Cinemaholics Review: Maze Runner: The Death Cure and Hostiles

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I’m not entirely sure why I care so much about the Maze Runner series at this point, now finishing with The Death Cure. I enjoyed the first film and even the second one to an extent (silliness and all). But it’s been nearly three years and I’m struggling to figure out if there’s much of a fan base left after all this time.

If there is, then this latest episode of Cinemaholics will do you good. If you couldn’t care less, that’s also fine. We also took a look at some other noteworthy releases. There’s Hostiles, a new western starring Christian Bale. Black Lightning, the new CW superhero show. Please Stand By, a new indie film that just hit VOD. A Futile and Stupid Gesture, a new original Netflix film about the making of National Lampoon. And The Breadwinner, which was just nominated for Best Animated Feature by the Academy Awards.

Question for you: Would you have preferred only one standalone Maze Runner movie? Also, we’re still rounding up suggestions for our upcoming giveaway, so be sure to sound off in the comments below.


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9 thoughts on “Cinemaholics Review: Maze Runner: The Death Cure and Hostiles

  1. Love these new bookmarks! I always want to pick and choose the mini reviews so this is a game changer.

    MazeRunner would have been perfect as a standalone, but obviously the source material would need like a different ending or something…maybe an ambiguous non-sequitor, idk.

  2. Eh, Scorch Trials and Death Cure are decent enough. I’ve read the books and agree that Dashner had a good idea in the first one but not much else to add afterward. Oh well. For the giveaway, would you guys giveaway like a subscription to Netflix or Amazon?

    • I was gonna suggest Movie pass but then…

  3. Toot Toot muthaf***as

  4. Cat in the Hat seems like a pretty natural next step for It Ain’t Ogre Till It’s Ogre. I approve.

    I’m one of the folks who didn’t even like the first Maze Runner, honestly.

    • I’m glad you agree! And I hope you join us in our latest podcast journey this year.

  5. Death Cure was alright, but I actually like the idea of just one Maze Runner!

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