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Tag Archive: film review

Criterion Channel Movie of the Week: ‘Mikey and Nicky’

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On November 29th, 2018, FilmStruck was killed. FilmStruck was a movie streaming app that specialized in actually curating a library of must-sees. It including offerings from the Criterion Collection, Turner Classic Movies, and… Continue reading

Rick’s Top 30 Movies of 2018

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The following list is based on US release dates. Sometimes those foreign flicks and festival darlings have a lot of crossover from year to year. 30. Izzy Gets the F-ck Across Town Izzy… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘A Futile and Stupid Gesture’

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Directed by: David Wain Starring: Will Forte, Domnhall Gleason, and Emmy Rossum Plot: The true story of two Harvard alums creating the National Lampoon brand and defining comedy for generations. Review: “Every funny person in 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: ‘Win It All’

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Directed by: Joe Swanberg Starring: Jake Johnson, Keegan Michael Key, and Aislinn Derbez Plot: A gambling addict gets in over his head when a friend asks him to watch a bag of money. Review: It seems… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Discovery’

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Directed by: Charlie McDowell Starring: Jason Segel, Rooney Mara, and Robert Redford Plot: After the afterlife is scientifically verified, an epidemic of suicides convinces a man to return home. Review: Sometimes a movie comes around that… Continue reading

Phobia Philms: ‘Enemy’

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In “Phobia Philms,” I plan on reviewing and recommending scary movies based on real phobias, of which there is no shortage of, specifically what makes them scary and how they represent our anxieties. … Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Loving’

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Directed by: Jeff Nichols Starring: Joel Edgerton, Ruth Negga, and Nick Kroll Plot: In the 1960s, interracial couple, Richard and Mildred Loving, fight the state of Virginia to prove the integrity of their relationship. Review: Based… Continue reading