SILENCE Speaks Volumes About a Painful Faith
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Theatrical Review

SILENCE Speaks Volumes About a Painful Faith

Martin Scorsese’s much-anticipated screen adaptation of the novel Silence by Shūsaku Endō takes complicated subject matter and treats it with the respect that such a…

GIRLS Season 5 [Blu-Review]
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GIRLS Season 5 [Blu-Review]

Girls has always been about a group of young women, progressing in their lives. Slowly and dysfunctionally, but gradually progressing. After four seasons, there was…

FROM NOON TILL THREE: Twilight Time Blu-ray Review
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FROM NOON TILL THREE: Twilight Time Blu-ray Review

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, one of the all-time great westerns, is thematically summed up in its famous line: “When the legend becomes fact……

Anya Taylor-Joy’s Best Role of the Year: MORGAN
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Anya Taylor-Joy’s Best Role of the Year: MORGAN

Yes, you read that right, Morgan is Anya Taylor-Joy’s role of the year. While her actual acting chops are probably better displayed in the critically…

GRAN BOLLITO – Twilight Time Blu-ray Review
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GRAN BOLLITO – Twilight Time Blu-ray Review

This one is just goddamn weird, folks. Gran Bollito (also known as Black Journal) is new on Blu-ray from Twilight Time, and it’s a bizarre…

LION’s Roar is Quietly Powerful
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LION’s Roar is Quietly Powerful

There was probably a time back in the day when a movie like Lion would have been considered one of the top movie events of…

ASSASSIN’S CREED Essentially Kills the Video Game Movie
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Theatrical Review

ASSASSIN’S CREED Essentially Kills the Video Game Movie

This holiday season, Assassin’s Creed, the much anticipated adaptation of the mega-popular video game series, is finally released amidst a number of reshoots, rewrites, and…

FENCES Builds Up Powerhouse Drama and Stellar Acting
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Theatrical Review

FENCES Builds Up Powerhouse Drama and Stellar Acting

The business of bringing celebrated works of theater to the screen has always been an incredibly risky process. What works so well on the stage…

“Why Us?” is the Bigger Question Worth Asking While Watching WHY HIM?
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Theatrical Review

“Why Us?” is the Bigger Question Worth Asking While Watching WHY HIM?

Let me just say right off the bat that Why Him? is a Christmas movie. It may not be marketed as a Christmas movie, but…

PASSENGERS Is a Shiny Apple With a Rotten Core
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Theatrical Review

PASSENGERS Is a Shiny Apple With a Rotten Core

To say that a movie has lots of eye candy isn’t necessarily an insult, and Passengers has plenty of it, along with more complex (and…