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Movie Review: ‘Annihilation’

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Directed by: Alex Garland Starring: Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson, Gina Rodriguez, and Jennifer Jason Leigh Plot: A group of 5 scientists volunteer for a mission into The Shimmer, a mysterious area where the laws of nature… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Game Night’

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Directed by: Jonathan Francis Daley and Jonathan M. Goldstein Starring: Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, and Kyle Chandler Plot: A murder mystery game night is interrupted by a real kidnapping. Review: “Broad comedy” may be one of… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Early Man’

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Directed by: Nick Park Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston, and Maisie Williams Plot: One of the last cavemen competes in a soccer game against Bronze Age noblemen over his homeland. Review: Aardman Animation, home of Wallace and… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Ritual’

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Directed by: David Bruckner Starring: Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali, Robert James-Collier, and Sam Troughton Plot: A group of friends take a hiking trip planned by a member that recently died and cross paths with a great… Continue reading

Movie Review: When We First Met

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Directed by: Ari Sandel Starring: Adam Devine, Alexandra Daddario, and Robbie Amell Plot: A guy has the chance to go back in time and change the past so the girl of his dreams never puts him… Continue reading

Top 100 Acting Performances of the ’00s (40-21)

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40. Gene Hackman – The Royal Tenenbaums 3 years from retirement Hackman gives one of his best performances as Royal Tenenbaum, the hipster douche-bag absentee father of the Tenenbaum clan. Hackman and comedy… Continue reading

Movie Review: The Cloverfield Paradox (2nd Opinion)

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Directed by: Julius Onah Starring: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, David Oyelowo, and Chris O’Dowd Starring: The crew of a space station struggle with the reality distorting side effects of their attempts to solve an energy crisis. Review: Clover… Continue reading

Best Barely Mentioned Movies of 2017

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Another year gone by and another January full of Best of lists. So, instead of doing a tip top best of the year, that would be very similar to the rest of the… Continue reading

Top 100 Acting Performances of ’00 (60-41)

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60. Peter Dinklage – The Station Agent Almost ten years before “Game of Thrones,” Dinklage got his breakout role as a hermit train aficionado. He is often cold, distant, and obnoxiously quiet in… Continue reading

Movie Review – ‘The Square’

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Directed by: Ruben Östlund Starring: Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, and Terry Notary Plot: The curator of a contemporary art museum, on the verge of unveiling the museum’s newest piece, gets sidetracked while trying to retrieve his… Continue reading