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Review: “American Fable”

  The farming crisis of the 80s was devastating for many Midwestern families. losing their livelihoods, and in some cases committing suicide, farmers across America were suffering and their families were as well. In writer...
 
7.8
 
 
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Netflix Recommendation: “I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore”

A real life experience inspired writer/director/actor Macon Blair’s newest film. When someone broke into his New York apartment and took items that belonged to him and his wife, Blair found out the process to catch the pe...
 
8.3
 
 
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Review: “Manchester By the Sea”

Problem solving, discretion, understanding, being effective without being intrusive, cleaning up other people’s excrement, no one wants this job. Or do they, what job is it? Father, brother, husband, Lee (played by Casey Afflec...
 
9.0

 
 
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Review: “The Founder” Does Not Shine A Good Light On Ray Kroc

There are two kinds of people in this world: Those that will hate Ray Kroc after watching this movie, and those that will respect him. “The Founder” makes sure to not blur the lines of whether or not he was a good g...
 
8.0
 
 
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Review: “Jackie”

  JFK was the first president in what has become an irrepressable era of media involvement in our American life. Notably winning the first televised debate against Nixon in the opinion of viewers, while losing said debate ...
 
8.0
 
 
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Review: “Patriots Day” Feels Like A Bland Report On What Happened In Boston

April 15, 2013. A horrific day in our Nation’s history that doesn’t feel removed enough to make a film about, but here one is, going through the events of the Boston bombings and giving us brief glimpses into the li...
 
6.5

 
 
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Review: “Silence” Isn’t Your Typical Scorsese Film And That’s Okay

  Martin Scorsese has made some of the greatest films in American History: Taxi Driver, Mean Streets, Gangs of New York, Casino, Goodfellas, and many more. A common theme through a lot of his films are tough guys that get ...
 
8.5
 
 
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Netflix Recommendation: “Teenage Cocktail” Is Both a Sweet Love Story, and a Warning For the Internet Generation

  What starts out as a sweet, high school love story ends up taking some dark, violent turns in director John Carchietta‘s “Teenage Cocktail”. Masterfully avoiding stereotypes and blending genres, Carchie...
 
7.5
 
 
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Review: “La La Land” Brings the Musical Back To the Big Screen

I’m going to be honest with you right up front: I wanted to find something about this movie I didn’t like. It’s not that I have anything against Ryan Gosling or Emma Stone, I have no ill will towards writer/di...
 
8.0

 
 
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Review: “Leftovers” Hits Hard In Its 12 Minutes

Let’s get one thing straight right now: I love short films. I love short films, short stories, short songs; anything that can encapsulate strong feelings and emotion in such tight parameters. It’s interesting to me ...
 
7.8