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The Little Things

Pitched in 1993 by writer/director John Lee Hancock only to be met with apprehension for being too dark, The Little Things is now upon us. The 1990’s setting has gone from contemporary to a period piece, and the dynamic of the lead trio is just different enough from that of Se7en to set itself apart.…

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Best of 2020- Lee

To say “What a year we’ve had” would not only be an understatement, but an unwanted cue for an unnecessary flashback reminding us of the whole catastrophic chapter we’ve been through. But that’s just it: “we’ve been through.” Riding some massive ups and downs that put any roller coaster in the history of mankind to…

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Best of 2020- Chris

Prior to the official kick off of 2020, I couldn’t think of a single film on the release slate for the year that I was genuinely looking forward to watching. All things considered, 2020 did turn out to be a better year for movies than it had any right to, what with the film industry…

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Mank

Six years after he made his last film, Gone Girl, and transitioned to television, David Fincher is back with Mank, a film that almost everyone will also be watching on the small screen. Though I would normally stand by my thinking that every film is better in a cinema which has led me to see…

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Bloodshot

“They filled my head with nightmares and sent me on a suicide mission.” To those not well versed in the tangible world of physical media comic books, the names Bloodshot and Valiant Comics may not ring any bells. Odds are you wouldn’t be the only person to question or hear confusion over whether this new…

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Underwater

“We drilled to deep, took too much. And now she’s taking it all back.” I can wholeheartedly state that starting my 2020 theatre experience with William Eubank‘s claustrophobic sci-fi thriller, Underwater, was a grand success. Led by one of the best working actresses and personal favorites, Kristen Stewart, Underwater is marketed as a sort of…

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The Best of the 2010s – Reyzando

Honorable Mentions: Columbus (2017), Frances Ha (2012), Under the Skin (2013), Inside Out (2015), The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015), Hugo (2011), Personal Shopper (2016), Carol (2015), Mommy (2014), Clouds of Sils Maria (2014), Call Me by Your Name (2017) 25. Before Midnight (2013) – Richard Linklater 24. Tyrannosaur (2011) – Paddy Considine 23.…

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Staff Selects: The Best of 1999

The Academy Award-winner American Beauty didn’t make the list of our favorite films of 1999 (you’ll eventually find out who on our staff ranks it in their 5 worst films of all time), but here are our staff’s picks for the best of 1999, a monumental year in cinema: Magnolia In Magnolia, Paul Thomas Anderson’s…

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The Good Liar

“Secrets between you, God, the Devil, and the dead“. Bill Condon‘s drama thriller, The Good Liar, boasts two great performances from acting royalty Dame Helen Mirren and Sir Ian McKellen. Their chemistry is authentic, magnetic, and intoxicatingly charming, making it all the more astonishing that this is their first collaboration. For a film shortly under…

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