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My 10 Most Anticipated Films of 2019

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Hard to believe 2018 is already wrapping up. It’s been a great year for cinema whether it was major blockbusters like Avengers: Infinity War and Incredibles 2 or heavier fare like First Reformed… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Green Book’

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Plot: Loosely based on a true story, director Peter Farrelly’s film explores the friendship between pianist Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali) and his driver Tony “Lip” Vallelonga (Viggo Mortensen) as they travel through… Continue reading

In Memoriam: Penny Marshall (1943-2018)

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  A true pioneer in the film industry has passed. Word broke earlier today that Penny Marshall, star of the television sitcom Laverne and Shirley and director of such classics as Big and… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘First Reformed’

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Plot: Reverend Ernst Toller (Ethan Hawke) oversees the First Reformed Church of Snowbridge, New York. Essentially, nothing more than a historical site funded by the mega-church Abundant Life, Toller’s congregation is small. Divorced,… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Creed II’

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Plot:  Three years after losing to “Pretty” Ricky Conlan, Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan) has become the WBC Heavyweight Champion of the World.  With the assistance of trainer Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) and… Continue reading

In Memorium: Ricky Jay (1946-2018)

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  Although a giant in the movie industry Bernardo Bertolucci passed the other day, we also lost a talented magician, writer, and character actor in Ricky Jay.  Jay passed away on November 24… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Ralph Breaks The Internet’

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  Plot:  Six years after he saved the game Sugar Rush, Ralph (John C. Reilly) is living a charmed life at Litwak’s Family Fun Center with best friend Vanellope (Sarah Silverman).  However, when… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Widows’ (Second Opinion)

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    You can read Gfunk’s review right here! Plot:  After her criminal husband Harry (Liam Neeson) is killed in a robbery gone wrong, Harry’s widow Veronica (Viola Davis) is devastated.  Things worsen when… Continue reading

In Memorium: Bernardo Bertolucci (1941-2018)

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  A true titan of the film industry has gone to his eternal reward.  Italian director and screenwriter Bernardo Bertolucci died in Rome today from lung cancer.  He was 77 years old.  Bertolucci… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘First Man’ (Second Opinion)

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  You can read Gfunk’s review here!   Plot:  A chronicle of the professional and personal life of Neil Armstrong (Ryan Gosling), First Man follows Armstrong during the 1960s as he overcomes personal… Continue reading