Posts Tagged ‘Drama’
 
 
 
 
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“The Big Sick” Is A Good Test To See If Whoever You Watch It With Has A Heart

There are movies that revolve around sickness that are clearly meant to tug at the heart strings and seem to only be aiming to make you cry in the theater or in front of whoever happens to be watching it with you. While I can s...
 
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“Raw” Is A Beautifully Crafted, Violent Debut From Julia Ducournau

    Justine and Alexia (Garance Marillier and Ella Rumpf) are sisters that come from a strictly vegetarian family; in the first scene of the film we see Justine getting food in a cafeteria with her parents and a piece...
 
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“Gifted” Is A Touching, Heartfelt Drama

Back in 2009, Marc Webb directed one of the better relationship dramedies of the 21st century in “500 Days of Summer”. Since then, he has done a few music videos, some tv (including one of my favorite episodes of &#...
 
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“Personal Shopper” Is A Multi-Layered Independent Gem

After watching “Personal Shopper” — an erotic psychological thriller starring Kristen Stewart — it was obvious why Olivier Assayas won best director at the Cannes Film Festival. What he created is a comp...
 
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Review: “Win It All” Doesn’t Have Anything To Say We Haven’t Already Heard

There are good movies, bad movies, and then the kind of movies that fall somewhere in the middle. This weird space for viewers where you’re left feeling indifferent. Those kind of movies are the hardest to review because ...
 
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Review: Netflix’s “The Discovery” Takes On the Afterlife

One of the biggest fears that is inherent in pretty much everyone is what happens to us after we die. No matter how bad this physical life we are currently living in gets, anything is better than the unknown. There have been mu...
 
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Throwback Thursday: “The Indian In the Cupboard” (1995)

There are movies that, no matter how strong of an argument you have, I will never admit are actually terrible. Why? Because I watched them as an impressionable kid and they hold a special place in my heart. When I saw a list th...
 
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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...
 
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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...
 
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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...
 
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