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The 1 to 5 on movies: Red Dot

This format is a shorter, more to the point, off-shot of the normal review/op-eds I normally do. A ranking will be given at the end from a scale that starts at (from the lowest to the highest): Bad – meh – fine – good – great. Anything not appropriate for these “scores” will likely warrant […]

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News of the world review

Directed by Paul Greengrass – director of the Bourne franchise – and starring Tom Hanks and Helena Zengel, “News of the world” is a new western in the year 2021, and…its pretty good. Tom Hanks is excellent, young Zengel is doing a fantastic job not only keeping up with Hanks but at times matching him, […]

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The Dig review

“The Dig” marks a first for me: This is the first time I have seen a trailer that is so bad, I just had to see the movie. For the most part that trailer is a pretty standard Oscar-bait, movie trailer right up until the end, where a defiant, heroic, and purposeful Ralph Fiennes says […]

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A movie about nothing: The Assistant movie review

As I watched “The Assistant”, written and directed by Kitty Green, that famous pitch of Seinfeld kept swirling in my mind: “A show about nothing”. Lots of creators would call that worthless, some would be excited by the prospect yet lost in the directionless pitfalls of the premise, but there are a few that would […]

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The 1 to 5 on movies: Hunter Hunter

This format is a shorter, more to the point, off-shot of the normal review/op-eds I normally do. A ranking will be given at the end from a scale that starts at (from the lowest to the highest): Bad – meh – fine – good – great. Anything not appropriate for these “scores” will likely warrant […]

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Run review

Finding someone with a unique voice in an overcrowded and overdone genre like thrillers is hard, but “Run” is the movie that places Aneesh Chaganty on that list. Fresh off his breakout hit “Searching”, Chaganty’s newest delivers on everything you want from a tension-building thriller; it has great performances, writing, direction, and above all, a […]

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Kind of controversial movies of 2020: Call of the wild and The Hunt

2020, in terms of movies, had a few controversies that honestly flew over my head on most occasions; two stuck out to me as very silly, so I wanted to check them out before getting to the more pressing stuff on my list. First, let me refresh your memory on what the controversies were all […]

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The 1 to 5 on movies: Underwater

This format is a shorter, more to the point, off-shot of the normal review/op-eds I normally do. A ranking will be given at the end from a scale that starts at (from the lowest to the highest): Bad – meh – fine – good – great. Anything not appropriate for these “scores” will likely warrant […]

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His house review

A movie’s premise is important in obvious ways, more so for me, because there is nothing, I hate more than a great premise being squandered on an average or bad movie; likewise, there’s nothing that will get me as excited as a great premise being done justice by a great movie. Thankfully, His house is […]

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The 1 to 5 on movies: Veronica

This format is a shorter, more to the point, off-shot of the normal review/op-eds I normally do. A ranking will be given at the end from a scale that starts at (from the lowest to the highest): Bad – meh – fine – good – great. Anything not appropriate for these “scores” will likely warrant […]