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Robert Yaniz Jr. - Movie Editor

Robert Yaniz Jr. has been a professional writer since 2003 and a student of pop culture long before that. If he had a nickel for each hour he spent gazing up at a screen in a darkened theater, he would be far too busy swimming around his Scrooge McDuck-style vault to write anything for the Internet. As it stands, you can find his musings on the entertainment world at CrookedTable.com or chat movies with him directly on Twitter @crookedtable.
Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Franchise Opportunities: The MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE Series Needs An Endgame

Mission: Impossible — Fallout arrives later this summer, but perhaps it's time for Tom Cruise to prepare for the end of Ethan Hunt's story.
jurassic world fallen kingdom

Review: JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM Finally Lets The Series Evolve

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom treads too much familiar ground upfront but winds up in a place that will certainly leave fans talking.
Ben Affleck in Batman v Superman Dawn of Justice

Franchise Opportunities: Why THE BATMAN Should Not Star A Young Dark Knight

Reports claim that director Matt Reeves' long-gestating The Batman currently centers on a young Dark Knight. Here's why it shouldn't.
incredibles 2

Review: INCREDIBLES 2 Will Satisfy Fans But Still Falls Short Of The Original

Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl and the gang are finally back for a follow-up to Pixar's 2004 hit. But are The Incredibles still in top form?

Review: TAG Is This Year’s Second Ridiculously Fun Game-Inspired Comedy

Featuring a stellar comedic ensemble, Tag delivers plenty of laughs and fun performances, even as it struggles to find the right tone.

Franchise Opportunities: Could BUMBLEBEE Be The First Good Transformers Film?

Now that we've seen the Bumblebee trailer, signs continue to indicate that the prequel/spinoff could truly rehabilitate Paramount's Transformers franchise and effectively set the stage for the announced shared universe.
darth maul

Solo: 6 More Star Wars Spinoffs Lucasfilm Needs to Start Developing

After Solo, Lucasfilm may be working on several different Star Wars spinoffs, but here are a few more the studio should consider adding to its queue.
star wars

The STAR WARS Saga Ranked: Where Does SOLO Land?

Alden Ehrenreich inherits the role of Han Solo in Ron Howard's new film, Solo: A Star Wars Story. But where does this latest release rank among all the previous Star Wars films? Let's find out.

Review: SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY Is Enjoyable But Underwhelming

Overcoming a troubled production, Solo: A Star Wars Story delivers a serviceable addition to the fan-favorite franchise but falls short of living up to its main character's legacy.
X-Men Apocalypse Deadpool

12 Superhero Origin Films Surpassed By Their Sequels

If there's one thing audiences love more than an amazing superhero origin story, it's a sequel that can improve upon it. Here are 12 superhero films bested by their follow-ups.

8 Original Films We Can’t Wait To See This Summer

Don't let these promising summer movies get lost in the season's shuffle of sequels, prequels and reboots.
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Review: BREAKING IN Is a Bland Thriller That Utterly Wastes Its Star

Even though Breaking In isn't quite a disaster, Gabrielle Union still has the unfortunate task of leading a pretty mediocre thriller.

Review: TULLY Explores The Harsh Realities of Parenthood

Jason Reitman, Diablo Cody and Charlize Theron reteam for Tully, a harrowing look at the pressure and strain of being a mother.

10 Most Badass Women In The Marvel Cinematic Universe

Captain Marvel hasn't even arrived yet, but she'll have plenty of company in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Here are the MCU's most badass women.
Deadpool 2

8 Sequels, Prequels and Reboots We’ll Be Talking About This Summer

The studios are trotting out their best franchise fare this summer, but here are the ones most likely to make a splash online and at the box office.
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AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR – The 5 Marvel Films You Need to See First

Avengers: Infinity War is the 19th entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but here are the five films that are most important to see beforehand.
avengers infinity war

Review: AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR Is The Ultimate Marvel Movie (And All That Implies)

Earth's Mightiest Heroes face an intergalactic threat when Thanos finally arrives on Earth, but does the MCU's most ambitious project to date bring the epic adventure fans are hoping for?
isle of dogs

Review: ISLE OF DOGS Is Another Whimsical Ride From Wes Anderson

An ensemble cast led by Bryan Cranston lends its voices to Isle of Dogs, writer/director Wes Anderson's stop-motion animated follow-up to 2009's Fantastic Mr. Fox.

From BLADE to BLACK PANTHER: The Best Superhero Movies of the Last 20 Years

Twenty years have passed since Blade kicked off the modern age of superhero movies. Here are the best we've gotten since then.
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Review: Everyone Wins With The Hilarious GAME NIGHT

Rachel McAdams and Jason Bateman head a charming ensemble cast in Game Night, an R-rated comedy that keeps viewers guessing (and laughing) the whole time.

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