and George Wolf “It’s time to nut up or shut up.” “That line is so 2009.” There you have it. A horror film…read more →

Off the Leash Again

Off the Leash Again

The Secret Life of Pets 2 by Hope Madden Illumination, the animation giant behind all things Minion, returns to their blandly entertaining dog franchise for the blandly entertaining sequel The…read more →

A Very Merry Unbirthday

A Very Merry Unbirthday

Happy Death Day 2U by Hope Madden Two years ago, writer/director Christopher Landon’s Happy Death Day managed the unexpected. It took an immediately tiresome premise—Groundhog Day meets Scream—and generated enough…read more →

Brick by Brick

Brick by Brick

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part by Hope Madden Everything is not awesome. Don’t tell Emmet (Chris Pratt), though. Try as he might (mainly to please the ever-brooding Lucy/Wildstyle…read more →

Practically Perfect

Practically Perfect

Mary Poppins Returns by Christie Robb Recreating the magic of a classic film like Mary Poppins seems like it should be impossible. Thankfully, with the sequel Disney proves that truly…read more →

I Can Has Sequel?

I Can Has Sequel?

Ralph Breaks the Internet by Christie Robb Movies with an abundance of pop-culture references run the risk of dating themselves well before they’re released. Ralph (John C. Reilly) and Vanellope…read more →

I’m On a Boat

I’m On a Boat

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation by Rachel Willis These days, whenever an animated movie is released, it’s a near guarantee it will become a franchise. A few of these sequels…read more →

Dinosaur Poetry

Dinosaur Poetry

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom by Hope Madden If you don’t know director J.A. Bayona, that’s unfortunate. His first three feature films—The Orphanage, The Impossible and A Monster Calls—emphasized storytelling skills…read more →