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Film Review: BATTLE OF THE SEXES Makes Me Proud To Be A Woman ( And Also Want To Play Tennis!)

Directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, Battle of The Sexes is the film you go see that leaves you pumped in and for humanity. In the same way, anybody who sees Step Up walks out of the film thinking they are a dancer or watches Mad Max Fury Road and believes they are a… Continue reading Film Review: BATTLE OF THE SEXES Makes Me Proud To Be A Woman ( And Also Want To Play Tennis!)

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Film Review: Justin Long In Literally Right Before Aaron Is All of Us Post Break-up

Synopsis: Still reeling from his breakup, Adam (Justin Long) is devastated when he learns that his ex (Cobie Smulders) is engaged. What’s worse is he’s invited to the wedding. When Adam returns home for the festivities, he must confront his unresolved feelings and an uncertain future in hopes of convincing himself and everyone else that… Continue reading Film Review: Justin Long In Literally Right Before Aaron Is All of Us Post Break-up

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Film Review: Mother! Is The “Don Quixote” of Horror Films

Synopsis: Javier Bardem plays a “writer’s blocked” poet, who moves his new wife, Jennifer Lawrence, into a Victorian home where they plan to renovate, start a family, and, hopefully, inspire him creatively, again. Yet, when when uninvited guests arrive at their home their tranquil existence is disrupted.  Mother! written and directed by Darren Aronofsky has… Continue reading Film Review: Mother! Is The “Don Quixote” of Horror Films

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TV Review: Three Clues You Missed As To Why Jon Snow Is Destined To Sit On The Iron Throne

Game of Thrones has come and gone, and Jon Snow’s heritage has FINALLY been revealed, at least, outwardly. If there is one thing GOT should be proud of is its domination of foreshadowing. Completely coping from George R.R. Martin’s affinity for this literary device, Jon Snow’s lineage has alway been apparent, and his destiny to… Continue reading TV Review: Three Clues You Missed As To Why Jon Snow Is Destined To Sit On The Iron Throne

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Film Review: Ingrid Goes West Is The Best Dark Comedy of 2017

SYNOPSIS: Ingrid Thorburn (Aubrey Plaza) is an unhinged social media stalker with a history of confusing “likes” for meaningful relationships. Taylor Sloane (Elizabeth Olsen) is an Instagram-famous “influencer” whose perfectly curated, boho-chic lifestyle becomes Ingrid’s latest obsession. When Ingrid moves to LA and manages to insinuate herself into the social media star’s life, their relationship quickly… Continue reading Film Review: Ingrid Goes West Is The Best Dark Comedy of 2017

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Film Review: Spiderman Homecoming Succeeds Because It Is Young

I am a comic-book nerd, and while everybody races away with theories as to why THIS Spiderman is, specifically, THE BEST of all Spiderman films, I feel I must throw  my arrogant, “two-cent” theory, as well. While I loved Tobey Maguire and enjoyed Andrew Garfield, Tom Holland thrives as Peter Parker for, actually, being closer… Continue reading Film Review: Spiderman Homecoming Succeeds Because It Is Young

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Film Review: The Big Sick Refreshes Romantic Comedies With Originality

Leave it to a true story to bring a fresh originality to a genre that can struggle with being formulaic. Romantic comedies aim for the happy ending, but not every road to happiness is easy, planned, and mindful. On the contrary, they are filled with stupid mistakes, struggles to be vulnerable, and even cultural/ career… Continue reading Film Review: The Big Sick Refreshes Romantic Comedies With Originality

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Film Review: “Maudie” Makes You Fall For In Love For This Real- Life Folk Legend/ Painter

Aisling Walsh’s Maudie is a sheer character piece based of real-life folk-painter Maud Lewis. At two hours it begins slowly as we are introduced to biographic protagonist when she is the meekly sweet but tossed away Maud Dowley. An arthritic woman whose life of chronic, bodily pain has left her family, brother Charles (Zachary Bennett)… Continue reading Film Review: “Maudie” Makes You Fall For In Love For This Real- Life Folk Legend/ Painter

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Film Review: Wonder Woman Shows Superheroes Greatest Power Is Love

By now, the reviews of Wonder Woman have been stellar and you are pretty much convinced that you NEED to see this film. So thank you for entertaining, my brief addition into why Wonder Woman is the best film out the current DC Universe Warner Brothers is building. In terms of special effects, yes, the… Continue reading Film Review: Wonder Woman Shows Superheroes Greatest Power Is Love

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Film Review: Bryan Cranston’s Wakefield Is The Spiritual Journey Of Selfish Man

In Robin Swicord’s adaptation of E.L. Doctorow’s short story, successful suburbanite commuter Howard Wakefield (Bryan Cranston) takes a perverse detour from family life: He vanishes without a trace. Hidden in the attic of his carriage house garage, surviving by scavenging at night, Howard secretly observes the lives of his wife (Jennifer Garner) and children and… Continue reading Film Review: Bryan Cranston’s Wakefield Is The Spiritual Journey Of Selfish Man