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  • Ray Donovan: The Movie

    This well-acted movie version of the hit Showtime series misfires. I’m more into movies than I am in most TV shows, because there’s so many of them, it’s hard to keep up. That’s why I haven’t watched “Yellowstone” or “Ted… Read More ›

  • Peacemaker

    Peace be with you John Cena. When we last saw John Cena’s Peacemaker, he was trying to cover up Amanda Walker’s dirty secrets by murdering Rick Flagg, and got shot in the throat by Bloodsport. The post credit scenes of… Read More ›

  • Parallel Mothers

    Yet another Almodovar entry you need to see the believe. Pedro Almodovar has really proven himself to be a tremendous Spanish filmmaker-one who tells characters in their most dramatic moments and leading the right actors, who all provide as much… Read More ›

  • Scream

    A 2020s sequel that knows the rules and follows well. You have to begin the new “Scream” with the famous “What’s your favorite scary movie” question, and you have to be on a timely fashion when Tara’s (Jenna Ortega) response… Read More ›

  • Hotel Transylvania: Transformania

    With or without Adam Sandler, this franchise conclusion still isn’t for the adults. It makes sense that “Hotel Transylvania: Transformania” gets pushed to Amazon Prime, instead of a movie theater, because it’s too noisy and generic for an adult to… Read More ›

  • Belle

    This ain’t your ordinary Beauty and the Beast tale. “Belle” is a Japanese anime feature that plays like a “Matrix” version of “Beauty and the Beast.” The virtual reality world is known as “U,” which allows users to be anyone… Read More ›

  • Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

    The 60s comedy that was poetic as it was delightful. As you know, Sidney Poitier has passed away last week, and lately, AMC Theaters show special screenings of classic movies made by or starring the recently departed. His 1967 comedy… Read More ›

  • A Hero

    Asghar Farhadi’s latest entry knows the stakes about debts and honesty. Seeing how the character Rahim (Amir Jadidi) can barely get his story straight and wanting to do the right thing is a challenging aspect. “A Hero” is an Iranian… Read More ›

  • 79th Golden Globe Awards

    “The Power of the Dog” wins, “Succession” wins, they all win. It’s that time of the year when the Golden Globes announce the winners and losers of the best of the best of movies and television. Of course, I’m annoyed… Read More ›

  • Lilies of the Field

    The movie that made Sidney Poitier the first African-American actor to win the Best Actor Oscar. Sidney Poitier has passed away at the age of 94, and has been regarded as an acting legend. To honor him, I’ve taken the… Read More ›

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