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‘Vice’ Review: Welcome to the Christian Bale show
Power can be the most dangerous thing in the world when placed in the right person’s hands. Then again, it can be even more deadly when given to the wrong … Continue reading ‘Vice’ Review: Welcome to the Christian Bale show
Timothee Chalamet takes ‘Beautiful Boy’ to another level
David Sheff (Steve Carell) doesn’t know what to do. A successful freelance writer with a beautiful family, David seemingly has it all, but there’s just one thing: his oldest son, … Continue reading Timothee Chalamet takes ‘Beautiful Boy’ to another level
‘Last Flag Flying’: Road trip film with heart, humor, and pathos
Without preaching, Linklater’s film has a subtle power and lightness
Forget ‘La La Land’, ‘Battle of the Sexes’ is Emma Stone’s best work
There’s a moment near the end of Battle of the Sexes where Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) turns towards a reporter and corrects a statement. “I never said women were … Continue reading Forget ‘La La Land’, ‘Battle of the Sexes’ is Emma Stone’s best work
Seeking A Friend At The End of The World: Unlikely gem
Seeking a Friend For the End of the World is a movie about love in the most unlikely place. A story for old school romantics who need a little hope given back to them is the idea here. I am not spoiling anything to tell you at the heart of Lorene Scafaria’s tale lay a fearless romance. The good thing is, this is the anti-romantic comedy. There are no happy endings predicted in the first 10 minutes at the end of this train ride.
What is found here instead is a useful insight into time wasted in a life, the power of forgiveness, the brightness of the world and the healing power of love. Dodge is a man who finds out the world is ending right at the same moment his wife leaves him. He has been left by many women, things, opportunities and has sacrificed Dodge needs something and finds it in Penny, a fellow soul worth saving yet needing a sense of connection. (more…)