Film Review: Home Again (2017)

Dir. Hallie Meyers-Shyer Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Michael Sheen, Nat Wolff, Pico Alexander, Jon Rudnitsky, Candice Bergen Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 1hr37m Spoiler level: Light This past Tuesday, for the first time in ages, I went into a film without looking at the RT score. I saw the trailer a couple of times, chuckled a bit, and... Continue Reading →

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Film Review: Dunkirk (2017)

Dir: Chris Nolan Starring: Mark Rylance, Cillian Murphy, Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh, Fionn Whitehead, James D'Arcy, Harry Styles, etc. Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 1hr 47min Spoiler Level: Light A lot of the early buzz about the latest WWII drama Dunkirk has called it Christopher Nolan's best film to date. Considering he's the man who brought us both... Continue Reading →

Film Review: Beatriz at Dinner (2017)

Dir: Miguel Arteta Starring: Salma Hayek, John Lithgow, Connie Britton, Chloe Sevigny, etc. Runtime: 1hr 23min Rating: R Spoiler Level: Super lite After viewing this film, I'll say one thing for certain; I am so glad that I was not invited to this dinner. Beatriz at Dinner follows the titular character, an employee/massage therapist at... Continue Reading →

Film Review: Wonder Woman (2017)

Dir: Patty Jenkins Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Connie Nielsen, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis Runtime: 2hr 21min Spoiler Level: Light, discussion of any spoilers will take place under a "Continue Reading" tag and will be preceded by a bolded warning. Though reactions to 2016's Batman V Superman were polarizing at best, Gal Gadot's debut... Continue Reading →

Film Review: Everything, Everything (2017)

Dir: Stella Meghie Starring: Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson Runtime: 1hr 36min Spoiler Level: Light, mostly; discussion of the ending will be below a "Read More" and will be preceded by a bold warning. I have a policy about films with approval rating below 50% on Rotten Tomatoes, which is to not spend money to see them... Continue Reading →

Film Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

Dir: James Gunn Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, Kurt Russel Runtime: 2hr16m Spoiler Level: Light (ANY MAJOR SPOILERS WILL BE UNDER A "READ MORE") Back in the summer of 2014, I knew nothing about Guardians of the Galaxy, but when Marvel's film adaptation rolled into theaters, my best friend and I... Continue Reading →

Film Review: The Zookeeper’s Wife (2017)

Dir: Niki Caro Starring: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Brühl, Michael McElhatton Runtime: 2hr6m Spoiler Level: Light (Unless you are somehow unaware of the events of WWII) I have a few rules when it comes to seeing movies in the theater, and one of those rules is: If Jessica Chastain is in it, make every... Continue Reading →

Film Review: Lion (2016)

Dir: Garth Davis Starring: Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara Runtime: 121 min Spoiler level: Light Last week, the local movie theater gods heard my prayers, despite the fact that January seems to be the month where new movies go to meet their doom. I wanted to check another Best Picture nominee off my "to... Continue Reading →

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