Ashley Pauls

Movie review: Live action ‘Beauty and the Beast’ a charming adaptation of the animated classic+

Although Disney’s recent trend of turning its animated classics into live action adaptations could be seen as a bit of...

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Movie review: Return of the king – ‘Kong: Skull Island’ offers old-fashioned monster movie fun+

King Kong has been a Hollywood staple since the 1930s, a hallmark of the golden age of monster movies. Although...

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Movie review: ‘Logan’ a satisfying final ride for X-Men’s Wolverine+

It’s hard to believe it’s been close to 20 years since the original “X-Men” was released in theaters, and now,...

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And the winner is… Thoughts on the 2017 Academy Awards+

While there were a number of notable moments from the 2017 Academy Awards, unfortunately the ceremony is probably doomed to...

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Movie review: Does Academy Awards front-runner ‘La La Land’ live up to all the hype?+

While technically any of the films nominated for “best picture” could take home that coveted statuette during the Academy Awards...

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Movie review: ‘The Lego Batman Movie’ offers plenty of colorful, entertaining mayhem+

We’ve seen many incarnations of Batman since he first made the jump from the comic book page to the screen....

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Trailer touchdown: Best movie teasers from the Super Bowl+

Super Bowl commercials have become a competitive sport in their own right, and for movie buffs, it’s always fun to...

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Lights, camera, action! Thoughts on the 2017 Oscar nominations+

It’s that time of year again! Hollywood’s awards season is in full force, with the Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild...

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TV review: Looking back on ‘Downton Abbey’+

I’ve been a bit at a loss of what to do on Sunday nights this January, because for the first...

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TV review: So long, ‘Sherlock’? Thoughts on the fourth (and maybe final) season of the BBC show+

I’ve been a huge fan of “Sherlock” — and its star, Benedict Cumberbatch — since the beginning. I joke that...

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