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Tag Archive: movie review

Movie Review: ‘High Flying Bird’

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Directed by: Stephen Soderbergh Starring: Andre Holland, Zazie Beetz, and Sonja Sohn Plot: A basketball agent struggles to make deals during a player lockout Review: Director Stephen Soderbergh never met a camera he didn’t want to… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Standoff at Sparrow Creek’

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Directed by: Henry Dunham Starring: James Badge Dale, Patrick Fischler, and Chris Mulkey Plot: A militia holds up in their headquarters when they suspect one of their members of being a mass shooter. Review: Speaking as… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Velvet Buzzsaw’

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Directed by: Dan Gilroy Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, and Zawe Ashton Plot: A supernatural force associated with recently discovered paintings target movers and shakers of the art world. Review: Let it be said, that Jake Gyllenhaal commits 100%… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Summer of 84’

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Directed by: Françouis Simard, Anouk Whissell, and Yoann-Karl Whissell Starring: Graham Verchere, Tiera Skovbye, and Rich Somner Plot: A group of friends believe their neighbor may be a serial killer Review: It has been said… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Border’

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Directed by: Ali Abbasi Starring: Eva Melander and Eero Milonoff Plot: A border patrol officer with a strange ability meets a man with the same ability. Review: The phrase “modern day fairy tale” gets thrown around… Continue reading

First Reformed/Last Scene

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Back in April, I was able to see the new film First Reformed early thanks to the Independent Film Festival in Boston. It was playing on one of the smaller screens in the… Continue reading

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