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“Their lure is a kind of madness.” What is it: Mountain is a documentary narrated by Willem Dafoe. It’s about…mountains. Obviously. And how we react to – and interact with – them. Should you see it: If you’re into sweeping … Continue reading
Nutshell: Blake Lively deserves an incredible film worthy of her talents. You gets nearer to that goal, but still doesn’t make it. Weird, suspenseful and fascinating, yet this film drowns in it’s own sense of grandeur. Grade: C+ What is … Continue reading
Nutshell: Jason Hall tells a story about three men returning home from Iraq, and turns it into a rallying cry for better post-service care for our Military. Intense wartime scenes blend with heartbreaking realities after the characters come home, and … Continue reading
Sometimes a film is easy to sum up. Sometimes it sucks so terribly, or shines so brightly, that a quick writeup is all that’s needed. Onward, to He Named Me Malala! Nutshell: An interesting look inside the real life of … Continue reading
Sometimes a film is easy to sum up. Sometimes it sucks so terribly, or shines so brightly, that a quick writeup is all that’s needed. Sometimes I’m tired and can sum up my feeling on a film because exhaustion apparently … Continue reading
Sometimes a film is easy to sum up. Sometimes a movie sucks so terribly, or shines so brightly, that a quick writeup is all that’s needed. Sometimes I’m on codeine cough syrup for summer bronchitis (WTF!!11!!) that a quickie is … Continue reading
Nutshell: The End of the Tour is an incredibly realistic slice-of-life film involving a famous author and the reporter interviewing him for a piece in Rolling Stone. The back and forth between these two characters gets into more than fame … Continue reading
Nutshell: Paper Town‘s plot feels cobbled together from every John Hughes film ever made, but with a dash of millennial ennui to make things “fresh”. That doesn’t work. Luckily, the talented cast of twenty-teen somethings do, making the shopworn story … Continue reading
Sometimes all you wanna know is “what is this?”, “why should I see it?” and “how did you like it?” So? Here’s the dish on Magic Mike XXL! Nutshell: If you’re reading this review? You know you wanna see it. … Continue reading