Horror

IT Chapter Two – floating to the top of the box office on a bouquet of red balloons

(n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.impawards.com/2019/it_chapter_two_ver3.html   Rated: a definite R for disturbing content & bloody images, language, & crude sexual humor Runtime: didn’t feel like 169 minutes In this follow up sequel to 2017’s mega-hit reimagining of the Stephen King classic (wow, that was a mouthful), it’s been 27 years since The Losers’ Club defeated IT…… Continue reading IT Chapter Two – floating to the top of the box office on a bouquet of red balloons

Drama · Faith

Overcomer – destroying the competition at the box office

(n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.impawards.com/2019/overcomer.html   Rated PG for thematic elements Runtime: 119 inspiring minutes Overcomer is the story of basketball coach John Harrison. When the plant in town shuts down, many of the families that make up the private school where he works have to move in order to find work, subsequently taking most of…… Continue reading Overcomer – destroying the competition at the box office

Action · Thriller

Angel Has Fallen – and it can’t get up

(n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.impawards.com/2019/angel_has_fallen.htm   Rated R for violence & language Runtime: 114 long minutes In Angel Has Fallen, legendary secret service agent Mike Banning is reaching the twilight of his career. The years of extreme stunts & battles have left him all but disabled, prompting him to look into a cozy desk job. But,…… Continue reading Angel Has Fallen – and it can’t get up

Action · Comedy · Kid's Movies

Dora & the Lost City of Gold – updated kids’ cartoon finds forbidden box office gold

Dora and the Lost City of Gold [Digital image]. (n.d.). Retrieved August 20, 2019, from http://www.impawards.com/2019/dora_and_the_lost_city_of_gold.html   Rated a family friendly PG for action & some impolite humor Runtime: a fun 102 minutes Dora is the story of the famous bilingual explorer from the Nickelodeon kids’ cartoon show. In this live action adventure, though, Dora…… Continue reading Dora & the Lost City of Gold – updated kids’ cartoon finds forbidden box office gold

Action · Drama

The Kitchen – long on Girl Power, short on entertainment

Kitchen [Digital image]. (n.d.). Retrieved August 13, 2019, from http://www.impawards.com/2019/kitchen.html   Rated a hard R for violence, language, & some sexual content Runtime: felt like much longer than 102 minutes In the late 1970’s, Hell’s Kitchen was under the control of the Irish mob. When 3 of their top leaders are arrested for a robbery…… Continue reading The Kitchen – long on Girl Power, short on entertainment

Action · Comedy

Hobbs & Shaw – hilarious action flick of the year will Rock you!

Hobbs & Shaw ver 6 [Digital image]. (n.d.). Retrieved August 8, 2019, from http://www.impawards.com/2019/hobbs_and_shaw_ver6.html   Rated surprisingly PG-13 for prolonged sequences of action & violence, suggestive material, & lots of strong language Runtime: a fun, exciting 134 minutes When a shadow organization tries to steal a deadly virus from MI6, the last surviving agent, Hattie…… Continue reading Hobbs & Shaw – hilarious action flick of the year will Rock you!

Drama

Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood -a dry but heartfelt homage to 1960’s era Hollywood

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood ver 7 [Digital image]. (n.d.). Retrieved August 2, 2019, from http://www.impawards.com/2019/once_upon_a_time_in_hollywood_ver7.html   Rated a strong R for language, strong graphic violence, drug use, & sexual references Runtime: a senselessly long 161 minutes Once Upon a Time… is the story of declining actor Rick Dalton, as he is in the…… Continue reading Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood -a dry but heartfelt homage to 1960’s era Hollywood