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A short review of A Star is Born and a lengthy, spoiler-filled discussion about my one issue with the ending.

A Star is Born is an adaptation of the 1937, 1954, and 1976 versions of the A Star is Born movie. It is directed, co-written and co-starred by Bradley Cooper, but the lead is Lady Gaga as Ally, a young musician helped by Jackson Mein (Bradley Cooper) to find fame, recognition, and her own special […]

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The O.D. on Movies: Mandy

Rulerofowls and Highbrowl went to see Mandy this past week, a movie written and directed by Panos Cosmatos, which stars Nicolas Cage, Andrea Riseborough, and Linus Roache. The movie takes place in 1983 and follows Red, a lumberjack whose girlfriend Mandy is taken by a crazy cult leader. ROW: So, we finally got to see […]

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The O.D. on Movies: Cargo (2017)

Rulerofowls and Couch Owl met once again for the Netflix movie report. This week, Couch Owl saw a movie she had her eye on for quite a while now: Cargo, directed by Ben Howling and Yolanda Ramke, and stars Martin Freeman, Susie Porter, Anthony Hayes, and Simone Landers. This is a remake of the 2013 […]

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The O.D. on Movies: Bad Times at El Royale

ROW and Highbrowl have seen the latest Drew Goddard movie, Bad Times at El Royale and after sitting on it for a couple of days, are ready to discuss the movie and what they thought of it. Bad Times at El Royale was written and directed by Drew Goddard, and stars Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, […]

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The O.D. on Movies: Mindhorn

ROW and Couch Owl discuss Mindhorn, a 2016 movie starring Julian Barratt, Essie Davies, Andrea Riseborough, and Steve Coogan, directed by Sean Foley, and written by Barratt and Simon Farnaby (who also stars in the movie). ROW: This is the only movie you saw this week? CO: Yes; it was a difficult week. ROW: How […]

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The O.D. on Movies: Venom

ROW and Highbrowl have just seen Venom, starring Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, and Riz Ahmed, and directed by Ruben Fleischer. ROW: Wow! Umm, that was…not as bad as I expected! I really thought this would be a shit-show of a movie, but it had fun moments in there; holy owl though, it’s a weird freaking […]

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The O.D. on Movies: Johnny English Strikes Again

Rulerofowls (ROW) and Highbrowl (H) have seen Johnny English Strikes Back Again, which was directed by David Kerr and starred Rowan Atkinson, Olga Kurylenko, Emma Thompson, Ben Miller and Jake Lacy. After a few days, they discussed the movie and this is that conversation: ROW: So, I guess we should discuss Johnny English Strikes Back? […]

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The O.D. on movies: Netflix Original Movies Special: Part One

Covering Tau, The Ritual and nothing else. Definitely not also covering The Babysitter. Rulerofowls (ROW) has met today with the newest member of the Owls: Couch Owl. As part of her initiation, ROW has made CO watch Netflix Original movies until she SEES-THEM-ALL, or gives up and admit defeat in front of all owls. The […]

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The O.D. on movies: The Predator

Rulerofowls (ROW) and Highbrowl watched the new Predator movie, directed by Shane Black and starring Boyd Holbrook, Olivia Munn, Keegan-Michael Key, Jacob Tremblay, Thomas Jane and many others. This is their conversation after the movie ended: ROW: I don’t know about you, but I’m sad right now! I was really looking forward to this movie […]

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The O.D. on movies: The Purge Election Year

Monday was movie night at Rulerofowl’s castle, where he and Highbrowl watched “The Purge: Election Day” and after the movie they ponder the same things you may be questioning as well: Why? How was it? H: Well, I hope you’re happy; there were dozens of horror movies we could have seen from Netflix: Cargo, The […]