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Raging Bull (1980) Review

Raging Bull (1980) Review

Raging Bull (1980)Director: Martin ScorseseScreenwriter: Paul Schrader, Mardik MartinStarring: Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Cathy Moriarty, Frank Vincent Dark ropes foreground a misty arena where a lone fighter shadowboxes. Camera bulbs flash in the back, capturing what has become nostalgia for the fighter. He stands alone in a backroom of a club, rehearsing a poem, a […]

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Mullholland Drive (2001) Review

Mullholland Drive (2001) Review

Mullholland Drive (2001)Director: David LynchScreenwriter: David LynchStarring: Naomi Watts, Justin Theroux, Laura Elena Harring, Ann Miller, Robert Forster Hollywood is a land of dreams: a mythic, romanticized vision that is inherently created and marketed through any film. The dazzling lights, gorgeous populace, and beautiful wardrobes distract from the underpaid workers and sleazy executives. David Lynch’s Mullholland

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Gretel and Hansel (2020) Review

Gretel & Hansel (2020) Director: Oz Perkins Screenwriter: Rob Hayes, Oz Perkins Starring: Sophia Lillis, Sam Leakey, Alice Krige Gretel & Hansel is a modern retelling of the classic folk story of an almost identical name. In case you don’t remember, the original tale follows a brother and sister who are abandoned by their parents.

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Adam Sandler Uncut Gems

Uncut Gems (2019) Review

Uncut Gems (2019) Director: Josh and Benny Safdie Screenwriter: Josh Safdie, Ronald Bronstein, Benny Safdie Starring: Adam Sandler, Lakeith Stanfield, Julia Fox, Kevin Garnett, Idina Menzel, Eric Bogosian “Each atom of that stone, each mineral flake of that night filled mountain, in itself forms a world. The struggle itself toward the heights is enough to fill

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Bong Joon-Ho Parasite Movie

Parasite (2019) Snapshot Review

Parasite (2019) Director: Bong Joon-ho Screenwriter: Bong Joon-ho, Han Jin-won Starring: Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong, Choi Woo-shik, Park So-dam In The Guardian’s live Cannes coverage, Gwilym Mumford wondered “whether [Parasite]’s genre elements might hold it back” in the competition for the Palme d’Or. It went on to win the award unanimously, as 2019 judge Alejandro

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Elizabeth Lail Countdown 2019

Countdown (2019) Review

Countdown (2019) Director: Justin Dec Screenwriter: Justin Dec Starring: Elizabeth Lail, Jordan Calloway, Talitha Bateman, Tichina Arnold How often do you go to a movie and come out with a hot take? It’s pretty easy when it’s the center of controversy like Joker, or clearly in poor taste and objectively poor like Slender Man. Seeing Countdown

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Jennifer Lopez The Cell

The Cell (2000) Review

The Cell (2000) Director: Tarsem Singh Screenwriter: Mark Protosevich Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Vince Vaughn, Vincent D’Onofrio When I scroll through streaming movies, I look for things I’ve never heard of. What usually gets me to click are the things that sound so ridiculous that I have to watch the trainwreck. When I came across The

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Jexi Movie Review 2019

Jexi (2019) Review

Jexi (2019) Director: Jon Lucas, Scott Moore Screenwriter: Jon Lucas, Scott Moore Starring: Adam DeVine, Alexandra Shipp, Michael Peña, Rose Byrne People these days… always on their phones. Just look at yourself! What kind of person stares at a screen? A mindless zombie sheep that can’t stop consuming media to have a real experience, that’s

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