• Previews: Rambo: Last Blood Trailer, Ad Astra, More!

    An abundance of film-related goodness in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including the Rambo: Last Blood trailer, Ad Astra, Marriage Story, and more… Rambo: Last Blood Trailer Here is […]

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  • Film Review: JT LeRoy

    Based on a true story, JT LeRoy offers a great hook and solid performances. For a story this interesting however, the film does lack vivacity.  Laura pens a bestselling novel […]

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  • Film Review: Good Boys

    Gene Stupnitsky’s directorial debut Good Boys is infectious in its silliness. Offering both heart and a lot of laughs, the comedy is very enjoyable.  Three sixth grade boys ditch school […]

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  • Previews: The Addams Family Trailer, Official Secrets, More!

    Plenty to see in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including the new The Addams Family trailer, The Day Shall Come, The Farewell, and more… The Addams Family Trailer Here […]

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  • Film Review: Domino

    Brian De Palma’s Domino is a curious little thriller. The narrative suggests a serious tone, which is contradicted by the style.  Detectives Christian and his long-time partner Lars attempt to […]

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  • Previews: Queen & Slim, The Irishman, more!

    Lots of tantalising clips in this week’s preview of coming attractions, including the new Queen & Slim trailer, The Irishman, JT LeRoy, and more… Queen & Slim Trailer Here is […]

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  • Film Review: The Current War

    Director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon’s The Current War is a well performed and visually pleasing historical drama. The film engages viewers throughout, building tension in an admirable way. In the late 19th century, […]

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  • Film Review: Varda By Agnès

    Legendary filmmaker Agnès Varda’s last film Varda By Agnès is just what admirers would expect from her. The film is a most fitting tribute to her career.  Filmmaker, photographer, and […]

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  • Film Review: The Dead Don’t Die

    Jim Jarmusch’s zombie comedy The Dead Don’t Die is not quite as satisfying as the package suggests. Nevertheless, there is still plenty to enjoy.  Cliff is police chief of the […]

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  • Film Review: Kursk: The Last Mission

    Director Thomas Vinterberg’s Kursk: The Last Mission is a foreboding drama, which offers necessary tension. The film is an engaging watch. In 2000, the Russian Navy conducts an exercise. When […]

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Film Review: An Acceptable Loss

Writer-director Joe Chappelle’s An Acceptable Loss is an usually flat political thriller. Despite good performances and a decent premise, the film fails to engross viewers. When Libby becomes a guest lecturer at a top university, there is controversy about her appointment. Libby was a former aide to the Vice President at the time of a controversial action. Meanwhile, a student […]

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Previews: Oldboy Trailer, Knives Out, More!

A plethora of forthcoming cinematic attractions, including the Oldboy trailer for the 4k re-release, Knives Out, Spies in Disguise and more… Oldboy Trailer Here is the new Oldboy trailer. Director Park Chan-wook‘s classic gets a 4k restoration for its upcoming re-release. For those who haven’t seen the 2003 film, it is about an imprisoned businessman who seeks revenge. Oldboy will […]

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Film Review: Destination Wedding

Writer-director Victor Levin’s two-hander relies on the charisma of its protagonists. Destination Wedding works rather well for the most part.  Lindsay is reluctantly attending a destination wedding. She gets talking to Frank, who is equally miserable to be there. Together, they attempt to survive the weekend… Writer and director Victor Levin has created something a little unusual with Destination Wedding. […]

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Film Review: Support The Girls

Writer-director Andrew Bujalski Support The Girls is a slice of life drama. The film’s endearing protagonist wins out, despite a few shortcomings.  Lisa is the manager of a Hooters-style sports bar. Over the course of the day, she is tested to her limits by her staff, her customers, and the owner… The action in Support The Girls takes place predominantly […]

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Film Review: The Professor

Writer-director Wayne Roberts’ The Professor is an uneven comedy drama. The film is not memorable viewing.  After he is diagnosed with terminal cancer, university lecturer Richard must face his own mortality. He decides to live his remaining days to the fullest, ruffling feathers amongst family, colleagues, and students… With The Professor, writer and director Roberts gets to the crux very […]

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Film Review: Framing John DeLorean

Directors Don Argott and Sheena M. Joyce’s Framing John DeLorean is a riveting documentary. The filmmakers exhibit adept storytelling, keeping viewers hooked throughout.  Through interviews, archive footage, and reenactments, Don Argott and Sheena M. Joyce tell the story of the rise and fall of American inventor and executive John DeLorean, who changed the automotive industry in the 20th century… Framing […]

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Film Review: Charlie Says

Mary Harron’s drama Charlie Says is a meditation on some of the members of the Manson Family. The film is quietly captivating.  Years after the notorious Manson murders, three women who killed for him are incarcerated in an isolated cell block. When a graduate student attempts to provide education to them, she sees that they are still under Manson’s spell… […]

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Film Review: Ma

Octavia Spencer is a riot in director Tate Taylor’s Ma. The thriller is a lot of fun, with a gloriously deranged final act. A group of teenagers in a small town are looking for an adult to buy them alcohol. Sue Ann agrees to make their purchase, and later invites them to use her basement to party. Their host, however, […]

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