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AWW-Academy Award Worthy

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AAW Performances by Gyllenhaal and Maslany!

Stronger: The Long Journey From Disaster to...

Oct 08, 2017Comments off

The screenplay for this film, written by John Pollono, is adapted from the memoir “Stronger,” which was co-written by Jeff Bauman and Bret Witter.  It

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Fantastic Air Fights!

Dunkirk: An Amazing Rescue Story!

Jul 24, 2017Comments off

The Evacuation of Dunkirk is probably not well known to those unfamiliar with WWII history.  In a nut-shell, about 400,000 Allied soldiers ( mainly British,

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Tour de Force by Sally Hawkins!

Maudie: A Triumph of Will!

Jul 17, 2017Comments off

I have been a Sally Hawkins fan since she starred in “Happy Go Lucky” (2008).  In “Maudie,” Hawkins get an even better chance to demonstrate

8.5

Original, Exciting and Fun!

Baby Driver: “Full-Throttle” Mu...

Jul 07, 2017Comments off

If you want to have a great time at the movies, drive – don’t even run – to see “Baby Driver”!  It was a smash

8.5

My Favorite Movie of 2017!

Frantz: An Intense and Compelling Drama

Apr 19, 2017Comments off

I loved this foreign film.  It is a “MUST SEE” which I think should be nominated for multiple A.A.s, including Best Foreign Picture, Best Female

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Dave’s Favorite Films: 2016

Feb 16, 2017Comments off

Favorite American Films:  La La Land – Lived up to the hype  Nocturnal Animals – Brilliant screenplay and great acting  Edge of Seventeen – One

8.5

An Intense and Compelling Drama!

The Salesman: Made a Commission on Me!

Feb 12, 2017Comments off

The Writer/Director (Asghar Farhadi) won an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film 2012 for “A Separation,” and “The Salesman” – nominated for Best Foreign

7.8

Worth Seeing on the BS, But Not Great!

Manchester by the Sea: Portrait of a Drowni...

Nov 29, 2016Comments off

This film received rave reviews everywhere.  It has a 97% critics and user rating on Rotten Tomatoes and has won Best Picture honors at some

7.5

Cumberbatch Does It Again!

Doctor Strange (2016): You’ve Never M...

Nov 17, 2016Comments off

This is a fun comic book movie with an interesting and unique super-hero!  I’d rate this film on a par with “Iron Man I.”  It’s

8.5

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Dave’s Favorite Films of 2015

Feb 16, 2016Comments off

Best Dramas: The Big Short Bridge of Spies Ex Machina Room Trainwreck (As Rodney would say, comedies get “no respect”) Inside Out (Best Animated Film