Tag Archives: Films Released In 2021

Ho or No? – “Love Hard”*

*[Like Die Hard…get it?] “[Baby It’s Cold Outside] has been putting the hip in Rohypnol since 1944.” Type of Holidayness – Hideous Road to Romance New Holiday Spirit or Ghost of Christmas Past?: – Released 2021 Where I Watched – … Continue reading

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“King Richard”

“That man’s crazy.” Story: Once upon a time, a man named Richard had a lovely, intelligent wife and five lovely, intelligent daughters. But Richard had plans; he’d train his two youngest girls to become tennis pros, moving the family out … Continue reading

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In Queue Review – “Dead and Beautiful”

“Seriously, you have something in your mouth.” Genre: Louche Foreign Vampireness Release Date: 2021 Where I Watched: Shudder Story: Meet a group of twenty-something children of billionaires in Taipei. Living life the way they feel like it, doing whatever they … Continue reading

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“Spencer” – history inspires cinematic art

“Where the fuck am I?” Story: Princess Diana, aka Lady Diana Spencer, goes to Sandringham Castle for the Christmas holidays in 1991. But you know the story, and you’ve read and seen lots about Diana. This film digs into feelings, … Continue reading

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“Eternals” an ambitious romp through world history

“Well, I’m sure that was a lot of fun for you.”‘It was.‘ (I really love the lived-as-friends-for-SO-LONG banter this crew has.) Story: Seven thousand years ago, a group of beings were sent to Earth by the Celestials to watch for … Continue reading

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Halloween Horrors – “Ten Minutes to Midnight”

“Everything’s the same, ’til its not.”  Genre – Locked Building Freakout FestSplat Factor – Lots of blood, though the most gruesome bits occur offscreen.Year Released – 2020 festivals/2021 wideWhere I Watched – Amazon Prime What it is – Amy Marlowe … Continue reading

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Halloween Horrors – “There’s Someone Inside Your House”

Looking for fun during The Most Wonderful Time of the Year? I’ve got a few ideas this season, and a few clunkers too… Genre – Masked High School Slasher Splat Factor – Middling? Knives, people attacked on screen, that kinda … Continue reading

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“The French Dispatch” – Another Anderson film filled with wonder and…Ennui?

“He brought the world to Kansas.” Story: Arthur Howitzer Jr. was one of the best journalists Kansas had to offer. Stationed in the little town of Ennui-sur-Blasé, France, he created a wildly popular newspaper with a worldwide circulation. But when … Continue reading

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My thoughts on Denis Villeneuve’s “Dune”

I’ve read the first four (five?) Dune books quite a few times. I’ve watch the David Lynch film a few times. I’ve seen the Frank Herbert’s Dune miniseries a few times. And now, I’ve seen this new Dune, and I … Continue reading

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“Last Night in Soho”

“London can be a lot.” Story: Eloise is a young and talented girl who’s just been accepted into a fashion school in London. She’s also a huge fan of all things “Swingin’ Sixties”, and has an ability to see spirits … Continue reading

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