August 13, 2022

Film Review: ‘Licorice Pizza’ Is a Perfect Slice of PTA

There is something special about Paul Thomas Anderson’s films. Look at the worlds he has taken us too and the memorable characters he has crafted. ...
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Film Review: ‘Belfast’ Beautifully Captures Memories of Family

Kenneth Branagh has always been a risk-taker when it comes to film. His work as a director has covered a wide range of subjects; Shakespeare, ...
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Film Review: ‘Nomadland’ is a Portrait of Hope in a Broken America

There is a word I lean on often (probably too often) over these last few years. The word is ‘broken.’ In this often troubling world, ...
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Omar Sy as Assane Diop and (Photo: Emmanuel Guimier/Netflix)

TV REVIEW: ‘Lupin’ and Likeability – How to Take Advantage of First Impressions

We’re trained by TV and film to scrutinize opening scenes. They’re supposed to tell us everything, set up the tone, the pace, the dominos. It’s ...
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FILM REVIEW: Gripping ‘Collective’ Pits Journalism Against Corruption

An average night in Romania turned to tragedy during a heavy metal concert in a Bucharest nightclub called Collectiv.  The band’s pyrotechnics unknowingly set fire ...
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TV REVIEW: ‘The Queen’s Gambit’: Why Beth is Not a “Strong Female Character” and Why That’s Great

It’s easy to be cynical in the golden age of streaming. You watch a trailer for The Queen’s Gambit, and you see yet another love ...
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FILM REVIEW: ‘Sound of Metal’ Transcends The Senses

There are films that change the way you think about life, others about the world, and then there are films that make you think differently ...
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