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I’m going to be totally honest here; I have no idea what this movie is about.  I love the movie, but there are great swaths of it I’m not sure I understand.  Luckily, the movie actually does have a plot.  That gives us something to hold on to throughout the

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Ah, the ’80s, they gave us so much.  Great movies, bad movies, funny movies, scary movies.  Never have I seen a decade filled with so much greatness that is also filled with so much trash.  Yet here we are, again, in the ’80s diving in. Things is terrible.  It might

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Until two weeks ago I had never seen a Marvel movie.  I’ve never been a huge fan of comic books, so I just really had no interest.  In preparation for my Black Panther review, I decided that I needed to see the other films in the MCU for context.  So

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I had two fears before watching this film. The first fear was, because of the extended universe and the fact that Infinity Wars will be the next movie, Black Panther could get muddled in his own film by adding too many other Marvel heroes. That didn’t happen. The second fear

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Few films have reached a point where their title can be used to describe any bad film.  Films that have received legendary status as horrible.  From the fifties to the eighties that film was Plan 9 from Outer Space.  For our generation, it’s Howard the Duck. On the surface, Howard

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This movie sucks. I am tempted to end the review right there.  I mean, according to the critical scores most people don’t like this movie anyway.  According to the box office, it is raking in the dough, so people are going to see it.  I also have the thought in

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Our series on the Oscar movies has come to an end.  I will be releasing my predictions a few days before the actual ceremony on March 4th, and I will cover the awards show themselves.  For now, though, we’re all caught up, and now we settle into a weekly schedule.

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Is it possible for a movie to be like a dress?  Well-crafted, elegant, accentuating all the positives while hiding flaws?  Something that can make the person wearing it feel good?  Something that can dazzle the experts who can point to every triumph of craft?  And something that can make a

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Movies tend to fulfill some kind of emotional pallet for people.  Laughter, anger, misery, fear.  These are staples of storytelling wringing emotion from us while at the same time satisfying.  If those kind of movies are your standard dinner (steak and potatoes, perhaps) than Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is

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“You may want to rethink your wardrobe.  You look like the Cinemax version of yourself.” This is what lawyer Charlie Jaffey (Idris Elba) tells Molly Bloom (Jessica Chastain) early on in Molly’s game, and it’s apt.  Having seen her in Interstellar, Zero Dark Thirty, and The Help, one has to

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