Fantastic Four Marks Its 15th Anniversary

Fantastic Four is one of the few early 21st century Marvel films to not age well as the film marks its 15th anniversary since opening in theaters in 2005. The premise of the film is simple and it’s one that stays true to the comics in theory.  Physicist Reed Richards (Ioan Gruffudd) and astronaut Ben Grimm (Michael Chiklis) need Von Doom Industries CEO Victor Von Doom’s (Julian McMahon) space station.  The reason is to test…

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Toronto 2019: American Son

American Son makes the transition from the stage to screen with a powerful performance from Kerry Washington while still feeling theatrical in scale. Kendra Ellis-Connor (Kerry Washington) is a worried mother.  Her son, Jamal, has been missing for a few hours.  As she sits in the Miami police state, the anger begins to start flowing.  How is a mother expected to stay calm when the calms hardly tell her anything.  Forget a missing persons report…

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