The Conjuring: Movie Review

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Review by shreythemockingjay36

The Conjuring is about the Perron family who moves to a new house and right away something’s off. The dog the next day after they get there is found dead next to the house. They also experience noises, banging in the walls, and voices. The family then calls two paranormal investigators named Ed and Lorraine Warren. They quickly find that this isn’t a normal haunting but a satanic haunting which is trying to take a soul from them. The paranormal investigators decide to set up heat-sensor cameras and bells so they will know where the demon is. Can Ed and Lorraine get rid of the demonic presence or will the demon take a soul? Find out in The Conjuring.

Pros: Very scary, great characters/ cast , good ending and a very smart thriller, which you don’t see much now a days. It also has almost no digital effects which made it more realistic.

Score: 8.3/10

Background Information: This is based on the true story about the haunting of The Perron family. Ed and Lorraine Warren are also real paranormal investigators. They also investigated The Amityville Horror and the Enfield Haunting. Some movies based on their investigations are The Conjuring, The Conjuring 2, A Haunting in Connecticut, and The Amityville Horror.

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Boss Baby: Movie Review

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The Boss Baby is a fun family movie released March 31, 2017, told from the point of view of Tim, a 7-year-old who loves to use his imagination. Everything is perfect for him until his baby brother shows up. He seems to be taking over the whole house in his miniature suit and tie; Tim can’t even get a special song before he goes to bed! Tim wonders if there is enough love in his parent’s heart for himself. Can Tim finally get rid of the Boss Baby, and have his parents for himself or will he suffer for the rest of his childhood, standing in the Boss Baby’s shadow? Find out in The Boss Baby.

Setting: This movie takes place in Tim and his family’s house located in a small town, but later in the movie the scene changes to the airport, where they board a plane that takes Tim and Boss Baby to the convention center in Las Vegas. Theres also a small part of the movie that takes place in Puppy Co., and Baby Corp.

Characters: Boss Baby, Tim, Mom, Dad, Eugene (The Babysitter), Wizzie (Tim’s Talking Alarm), Staci, The Triplets, Jimbo (The overweight Baby), and Big Boss Baby Lady

Pros for the Movie: This was a very splendid movie. I love the moral at the end. The graphics are great, and I love how they made the Boss Baby’s eyes all cute and shiny when the boss baby ran out of aging formula. You get very attached to the characters too!

Cons for the Movie: The only con is that at the end when Tim gets Lamb-Lamb (Tim’s stuffed animal) back from Boss Baby, the face looks really creepy because of the button eye. I know that in the beginning Boss Baby rips Lamb-Lamb, but I don’t remember anything about the eye falling off when Boss Baby ripped it, so I don’t feel that they had to make Lamb-Lamb look scary with its button eye because of that. I do like the tie they put on Lamb-Lamb though, it’s really cute!

Age Recommendation: Maybe 8 and up. It could be higher or lower though.

Overall Score: 9.5/10 – To be honest, Lamb-Lamb creeped me out at the end, so that’s why I’m giving that score!

I feel like The Boss Baby might have been like a Sequel to Storks, because in the beginning, when the babies were getting their diapers and pacifier, it looked a little bit like how the babies got ready for when they got delivered by Storks. Comment what you think, I would love to hear your thoughts!

Review of Dunkirk

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Review by: jakobsherman

Dunkirk is a movie produced by Christopher Nolan, and soundtrack done by Hanz Zimmer. Dunkirk is a movie about the evacuation of over 400,000 men in WW2. This movie takes place on the beach of Dunkirk, the sea surrounding it, and the sky above it. As such, the movie revolves around three different plot lines. The movie starts off with the sound of ticking, like many other Hanz Zimmer films. The soundtrack uses something called the Sheppard’s tone, a musical illusion that is able to hold up everlasting suspense.

As for the acting, it is done perfectly. This movie stars Harry Styles, who I was fairly skeptical about, mostly because he has never acted before. However, this singer definitely has a future in the acting scene. This movie is not for the faint of heart. Many people die, however most characters live, and to be honest, it’s terrifying. It really just goes to show how it must’ve been like when real people were fighting on those beaches, because yes, this was a real event.

