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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

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Tour de Force by Gal Gadot!

Wonder Woman: “Wonderful”

Jun 14, 2017Comments off

I think this is a terrific super-hero film with just the right balance of plot, action, special effects, and character development.  It’s the best super-hero

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Interesting True Story!

Hidden Figures: Adds Up A Winner!

Jan 15, 2017Comments off

It’s the early 1960’s in segregated Virginia.  The United States was shocked when the Soviet Union launched Sputnik and was further humiliated when Yuri Gagarin

8.5

Superb Performances by Washington and Davis!

Fences: Portrait of a Trapped Man!

Jan 02, 2017Comments off

This film is a faithful re-creation of the 1983 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, “Fences,” written by August Wilson.  There was a 2010 Broadway revival, and most

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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