Category: Movie Review

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‘Ford v Ferrari’: Damon, Bale Have Fun; Story Misfires

“Ford v Ferrari” is a fun and exhilarating film with strong performances from Matt Damon and Carroll Shelby and Christian Bale as Ken Miles. James Mangold does a solid job of keeping the film moving even with a brisk 152-minute run time. The story struggles to balance its characters and the supporting corporate image in this mostly, historically accurate film. “Ford v Ferrari” is Recommended.

“The Good Liar”

As the opening credits to “The Good Liar” roll across the screen, a typewriter font scrolling each credit, director Bill Condon inserts flashes of two people filling out an online dating profile. We quickly realize he is setting the stage

‘The Lighthouse’

“The Lighthouse” from Robert Eggers is a stunning film with strong performances from Academy Award-nominated Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson. The Highly Recommended “The Lighthouse” draws strength from within its confines and its gorgeous black & white images. If we

‘Jojo Rabbit’

“Jojo Rabbit” is the clever Nazi Germany satire from the brilliant mind of Taika Waititi as told through a 10-year-old’s vantage point. The polarizing story recalls Mel Brooks own brand of satire with rich characters supporting a unique comedy that

‘Parasite’

“Parasite” from master filmmaker Bong Joon-ho brings his inimitable microcosmic style to tell the tale of family and economic struggle. With a strong cast and story, the Highly Recommended “Parasite” will have you talking about the film long after the

“Ad Astra”

James Gray’s “Ad Astra” is a character study of the isolation we experience not only in life, but in space. Through Brad Pitt’s phenomenal performance as Roy McBride, the film ponders a lot of questions about life while paying homage

“David Crosby: Remember My Name”

“David Crosby: Remember My Name” is an in-depth look into the life of one of music’s most recognizable and most loathed icons. A. J. Eaton captures the essence of David Crosby, but can’t quite answer Crosby’s self-aware questions. “David Crosby:

Dances With Films: “Full-Dress”

You might be inclined to think that something kinky, even debaucherous, is going on in Carlos Puga’s “Full-Dress.” I went in to this film cold turkey and I have to say that I’ve never laughed harder than I did with

“The Last Black Man in San Francisco”

Joe Talbot’s The Last Black Man in San Francisco is not what you think it is, and that’s only the beginning of a beautiful journey which slowly unfolds through strong characters and themes that will resonate with audiences for years

Movie Review: Blade Runner 2049 by Brian Wallinger

35 years ago, director Ridley Scott released Blade Runner, a philosophical sci-fi noir story about humans and replicants. In its initial release, the film was met with a mixed reception, though now, it is looked at as one of the