Water Cooler Confessions: Long Shot & Detective Pikachu

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Come to the water cooler and talk some movies with us. Rob and Shawn catch up between work and discuss the movies they have been watching lately.

We talk about Long Shot and Detective Pikachu spoiler free.

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Ep.43: Alita: Battle Angel

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Rounding up Feb. reviewing movies with leading ladies, we review the Cameron/Rodriguez project Alita: Battle Angel.
 
Do we like James Cameron? What do you think of Robert Rodriguez? Is there still a market for live-action/animation hybrid movies? All will be answered in this episode including a promo and movie geek quetsions answered by Brook Reading Podcast.
 
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Ep.22 Pinocchio & Pinocchio and the Emporer of the Night Double Feature

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Welcome back MGs. We have a double feature review episode for you this week. We get into the realm of dark and twisted films marketed to kids. We revisit the classic Disney’s Pinocchio and its unofficial sequel from Funmation Pinocchio and the Emporer of the Night. It turns out that Disney sued Funmation for this film for its similarities, we discuss that plus more on the confusing story and characters from both films. Did this film deserve to be sued? What other films out there were too dark for kids? We discuss this and more in this week’s episode of Movie Geek & Proud.
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Incredibles 2 Doesn’t Fix What Ain’t Broke

14 yrs. of anticipation, curiosity, hope, that director Brad Bird would give us another movie featuring one of the best superhero families ever: The Incredible family. Ever since the first film, The Incredibles¸ we were introduced to a new kind of superhero as well as a new kind of Pixar film. The Incredibles back in 2004 was the first Pixar movies to feature humans as the main stars of the film. Like most of the Pixar films, we fell in love with the unique and creative characters of Robert Parr/Mr. Incredible, Helen Parr/Elastigirl, Violet Parr, Dashiell (Dash) Parr, and Jack – Jack. Who can forget the best designer with no patience for nonsense, Edna Mode (voice by Brad Bird). Here we are, the sequel has arrived and was it worth the 14 yrs. wait?

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Coco Is A Wonderful Story Full Of Culture

I have to admit that I wasn’t really looking forward to the latest from Pixar Studios but the movie geek in me decided to take a chance on it and see for myself. Let me just say that this movie is one of the best of the year and also one of the top 5 best Pixar films to date. This movie surprised me so much on how innovative, creative, and unique it is compared to the rest of the library of films Disney and Pixar have come out with.

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The story of a little boy named Miguel who is looking for a way to follow his passion for music in a family that despises music and musicians. His quest in performing in a talent show behind his families back it transports him to the Land of the dead on Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Watching this film, you will discover the wonderful world of the land of the dead and see what its like to be on the other side of the bridge between the living and the dead.

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Review: Despicable Me 3 Provides Just Enough To Keep The Fans Busy Until The Next Chapter

Despicable Me franchise isn’t well known for its gut bursting laughs or remembered movies. The film does have some good qualities bringing us the Minions who are a merchandise gold when it comes to marketing and sales. Steve Carell’s name attached to it with his unique voice acting to the lead character Gru just as unique as Mike Myers is to Shrek. What they lack in big laughs for both kids and adults they make up with a lot of heart. The story of a villain turned parent and hero overnight is a nice story.

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Review: Captain Underpants Provides The Fun and Joy Of Being A Kid.

In the same vein as Diary of a Wimpy Kid, another childhood favorite book series has been adapted for our viewing pleasure for the big screen. Captain Underpants come from the mind and illustrative skills of Dav Pilkey. It is about two fourth graders George and Harold, who have the best friendship anyone young or old would want and they both have a wild imagination that they channel to make comic strips. One of their biggest creations is Captain Underpants.

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