Hamilton (2020)

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Hamilton (2020)

There is probably no irony to the fact that Hamilton is dropping onto Disney+ just in time for America’s birthday, but it might get you in the spirit in ways that you’re not even counting on.  Every inch of Lin Manuel-Miranda’s smash Broadway hit has a subtext that you’d have to have been dead 200 […]

| July 3, 2020
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Netflix’s Unsolved Mysteries (2020)

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Netflix’s Unsolved Mysteries (2020)

To be perfectly honest, I tend to back away from reboot nostalgia, especially when it involves an 80s perennial.  I am always asking: why remake good stuff?  Well, riding that train of thought, I pulled up to Netflix’s reboot of ‘Unsolved Mysteries’ loaded with skepticism.  During my high school years, this was my Wednesday night […]

| July 3, 2020
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A Secret Love (2020)

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A Secret Love (2020)

The forward interest that will gravitate most viewers to Chris Bolan’s Netflix documentary A Secret Love is, no-doubt, its real-life connection to Penny Marshall’s A League of Their Own, the perennial 1992 true story about a group of talented women who were recruited into the All-American Girl’s Professional Baseball League, which was formed as a […]

| May 1, 2020
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The Best Picture Nominees: Parasite

The Best Picture Nominees: Parasite

The 92nd Academy Awards are just hour away, so this week I am taking a look at each of the nominees individually. Are they worth it? Let’s take a look. I’ll be honest, I walked into Bong Joon Ho’s latest escapade knowing nothing about it but the title. That’s probably a good thing because based […]

| February 8, 2020
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The Best Picture Nominees: Once Upon a Time …In Hollywood

The Best Picture Nominees: Once Upon a Time …In Hollywood

The 92nd Academy Awards are just days away, so this week I am taking a look at each of the nominees individually. Are they worth it? Let’s take a look. No one can ever say that Quentin Tarantino is guilty of repeating himself. Yes, there are themes that resemble one another and he has a […]

| February 7, 2020
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The Best Picture Nominees: 1917

The Best Picture Nominees: 1917

The 92nd Academy Awards are just days away, so this week I am taking a look at each of the nominees individually. Are they worth it? Let’s take a look, If Marriage Story feels like the kind of movie that fit comfortably as a Best Picture nominee, then Sam Mendes 1917 feels more like the […]

| February 6, 2020
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The Best Picture Nominees: Marriage Story

The Best Picture Nominees: Marriage Story

The 92nd Academy Awards are just days away, so this week I am taking a look at each of the nominees individually. Are they worth it? Let’s take a look. Out of all of the Best Picture nominees for 2019, Noah Baumbach’s Marriage Story feels the most at home in this category.  It’s a heavy […]

| February 5, 2020
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The Best Picture Nominees: Little Women

The Best Picture Nominees: Little Women

The 92nd Academy Awards are just days away, so this week I am taking a look at each of the nominees individually. Are they worth it? Let’s take a look. This doesn’t happen often, but I was taken completely by surprised by Greta Gerwig’s Little Women. I thought I knew what to expect. I imagined […]

| February 4, 2020
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