Ashley Pauls

Fresh or rotten: Has Rotten Tomatoes helped or hurt the film industry?+

As a film junkie, I’ve gotten into the habit of checking the Rotten Tomatoes website every week. I like to...

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Franchise fatigue, movie misfires, and the changing world of big-budget blockbusters+

Film franchises generate big business for Hollywood. Star Wars and Marvel seem to be leading the trend, with their brand...

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Movie review: DC’s ‘Wonder Woman’ movie worth the wait+

It’s fair to say that DC Comics and Warner Bros. have had their struggles as they’ve launched the DC Cinematic...

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Movie review: Fifth Pirates of the Caribbean movie sails into theaters with ‘Dead Men Tell No Tales’+

It’s been almost 15 years (if you can believe it!) since fans first set sail with Captain Jack Sparrow and...

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TV review: ‘Arrow’ shines again with thrilling season finale+

The CW’s flagship superhero show, “Arrow,” wasn’t in the best shape this time last year. The fourth season was widely...

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Movie review: ‘Alien: Covenant’ returns to familiar ground+

If something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. We all probably heard that piece of advice as...

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Soundtrack review: Guardians of the Galaxy ‘Awesome Mix Vol. 2’ brings more intergalactic groove+

The first Guardians of the Galaxy movie was a colorful, quirky, and hilarious shot of adrenaline to the Marvel Cinematic...

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Movie review: The Guardians ride again in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’+

Although “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” will likely end up as the biggest money-maker of the summer, it’s interesting...

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2017 summer movie preview+

Summer blockbuster season is almost here! The summer movie season kicks off with the release of “Guardians of the Galaxy...

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Return of the Jedi? Thoughts on the new trailer for ‘Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi’+

Let the analysis begin! The first teaser trailer for “Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi” premiered last week, and...

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