Movie Reviews

Movie Review: JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH Starring Daniel Kaluuya, Lakeith Stanfield, Jesse Plemons

Posted: February 12, 2021 at 7:10 am   /   Movie Reviews

In theaters and streaming on HBO Max on February 12, Judas and the Black Messiah tells the true story of Fred Hampton, chairman of the Chicago Black Panthers, and how his efforts were sabotaged by FBI informant William O’Neal. Written by director Shaka King and Will Berson, we see how O’Neal (Lakeith Stanfield) – a […]

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Movie Review: MALCOLM & MARIE Starring Zendaya, John David Washington

Posted: February 5, 2021 at 10:53 am   /   Movie Reviews

Written and directed by Sam Levinson (Euphoria, Assassination Nation) during the pandemic, Malcolm & Marie is a personal look inside of a deteriorating relationship that allows the characters adequate time to breathe and process each other’s emotions. The film takes place in real-time, at a single location, after the premiere of Malcolm’s (John David Washington) […]

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Movie Review: WONDER WOMAN 1984

Posted: December 31, 2020 at 12:13 pm   /   Movie Reviews

When I say I love Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman (2017), that doesn’t even do it justice. The film was incredibly moving, actually bringing me to tears the first time I saw it in theaters – overwhelmed by the beauty of what I was seeing presented on-screen. These strong and powerful women, directed by a woman, […]

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Posted: December 31, 2020 at 11:07 am   /   Movie Reviews

After the buzz out of Sundance almost a year ago (in a year that makes it seem like it’s been a decade), Promising Young Woman has easily been one of the most anticipated film releases of the year. After finally arriving in theaters over the holidays, it’s clear to see why it has been getting […]

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Movie Review: Disney-Pixar’s SOUL

Posted: December 31, 2020 at 10:29 am   /   Film, Movie Reviews

Following his exploration of human emotions in the Oscar-winning Inside Out, Pete Doctor returns to the director’s chair for Disney-Pixar’s latest animated triumph – Soul. The film sees middle school substitute band teach Joe Gardner (Jamie Foxx) finally getting his big break to play with one of his jazz idols – Dorathea Williams (Angela Bassett) […]

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Movie Review: Disney-Pixar’s SOUL Starring Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, Richard Ayoade

Posted: December 29, 2020 at 12:39 pm   /   Movie Reviews

​Disney Pixar’s Soul made its debut on Disney+ Christmas day, and, like most Pixar animated films, was nothing shy of incredible. Directed by Pete Docter and Kemp Powers, the film follows Joe (voiced by Jaime Foxx,) a music teacher who finally gets his big break in a jazz quartet. However, after an accident leaves his soul in ‘The Great […]

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Movie Review: WONDER WOMAN 1984 Starring Gal Gadot, Pedro Pascal, Kristen Wiig

Posted: December 25, 2020 at 9:17 pm   /   Movie Reviews

The highly anticipated and ever-delayed follow-up to Patty Jenkins’ DC smash hit Wonder Woman finally sees the light of day with both a theatrical and streaming release on HBO Max as Wonder Woman 1984 is finally here. As it was announced that its dual release would be Christmas day, it seems many fans already locked […]

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Movie Review: PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN Starring Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham, Alison Brie

Posted: December 25, 2020 at 11:14 am   /   Movie Reviews

When Promising Young Woman was indefinitely delayed from the Spring, I was constantly checking for updates as to when I would get the chance to see the film. Upon hearing that it would release theatrically Christmas day, I was ecstatic. After much anticipation, I’m happy to say that this is one of the best films […]

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Movie Review: NEWS OF THE WORLD Starring Tom Hanks, Helena Zengel

Posted: December 24, 2020 at 12:21 pm   /   Film, Movie Reviews

Out Christmas in theaters, Paul Greengrass re-teams with Tom Hanks to deliver NEWS OF THE WORLD. Known for helming the last three films in the “Jason Bourne” series, the director previously worked with Hanks on the Oscar-nominated Captain Phillips in 2013. They’ve now turned their attention to a film adaptation of Paulette Jiles’ 2016 novel. […]

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Posted: December 21, 2020 at 4:09 pm   /   Movie Reviews

Tortured genius, savior of Irish music or just a performer recounting past glories? These are the complexities in play in Crock of Gold – A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan, the newest film from Julien Temple. Temple, who twenty years ago captured the essence of the Sex Pistols with The Filth and the Fury, is […]

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