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The Disney Marathon: 'Big Hero 6'

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The story so far… My children and I have picked up a subscription to Disney+ (along with a billion other people) and have challenged ourselves to work through the back catalogue of animated… Continue reading

Movie Review: '1917'

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Director: Sam Mendes Cast: Dean-Charles Chapman, George MacKay, Mark Strong, Andrew Scott, Richard Madden, Claire Duburcq, Colin Firth, Benedict Cumberbatch Plot: A pair of Lance Corporals serving in France during World War I… Continue reading

Movie Review: 'Jojo Rabbit'

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Director: Taika Waititi Cast: Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, Scarlett Johansson, Taika Waititi, Sam Rockwell, Alfie Allen, Rebel Wilson, Stephen Merchant, Archie Yates Plot: Johannes ‘Jojo’ Betzler has had his worldview shaped by… Continue reading

Movie Review: 'The Addams Family'

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Directors: Conrad Vernon and Greg Tierman Cast: Oscar Issacs, Charlize Theron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Finn Wolfhard, Nick Kroll, Bette Midler, Conrad Vernon, Snoop Dogg, Allison Janney, Elsie Fisher Plot: Newlyweds Gomez and Morticia… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Frozen 2’

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Directors: Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee Cast: Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Sterling K. Brown, Evan Rachel Wood, Alfred Molina, Martha Plimpton Plot: Queen Elsa is haunted by a singing… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Quicksand!

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Quicksand Blazing Saddles (1974) Directed by Mel Brooks The Scene: In the opening minutes of Mel Brooks’ masterpiece send-up of the Western genre, we are introduced to our hero Bart (Cleavon Little). He… Continue reading

Retro Review: Sweet Sweetback ‘s Badasssss Song

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Tragically there was a time in film history where if audiences wanted to see an African American prominently featured onscreen and the towering dramatic performances of Sidney Poitier did not appeal to them,… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Charlie’s Angels’

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Director: Elizabeth Banks Cast: Kirsten Stewart, Naomi Scott, Ella Balinska, Elizabeth Banks, Djimon Hounsou, Sir Patrick Stewart, Sam Claflin, Noah Centineo Plot: A pair of highly trained spies and their handler go into… Continue reading

That Time a Director Couldn’t Choose an Ending…So He Didn’t

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Over the past 20 years we’ve seen online communication and digital technology arrive in households, seep into our routine and begin replacing things. Sometime’s they’re big and obvious, like streaming services replacing the… Continue reading

Noirvember Review: Nightmare Alley

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Every November fans of cinema celebrate one of the most influential genres of moviedom, the film noir. This cinematic movement from the 1940’s through the 1950’s, presented audiences with edgy pulp crime flicks… Continue reading