Month: January 2020

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What Are Joaquin Phoenix and Todd Phillips Saying About Those 11 Joker Oscar Nominations?

Joaquin Phoenix and Todd Phillips have broken their silence on Joker’s eleven 2020 Academy Award nominations. DC fans and the world weren’t really ready for what Phoenix…

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Joker Gets 11 Oscar Nominations

Nominees for the 92nd Academy Awards came out Monday morning. And Joker took the lead with 11 nominations. The Irishman, 1917 and Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood also scored several nominations, including a nod each…

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Seberg Review: A Brilliant Tour De Force from Kristen Stewart

Seberg is a thoughtfully intelligent film, dealing with American actress Jean Seberg’s tragic Hollywood years, 1968 to 1971, following her reinvention in Paris in the Jean-Luc…

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Underwater Review: A Decent Creature Feature

How can such a predictable movie be so damn refreshing? In the storytelling department, Underwater is all washed-up, falling back on waterlogged horror cliches and heavily indebted…

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Avengers: Endgame Almost Gave Thanos a Battle Axe

Avengers: Endgame almost featured Thanos with a battle axe instead of his double-sided sword. The Mad Titan was the ultimate villain for Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and…

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Color Me Love 2010: A good romantic comedy from Director Alexi Tan

Director Alexi Tan tackles the romantic comedy genre with Color Me Love, a product-placement filled urban romcom and his follow-up to the disappointing Blood Brothers. Tan shows…

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The emotional roller-coaster of growing up gay in “My Best Friend” (mi mejor amigo)

The story of young gay men coming to terms with their sexuality has become a fairly common narrative in Hollywood and European cinema, but Raid…

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Jellyfish: James Gardner’s impressive debut finds a diamond in some serious rough

In an age where we have had no shortage of hard-knocks stories, James Gardner’s debut feature Jellyfish manages to take this trope and spin it…

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Uncut Gems Review: Adam Sandler in Darkly Comedic Crime Flick

We’ve known for some time now that Adam Sandler is capable of delivering an exceptional performance. Movies such as Punch Drunk Love and Funny People have provided the proof….

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‘Fargo’ Season 4 Trailer: Chris Rock Declares War on the Italian Mob

Eyebrows were raised when Chris Rock, one of America’s most renowned comedians who rarely dips his toes into drama, was cast in Fargo. Noah Hawley’s anthological send-up…

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