Archive for January 2021

Movie Review: In & Of Itself

Movie Review: In & Of Itself
DEREK DELGAUDIO’S IN & OF ITSELF Genre: Documentary/Live Theatre Rating: TV-MA Running Time: 90 mins. Where Can You See It?: Hulu Premise: Filmed version of creator and illusionist Derek DelGaudio’s stage show of the same name that ran for 552 performances and attempts to answer the deceptively simply question “Who am I?” Behind-the-Scenes: Directed by legendary puppeteer and director Frank Oz... Read more »

Movie Review: News of the World

Movie Review: News of the World
NEWS OF THE WORLD Genre: Western Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 118 mins. Where Can You See It?: In Theaters & Premium Video on Demand (PVOD) Premise: A civil war veteran (Tom Hanks) who travels around America reading the “news of the world” to various townsfolk, encounters a young girl (newcomer Helena Zengel) who was abducted by Native Americans, and is left... Read more »

Movie Review: Promising Young Woman

Movie Review: Promising Young Woman
PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN Genre: Drama Rating: R Running Time: 113 mins. Where Can You See It?: In Theaters & Premium Video on Demand (PVOD) Premise: A med school dropout haunted by a past event seeks revenge against the men who played a part in that past event, and tries to navigate a new relationship in the process.  Behind-the-Scenes: This is writer-director... Read more »
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Movie Review: One Night in Miami...

Movie Review: One Night in Miami...
ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI… Genre: Drama Rating: R Running Time: 115 mins. Where Can You See It?: Amazon Prime Premise: On February 25, 1964, after Cassius Clay (Eli Goree) defeats Sonny Liston to become the Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World, he gathers with friends Malcolm X (Kingsley Ben-Adir), Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr.), and Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge) to... Read more »

Movie Review: Pieces of a Woman

Movie Review: Pieces of a Woman
PIECES OF A WOMAN Genre: Drama Rating: R Running Time: 127 mins. Where Can You See It?: Netflix Premise: In the wake of a heartbreaking home birth, a couple (The Crown’s Vanessa Kirby and Shia LaBeouf) try to pick up the pieces of their emotionally shattered lives, isolated from each other and surrounded by grief. Behind-the-Scenes: Premiered at Sundance in January... Read more »

Favorite Rewatchables in 2020

Favorite Rewatchables in 2020
Given the lack of theatrical moviegoing, 2020 was a great year to rewatch old faves or forgotten nostalgia plays. With our kids now 10 and 12, we also broke the PG-13 seal on a bunch of comedies, which opened the floodgates to a ton of flicks. I also devoted the entire summer to revisiting some... Read more »
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