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Film Review: Santa & Andres Shows Political Revolutions Are NOT For Everyone

Political Revolutions do not happen for everyone. The irony of revolutions is that they rise on the backs of poorer men, who eventually become the richer ones of a new institution. Catch my drift? The tragedy of revolutionaries is that they can very easily fall into the role of “new, bad guy” because they did… Continue reading Film Review: Santa & Andres Shows Political Revolutions Are NOT For Everyone

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Film Review: Thelma Redefines Thrillers And Questions Faith/ Fear

Synopsis: Thelma, a shy young student, has just left her religious family in a small town on the west coast of Norway to study at a university in Oslo. While at the library one day, she experiences a violent, unexpected seizure. Soon after, she finds herself intensely drawn toward Anja, a beautiful young student who… Continue reading Film Review: Thelma Redefines Thrillers And Questions Faith/ Fear

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Film Review: A Bride For Rip Van Winkle Is A Three Hour Dark Fairytale

Synopsis: Nanami is an apathetic, part-time junior high school teacher, whose only solace comes from connecting with others on “Planet,” a new social network service. One day, a young man named Tetsuya messages her and asks to meet in person. The two begin dating and quickly become engaged. When Tetsuya begs Nanami to increase her guest… Continue reading Film Review: A Bride For Rip Van Winkle Is A Three Hour Dark Fairytale

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TV Review: Hulu Brings One of The Best Marvel Adaptations In Runaways

Synopsis: Every teenager thinks their parents are evil. What if you found out they actually were? Marvel’s Runaways is the story of six diverse teenagers who can barely stand each other but who must unite against a common foe – their parents. From the directors/ producers of teen classic, The OC, Josh Swartz and Stephanie… Continue reading TV Review: Hulu Brings One of The Best Marvel Adaptations In Runaways

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Film Review: Tom of Finland Celebrates A Gay Icon In Need of Remembrance

Directed by Dome Karukoski and written by Aleksi Bardy, Tom of Finland, is a rich dive into a gay icon that is not as known as his work, nor as thanked for turning his life and vision into another step for LGBT equality. Touko Laaksonen was a prominent, homoerotic cartoonist whose leather-clad drawings of bulged… Continue reading Film Review: Tom of Finland Celebrates A Gay Icon In Need of Remembrance

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Movie Review: Blade Runner 2049 Is Gorgeous In Style And Rich In Commentary

Officer K (Ryan Gosling), a new blade runner for the Los Angeles Police Department, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. His discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former blade runner who’s been missing for 30 years. I must… Continue reading Movie Review: Blade Runner 2049 Is Gorgeous In Style And Rich In Commentary

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Film Review: Walking Out Shows How A Father And Son Survive Together

Synopsis: A teenager, David, journeys to Montana to hunt big game with his estranged father, Cal. Father and son struggle to connect, until a brutal encounter in the heart of the wilderness changes everything. Generations of fathers and sons reunite and re-bond in the brisk, woods of Montana in Walking Out; a survival film all… Continue reading Film Review: Walking Out Shows How A Father And Son Survive Together

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Film Review: UNA Shows When A Childhood Can Be Lost An Adult Is Left To Be Found

Synopsis: Fifteen years earlier, Una ran away with an older man, Ray, a crime for which he was arrested and imprisoned. When she comes across a photo of him in a trade magazine, Una tracks him down and turns up at his workplace. Her abrupt arrival threatens to destroy Ray’s new life and derail her… Continue reading Film Review: UNA Shows When A Childhood Can Be Lost An Adult Is Left To Be Found

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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