Little Women (2019)

VERDICT Greta Gerwig has delivered something incredible here. The cast, Gerwig’s story, and the visuals are all top of their class. See this one immediately. REVIEW I remember when the first trailers hit theaters. The Christmas-adornment, the music, the costuming – every choice felt saccharine. Little Women would be feel-good mush, I declared. A pricey […]

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2019 End of Year Report Card

With 2019 ended, I wanted to keep up tradition and look back at what came out this year. It’s always a surprise to lay out everything like this. Movies can be so individual at times – once it is over, you like it or you don’t. But to then take that opinion and line it […]

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Frozen II

VERDICT A sequel of epic moments that doesn’t string together to be anything more than it is – a series of moments. Beautiful animation aside, the peaks are high but the valleys are deep. Kids will undoubtedly enjoy, but I would wait for the Tuesday cheap tickets. REVIEW I miss the trailer. Elsa running into […]

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Parasite

VERDICT Filmmaker Bong Joon-ho outdid himself with every aspect of this movie. This commentary on greed and class introduces a nuance to disadvantage that recent social commentaries masked in super villain movies (cough cough, Joker) lacked. The plot took many unpredictable twists and turns and did so with incredible imagery that often spoke for itself. […]

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October Re-Screen: When Spirits Roam

Welcome to Re-Screen! If this is your first time reading, Re-Screen is a weekly selection of one or more double features set around a shared theme or idea. If you’re interested in checking out other Re-Screens, you can find them all here. You can subscribe to Re-Screen and get it delivered right to you via […]

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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

VERDICT With the leads split up and the plot meandering between more interesting throw away concepts, the sequel is incapable of delivering what the first movie did. Catch it on streaming only if you loved the first one. REVIEW Somewhere in Mistress of Evil, buried so deep down that you can barely see it, is […]

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Gemini Man

VERDICT Depending on where you’re sitting, the admittedly-incredible “de-aging” tech used with Will Smith is either game changing or apocalyptic. That’s all there really is to talk about with this quagmire of a film. I’m sure there are worse ways to spend 2 hours than if you happen to catch it on streaming or a […]

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October Re-Screen: Something Spooky This Way…House.

Welcome to Re-Screen! If this is your first time reading, Re-Screen is a weekly selection of one or more double features set around a shared theme or idea. If you’re interested in checking out other Re-Screens, you can find them all here. You can subscribe to Re-Screen and get it delivered right to you via […]

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Re-Screen October: Weeks 1 & 2

Welcome to the inaugural Re-Screen, a weekly subscription box* of films curated just for you**. Every week will feature one or more double features which you can watch any day you please, we’re not your parents, do what you want. Our selections will run the gamut of genres and eras, so there is sure to […]

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2018 End of Year Report Card

2018 has come to an end, and with it, another movie season. In the biggest year at the box office on record, how do you choose what you should catch up on? What should you never bother seeing? Hopefully, this report card helps. The order of the movies doesn’t matter, only the grades. If you […]

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