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Four movies you may have missed in 2020

2020 was a weird year for movies. With thousands of theaters still closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, audience attendance rates were lower than they’ve been in years. Additionally, with many of the year’s new movies being released directly to streaming platforms or video-on-demand services, the number of films that saw widespread theatrical releases were extremely limited.

Characters find romance in ‘Last Christmas’

There are a few romantic movie tropes that are overused and tired at this point — forbidden love, fake relationships and main characters with illnesses. “Last Christmas” takes the latter and turns it on its head.

Tarantino film delivers thrills, pays homage

If a film is full of Hollywood’s biggest stars, historically accurate (for the most part), aesthetically pleasing and has a killer soundtrack, it’s hard not to love it.

“Shazam!” features new kind of hero

In the midst of recent criticism that DC comic movies are “too dark” or “too serious,” the new film “Shazam!” provides a much needed breath of fresh air.

New film echoes plot of ‘Fault in Our Stars’

“Five Feet Apart,” a romantic film based off a novel by Rachael Lippincott and directed by Justin Baldoni, hit theaters on March 15. It’s a coming-of-age story about two star-crossed lovers who are diagnosed with cystic fibrosis.

‘Dragon’ trilogy bids fans farewell

As far as a conclusion to a series goes, this was one of the most satisfying that I’ve seen. When the nefarious Grimmel (F. Murray Adams) plots to destroy all dragons, it’s up to the Viking’s new chief

‘Romantic’ pokes fun at love story cliches

Romantic comedies have always been both a guilty pleasure and a joyful medium for me to poke fun at, and the new movie “Isn’t it Romantic?” has only reinforced this relationship.

‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ shreds expectations

The new film “Velvet Buzzsaw” is caught between a quintessential chick flick and a tolerable horror film. If you take away the thrilling aspects of the new Netflix original, it’s about successful art gallery workers trying to make it big

‘Mary Poppins’ dances back to Cherry Tree Lane

Mary Poppins is back on the big screen in “Mary Poppins Returns,” which was released during the holiday season and is still in theaters. Initially, I was skeptical of how Poppins would be portrayed when I found out that Julie Andrews

‘Spider-Verse’ film transcends dimensions

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” takes audiences on a journey to a multidimensional universe where they meet the original Peter Parker, Spider-Gwen, Spider-Ham and other heroes with spider abilities from their own animated universes.

‘Green Book’ breaks racial barriers

Nowadays, hatred seems to be a theme in our country. Controversial ideas that we thought were gone after the Civil Rights Movement seem to be emerging again.

Harry Potter spin-off fails to maintain magic

Newt is prohibited from traveling outside of England after the events that took place in New York and the confusion that ensued in the previous film.

‘Nutcracker’ puts modern twist on classic tale

A distressed Clara finds herself rummaging through the castle’s corridors in search of the key to unlock her mother’s gift.

‘First Man’ details heroic journey to moon

Director Damien Chazelle takes a distinct approach with “First Man” by giving us a look at not just the story of NASA’s accomplishment, but by also telling the story of Armstrong’s life throughout the 1960s and the personal struggles he faces

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