MOVIE REVIEWS Category

As proven with Miss Sloane, Jessica Chastain proves that she’s at home with rapid fire dialogue, and now she teams up with the master of that aesthetic with Oscar winning scribe Aaron Sorkin. His feature directing debut Molly’s Game is the true story of how skier Molly Bloom (Chastain) became the operator of a [...]


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In another era, John Hawkes (The Sessions, Four Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri) would be a leading man who’d line them up at the local movie theater. But this isn’t the age of James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, or even Gene Hackman, and if one doesn’t have “movie star” looks that person plies his trade [...]


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Review: Finding Hope in a Time of ‘Downsizing’

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By now, many have seen the trailers for Downsizing, the new Matt Damon film in which a number of the Earth’s population undergoes a process of miniaturization supposedly for the betterment of the world. But while the trailers do highlight some of the more humorous moments of the film, like Matt Damon, you should all [...]


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The great news about this episode of CinemAddicts is there are a ton of great movies that are being reviewed. November featured the top releases Lady Bird and the transcendent Call Me By Your Name, and both films are covered on the show. Unfortunately, Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water, which is receiving [...]


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Welcome to Ebbing, Missouri, the not-so-serene small town where Mildred Haynes has had enough. The tough-as-nails mother, played by Frances McDormand, has an epiphany while passing by a trio of dilapidated billboards on the road near her remote home. She pools what money she has to call out the local police department who have failed [...]


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In terms of Hollywood respect, Tom Hanks is to actors what Steven Spielberg is to directors. So it comes as no surprise that the two of them are working together again, as Hanks stars in Spielberg’s new movie, The Post. It’s the fifth time they’ve worked together on a movie, but Hanks told us he never [...]


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The Disaster Artist is a show biz tale about the making of The Room, which is the worst movie ever made. Its absolute inept storytelling and abysmal acting has earned it with the distinction of being the Citizen Kane of bad movies. Director/actor James Franco turns that seeming dishonor into a much more sublime journey [...]


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It may sound like overpraise due to all the cinematic narratives that have come before it, but Call Me By Your Name is a transcendent tale that, along with receiving its share of Oscar nominations, will be remembered for years to come. Based on André Aciman’s novel, the feature hits on all [...]


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Kudos go to Kenneth Branagh, as the actor/director faced a tough challenge given that the original ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ is such a memorable film with Agatha Christie’s twisty murder mystery much analyzed over throughout the years, and for the most part the new version is a very game effort. But the [...]


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Out today on Blu-ray and DVD, Ingrid Goes West is a stalker film that could be considered today’s version of Single White Female. Director Matt Spicer, however, has much more on his mind than telling the story of a mentally unstable young woman named Ingrid (Aubrey Plaza) who becomes instantly fixated on a sunny Californian [...]


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