Film Review: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - Not as Magical as the Original, but Still Spellbinding

Fantastic Beasts:The Crimes of GrindelwaldToday marks the official opening of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, the second installment in the Fantastic Beasts film series. The film, set in J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world and directed by David Yates, stars Eddie Redmayne as magizoologist Newt Scamander, who is tasked by Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) to stop Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp), who has escaped MACUSA custody and is hell-bent on bringing the wizarding world out of the shadows to rule over non-magical beings. With the help of Auror Tina Goldstein (Katherine Waterston) and no-maj Jacob Kowalski (Dan Fogler) he must also try to save Credence Barebone (Ezra Miller), a young wizard who has become a dangerous obscurial.

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Film Review: National Theatre Live's Frankenstein Encores in Select Theaters

Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee MillerThis year, just in time for Halloween, Fathom Events featured an encore presentation of both versions of NT Live’s Frankenstein on two nights only in most locations, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s novel. The show features both Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC's Sherlock, Avengers: Infinity War) and Jonny Lee Miller (Trainspotting, Elementary) as Victor Frankenstein and his Creature, alternating roles for the second presentation as they did every other night during their original performances at the National Theatre stage in London in 2011 where the film was captured live. In most areas, on the first showing on October 22nd, Cumberbatch was featured as the Creature, with Miller on the 29th.

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Blu-ray Review: Ant-Man and the Wasp - Available Tomorrow on Blu-ray and Blu-ray 4K Ultra HD

Ant-man and the WaspAnt-Man and the Wasp picks up after the events of Captain America: Civil War, with Scott Lang/Ant-Man (Paul Rudd) on house arrest after having breeched the Sokovia Accords.

Lang wakes up from what he believes to be a dream from his time in the Quantum Realm (see Ant-Man), where he sees Janet van Dyne (Michelle Pfeiffer) and experiences one of her memories.

It is soon revealed that Janet, husband of Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) and mother of Hope (Evangeline Lilly), who they had all thought to be lost in the Quantum Realm, is in actuality alive and contacting Scott.

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DVD Review: Pacific Rim Uprising - Out Now

Pacific Rim UprisingPacific Rim Uprising takes place ten years after the events of the original blockbuster film, when humanity won the war against the Kaiju, an alien race who came to earth from another dimension through a breach in the ocean floor.

The film follows former pilot Jake Pentecost (John Boyega), the son of a legendary Jaeger pilot who sacrificed himself to save the world.

While most cities of the world have rebuilt, some relief zones still remain, where people like Jake survive by selling old Jaeger parts on the black market.

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DVD Review: Maze Runner: The Death Cure - Out Now

Maze Runner: The Death CureMaze Runner: Death Cure is the third installment in the Maze Runner series, based on the book series of the same name by James Dashner. The films take place in a dystopian future where there is a deadly virus, the Flare, that has wiped out much of humanity as well as turned many of the infected into zombie-like killers called “Cranks.” The story follows the journey of Thomas, played by Dylan O’Brien, and his friends as they try to escape the reach of the group W.C.K.D. and save humanity.

In the first film, the characters awake with no memory in a place called The Glade, where they are forced to survive and find their way out of a deadly ever-changing maze. After escaping they learn that that maze is part of an experiment from W.C.K.D. (the World Catastrophe Killzone Department), where scientists are using children, some of which are immune, to find the cure for a disease called the Flare.

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Blu-ray Review: Atomic Blonde - Out Now

Atomic BlondeBased on the graphic novel The Coldest City by Kurt Johnstad and set during the Cold War, Atomic Blonde follows undercover MI6 agent Lorraine Broughton (Charlize Theron) as she is sent to Berlin to investigate another agent (Sam Hargrave)’s murder, as well as recover a list of double agents before it gets into the wrong hands. Upon reaching her destination, she is required to join forces with fellow agent David Percival (James McAvoy).

The movie boasts an excellent cast. Theron was made for this role, and I really liked the interplay and tension between her and McAvoy. John Goodman as Emmett Kurzfeld as well as Eddie Marsan as Spyglass were also a fine additions.

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Advance Review: Sharknado 5: Global Swarming

Sharknado 5: Global SwarmingTonight Syfy airs the fifth installment of its movie franchise, Sharknado: Global Swarming. This time the storms go global as the sharknados move from country to country.

Fin Shepard (Ian Ziering), his mostly bionic wife April (Tara Reid), and their youngest son, Gil (Billy Barrett), travel to London to help stop some sharknados from wreaking havoc. While there, Gil is pulled up into the center of the traveling 'nado, and his family, along with Nova (Cassie Scerbo), race across the world, from Stonehenge, to Rio, to Rome, and beyond, to get him back.

As always, the film boasts a bunch of cameos from the likes of Clay Aiken, Chris Kattan, Fabio, Tony Hawk, and many more, as well as references to a lot of films.

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Blu-ray Review: Disney's Bambi Signature Collection - Out Now

Disney's Bambi Signature CollectionThis year, as Bambi celebrates its 75th anniversary, it joins the Walt Disney Signature Collection. The anniversary edition of the film contains most of the bonus features of the original release as well as all new ones.

Disney's Bambi, which was originally released in 1942, tells the story of a young deer named Bambi who learns about life and loss while meeting friends along the way, including Thumper, a rabbit, Flower, a skunk, and more, and becoming prince of the forest.

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Blu-ray Review: A Cure for Wellness - Out Now

A Cure for WellnessIn A Cure for Wellness, when the CEO of a company, Roland Pembroke (Harry Groener), does not return from a wellness center at a remote location in the Swiss Alps after two weeks, work obsessed executive Lockhart (Dane Dehaan) is blackmailed into going there to retrieve him.

Upon arriving, Lockhart finds Pembroke does not want to leave and seems oddly happy at the strange retreat.

After being hurt in a car accident and brought back to the center to recover, Lockhart discovers that the miraculous treatments there are not what they seem.

As he digs deeper, he soon finds himself with the same diagnosis as the other patients waiting for the mysterious cure.

Questioning his sanity, Lockhart must work to uncover the terrible secrets behind the center and Dr. Heinreich Volmer (Jason Isaacs)'s work.

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Displacement: A Brilliant Mind-Bender That Will Keep You Guessing

DisplacementThe award-winning sci-fi thriller, Displacement, written and directed by Kenneth Mader, follows physics student Cassie Sinclair (Courtney Hope). Cassie, who is already grieving over the death of her mother (Susan Blakey), finds herself standing over her dead boyfriend, Brian (Christopher Backus). While battling memory loss and unsure of what is real, Cassie seeks the help of Professor Deckard (Bruce Davison). Meanwhile, she also must evade a group of scientists who seem to know a lot more than they're telling, all while battling consequences caused by a quantum entanglement event.

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