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Archive for the ‘Movie Review’ Category

Instant Family

November 13, 2018

You might mistake the trailer for Instant Family as the third installment of Daddy’s Home or some other shallow comedy that offers a few laughs with very little substance. If you did, you would be wrong. Instant Family is a lighthearted comedy, but it is one with some depth. One of the things that makes […]

Christopher Robin

August 2, 2018

Adults can become frustrated when children do not retain the lessons they should, but on occasion, adults can be guilty of the same thing. Grownups can grow so preoccupied with one thing or another that they forget what is important. One of the purposes of art is to remind us of beauty and other things […]

Marshall

October 12, 2017

Marshall is the true story of Thurgood Marshall, a NAACP attorney who would later become the first African American justice of the Supreme Court. Marshall focuses on Thurgood’s early life and one case in particular. At the time Thurgood Marshall traveled all over the United States defending clients of color who had been falsely accused […]

Rules Don’t Apply

November 21, 2016

After a long break from acting and making films, Warren Beatty returns to the big screen this week with Rules Don’t Apply. The film is a nostalgic love story set in 1950’s Hollywood. Although it is centered around the larger-than-life figure of Howard Hughes, Beatty insists it is not a biopic. This well-made passion project […]

Two Days, One Night

August 31, 2015

Last week I watched Two Days, One Night, and it reminded me once again of the lack of depth in mainstream American cinema. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good action thriller like Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, but the films that are widely popular often do not challenge us like many smaller independent and […]