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Tag Archive: movie review

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

Phobia Philms: Halloween II

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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