Theatrical, Streaming, Physical Media Reviews

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Rough Night
Allison Rose | Jun 15, 2017
In terms of a female-centered comedy, Rough Night gives it a good shot but just falls a little short. It has a great cast, but a lackluster script.
Full Review | Grade: C
Cars 3
Allison Rose | Jun 15, 2017
Better than the second film but not as good as the first, Cars 3 is still an uplifting story that will probably resonate with little kids.  It also gives us a new, female racecar to emulate in what is clearly the year of the female.
Full Review | Grade: C
A United Kingdom
Allison Rose | Jun 13, 2017
From the moment this film began, I found myself engrossed in the story.  The characters were immensely likable and their plight intriguing.  Oyelowo and Pike were perfectly cast as the couple which helps bring their story alive. 
Full Review | Grade: A
Batman Lego Movie
Allison Rose | Jun 13, 2017
Very funny moments happen throughout (the Batman Lego Movie), so you can’t help but walk away afterward with a smile on your face.  There are the occasional lighthearted jabs and the inside jokes for those well versed in the superhero world but even little ones who don’t know the hints will still love the film.
Full Review | Grade: A
The Vampire Diaries Season 8
Allison Rose | Jun 13, 2017
The acting is exactly what we have come to expect from these actors the last 8 years and they stay true to form.  The various directors, including Somerhalder, Wesley and series creator Julie Plec (The Originals), seamlessly move from one episode to the next without losing the feel of the season.
Full Review | Grade: B
John Wick, Chapter 2
Paul Kates | Jun 12, 2017
With a background in stunt choreography,  director Chad Stahelski uses his knowledge well, using the fight scenes to move the story along to a conclusion that isn’t wholly surprising, but the end scene does set the third movie in the series up quite nicely. 
Full Review | Grade: B
John Wick, Chapter 2
Allison Rose | Jun 08, 2017
John Wick: Chapter 2 is a Tour de Force of action sequences including hand to hand combat, guns, knives, and cars and Stuntman turned director, Chad Stahelski (Captain America: Civil War), showcases them all beautifully.
Full Review | Grade: A
The Mummy
Allison Rose | Jun 07, 2017
Dark is definitely the descriptive term I would use for The Mummy, as it is much less fun and campy than the 1999 version
Full Review | Grade: C
Beauty and the Beast
Allison Rose | Jun 06, 2017
Disney is on a role with their movies, both animated and live-action, and the production value is part of the reason why.  The time taken to create the set pieces that come to life and all the special effects sequences are incredibly done and, though they had the potential to, don’t seem cheesy or fake in any way. 
Full Review | Grade: A
Aftermath
Allison Rose | Jun 06, 2017
For those looking for action hero Schwarzenegger, he isn’t anywhere to be found in this film but with a very talented cast members, the movie has some great moments.
Full Review | Grade: C

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