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8.5

Transcendent Western!

Hostiles: Hope for the Human Race!

Jan 10, 2018No Comments

“Hostiles” is a magnificent film.  Although I had never even heard of Scott Copper, the Writer/Director/Producer, I sure won’t miss his future films.  This movie

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Emotionally-Compelling and Intense!

Mudbound: Netflix Original Movie!

Dec 30, 2017No Comments

I haven’t read the novel “Mudbound” by Hillary Jordan from which this film is adapted, but I’m sure it’s a terrific one.  The movie, co-written

8.5

Knock-Out Writer/Directorial Debut by Gerwig!

Lady Bird: A Film That Takes Flight!

Nov 25, 2017Comments off

Finally, we’ve officially entered “Terrific Movie Season” (TMS)!  My favorite movie of 2017 (so far) is the recently-released “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” but almost

8.5

My Favorite Film of 2017 (So Far)!

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri: ...

Nov 21, 2017Comments off

Writer/Director Martin McDonagh (“In Bruges”) has made another AAW film, which I like even better.  The film features a “tour-de-force” performance by Frances McDormand (as

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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” –

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Fine Acting and Exquisite Cinematography!

Wind River: Immerse Yourself in its World

Aug 19, 2017Comments off

Taylor Sheridan (Writer/Director) wrote the screenplays for “Hell or High Water” and “Sicario,” and this film is in the same class – although be forewarned

7.5

An All-Around Winner!

War for the Planet of the Apes: “Swin...

Jul 26, 2017Comments off

I am a big fan of this series.  The original “Planet of the Apes” (circa 1968) was co-written by Rod Serling (“Twilight Zone”), who is

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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,

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

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