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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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Catching Up Review: “Hellboy” could have been great, but it’s not.

Because sometimes I don’t get to a screening, or a film just isn’t screened for press. Herewith, my take on the Hellboy reboot! It is, however, a whole lot of messy, stupid fun if you can get past the screenplay … Continue reading

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Catching Up Review: “Fences”

As with Manchester, this movie-based-on-a-play is a slice of life story starring actors that nabbed Tony Awards for these same performances on Broadway.  And deservedly so.  Washington and Davis are incredible here, as is the entire cast who bring the … Continue reading

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Catching Up Review: “Manchester By the Sea”

Let me make two things perfectly clear: 1) this is not a feel-good film.  This is a film that grabs you by the lapel, glares in your face, and makes you cry. And I couldn’t look away, even when the … Continue reading

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Catching Up Review: “La La Land”

There’s a difference between a loving homage, and a poorly lit, badly directed, slap-and-paste edited, ripoff of the greats. Emma Stone gives a wonderful performance despite the dreck she has to wade through. And while she’s amazing, the plot is … Continue reading

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Catching Up Review: “The Neon Demon”

Sometimes I can’t get to a screening.  Sometimes there isn’t a screening available for a particular film.  Sometimes I’m just lazy and wait until the Award Season Onslaught to catch films that came out during the “For Your Consideration” award … Continue reading

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Catching Up Review: “The Witch”

Sometimes I can’t get to a screening.  Sometimes there isn’t a screening available for a particular film.  Sometimes I’m just lazy and wait until the Award Season Onslaught to catch films that came out during the “For Your Consideration” award … Continue reading

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