Early Screening Review: Shazam!

 

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Shazam! is the latest film in the DC Extended Universe and stars Asher Angel as Billy Batson and Zachary Levi as his superhero alter ego. It also stars Mark Strong as the villainous Dr. Sivana (making this the second time he’s played a DC villain), Jack Dylan Grazer, Grace Fulton, Ian Chen, Jovan Armand, Faithe Herman and Djimon Honsou.

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Review and Analysis: Gargoyles Deadly Force

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Previously on Gargoyles, Brooklyn got his first solo episode and was the new victim of naivete when his trust in Demona was abused and nearly got Goliath permanently brainwashed.  Also there was this really cool motorcycle that was blown up.

The episode begins on the docks where Owen is overseeing a shipment of some crates belonging to Xanatos Enterprises.  Suddenly a group of men with gas masks appear and start firing gas grenades, and though Owen attempts to stop them they still manage to hijack the truck and make off with the crates much to Owen’s displeasure.

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“We are not amused.”

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New In Review: The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

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The Lego Movie 2 is a sequel to the 2014 film and is directed by Mike Mitchell with the screenplay provided by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller.  Christ Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman, Alison Brie and Charlie Day all reprise their roles from the first film with Stephanie Beatriz and Tiffany Haddish as new characters.

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Analysis and Review: Gargoyles Temptation

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Last time on Gargoyles, we had an episode centered on Lexington as he and Goliath were hunted by a team of TV stars/mercenaries that he and the rest of the Gargoyles had previously idolized.  Bringing to mind that old adage, “Never meet your heroes, because heroes are people and people suck.”

For this episode, we start off with the Trio at some old garage where Lex is putting the finishing touches onto a motorcycle to the impatience of Broadway and Brooklyn.

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Not even a year in the modern world and he’s already welding? That’s impressive.

Broadway: Isn’t it finished yet? We’ve been here every night for a week.

Brooklyn: Come on. You’ve ridden one before.

Lexington: You’ve ridden a horse before, could you build one from scratch?

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