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Month: January 2019

Movie Review: ‘Lego Movie 2: The Second Part’ Is A Delightful Followup

Part of the magic behind the original Lego Movie was how writer/directors Christopher Miller and Phillip Lord were able to seamlessly combine a child’s imagination with real-world implications creating a delightful father and son narrative that touched audiences around the globe. It would be…

Movie Review ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ Is Likely To Have A Big Night At The Oscars

Just as no one should never judge a book by its cover, nobody should judge a movie just on a quick glance. Marielle Heller’s ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’ is an engrossing examination of what makes us feel alive. Lee…

Review: ‘These Small Moments’ Is A Hidden Gem

Melissa B. Miller Constanzo’s All These Small Moments perfectly captures those seminal moments which shape our lives. It’s hard even to fathom how this was Constanzo’s first feature film. The first time writer and director exhibited such skill in not only…

Review: ‘True Detective’ Season Three Starts Strong

The best thing which True Detective did this season was returning to its roots. While the caliber of acting in the second season was strong, the departure from weaving in multiple timelines while sticking with a slightly macabre tone left that season…

Review: ‘Made For More’ Documentary Appeals To All

Rachel and Dave Hollis’s Made For More documentary is a wonderfully constructed snapshot of why her message resonates. It’s really quite amazing to witness firsthand. In the interest of full disclosure, my wife is a huge fan of Hollis and was the…

Ten Movies You Should Be Anticipating In 2019

Happy New Year! As we clean up from our New Year’s festivities, it’s time to focus on 2019. While 2018 had a large number of quality releases, it seems that 2019 has numerous sequels scheduled. Whether this is a good…