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Elle

Elle (Review) After running through several different critics’ awards, I kept stumbling upon a film and a name that I thought would follow me for weeks to come. Isabelle Huppert's role in "Elle" had been garnering the attention of critics for months. While being mislead by a picture of a woman and her cat as the poster ...

Sully

Sully (Review) To say that Sully Sullenberger is not a hero is something that most Americans would scoff at. However, "Sully" brings to life the inner workings of an investigation that question his heroism over procedural issues. "Sully" is what I like about what the film industry can do. They have the opportunity to take ...

Loving

Loving (Review) As the phrase goes, "We could all use a little more loving." Well, the same goes for the Jeff Nichols film "Loving". After a huge opening at Canne's Film Festival, my expectations were set pretty high for the story depicting the historic Supreme Court case Loving v. Virginia. Despite performances from ...

Moonlight

Moonlight (Review) After a brief hiatus of writing and posting to enjoy what is my favorite holiday and to get away from the social media spectrum, it only seemed right to head to the theater to see the number one movie on my list, “Moonlight”. “Moonlight” is a sobering yet chilling reminder of unaddressed ...

Hell or High Water

Hell or High Water (Review) A modern take on a good ole Texas bank robbery finds its place in “Hell or High Water”. No hesitation from the start, two outlaws (Ben Foster and Chris Pine) begin their series of robberies with a slight hiccup in their execution – however, that seems to be a normal trend as the movie ...

5 Movies in 5 Minutes

From soldier to gangster. Affleck plays the son of a police captain who leads his own destiny in the Prohibition Era. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtFZcAuH-qI Three women redefine the 20th Century “woman”. Some say this could be Annette Bening’s year for “Best ...

Blue Jay

Blue Jay (Review) Consequently after watching “The Birth of a Nation” on Saturday, I found my yearning for more film. I decided to stay in the “award” realm, but decided to take the lighter road of “Blue Jay” starring Mark Duplass and Sarah Paulson. The film follows two love birds as they reconnect in a ...