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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

"Avengers: Infinity War" Movie Review


by Jessica Ham

Special coupon for Dinuba Platinum Theatre at the end of this review.

This week we have another video review from Jessica Ham, this one for Avengers: Infinity War.


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Image source: Disney



Avengers: Infinity War is playing at Dinuba Platinum Theatres 6 and showtimes can be found on their website. Platinum Theaters Dinuba 6 now proudly presents digital quality films in 2-D and 3-D with 5.1 Dolby digital surround sound to maximize your movie experience.

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Jessica Ham is 25 years old and an ongoing contributor. With a love of all things nerdy, she's right at home covering entertainment. You can watch more of her videos on her YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/user/JessTheGoodWitch.



Monday, April 23, 2018

"Ready Player One" Movie Review


by Jessica Ham


This week we have another video review from Jessica Ham, this one for Ready Player One.


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Image source: Warner Bros.




Jessica Ham is 25 years old and an ongoing contributor. With a love of all things nerdy, she's right at home covering entertainment. You can watch more of her videos on her YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/user/JessTheGoodWitch.



Monday, March 12, 2018

"Peter Rabbit" Movie Review

by Sheryl Wall

Special coupon for Dinuba Platinum Theatre at the end of this review.

Peter Rabbit is based on the classic books by Beatrix Potter. It takes place after the classic story of Peter Rabbit, and in this film his parents have passed on. In the movie they imply that their dad was eaten by Old McGregor in a pie. It’s a live-action animated movie that starts with the surprising scene where old McGregor dies of a heart attack.


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Peter Rabbit, his sisters, Cousin Benjamin, and friends all take over and wreck the garden and house thinking they had won the fight and the house and garden were theirs. But then Thomas McGregor inherits the house, and to his surprise he finds the house overrun by rabbits, and many other animals of the wild. Peter Rabbit is always getting into mischief throughout the movie and creates a hatred between Thomas and his family. The neighbor Bea, however, likes the rabbits and looks after them. Bea and Thomas start dating, but Bea doesn't see the battle Thomas has against Peter and his family. Thomas and Peter pretend to be friends whenever Bea is around, but then behind her back there are so many explosions and antics that only in fiction could they ever go unnoticed.



Image source: Sony Pictures

The animation and music were definitely the highlights in the story for me. There were a few scenes that felt like they were a bit too much to include in a movie geared towards children especially the scene of McGregor’s heart attack. However, most of the movie was fun and endearing. The details of the animation were amazing, particularly the rabbits; nothing was missed. I can see the hard work that had to have gone into this film to create it.

This was an overall fun movie for the whole family. My husband and I could enjoy it as well as our young three-year-old twins. A definite must see for all ages.

Peter Rabbit is no longer playing at Dinuba Platinum Theatres 6. However, many other great movies are such as A Wrinkle in Time, and showtimes can be found on their website. Platinum Theaters Dinuba 6 now proudly presents digital quality films in 2-D and 3-D with 5.1 Dolby digital surround sound to maximize your movie experience.

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Sheryl Wall is an ongoing contributor to our
Pet Perspective section, providing pet care advice from years of personal experience.




Tuesday, February 6, 2018

"Maze Runner: The Death Cure" Movie Review


by Jessica Ham

Special coupon for Dinuba Platinum Theatre at the end of this review.

This week we have another video review from Jessica Ham, this one for Maze Runner: The Death Cure.


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Image source: 20th Century Fox



Maze Runner: The Death Cure is currently playing at Dinuba Platinum Theatres 6. Showtimes can be found on their website. Platinum Theaters Dinuba 6 now proudly presents digital quality films in 2-D and 3-D with 5.1 Dolby digital surround sound to maximize your movie experience.

Print this coupon and enjoy a special discount for Kings River Life readers only!


Jessica Ham is 25 years old and an ongoing contributor. With a love of all things nerdy, she's right at home covering entertainment. You can watch more of her videos on her YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/user/JessTheGoodWitch.



Monday, January 15, 2018

"The Post" Movie Review


by Jessica Ham

Special coupon for Dinuba Platinum Theatre at the end of this review.

This week we have another video review from Jessica Ham, this one for The Post.


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Image source: 20th Century Fox



The Post is currently playing at Dinuba Platinum Theatres 6. Showtimes can be found on their website. Platinum Theaters Dinuba 6 now proudly presents digital quality films in 2-D and 3-D with 5.1 Dolby digital surround sound to maximize your movie experience.

Print this coupon and enjoy a special discount for Kings River Life readers only!


Jessica Ham is 25 years old and an ongoing contributor. With a love of all things nerdy, she's right at home covering entertainment. You can watch more of her videos on her YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/user/JessTheGoodWitch.



Monday, January 1, 2018

"Pitch Perfect 3" Movie Review


by Jessica Ham

Special coupon for Dinuba Platinum Theatre at the end of this review.

This week we have another video review from Jessica Ham, this one for Pitch Perfect 3.


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Image source: Universal



Pitch Perfect 3 is currently playing at Dinuba Platinum Theatres 6. Showtimes can be found on their website. Platinum Theaters Dinuba 6 now proudly presents digital quality films in 2-D and 3-D with 5.1 Dolby digital surround sound to maximize your movie experience.

Print this coupon and enjoy a special discount for Kings River Life readers only!


Jessica Ham is 25 years old and an ongoing contributor. With a love of all things nerdy, she's right at home covering entertainment. You can watch more of her videos on her YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/user/JessTheGoodWitch.



Monday, November 27, 2017

“Coco” Movie Review

by Sheryl Wall

Special coupon for Dinuba Platinum Theatre at the end of this review.

Coco is the newest Disney/Pixar film which came out just in time for Thanksgiving. The movie stars Miguel, a 12-year-old boy, who has a deep desire to become a musician like his idol the late Ernesto Del le Cruz. However, his family tells Miguel that due to his great-great-grandfather leaving his family to pursue music the family has banned music and expects everyone to go into the family business of making shoes. Miguel has no interest in making shoes and really can't get music out of his head.


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Coco takes place during the Mexican holiday Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Friends and family honor the lost with setting up altars with their loved ones photos and favorite foods. Miguel wants to enter a music contest that takes place that day, but when his family discovers his love of music and that he has a guitar, his grandmother smashes his guitar so he can't pursue his music interests anymore and insists he start making shoes with the family. Miguel is determined to not let this stop him and sneaks out. He steals Ernesto Del Le Cruz's guitar from his memorial. When he does, he finds he has entered the land of the non-living.

Miguel finds his family that live in the land of the non-living. Miguel has until sundown to get his family's blessing to return to the land of the living or he will be stuck there forever. But his family puts a condition on it that he won't pursue music anymore once he returns. He refuses and runs off. In his journey to find a way to get home, Miguel discovers some unexpected truths about his family.



Image source: Disney/Pixar

Coco is a unique movie, and the story unfolds in very unexpected ways. I enjoyed the colorful scenes and the music that is sung throughout. Anytime I see there is a Pixar movie out, I don't want to miss it. Coco does not disappoint. It is a very unique storyline and kept me and my family engaged throughout the movie. It’s a great movie for the youngest to the oldest so a perfect movie for the whole family.

Coco is currently playing at Dinuba Platinum Theatres 6. Showtimes can be found on their website. Platinum Theaters Dinuba 6 now proudly presents digital quality films in 2-D and 3-D with 5.1 Dolby digital surround sound to maximize your movie experience.

Print this coupon and enjoy a special discount for Kings River Life readers only!


Sheryl Wall is an ongoing contributor to our
Pet Perspective section, providing pet care advice from years of personal experience.