AVENGERS: ENDGAME – Review by Susan Granger

This three-hour, super-hero team-up concludes more than a decade of 22 intertwined Marvel movies featuring Iron Man, Captain America, The Hulk and Thor, among others. It begins right after the “Infinity War” conclusion in which evil Thanos (Josh Brolin), who possesses the Infinity Stones, snaps his fingers and vaporizes half the world’s population, including Spider-Man, Black Panther, Doctor Strange and Star-Lord.

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THE CURSE OF LA LLORONA – Review by Susan Granger

The most recent entry in The Conjuring franchise evokes a Latin American folktale, beginning in 17th century Mexico, where a jealous wife drowns her two children to punish her cheating husband. Immediately afterward, she commits suicide. Known as La Llorona, the weeping woman, she’s condemned to roam the earth as a ghost, searching for children to take their place.

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