The plot of this movie is not for everyone. It’s more about the event rather than the people in it if that makes sense. There is very little dialogue and no character even has their name said to my knowledge. This movie grabs your hope, and just chucks it out the window, as boat after boat gets sunk by torpedoes. All three stories do connect in the end, but I don’t want to spoil what happens. This movie might be confusing, since everyone looks basically the same (which is accurate to the actual event). Plane fights are very realistic, but are still confusing. Just remember the planes with the yellow noses are Germans.

Overall, Dunkirk is amazing, and is definitely worth seeing in Imax theaters if at all possible since that’s how it was shot. I give this movie a 9.3/10.

Moana movie review

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Review by: shreythemockingjay36

Moana is the story of the Hawaiian islands. Well one in particular as Moana, who’s supposed to become the leader someday, only wants to go to other islands and explore. It also tells the story of Maui and how he stole the heart of the creator of the islands. This created a butterfly effect which would eventually destroy all the islands. Moana finds that her island is next and goes on a journey to find Maui and return the heart before it’s too late. Find out if she succeeds or fails in the Disney instant classic Moana.

Setting: a small island in Hawaii.

Pros for movie: This was a very good movie. The graphics were great, it has a great plot, and a very good story. The  characters were very lovable too.

Cons for movie: The only con is not having Moana’s pet pig in the whole movie because that could have made it even more light-hearted.

Overall score: 8.5/10

If any of you have seen Moana there are rumors going around that there will be another one but live action. I also heard she was going to make an appearance in the new Wreck-It-Ralph movie. Comment if you know anything else about the movie.

Get Out: Movie Review

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Review by: shreythemockingjay36

Get out is a horror movie released in 2017. It follows the story of Chris and his girlfriend Rose visiting her parents who’s only neighbors are across the lake. When they get there Chris notices that only two servants are black. This disturbs his because he is of color too. As the movie goes on the family acts very weird. Eventually he realized that the family is not normal at all and have a plan for Chris. Can Chris escape or will he suffer? Find out in Get Out.

Setting: This movie takes place in a very sucluded area. It never says where though.

Characters: Chris Washington, Rose Armitage, her family.

Age recommendation: Maybe 14 and up. It has some very graphic violence and some sexual themes.

Rating 10/10 This movies exceeded in my high expectations. This is not some stupid horror movie but it actually has an important plot.

Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope

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Review by: coolkid73

Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope is the fourth chronological movie in the Star Wars series. It was the first movie made, released in 1977. When it came out it was just titled Star Wars. Episodes V and VI were released afterwards, but did not have the Episode V or Episode VI in the titles. Episodes I, II, and III were released as a prequel trilogy, which causes this movie and the others to be re-releases with the titles we know them as today. Now, back to this movie.

Darth Vader has kidnapped Princess Leia in an attempt to regain the plans to the Death Star. She hides the plans in the memory of a droid known as R2-D2. He and his friend C3-PO escape and land on the planet Tattoine, where they are rescued by Luke Skywalker. After revealing Princess Leia’s message, R2-D2, Luke, C3-PO, and Obi-Wan Kenobi seek Han Solo and his co-pilot Chewbaca to fly them to the planet Alderaan, only to find out it has been destroyed. The wind up on the Death Star where Han and Luke leave to search for Leia. They manage to rescue her, but can they escape? The only way to find out is to watch this movie yourself.

This movie is filled with action and I recommend it to any action movie lovers out there.

Cars 3

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Review by: coolkid73

Cars 3 is the third movie in the Cars series and was released in theaters on June 16, 2017. Just like the other movies in the series, it takes place in a world inhabited by talking cars.

With the newer generation of racers taking over and having access to newer technology, Lightning McQueen starts to lose his races. While attempting to gain first place, he tries too hard and suffers a major crash, causing many to ask the question, “Is Lightning McQueen’s career finished forever?”

After four years of hiding, Lightning attempts to start training in order to beat the newer generation. He seeks help from fellow trainer Cruz Ramirez, but she treats him like an old man and he ends up being unable to handle the new technology. They have practice races before Lightning decides to do what his friend Doc Hudson did and train her instead, having her take his place at the next race.

This movie is amazing and has some really mature themes in it. Some parts are boring, but most of it is good. The plot is really interesting and is something most people wouldn’t see coming. There are a lot of funny scenes in this movie, like the demolition derby and beach race. I totally recommend you check this movie out. Because this movie is good with some boring parts, it gets a 9/10.