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7.5

Chris Hemsworth Is Electric!

Thor: Ragnarok: Lightning Strikes Again!

Nov 14, 2017No Comments

I’m not a huge fan of comic book super-hero movies, but I was in Illinois with Robin visiting our son, Noah, and he wanted to

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A Summer MUST SEE!

Logan Lucky: A Fast and Terrific Ride!

Aug 30, 2017Comments off

This is another terrific film by one of the best Directors of our generation, Steven Soderbergh (“Sex, Lies and Videotape” – 1989, “Erin Brockovich” –

7.5

A Breakout Performance by Haddish!

Girls Trip: A Female “Hangover!”...

Aug 09, 2017Comments off

Robin and I really enjoyed this film, and, although there is one 15-minute scene that doesn’t work, the rest of the movie is extremely funny.

8.5

A Very Funny and Emotionally-Intense Film!

The Big Sick: A Film With A Big Heart!

Jul 04, 2017Comments off

This funny and moving film was co-written by stand-up comic Kumail Nanjiani (“Silicon Valley”) and Emily Gordon (essay writer and producer) and is primarily about

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Some Very Funny Scenes

Dean: Worthy First Effort From Demitri Mart...

Jun 20, 2017Comments off

If you don’t follow the comedy circuit closely, you may not have heard of Dimitri Martin (Live “At The Time” – Netfilx Streaming), but he’s

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Only For Debra Winger Fans!

The Lovers: Failed To Get Me Off!

May 18, 2017Comments off

About 22 years ago, Robin and I were fortunate enough to have lunch with Debra Winger and her husband, Arliss Howard (Actor – “Concussion” and

7.5

A Poetic Movie Experience!

Paterson: Poetry In Motion!

Jan 25, 2017Comments off

I write poetry from time to time, so I probably enjoyed this movie more than most will.  This film has a laconic pace, which, as

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Funny and Touching!

20th Century Women: Interesting Take on the...

Jan 17, 2017Comments off

I liked this film a lot, although not quite as much as Robin, who loved it!  I think women will enjoy it more, but the

8.8

Best Picture of 2016!

La La Land: Soaring Above The Clouds!

Dec 23, 2016Comments off

Written and directed by Damien Chazelle (Whiplash), this is a magical movie musical, a modern-day version of Fred Astaire/Ginger Rodgers classics like “Top Hat.”  It’s

8.5

Break-Out Performance by Hailee Steinfeld!

Edge Of Seventeen: A Film For All Ages!

Dec 07, 2016Comments off

Robin, Noah (coincidentally 17), and I all agree that this is a terrific movie!  I rank it right up there with the great high school