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First Man

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October 2, 2018

In honor of NASA’s 60th anniversary, Universal Pictures offered advanced screenings of “First Man” a week early, and I was lucky to attend. It’s director Damien Chazelle’s adaptation of the landing on the moon mission, and its hero Neil Armstrong. His “La La Land” star Ryan Gosling portrays him with such emotions and integrity, that… Read More ›

The Favourite

I know we’re in a dark situation, what with Bret Kavanaugh being under hot water for the sexual allegations and Bill Cosby finally getting what’s coming to him, but I was actually turned on by Yorgos Lanthimos’ latest entry “The Favourite.” The director is known for making such bizarre indies as “The Lobster” and “The… Read More ›

Colette

Keira Knightley and Dominic West both give some of their finest performances in “Colette,” a period drama, which tries and fails to hold its anger on anti-feminism during the dawn of the modern age. Actually, the woman wanting to share her voice is Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (1873-1954), who has written stories about her personal life, whereas… Read More ›

White Boy Rick

Before I walked into “White Boy Rick,” I was asked by a friend of mine if I knew the story or will I wait to see the movie. I told her I heard the kid just got released from prison last year. The kid I’m referring to is Richard Wershe, Jr., better known as “White… Read More ›

Blaze

I’ve never heard of country singer Blaze Foley, but writer/producer/director Ethan Hawke does a fabulous job telling his story. It shows us his alcoholism, which got him kicked out of the bars where he performed, and it shows us the characters in his life-from his friends to his lover. It took awhile for me to… Read More ›

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