Movie Reviews

Movie Review: CHERRY Starring Tom Holland, Ciara Bravo, Jack Reynor

Posted: February 26, 2021 at 9:19 am   /   Movie Reviews

Coming off their massively-successful achievement of Avengers: Endgame, the Russo Brothers (Joe and Anthony) release their latest film to Apple TV+ on March 12. Cherry, based on the 2018 novel of the same name by Nico Walker, follows the titular character (based on Walker’s real-life experiences) as he navigates his life pre and post-military service, […]

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Movie Review: ME TO PLAY (Slamdance Film Festival)

Posted: February 21, 2021 at 10:53 am   /   Film, Movie Reviews

For actors, the very notion of a final performance fills them with dread. Riding off into the sunset is not easy and the adulation of interacting with an audience is something that is direly missed. This is especially true for Dan Moran and Chris Jones, two veterans of films and stage whose careers have been […]

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Movie Review: I CARE A LOT Starring Rosamund Pike, Dianne Wiest, Peter Dinklage

Posted: February 19, 2021 at 10:24 am   /   Movie Reviews

I Care a Lot is a film that could easily be titled, “I Care a Lot… About Winning.” Society has become obsessed with the notion that, if you’re not winning – you’re losing. We’ve seen this play out in countless films over the years, like Wall Street, Scarface – pretty much any film where the […]

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Movie Review: A BRIXTON TALE (Slamdance Film Festival)

Posted: February 18, 2021 at 12:45 pm   /   Movie Reviews

In a year where the film industry has seemingly come to an abrupt halt, the Slamdance Film Festival has given it momentum. Pivoting to a virtual event this year, the 2021 lineup features 25 feature films along with 107 shorts and episodics, and a new program titled Unstoppable, a showcase for creators with disabilities. Founded in […]

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Review: Disney’s FLORA & ULYSSES Puts Hope In Everyday Superheroes

Posted: February 17, 2021 at 11:00 am   /   Movie Reviews

Disney’s latest superhero film isn’t based in the Marvel universe, although you will find plenty of references to characters you’ve seen in comic books and on the big screen. But the real superpower of Flora & Ulysses is the hero we can all aspire to be, and the difference each one of us makes in […]

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Movie Review: THE MAP OF TINY PERFECT THINGS Starring Kyle Allen, Kathryn Newton

Posted: February 12, 2021 at 11:45 am   /   Movie Reviews

The Map of Tiny Perfect Things, the latest film from director Ian Samuels (Sierra Burgess is Not a Loser,) releases today exclusively through Amazon Prime Video. Based on the short story by Lev Grossman, we see Mark and Margaret, two adolescents stuck in a time loop forced to relive the same day over and over, […]

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Movie Review: LAND Starring Robin Wright, Demian Bichir

Posted: February 12, 2021 at 9:16 am   /   Movie Reviews

Robin Wright could have taken the easy way out with her directorial debut, but instead she chose to not only direct Land, but also star in it. The new film is about a grieving woman who goes off the grid, as she decides to live in a cabin in the middle of nowhere in Wyoming. […]

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Movie Review: THE MAURITANIAN Starring Jodie Foster, Tahar Rahim

Posted: February 12, 2021 at 8:28 am   /   Movie Reviews

Whoever came up with the phrase, the truth shall set you free, has never been to Guantanamo Bay. It’s a shame that The Mauritanian didn’t feature more of Tahar Rahim’s character, Mohamedou Ould Slahi. Some of the best and most enjoyable moments in this true story, revolve around Slahi and his flashbacks as well as […]

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Movie Review: MINARI Starring Steven Yeun, Yeri Han, Yuh-Jung Youn

Posted: February 12, 2021 at 7:25 am   /   Movie Reviews

At the heart of Minari is a story about the American dream. A family moves from their home in California to Arkansas to grow crops on their own farm. The parents work day and night to provide for their children, and are willing to do whatever it takes to ensure they have a bright future. […]

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Movie Review: BARB AND STAR GO TO VISTA DEL MAR Starring Kristen Wiig, Annie Mumolo, Jamie Dornan

Posted: February 12, 2021 at 7:15 am   /   Movie Reviews

Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo, who co-wrote the hit comedy Bridesmaids, have reteamed to write and star in Barb and Star Go To Vista Del Mar. Directed by Josh Greenbaum (who directed several episodes of television comedies like New Girl and Fresh Off the Boat), the film follows two middle-aged best friends who are looking […]

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