Reviews

Ted 2

Ted 2

Review by Steve Duffy –     Just because Seth MacFarlane’s TED was the highest-grossing R-rated comedy of all time doesn’t mean it deserves a sequel. Ted 2 begins with Ted (Seth MacFarlane) and his grocery store co-worker Tami-Lynn McCafferty (Jessica Barth) tying the knot as his recently divorced “Thunder Buddy” John (Mark Wahlberg) stands…

Inside Out

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Review by Steve Duffy – Pixar’s 15th film is going to delight the masses for a long time to come. This comedy-adventure brings us into the mind of Riley (Kaitlyn Dias), an 11-year girl, who is upset that her parents (Diane Lane and Kyle MacLachlan) have decided to move the family from Minnesota to San…

Jurassic World

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Review by Steve Duffy – Jurassic Park opened 22 years ago and invited moviegoers into a world full of genetically engineered dinosaurs and the people who create them. Unfortunately, the fourth entry in the dino-franchise maybe bigger and better, but follows the same formula as the 1993 film. Jurassic World is now a luxury themed…

Spy

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Review by Steve Duffy – Full disclosure, I have never been a fan of Melissa McCarthy’s films until now. Director Paul Feig (Bridesmaids, The Heat) again collaborates with Melissa McCarthy for Spy, a laugh-out-loud Bond-like action-comedy spoof that is so entertaining I hope there is a sequel. Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) is an unassuming intelligence…

San Andreas

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Review by Steve Duffy – Ray Gaines (Dwayne Johnson), a rescue chopper pilot, is having a really bad day – his estranged wife (Carla Gugino) serves him with divorce papers and announces she and their daughter (Alexandra Daddario) are moving in with her new boyfriend (Loan Gruffudd). Oh, and to make matter worse a major…

Pitch Perfect 2

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Review by Steve Duffy – It’s been three years since the Bellas of Barden University won their first national title. As we all know, the high-notes of life hardly last. After a costume malfunction by Fat Amy during a Presidential performance, the darlings of the a capella world are banned from competing. In hopes of…

Hot Pursuit

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Review by Steve Duffy – The simple storyline has Reese Witherspoon portraying an incompetent San Antonio policewoman who has been removed from the street and reassigned to the evidence room because of a mishap that involves a taser. She is given a second chance at redemption when she is assigned to protect and escort the…

Avengers: Age of Ultron

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Review by Steve Duffy – The wait is over! The most anticipated sequel from 2012’s blockbuster The Avengers is here. The film opens with the mighty Avengers: Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man), Chris Evans (Captain America), Mark Ruffalo (The Hulk), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow) and Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye) in mid-battle trying to…

Monkey Kingdom

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Review by Steve Duffy –   Just in time for Earth Day, Disney releases its eighth Disneynature documentary “Monkey Kingdom.”     Filmed in the beautiful jungle of Sri Lanka and narrated by Tina Fey, Monkey Kingdom focuses on a Macaque Monkey named Maya and her baby, Kip and the how they both struggle living…