Author Archives: Denise

About Denise

Professional nerd. Lover of licorice.

Time to mark your calendars – the #BMoreChristmas German Village is coming!

Y’all know I’m an absolute Christmas Village junkie. I’ve been going for years, and bringing the 411 to you every time. So? Here’s some info on this year’s holiday season! And yes, I’ll be attending the press extravaganza. Because I … Continue reading

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VIRTUAL Screening – “Slumberland”!

Yes it’s last minute, but hey – gotta give y’all a chance to check out a virtual screening… Synopsis! Slumberland takes audiences to a magical new place, a dreamworld where precocious Nemo (Marlow Barkley) and her eccentric companion Flip (Jason … Continue reading

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Hallo-MONTH: AFan looks at “Trick or Treats”

Yet another film that cements my hatred of overly pretentious child characters in movies. That final smash cut? I’m hoping he slips, and Token Babysitter stabs him to death. A quick review? Fine; Treats has no idea what vibe it … Continue reading

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza – “The Banshees of Inisherin”!

C’mon, the combo of Farrell and Gleeson is always a good time. Synopsis! Set on a remote island off the west coast of Ireland, THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN follows lifelong friends Pádraic (Colin Farrell) and Colm (Brendan Gleeson), who find … Continue reading

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza – “Armageddon Time”!

Ready for a look at another award season film? Synopsis! From acclaimed filmmaker James Gray, ARMAGEDDON TIME is a deeply personal reflection on the strength of family, the complexity of friendship and the realities of class and privilege, seen through … Continue reading

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“Ticket to Paradise” – frothy, formulaic fun

“Why save the good stuff for later?” Story: Lily just graduated from law school! Mazel! Now she and her BFF are hitting Bali for a graduation vacation. Cut to a few weeks in, and Lily has fallen hard for local … Continue reading

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“Till” – heartbreaking history

“C’mon give momma a hug. See you when you get back.” Story: You know the history; a sweet fourteen-year-old boy was lynched in Mississippi in August,1955. But this historical drama looks at “Bo”, his family, his trip South, his horrific … Continue reading

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Hallo-MONTH: AFan looks at “Eli”!

“I miss DC.” [DC RULES] What is this?: Little Eli is sick. Seems he’s allergic to everything. So his mom and dad take him to a specialist in the middle of nowhere, in the hope that he will be cured. … Continue reading

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza – “TÁR”!

Want another taste of award season? Well, boom! Synopsis! From writer-producer-director Todd Field comes TÁR, starring Cate Blanchett as Lydia Tár, the groundbreaking conductor of a major German Orchestra. We meet Tár at the height of her career, as she’s … Continue reading

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza – “Ticket to Paradise”!

Mmm, Bali destination wedding. Sounds lovely, doesn’t it? Synopsis! Academy Award® winners George Clooney and Julia Roberts reunite on the big screen as exes who find themselves on a shared mission to stop their lovestruck daughter from making the same mistake they … Continue reading

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