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80s Fueled Family Fun | Review of ‘Despicable Me 3’


By Cynthia Ayala

“Gru meets his long-lost charming, cheerful, and more successful twin brother Dru who wants to team up with him for one last criminal heist.” — IMDB

Fun and zany probably sums it up best. Despicable Me 3. Sure, the original will always be the best because it was original, but the heart isn’t lost from the original. The story expands as the story has the group discover a whole new family member. Turns out Gru has a brother, it’s Dru. Dru has the hair, and money, and a mansion. Talk about sibling rivalries. But he reveals some hidden secrets to the family legacy.
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A Bundle of Love and Laughs | Review of ‘The Secret Life of Pets’


By Cynthia Ayala

The Secret Life of Pets starring Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet, Kevin Hart, Jenny Slate & Ellie Kemper
Universal Pictures
Image Credit: IMDB

“The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.”

    —IMDB

Where should I start? As an animal lover, I adored this movie, and as a filmgoer, I loved it. This movie had a compelling story to it that also didn’t shy away from what it means to be an animal and an animal lover. Pets get lost all the time, their collars break off, they get taken by animal control, or they are just abandoned. This film touches all of this making this a dynamic movie to behold. The best part about that is that it has a lot of heart, it has a lot of strength, and it has a lot of humor in it. This film is an adventure in the eyes of lost dogs and his friends as they try to find him and bring him back home.
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The Perfect Film for a Better World | Review of ‘Zootopia’


Zootopia starring Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman & Idris Elba
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Image Credi: IMDB

By Cynthia Ayala

“From the largest elephant to the smallest shrew, the city of Zootopia is a mammal metropolis where various animals live and thrive. When Judy Hopps becomes the first rabbit to join the police force, she quickly learns how tough it is to enforce the law. Determined to prove herself, Judy jumps at the opportunity to solve a mysterious case. Unfortunately, that means working with Nick Wilde, a wily fox who makes her job even harder.”

    —IMDB

This is a great family film that everyone needs to watch because of all the teaching moments within the film. Let me phrase that: the entire movie is a teaching moment. Zootopia is a film that is all about inclusion, about putting away the stereotypes and prejudices aside to live in a better society and how negative they are, how much they blind someone to see something but hatred and anger.
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Alvin and the Chipmunks–Chipwrecked


Alvin and the Chipmunks ChipwreckedOh my god this movie was simply hilarious and adorable.  This is a great movie to see with the family for both those who grew up with Alvin and the Chipmunks and for the newer generation.  It was fun movie full of lots of laughter as well as a lot of “aww!” moments.  You don’t need to be a child to see this movie and although this movie as received a lot of negative reviews well everyone is entitled to their opinion but I loved it.  I grew up with this cartoon, I loved watching all those animated movies and you know what, I thought it was a great movie was just such an adorable film I loved it!  I recommend that everyone go see it.  4/4 Stars & an “A+”.