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Keith Noakes

I have a particular set of skills .... which are mostly talking about movies and TV shows.

Once Upon a Time in Mexico (Sicario Review)

FBI agent Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) has quickly risen through the ranks of a predominantly male profession. Now she has received a top assignment by a mysterious government official Matt Graver (Josh Brolin) of assisting a task force for the purpose of combating the escalating war on drugs. Her team, led by an equally mysterious Alejandro (Benicio Del Toro), primarily travels back-and-forth across the U.S.-Mexico border while using one cartel boss (Bernardo Saracino) to get to a bigger one (Julio Cesar Cedillo).

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Makeover *Clap* *Clap* *Clap* Updated

Update
Yeah, I changed it again. The P2 theme had some cool features involving the different post types but all of these counted as actual blog posts which I found to be a little intrusive notification-wise. I guess if I had more patience, I could have figured out a way around that. But I don’t have any patience so I just went ahead and changed it to what you see now. I thought this looked pretty cool too.

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Green Lantern 2? (The Green Inferno Review)

(don’t hover over the word spoiler)

College Student Justine (Lorenza Izzo) decides to meet with a student activist named Alejandro (Ariel Levy) when he and his group go on a hunger strike on behalf of underpaid janitors. Because she has a crush on Alejandro, she agrees to help him with his next project to save the Amazon. She will soon regret that decision when her plane crashes somewhere in the Peruvian jungle and after her and the rest of the group are captured by a tribe of spoiler.

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Are You Ready For Some Chess? (Pawn Sacrifice Review)

In a true story set during the peak of the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) finds himself stuck between two different superpowers when he challenges the Soviet Empire chess champion Boris Spassky (Liev Schreiber). Also starring Peter Sarsgaard and Michael Stuhlbarg, Pawn Sacrifice dramatizes Fischer’s struggles with genius and mental illness, and the rise and fall of a kid from Brooklyn who captured the imagination and attention of the world.

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Live Blogging Sunday Night TV (Updated)

I’ll be home tonight for a change so I thought I would live blog my Sunday night TV shows. I’ll just post updates from my blog’s homepage and I will put them all in this post later on.

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Old Dog, New Tricks (The Intern Review)

Looking to fill a hole in his life, 70-year-old retired widower Ben Whittaker (Robert De Niro) decides to challenge himself by starting a new job as a senior intern for an online fashion site. Over the course of working there, Ben becomes popular with his fellow, mostly younger, co-workers, including his boss and the founder of the company, Jules Ostin (Anne Hathaway). Ben’s charm, wisdom, and sense of humor help him to quickly develop a special bond and growing friendship with Jules.

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You Can Never Leave (Hotel Transylvania 2 Review)

For my review of Hotel Transylvania, click here.

Now Dracula’s (Adam Sandler) Hotel Transylvania is open to humans, things for him are changing for the better. Not everything is going right for him since Dracula is worried that his half-human grandson Dennis (Asher Blinkoff) hasn’t yet shown his vampire side. To help with this, Dracula asks his monster friends The Invisible Man (David Spade), The Mummy (Keegan-Michael Key), The Werewolf (Steve Buscemi), and Frankenstein (Kevin James) to help him train Dennis to be a monster while Mavis and Johnny (Selena Gomez and Andy Samberg) are away on vacation. Things for them then get more complicated when Dracula’s old-school father Vlad (Mel Brooks) pays an unexpected visit.

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You Can Check-in Any Time You Like But … (Hotel Transylvania Review)

When monsters want to go on vacation, they turn to Count Dracula’s (Adam Sandler) Hotel Transylvania, a luxurious castle resort where they can simply be themselves without the possibility of being bothered by humans. For one special weekend, Dracula invites some of his creature friends: The Invisible Man (David Spade), The Mummy (CeeLo Green) among others to celebrate the 118th birthday of his daughter Mavis (Selena Gomez). Things do not go according to plan when a human named Jonathan (Andy Samberg) manages to crash Dracula’s party and then begins to fall in love with Mavis.

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