Western gets a modern make-over with Wind River

It still amazes me that in this day and age, things can slip under the radar. Until the poster appeared ...
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mother! Review

Whilst watching Darren Aronofsky’s latest creation, memories of early film studies started to come back to me. I was reminded ...
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unknown girl


Greetings again from the darkness. A nice story set-up is always welcome, and this one delivers a creative attention-grabber that ...
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Wind River – Movie Review

I finally got the chance to see Wind River, so here are my thoughts! ...
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rebel in the rye


Greetings again from the darkness. “Holden Caulfield is dead.” So states Jerry’s letter to his mentor. You likely know Jerry ...
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Big Sick

Very Belated Reviews: The Big Sick

Romantic comedies get a bad wrap. Does that mean that a lot of so called "chick flicks" are works of ...
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ingrid goes west

Ingrid goes West Review

This is a strange one for me.  You know, with a few exceptions, I'm able to relate to most main ...
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glass castle

The Glass Castle Review

For some movies, repetition for effect can be a really powerful tool.  There are great examples for the pros and ...
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Viceroy house


Greetings again from the darkness. The 1947 Partition of India is personally important and influential to director Gurinder Chadha (BEND ...
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MENASHE (2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. If the synopsis were phrased, “Based on the real life story of a figure within ...
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crown heights


Greetings again from the darkness. Being wrongly accused of a horrible crime would be a nightmare. Being wrongly convicted would ...
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Brigsby Bear

Brigsby Bear – Review

Quick Review: Every year an independent movie takes me by surprise because of its interesting plot, engaging characters, and intriguing ...
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wind river

Wind River Review

Taylor Sheridan has become the next great filmmaker to follow.  After writing the script for Sicario (2015) and his Oscar-nominated work on Hell ...
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Detroit Review

Films on historical events tick with me, I often do a ton of research on the event being shown after ...
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good time

GOOD TIME (2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. The Drifters and later George Benson sang “the neon lights are bright on Broadway”. Well, ...
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