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Greg "G-Money" Turner is the founder of NERDWatch. Editor, Podcaster, Movie Critic and WATCHCast Coordinator for MAUIWatch. Greg has over 10 years of broadcast experience with KPMW-FM and KJMD-FM where he co-hosted the widely popular "Big Phat Morning Show." Greg is an official member of the "Hawaii Film Critics Society." Greg is also a Fellow of the Limbaugh Institute for Advanced Conservative Studies.

G Money’s Movie Review: The Belko Experiment

The subject of social science experiments are not new territory for the movies. Cinema takes these ideas to the extreme for entertainment. Most are familiar with films such as “Running Man” and “Hunger Games”. What I enjoy the most about these types of films as a viewer is placing yourself amongst those partaking in these extreme human behavioral situations. One …

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G Money’s Movie Review: “Kong: Skull Island”

The legacy of “King Kong” dates all the way back to 1933 when a massive ape as big as a building captured the imagination of millions. Many iterations have followed including in 1976 when Jeff Bridges and a beautiful young actress by the name of Jessica Lange debuted to tame the savage beast in the remake. Japan also took their …

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G Money’s Movie Review: Logan

Hugh Jackman’s career has been defined by his role as “Wolverine”. He’s played the character for over 17 years and with the release of “Logan” is performing his swan song for the role. Fox’s “X-Men” franchise has always been a source of controversy and ridicule from fans of the source material, but “Logan” is set to take the franchise in …

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Regal Maui Mall Megaplex Launches All New Hot Food Menu

The Regal Maui Mall Megaplex is proud to announce their new expanded food menu. The new expanded food menu officially starts this Thursday March 2 just in time for the Marvel movie premiere of “Logan”. You can expect new and exciting menu options from burgers and waffle fries to fiesta poppers and chicken tenders. What really makes this menu impressive …

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G Money’s Movie Review: Get Out

“Blaxploitation” films were the cornerstone of “B-Movie” cinema in the late 60’s and early 70’s. Movies like “Super Fly”, “Shaft”, and “Foxy Brown” defined the genre with memorable black lead characters that had a swagger and a certain gritty, street-wise attitude. These movies weren’t winning any Oscars during award seasons, but these films were telling stories that weren’t being told …

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G Money’s Movie Review: The Great Wall

Matt Damon became a lightning rod of controversy when the Chinese based production of the “The Great Wall” was first announced and he was its star. The thinly veiled attempt at identity politics that was ruffling the feathers of social media was not good publicity for this film. Now that this film has been released is Matt the savior of …

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G Money’s Movie Review: John Wick: Chapter 2

In the fall of 2014, Keanu Reeves starred in an action film and played a character that would further define his acting career. “John Wick” was and still is a unique and utterly entertaining action extravaganza that built an underworld of hitmen that was enthralling and mesmerizing to watch. The character of John Wick is ranked right alongside Neo and …

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G Money’s Movie Review: Patriots Day

The Boston Marathon bombing back in 2013 was yet another terror event in the U.S. that attempted to pull its people apart, but only pulled them closer together as a city and as American citizens proudly proclaiming, “Boston Strong”. Almost four years later, director Peter Berg is telling the story of the brave men and women of Boston and their …

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G Money’s Movie Review: Hidden Figures

The space race of the 1960’s defined a generation and leading America to be the first to put a man on the moon is one of John F. Kennedy’s crowning achievements as President. We know the men who risked their lives in service of our country to reach the moon and “touch the face of God”: John Glenn, Alan Shepard, …

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G Money’s Movie Review: Assassin’s Creed

The success of the video game market with the public has spurned Hollywood to capitalize on that success and bring those stories to the big screen. “The Wizard” starring Fred Savage is the earliest video game movie I can recall that revolved around Fred Savage’s character getting his emotionally distressed, but gifted gamer brother to a Super Mario Bros. tournament. …

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