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Based on a 1912 book by acclaimed author of Nordic women’s literature, Marie Bregendahl, “As in Heaven” is one of those works that comes together to celebrate timeless feminist ideals. Set on a rural farm in the 1880s, the film features a fe... Read the full review »
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Writer / director Céline Sciamma‘s “Petite Maman” tells an intimate, sophisticated story with just the right amount of clever gimmicks. This small scale, nostalgic tale of childhood time travel and fantasy is layered with themes of pain, gr... Read the full review »
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Sappy melodrama “The Starling” feels a little off-putting because it has so much heart and feeling. This bittersweet, sentimental story of a couple having difficulty coping with a tragic loss is one of hope, friendship, and sincerity. It’s a... Read the full review »
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If you feel that well-directed action films are real gems in the cinema world, then “The Protégé” is one to add to your list. This extraordinarily good looking, blood-soaked genre flick is stacked with a solid script, a talented and appealin... Read the full review »
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Many foodies hold a culinary reverence for Anthony Bourdain, the troubled chef with a bad boy in the kitchen attitude who skyrocketed to fame as a television personality. Bourdain seemed to have it all – a gorgeous girlfriend, a dream job where... Read the full review »
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If ever there was a film with a clear identity crisis, “Reminiscence” is it. This blunder of a movie can’t decide if it wants to be science fiction, noir, a thriller or a romance. Writer / director Lisa Joy (the co-creator, executive produce... Read the full review »
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“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” is a fresh superhero origin story that deserves great success at the box office. This visually dazzling film has a substantial scale (with its $150 million budget), an engaging cast with a terrific c... Read the full review »
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The incredible true story of the Salvator Mundi, a supposed Renaissance masterpiece by Leonardo DaVinci, is a tale that’s stranger than fiction. In “The Lost Leonardo,” director Andreas Koefoed goes in-depth to expose the speculation, myster... Read the full review »
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John Pollono writes, directs, and co-stars in “Small Engine Repair,” the film adaptation of his 2011 one act play of the same name. There’s a highly personalized feel to this project, and Pollono’s approach is the main reason why. Although... Read the full review »
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One of life’s greatest gifts is that of true friendship, and “Language Lessons,” a platonic love story from director Natalie Morales and her co-writer Mark Duplass, is a charming and heartwarming film that’s guaranteed to hit you right in... Read the full review »
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As is the case with most films that Paul Schrader has either written or directed, the main theme in “The Card Counter” is that of a lost soul who is seeking personal redemption. This intense drama hits all the expected targets of a Schrader fi... Read the full review »
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It sure feels good to see a comic book movie that’s tons of fun, and “The Suicide Squad,” a reboot of sorts from writer / director James Gunn, is one of the more enjoyable ones I’ve seen in years. The film feels like it’s the total and c... Read the full review »
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One of the most cinematic questions of all time is “what is the meaning of life?,” and in “Nine Days,” writer / director Edson Oda explores this idea in a unique way by taking the stance that being born is the ultimate goal, not life’s b... Read the full review »
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Old (2021)

Old (2021)

3 / 10
In the M. Night Shyamalan spectrum, “Old” is not as much of a stinker as “After Earth” but not even close to being as terrific as “The Sixth Sense.” This tame thriller has a tension that feels flimsy, is burdened with clunky dialogue,... Read the full review »
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“Escape Room: Tournament of Champions” is a straightforward sequel, which means no background is necessary to enjoy this second installment of Adam Robitel‘s 2019 film “Escape Room.” If you understand the general principle of an escape r... Read the full review »
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What’s so fascinating about “The Green Knight,” a haunting, richly-layered retelling of the classic Arthurian legend, is the amount of artistic license given to writer / director David Lowery. It is clear the studio let him craft the exact m... Read the full review »
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Matt Damon is becoming this generation’s “Old Reliable” when it comes to dependable leading men, and his solid performance in the crime drama “Stillwater” should earn him that designation for good. Damon delivers a terrific turn that car... Read the full review »
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If you’re looking for a thoughtful, original film, writer / director Scott Brignac‘s “Playing God” is one you’ll want to seek out. It’s not the most well made indie movie, and the studio attempting to advertise it as a comedy caper won... Read the full review »
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Based on true events, the well-intentioned “Joe Bell” is a bland and boring melodrama. This tragic story about a father’s journey on foot from Oregon to New York to raise awareness about the harms of bullying aspires to be inspirational, but... Read the full review »
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Pig (2021)

Pig (2021)

10 / 10
Perhaps it’s a result of where I currently am in my life at this moment, but “Pig” kicked me in the gut with its haunting exploration of isolation and loss. This film warms your heart while proceeding to rip it right out of your chest. The s... Read the full review »