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‘The Disaster Artist’ is a Slight, Funny and at Times Heart-Breaking Look at the Creative Process

I would love for James Franco to take on the behind-the-scenes drama of the making of 2015’s “Fantastic Four;” the stories from that are incredible. “The Disaster Artist” depicts the making of “The Room,” the 2003 film that is so awful that is has gained a cult status and is widely accepted as the worst… Continue reading ‘The Disaster Artist’ is a Slight, Funny and at Times Heart-Breaking Look at the Creative Process

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‘Jumanji’ Sequel May Not be Necessary, but it’s Pretty Fun

Just let Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson co-host the Oscars already, it’s long overdue. “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” is a standalone sequel to the 1995 cult hit that starred Robin Williams. This time, instead of the board game coming into the real-world, four teens are transported into the jungles of Jumanji (now a video… Continue reading ‘Jumanji’ Sequel May Not be Necessary, but it’s Pretty Fun

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Beautiful, Engaging and Memorizing, ‘The Shape of Water’ May be 2017’s Best Film

Michael Shannon is a national treasure and we are not worthy of him. “The Shape of Water” stars Sally Hawkins as a mute custodian worker living in 1962 Baltimore. When the secret government facility she works at brings in an aquatic creature from the Amazon, she befriends it and seeks to break it out. Michael… Continue reading Beautiful, Engaging and Memorizing, ‘The Shape of Water’ May be 2017’s Best Film

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‘Roman J. Israel, Esq.’ Is a Good Character but an Average Film

“Safe House,” “Flight,” this; Denzel Washington continuously seems to pick films that aren’t as good as the performances he gives in them. “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” stars Denzel Washington as the titular lawyer who has spent his whole life fighting the good fight for the little man. When the owner of his law firm has… Continue reading ‘Roman J. Israel, Esq.’ Is a Good Character but an Average Film

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‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ is a Pitch Black-if Not Quite Pitch Perfect-Dark Comedy

How can anyone not love Sam Rockwell? “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” stars Frances McDormand as a grieving mother of a recently murdered daughter. After no arrests are made by the police after several months, she takes out ads on three billboards in order to draw public attention to the case. Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell,… Continue reading ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ is a Pitch Black-if Not Quite Pitch Perfect-Dark Comedy

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‘Justice League’ is an Embarrassing Low for Superheroes

I wonder if this is how all those people who thought “Batman v Superman” sucked felt after watching it… “Justice League” is the fifth installment of the DC Extended Universe and is the first time the titular team, consisting of Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Superman, Aquaman and Cyborg, is depicted together on the big… Continue reading ‘Justice League’ is an Embarrassing Low for Superheroes

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‘Murder on the Orient Express’ Remake a Mystery without Much Intrigue

I wasn’t sure who it was that killed Johnny Depp in this film, but I imagined it had something to do with all the “Pirates of the Caribbean” sequels… “Murder on the Orient Express” is based on the 1934 novel of the same name, which was previously adapted into the 1974 film. The film follows… Continue reading ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ Remake a Mystery without Much Intrigue