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Review: ‘Old Man and the Gun’ Provides Redford A Fitting Finale

Regardless of how one may feel about Robert Redford’s political leanings, no one can argue his place among the greatest actors of our generation. Redford’s talent is on full display in David Lowrey’s “Old Man and the Gun” and will…

Review: “‘Mid90’s” Is A Meandering Mess From Start To Finish

A24’s “Mid90s” is one of the more fascinating releases of 2018. Writer and director Jonah Hill examines the bonds formed by skaters during the rise California’s skating community. A compelling subject to explore but there comes the point where too much…

Review: ‘Beautiful Boy’ Carell Dazzles In A Career Defining Performance

More often than not, when we leave a screening, I have a pretty clear idea of where my opinion is going to fall in regards to a film. Very rarely will I walk out of a film befuddled. “Beautiful Boy”…

Review: ‘Halloween’ Resurrects Michael Myers

Director David Gordon Green and actor Danny McBride succeed where many have failed. They took one of the biggest horror franchises in the world, that had become odd and tedious, and breathed new life into the narrative. How did they…

Review: ‘Colette’ Deserves Better Than This

Director Wash Westmoreland’s Colette highlights the struggle of women (no matter who they were) trying to escape the shadow of their husbands during the late 1800’s. While some languished in their attempts, Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette soars to new heights living a…

Review: ‘The Hate U Give’ Is A Haunting Look At A Harsh Reality

Gut-wrenching doesn’t begin to describe the experience of watching “The Hate U Give”. Maybe it was the torment our main character (brilliantly played by Amandla Steinberg) undergoes as her world unravels after watching her best friend (played by Algee Smith)…

Review: ‘First Man’ Claire Foy Dazzles In Sure Fire Oscar Contender

Audiences know Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth from Netflix’s hit show “The Crown” and soon they will know her as an Oscar contender. While many will focus on Damien Chazelle’s latest achievement (and they should) and others might comment on…

Review: ‘A Star Is Born’ Is A Dynamic Triumph

After sitting in critic row for a little over seven years now, it’s a rare occurrence to find this collective group of cinema loving curmudgeons stunned as the credits end. How is it possible that the latest remake of A Star Is Born managed…