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‘The Big Sick’ and a Comatose Genre

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Directed by: Michael Showalter Starring: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoey Kazan, Ray Romano, and Holly Hunter The Big Sick is based on the real life romance between Silicon Valley’s Kumail Nanjiani (playing himself) and therapist turned writer,… Continue reading

Phobia Philms: ‘Under the Skin’

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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: ‘War on Everyone’

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Directed by: John Michael McDonagh Starring: Michael Pena, Alexander Skarsgard, and Tessa Thompson Plot: Returning from suspension, two corrupt cops get in over their heads chasing $1 million in stolen money. Review: They have the right… Continue reading

Phobia Philms: ‘I Am Legend’

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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: ‘Manchester By The Sea’

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Directed by: Kenneth Lonergan Starring: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, and Lucas Hedges Plot: A man returns to his home town after his brother passes away to take care of his nephew. Review: That’s the problem… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘T2: Trainspotting’

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Director: Danny Boyle Main Cast: Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller, Ewen Bremner, Robert Carlyle, Anjela Nedyalkova, Kelly Macdonald Quick disclaimer; I’ll keep the review spoiler free as for a lot of countries it… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Nocturnal Animals’

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Directed by: Tom Ford Starring: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Michael Shannon Plot: A manager of an art gallery is rattled by her ex-husband’s new book Review: The trailers do such a great job of not… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Ordinary World’

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Directed by: Lee Kirk Starring: Billie Joe Armstrong, Selma Blair, and Fred Armisen Plot: A punk rocker turned family man tries to relive the glory days on his 40th birthday. Review: Green Day was one of… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Moonlight’

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Directed by: Barry Jenkins Starring: Mahershala Ali, Naomi Harris, and Janelle Monae Plot: A young man deals with his dysfunctional upbringing at 3 different moments in his life Review: Moonlight is told over the course of… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘In a Valley of Violence’

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Directed by: Ti West Starring: Ethan Hawke, Taissa Farmiga, and John Travolta Plot: A traveler on his way to Mexico crosses paths with the violent residents of a dying mine town. Review: Horror and westerns make… Continue reading