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Film Review: ‘Hidden Figures’ Is Pure Goodness Featuring a Stellar Cast

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There's much to admire in Theodore Melfi's newest uplifting venture "Hidden Figures." His ability to tap into the human condition and spirit has been...

Film Review: Home (★★½)

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Children films have been known to push the envelope for its audience.  Pixar’s “WALL-E” had the entertaining, cute factor to appeal to its targeted...

Film Review: Mad Max: Fury Road (★★★½)

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The slickest, coolest ride you can take this year has arrived in the form of George Miller's "Mad Max: Fury Road" starring the talented...

LA Film Festival Review: ‘The Keeping Hours’ Shows New Side of Blumhouse Productions

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2017 Los Angeles Film Festival: How do you move on once your only child dies? This horrific question has been addressed in what now...

Film Review: Cinderella (★★)

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Tale as old as time...no, I'm not talking about Beauty and the Beast - now that Walt Disney Pictures is knee-deep in adapting all their...

TIFF Film Review: ‘Joker’ Doesn’t Reinvent the Comic Book Movie, But It Keeps the...

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2019 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: The Joker is one of the most familiar, and intriguing villains to ever exists both on screen and in...

Nantucket Film Review: ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’ Soars Into Oscar Season

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Nantucket Film Festival: Michael Schwartz and Tyler Nilson's "The Peanut Butter Falcon" was one of the more buzzed about films coming into the Nantucket Film...

The Dark Knight Rises (****)

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The extraordinary burden placed on director Christopher Nolan to deliver a great film, a good one would disappoint, seems to have fuelled the gifted director to create...

Film Review #2: Cinderella (★★½)

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Kenneth Branagh's remake of the Disney classic hits all the right notes, but the tune hasn't changed much in 55 years

Film Review: Maggie (★★★½)

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2015 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: Zombies have been all the craze for quite sometime with shows like "The Walking Dead" and films like "World War...

Film Review: Clouds of Sils Maria (★★★)

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Ever since first seeing Clouds of Sils Maria back at last year's New York Film Festival, I've had the supporting performance of Kristen Stewart stuck...

Film Review: It Follows (★★★½)

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In order to show you all just how much I loved this movie, I'm going to start off with some incredibly high praise. It...
Silence

Film Review: ‘Silence’ Flourishes With Respect and Martin Scorsese’s Ultimate Legacy

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Martin Scorsese has been a master of his craft for decades. It's hard not to consider him our single finest director working today. With...

NYFF Film Review: ‘The Irishman’ Soulfully Etches Age and Sin with Joe Pesci’s Most...

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2019 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: The energy and vigor that pours from the screen in Martin Scorsese's intensely constructed picture "The Irishman" is too...

Telluride Review: ‘La La Land’ Dances Its Way Straight to the Top of the...

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2016 TELLURIDE FILM FESTIVAL: Writer/director Damien Chazelle burst onto the scene in 2014 with his dramatic film, "Whiplash," which earned him a Best Adapted Screenplay...

Film Review: The Longest Ride (★★)

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Author Nicholas Sparks works with a very simple formula he regularly cashes in on, so long as people remember he wrote The Notebook (never mind the fact...
Bradley Cooper, Stefani Germanotta | A Star is Born | Warner Bros

TIFF Film Review: ‘A Star is Born’ Is a Remarkable Achievement with Oscar-Worthy Turns...

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TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2018: Take a time machine back to 2009 when you first saw "The Hangover" or 2005 when you were watching...

Film Review: ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Concludes With Heart and Standout Turns from Hemsworth, Renner, Gillan

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This is a spoiler-free review of the latest film "Avengers: Endgame." The culmination of superheroes, villains, infinity stones, and quips all come to together in...

Film Review: Seymour: An Introduction (★★★)

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More often than not, documentaries tend to be heavy material, so whenever a lighter doc comes along that manages to also be high quality,...

Film Review: ‘Smallfoot’ Delights Its Viewers with a Positive Message of Inclusion and Understanding

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In a time where diversity and inclusion are fighting to get to the forefront of companies and screens everywhere, Warner Bros. takes a breath...

Film Review: Treading Water (★★½)

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It's surprisingly hard to make a truly effectively quirky film. In the case of Treading Water, filmmaker Analeine Cal y Mayor has some moments...

Film Review: The Cobbler (★★½)

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You could easily be forgiven for assuming that The Cobbler is one of the worst movies of all time, going by the early critical...

Film Review: 5 to 7 (★★★★)

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Not only am I a sucker for a movie that can get genuine emotion out of me, I'm also a sucker for a cinematic...

Film Review: Antarctica: A Year on Ice (★★½)

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Director, producer and cinematographer Anthony Powell shows us a year’s worth of human existence in the cold, uncompromising and majestic continent we’re least familiar...

Film Review: ‘The Post’ Hits America’s Sweet Spot with Hanks and Streep’s Brilliance

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In an era where the political climate is tumultuous and the leadership of the presidency has been blurred by corruption and hatred, Steven Spielberg‘s “The Post”...

Film Review: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Transports the Franchise to New Heights

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Taking the time to allow a new “Star Wars” film to sit with you can be daunting. You immediately want to digest, run to the...

Film Review: Road Hard (★★★)

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Actor/comedian/filmmaker/podcaster Adam Carolla makes a bid for the pseudo mainstream with the comedy Road Hard, a film that has more than a bit in common...

Film Review: Meadowland (★★★½)

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One of our few female Cinematographers Reed Morano steps behind the camera in a different way to make her directorial debut on "Meadowland," written...

Film Review: Tomorrowland (★★)

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There are several instances when Brad Bird's latest film "Tomorrowland" comes off the hinges like a door desperately trying to say attached to a house...

Adult World (★★★½)

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TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: There are always films that seem to define the youth of the decade.  In the 1980s, you can make an argument...

Film Review: Grandma (★★★★)

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2015 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: Paul Weitz gave the world "About a Boy" over a decade ago, masterfully telling a story through it character's relationships...

Film Review: Slow West (★★★)

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2015 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: Scottish director John Maclean mimics the heart and charisma of the old western with his feature film debut “Slow West”...

TIFF Review: ‘Disobedience’ Is a Gripping, Complex Love Story

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Not content to bring just one award-winning film ("A Fantastic Woman") to TIFF 2017, Sebastián Lelio doubles up this year with another engrossing female-led...

Film Review: Furious 7 (★★½)

"Furious 7" is the biggest of the franchise, but its the send off of Paul Walker that makes this film a must see

Film Review: The Mafia Only Kills in Summer (★★★)

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Comedy is probably not the first thing you think of when you hear the word "mafia", but that's exactly what we get in The...

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