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Tag Archive: movie review

Phobia Philms: ‘The Dead Zone’

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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

Marvel: Fear Father’s Ambition

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POSSIBLE SPOILERS FOR THE WHOLE MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSE In a deleted scene from Avengers: Age of Ultron, Thor submerges himself in a hot spring to commune with the Norn, cosmic beings who rule… Continue reading

Top 100 Acting Performances of the ’00s (Top 20)

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20. Jamie Foxx – Ray The tightrope one must walk to capture the true eccentricity of our most eccentric figures without being a full blown parody must be razor thin, but Jamie Foxx… Continue reading

IFFBoston Movie Review: ‘Support the Girls’

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Directed by: Andrew Bujalski Starring: Regina Hall, Haley Lu Richardson, and Shayna McHayle Plot: The manager of a sports bar has her patience tested. Review: The workplace comedy use to be such a more prominent subgenre… Continue reading

IFFBoston Movie Review: ‘Eighth Grade’

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Directed by: Bo Burnham Starring: Elsie Fisher and Josh Hamilton Plot: A socially awkward girl tries to make friends before graduating middle school Review: Comedians find a lot of currency in being very self-aware about their… Continue reading

IFFBoston Movie Review: ‘American Animals’

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Directed by: Bart Layton Starring: Evan Peters, Barry Keoghan, and Ann Dowd Plot: Four friends plot to rob a local college of some priceless art. Review: American Animals is so many things at once. If nothing… Continue reading

Movie Review: Isle of Dogs (Second Opinion)

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Directed by: Wes Anderson Starring: Bryan Cranston, Ed Norton, and Koyu Rankin Plot: With the help from a pack of quarantined dogs, a Japanese boy searches for his own dog on trash island Review: First Opinion… Continue reading

Movie Review: Ready Player One (2nd Opinion)

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Directed by: Steven Spielberg Starring: Tye Sheridan, Ben Mendelsohn, and Olivia Cooke Plot: A gamer competes in a VR world for a billionaire’s inheritance.  Review: First opinion Aka Fan-Pander: The Movie I like a great deal… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Verónica’ (2017)

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Directed by: Paco Plaza (known for the REC film series) Starring: Sandra Escacena as Verónica, Bruna González as Lucía, Claudia Placer as Irene, Iván Chavero as Antoñito and Ana Torrent as Ana. Plot:… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Mute’

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Directed by: Duncan Jones Starring: Alexander Skarsgard, Paul Rudd, and Justin Theroux Plot: A mute bartender’s search for his missing girlfriend takes him into a criminal underworld full of sex trafficking and backroom surgeries. Review: Mute… Continue reading