Queued Up – Holiday Gift Guide Part 2

Criterion Deluxe
Purveyors of fine taste and highly influential in the home video arena, Criterion releases a few select titles per month in a wide array of genres. You know that if a movie gets a Criterion edition that it will be remastered and transferred beautifully, plus they scour the …

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Queued Up – Holiday Gift Guide Part 1

Stellar Superheroes
The superhero revolution never ends, and amazingly the quality level has not diminished this year. Following up the fun and quirky original, Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 finds our heroes rescued from an angry, golden-skinned people (known as The Sovereign) by Ego (the living planet, personified by …

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Inside The “Cult Of Chucky”

Believe it or not, the Child’s Play franchise turns 30 next year and the seventh movie, Cult Of Chucky, has been unleashed on the masses. This time out, a grown up Andy Barclay (Alex Vincent, star of the first two films) lives in isolation with the severed living head …

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Queued Up: The Hair-Raising Halloween Edition

A Ghost Story (2017)

The set-up: After his untimely death, a young man (Casey Affleck) returns in ghostly form to his home to watch his wife (Rooney Mara) painfully resume her life. After she moves away, he remains anchored to the property as new tenants come to occupy the space. …

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Queued Up – Examining The Best Of The Old And New

WONDER WOMAN (2017)

The set-up: After her people’s once isolated island sanctuary is beset by German invaders during WWI, Amazonian Princess Diana of Themyscira (Gal Gadot) journeys with American Major Steve Rogers (Chris Pine) to England to help end the War To End All Wars. But the outside world proves …

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Queued Up: “Sleight”, “Stormy Monday”, “A Shock To The System” and More!

SLEIGHT (2017)

The set-up: Resorting to drug peddling to help raise his younger sister following their parents’ deaths, a young magician named Bo (Jacob Latimore) starts getting in too deep with an increasingly violent dealer (Dulé Hill). Fearing for his life and that of his sister (Storm Reid) and new …

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Queued Up: ‘Kong: Skull Island,’ ‘Colossal,’ ‘They Live By Night’ and More

KONG: SKULL ISLAND (2017)

The set-up: It’s the end of the Vietnam War, and Colonel Preston Packard (Samuel L. Jackson) is itching for one more mission. Boy, does he get one—a “geological survey” (led by John Goodman) that turns into a monster hunting adventure on a far-flung, uncharted island inhabited …

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Queued Up: ‘The Lego Batman Movie,’ ‘XX,’ ‘Logan,’ and More

THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE (2017)

The set-up: Despite being the cowl with the scowl who triumphs over Gotham City’s criminal element, narcissistic Batman (voiced by Will Arnett) is a lonely individual without love or family in his life. Now his world is turning upside down: new police commissioner Barbara Gordon …

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Queued Up: ‘Get Out,’ ‘Tunnel,’ ‘Tower,’ and More

GET OUT (2017)

The set-up: African-American photographer Chris Washington (Daniel Kaluuya) journeys outside of NYC to visit the wealthy, secluded suburban family of his white girlfriend Rose Armitage (Allison Williams). But when he sees that the allegedly liberal clan has unnervingly subservient black servants and that their almost exclusively white …

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Queued Up: ‘Hidden Figures,’ ‘The House That Screamed,’ House: Two Stories,’ And More

HIDDEN FIGURES (2016)

The set-up: As America falls behind the Russians in the Space Race of the early 1960s, three African-American women—genius human computer Katherine Goble (targeting trajectories for major flight missions), untitled but masterly computer supervisor Dorothy Vaughn, and smart aspiring engineer Mary Jackson—labor hard at NASA to assist …

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