Tag: Lionsgate

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Is ‘A Simple Favor’ A True Story? The Thriller Feels Like A Mystery Novel

A Simple Favor is a seriously unexpected film for a number of reasons. The Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively thriller is directed by Paul Feig, who previously has…

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Early Man review: a gloriously funny tale of stone-age stragglers

It’s so important to choose the right materials for the task at hand, and when it comes to animating a pig nervously giving a back…

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Posted in Drama / Romance / Comedy Great Movies

“Tyler Perry’s Acrimony” is more overwrought than its scorned protagonist

After a four-year hiatus from melodrama, Tyler Perry has returned with one of his most rousing pictures yet, Acrimony, which lands somewhere between Douglas Sirk…

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Posted in Drama / Romance / Comedy Magazine / Musical

“Juliet, Naked” is a charming, shambolic indie-rock romance

“Juliet, Naked” is a gently winning romantic comedy, all keyed to a delightful note of indie-rock obsession. It’s exactly the sort of movie you want…

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Julia Roberts does her finest work in years as the loving mom in “Ben Is Back”

“Ben Is Back” is a deceptively fitting entry in the holiday movie season, one that combines the nation’s opioid crisis, a tweaked Christmas movie template,…

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I Can Only Imagine (2018): I have very mixed feelings about this film

Bart Millard (J. Michael Finley) is asked how he wrote the song, “I Can Only Imagine”… and he says simply, “It just kinda happened. Lyrics…

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Posted in Science / Sci-Fi Thriller / Horror

I Still See You: a horror/science-fiction thriller whose ideal audience is teenage girls

At the heart of the ghost story “I Still See You” is a timely story about the perils of trusting the wrong men. This thematic…

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Posted in Action / Aventure Great Movies Thriller / Horror

John Wick – Parabellum: Chapter 3 is as beautiful and bonkers as ever

Just a few minutes into John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum, we get to witness something beautiful. Jason Mantzoukas, as a character known as “the…

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