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Throwback Thursday Review: “It’s a Wonderful Life” (1946)

  There is not a whole lot I can say, about Frank Capra’s timeless classic “It’s a Wonderful Life”, that hasn’t been said a hundred or so times before. Odds are most of you, like me, grew up w...
 
8.0
 
 
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Review: “Joshy” Surrounds the Drama of Its Story With Comedy and Emotion

While Jeff Baena’s “Joshy” boasts an ensemble cast of comedic actors, at no point does it feel like it was ever just going for the laughs. Instead, Baena starts off with a very harrowing scene and then keeps i...
 
7.3
 
 
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Review: “Captain Fantastic” Should Be Mandatory Viewing For Everyone

Ben (Viggo Mortensen) and his late wife decided to raise their six children in the wilderness, far away from the pressures of society and all of the things that come with it that promise to distract from truly learning the ways...
 
8.3

 
 
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Review: “Microbe and Gasoline” Marks the Return of Gondry’s Whimsical Brand of Genius

  When I think of Michel Gondry, my mind usually goes straight to his incredibly imaginative elements of fantasy, in works such as “Science of Sleep” and “Mood Indigo”. The French filmmaker is a mas...
 
7.5
 
 
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Review: “Something Blue” Packs A Lot of Emotion Into A Short Film

One of the perks of doing a job like this is we get sent films from all over the world from all kinds of creators looking for reviews before their films are set to come out. While the general public is going about their day and...
 
7.0
 
 
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Review: “Goat” Felt Incomplete; Didn’t go As Far As I Thought It Would

Brad and Brett (Ben Schnetzer and Nick Jonas) are brothers that both attend the same college. When Brad rushes the fraternity that Brett is already a part of is when their loyalty to each other is tested yet never strained. ...
 
5.5

 
 
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Review: “Hell Or High Water” Is Easily Looked Over, but Shouldn’t Be

Much of the movie-going audience, if not all, decide whether or not they will see a movie based on the trailer. There are definitely movies that can’t, or don’t, show a whole lot when they release said trailer yet o...
 
8.0
 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Obsession” (1976)

Trivia Question: What do the following movies all have in common? (in no particular order) “Taxi Driver”, “Rocky”, “The Omen”, “King Kong”, “The Outlaw Josey Wales”, &...
 
7.0
 
 
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Netflix Recommendation: “Bang Gang (A Modern Love Story)” Is An Anti-cautionary Tale About Teen Sex

Teenage sexuality is not a new topic, in the world of movies. It has been portrayed harshly in films like “Kids” and “It Felt Like Love”, and humorously in “American Pie” and other films of t...
 
7.0

 
 
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Review: “I Am Not A Serial Killer” Is A Slice Of Indie Films At Their Best

Every so often a film comes along that you haven’t heard much about but that surprises you with how original and good it is. “I Am Not A Serial Killer” is one of those movies. Getting a relatively unknown cast...
 
7.3