Author Archives: Denise

Elsewhere Review: Folkmanis’ Winged Dragon Puppet

Originally published over at The Green Man Review! Yes, I’m still tetchy about the final season of Game of Thrones. But I still love dragons, especially poor Viserion, Dany’s green dragon she’d named after her brother. (Shoulda spotted that foreshadowing a … Continue reading

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TraikerWatch: Terrence Malick’s “A HIDDEN LIFE”

Malick! Biopic! Crazyness? Hey, Tree of Life was nuts, but The Thin Red Line was incredible. So? You be the judge… Synopsis! Based on real events, from visionary writer-director Terrence Malick, A HIDDEN LIFE is the story of unsung hero, … Continue reading

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Nutshell Review – “The Farewell”

SHUT UP YOU’RE CRYING. Oh God go see this movie. Right now. Awkwafina deserves an Oscar nod for her raw, emotional performance. A love letter to family, honor, duty and all the lies we tell to keep our loved ones … Continue reading

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza: “Good Boys”!

Ready for a Superbad good time? Because I’ve got passes for Good Boys, and this looks like a successor to that school-age comedy. Synopsis! After being invited to his first kissing party, 12-year-old Max (Room’s Jacob Tremblay) is panicking because … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: “The Irishman” – Scorsese and De Niro come to Netflix!

“I hear you paint houses.” Oh. My. GOD THIS CAST. And helmed by Scorsese himself? Boom. Synopsis! Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci star in Martin Scorsese’s THE IRISHMAN, an epic saga of organized crime in post-war America … Continue reading

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Columbia Screening Pass-palooza: “Dora And The Lost City Of Gold”!

Ready to go exploring? Synopsis! Having spent most of her life exploring the jungle with her parents, nothing could prepare Dora (Isabela Moner) for her most dangerous adventure ever – High School. Always the explorer, Dora quickly finds herself leading … Continue reading

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Nutshell Review – “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”

Fairy tales do come true, even if only on celluloid. A love letter to late 60s Hollywood – every nook and cranny. Tarantino shows he’s still got killer chops and a well honed knowledge of film history. I loved it, … Continue reading

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