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Rapid Review: “Mary Queen of Scots”

(Because really; award season means you’re trying to winnow down the musts from the must-pass.) “I know your heart has more in it than the men who counsel you.” An epic true story gets a intimate imagining in this beautiful … Continue reading

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Rapid Review: “Once Upon a Deadpool”

“I see myself as more of an east coast Hufflepuff.” Less than the original D2, but also more. Subtract some gore and baby junk, and add more banter between the cast. Come for the fun (but not overused) Princess Bride-esque wraparound … Continue reading

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“Green Book” mini-review: A Touching, Powerful Tale

“Kentucky Fried Chicken! In Kentucky! When’s that ever gonna happen?” Genre I’d put it in: Quietly Moving Biopics Remake, Sequel, Based-On, or Original: Based on the real lives of Dr. Donald Shirley and Tony “Lip” Vallelonga. Also based on real … Continue reading

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#SpoilerFree “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” – a sumptuous sophomore slump

“I hate Paris.” “I always wanted to go here!” Why am I starting with two quotes this go’round? Because like these discordant bits, I’m torn. There’s a part of me that absolutely loves what Grindelwald has done in terms of … Continue reading

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“Bohemian Rhapsody” will definitely rock you

Nutshell: let’s let Freddie do it, shall we? “I feel alive/And the world—I’ll turn it inside out/Yeah/I’m floating around/In ecstasy”.  Yep, that sums it up. The bar has been raised for the musical biopic. Good luck to future films in … Continue reading

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“Maria by Callas” – a beautiful tribute

“I would like to be Maria, but there is the Callas I that have to live up to.” Called” La Callas” and “The Tigress”, opera singer Maria Callas was known for her powerful, beautiful voice. Complied from historical footage, filmed … Continue reading

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#31in31 2018: “Copycat”

“Here kitty kitty kitty.” Story: A psychiatrist becomes agoraphobic after an attack. But when murders plague San Francisco, a police investigator asks for her help. Scares: Mostly thrills, but some serial killer chills. Splat factor: Mostly photos of kills, some … Continue reading

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