Archive for the ‘Uncategorized’ Category

Marriage Story

November 8, 2019

Marriage Story

Noah Baumbach’s funny and sad ode to the cycles of a marriage sends a laser beam to the heart. Proving the power of small moments, this remarkable piece takes us on a finely tuned and beautifully acted ride that is hard to shake.

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The Morning Show

October 28, 2019

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Big, bright and irresistible, this ambitious series is consumable entertainment that checks a lot of boxes.

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Dolemite Is My Name

October 26, 2019

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Yes, this movie is a total blast. But it also may be the sweetest picture so far this year.

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Joker

October 2, 2019

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Todd Phillips’ take on the iconic Batman nemesis has a lot on its mind. Too bad it blasts it all so relentlessly almost none of it leaves a lasting mark.

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The Irishman

September 29, 2019

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Scorsese’s mob epic demands and commands. Confident enough to play with traditional storytelling as well as cutting edge technology, this is thrilling work from artists at their prime.

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Judy

September 25, 2019

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This decent enough bio-pic really only sings thanks to Renee Zellweger’s terrific performance.

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Ad Astra

September 16, 2019

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While this stellar space odyssey delivers the cool, what gives it fuel is its heat. There’s a lot of both and still, at times, not enough of either.

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The Goldfinch

September 11, 2019

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Even at a lengthy two and a half hour running time, we’re left hanging. And don’t even get me started on that rushed, incomprehensible third act.

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The Kitchen

August 8, 2019

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This is a kind of crazy movie. My kind of crazy movie.

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After the Wedding

August 7, 2019

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This high melodrama proves what good actors can bring to a production that otherwise falls flat.

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