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"Frozen 2"

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Well things are getting pretty cold outside, so how about getting warm and cozy with a bag of popcorn with a bubbly beverage and take in one of the most anticipated titles of the year on the big screen, the much awaited Disney sequel "Frozen 2".

Picking up a few years after the events of the first movie, Elsa (Idina Menzel) has come into her own as Queen of Arendelle and controlling her magical ice powers along with rebuilding the loving relationship with her little sister Anna (Kristen Bell) and enjoying the family they created with Kristoff (Johnathan Groff), Sven the reindeer and the lovable living snowman Olaf (Josh Gad). Yet when a strange siren-like voice that only Elsa can hear calls to her beckoning her to come which causes her to unwittingly awaken the magical spirits of the forest. Spirits that were thought to be nothing more than from a story that their parents use to tell them as children in a forest that is cut off from Arendelle by a magical mist.
Finding the …

"A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish"

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One thing people can't seem to get enough of around the holidays is a Christmas movie. One with lots of holiday cheer, life lessons, a good romance and perhaps a little music. This next installment to the Cinderella Story franchise has it all along with two former Disney Channel stars and dresses even Cinderella would want to wear to the ball.

Kat Decker (Laura Marano) has dreams of songwriting and performing her pieces for the world to hear, but her dreams keep getting put down by three things, her stepsisters Joy and Grace (Lillian Doucet-Roche and Chanelle Peloso) and her wicked stepmother Deidre (Johannah Newmarch) who love nothing more than to humiliate Kat in front of the rich kids like Dominic Wintergarden (Gregg Sulkin), treat her like their servant and live off the inheritance that Kat's late father left behind that Deidre has control over until Kat is eighteen.

Until then, Kat works a Christmas lot as a singing and dancing elf with her best friend Isla (Isabella Gom…

"The Child Remains"

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As promised, post number two for All Hallow's Eve for all you vamps and werewolves out there. For our next film to be reviewed, we take another look at an unsettling haunting, one that was inspired by the true event of The Butterbox Babies, "The Child Remains".

Rae and Liam (Suzanne Clement and Allan Hawco) have traveled out to a quite B&B in the middle of nowhere to give Rae and Liam a quite weekend together before becoming parents. Arriving at the quaint place run by Monica (Shelley Thompson), they find it has the peace and quiet they're looking for, but beneath the surface, they learn that this place was once a home for unwed mothers. Interested in the history, Rae starts to dig into the property's past but as she starts to unearth the facts, she begins seeing a young pregnant woman that disappears as quickly as she appears leading Rae to discover the dark secrets hidden on the property, some that may put them in danger of history repeating itself.

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"Isabelle"

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Happy Halloween to all you boys and ghouls out there. Hope you're all having a great time being in costume and going to parties or watching that classic horror film with lots of candy. Since finding time to post has been a challenge for me lately, I've decided to give you a treat this holiday and do not one but two post tonight featuring scary movies to consider for your next movie screening.

In this terrifying thriller, a young couple Larissa and Matt Kane (Amanda Crew and Adam Brody) are expecting their first child and moving into a dream home in a nice neighborhood with an elderly woman Ann Pelway (Sheila McCarthy) and her mute and reclusive daughter Isabelle (Zoe Belkin) who watches silently from her window at what goes on, including on the day Larissa miscarries.

Feeling the pain of loss, Larissa finds herself not only slipping into a great depression, but she begins experiencing hallucinations and noises that are not really there and Isabelle face haunting her dreams an…

"The Addams Family" (2019)

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Well, I promised an answer to those on MoVTie Critic's Facebook page and here it is. I watched "The Addams Family" at the Sunset Drive-In this past weekend, along with "Abominable" and despite the cool fall temperatures it was worth getting to see two movies in one evening. Unfortunately I don't have time to review both in this post. My schedule is demanding while working at the Vermont Teddy Bear factory for a little extra cash for the upcoming holidays and I appreciate everyone's patience with my posting. Anyway, let's get to the good stuff.

In this take on America's favorite creepy and unusual family, we are taken back to where Gomez (Oscar Isaac) and Morticia (Charlize Theron) begin their journey together by becoming husband and wife only to have their nuptials interrupted by a mob of angry villagers that run them and their family out of their homeland. Desiring a place to call their own that suits them, they go to the one place they feel f…

"Scooby-Doo: Return to Zombie Island"

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Happy October to all you movie lovers out there. It is now officially the season to be scary and I could think of no better film to do a review on than the latest installment to the Scooby-Doo franchise as a way to kick things off. Scooby is turning 50 this year and just over 20 years ago we got our first full length film "Scooby Doo on Zombie Island" that restarted their adventures after many years and for the first time in their history made the mystery where the monsters were real. Now in honor of these epic anniversaries, the gang is going back for another mystery.

Since the sheriff (David Herman) shut down the gang's mystery solving (events that took place in the last film "Scooby Doo! and the Curse of the 13th Ghost") the gang has been going through some emotional changes. Fred (Frank Welker) is depressed about selling The Mystery Machine, Velma (Kate Micucci) is dealing with a growing frustration not digging into the next mystery for her blog and Daphne…

"The Professor"

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Life can be a funny thing. Some look at it from a philosophic point of view whereas others treat it like a wild ride with many ups and downs. Yet when faced with your own mortality, you're perspective can dramatically change, for better or worse.

Richard (Johnny Depp) has done what most people do, go to college, get married, have a family and work hard at his job as a college professor. Yet when he's thrown a curveball in the form of terminal cancer with only months to live, he starts to go through various stages of grief with a "I don't give a damn" attitude. Drinking heavily, buying pot off one of his students, and accepting his marriage has lost its luster with his wife Veronica (Rosemarie DeWitt) and how she's having an affair with his colleague Henry (Ron Livingston) and trying to be loving and supportive of his daughter Olivia (Odessa Young) and her recent announcement of her sexual preference to women.

Keeping his illness to himself with the exception…