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  • Mack & Rita

    When Diane Keaton is misused, it’s lame and depressing. To know Diane Keaton is to look back at her previous films, including her Oscar-winning role in “Annie Hall,” her sweet, comical side in “Father of the Bride” and “Something’s Gotta… Read More ›

  • Fall

    A survival movie that’s all vertigo and less brains. I’m man enough to admit that I’ve learned about the autonomic nervous system from “The Telegraph Line” song from “Schoolhouse Rock.” It’s a process that speeds up your heart rate, if… Read More ›

  • Emily the Criminal

    Aubrey Plaza delivers as an ex-con finding herself with a not so steady job. In a recent tradition of artisan features like “Ingrid Goes West” and “Black Bear,” Aubrey Plaza provides us with another remarkable performance in “Emily the Criminal.”… Read More ›

  • They/Them

    A campy good time at a bad camp. “They/Them,” starring Kevin Bacon and produced by Jason Blum, is a horror movie with a LGBTQIA+ theme and a campy attitude. It’s the directorial debut of John Logan, who also wrote it…. Read More ›

  • Bullet Train, A Love Song, Thirteen Lives, and Prey Video Reviews

    CJ’s video reviews feature fast trains, romantic reunions, kids trapped in caves, and iconic characters. This week’s video reviews consist of the action thriller “Bullet Train” with Brad Pitt and Sandra Bullock, the romantic drama “A Love Song” with Dale… Read More ›

  • Bullet Train, Thirteen Lives, and Prey Podcast Reviews

    CJ reviews movies about assassins, rescue divers, and hunters on the air. I’ve joined a radio station known as NewHD, which will not only hire people on the Autism spectrum, but will also have me doing podcast movie reviews for… Read More ›

  • Prey

    New faces, weapons, and themes levitate this Predator prequel. “Prey” is the prequel to the “Predator” franchise, which uses a Comanche theme to tell the story of how this iconic creature came to our planet. The setting is in 1719,… Read More ›

  • Bullet Train

    Why can’t NJ Transit be this fast and exciting? Frankly, my dear, “Bullet Train” doesn’t give a damn. It doesn’t give a damn about the violence, it doesn’t give a damn about the language, it doesn’t give a damn about… Read More ›

  • Thirteen Lives

    Don’t play in caves; see this movie. “Thirteen Lives” is director Ron Howard’s best film since “Rush.” It’s a film that keeps us at the edge of our seats, while being emotionally challenged by its reenactment of the 2018 Tham… Read More ›

  • A Love Song

    A nice, short movie about a long overdue reunion. I was in Colorado last Spring with my family and friends, and we really loved the scenery and life the state has to offer. It’s higher than my normal Jersey oxygen… Read More ›

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