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Netflix releases Eric Andre’s new stand-up set “Legalize Everything”

Netflix releases Eric Andre's new stand-up set
June 25, 2020

Eric Andre’s sense of humor is absurd. It’s like if someone asked you to flip the light switch, turn the heater on, and make some coffee, but you responded in turn by using their grandmother’s ashes...

Da 5 Bloods: As good as gold

Clarke Peters and Delroy Lindo in a scene from
June 20, 2020

Upon the release of Spike Lee’s "Da 5 Bloods" on Netflix on June 12, many viewers made note of the film’s impeccable timing. It has not only released amid a global pandemic in which millions have...

‘Emma’ updates Jane Austin’s youthful love story for a new audience

Anya Taylor-Joy (right, with Mia Goth) as Emma.
April 6, 2020

The remake of Jane Austen's “Emma” is the perfect mix of witty, funny and heart clenchingly brilliant. Emma (Anya Taylor-Joy) is a young girl, who loves being the center of attention and adores...

Why ‘Parasite’ winning best picture is game-changing

The cast of
February 12, 2020

On Feb. 9, 2019, a fairly unassuming Sunday evening, the South Korean dramatic film "Parasite" was awarded best picture by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. Bong Joon-ho, the prolific...

“Horse Girl” disconnects completely from reality

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February 9, 2020

“Horse Girl” made its debut on Jan. 27 at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, and on Feb. 7, it was brought straight to Netflix. The film might have one of the most unfortunate name choices I have ever...

“1917” is a bleak but brilliant masterpiece

George MacKay in “1917.”
January 21, 2020

So far in the 2019-2020 awards season, "1917" has emerged as a much more serious factor than some prognosticators had previously foreseen. So far, it has won the Golden Globe for Best Picture in the award...

“Just Mercy” and the brilliance of Destin Daniel Cretton

Michael B. Jordan (left) and Jamie Foxx in
January 20, 2020

Destin Daniel Cretton is one of the most exciting directors making movies today. Having previously directed shattering dramatic films with high levels of emotion such as "Short Term 12" and "The Glass...

Adam Sandler in a new role in “Uncut Gems”

Adam Sandler stars in
January 2, 2020

Adam Sandler might be one of the most hated actors of all time. Sure, Sandler has starred in some classic comedies and the occasional “dramatic comedy,” with movies like “Punch-Drunk Love,” the...

SATIRE: I’m sorry “Cats”

Francesca Hayward as Victoria, center, and Laurie Davidson as Mr. Mistoffelees, right, in 'Cats.' (Universal Pictures/TNS)
January 2, 2020

I am sorry to anyone who spent money on tickets on “Cats,” I really am. Who hurt you? Did you not see the trailers for this movie and think, “Wow, what an abomination?” I am also so deeply sorry...

“Marriage Story” is Netflix’s most beautiful release

Scarlett Johansson, left, Azhy Robertson and Adam Driver in the movie
December 23, 2019

It is said that family lawyers see good people in their worst moments. “Marriage Story” is a fantastic example of morally sound people being awful to each other in the name of holding a family together....

“Jumanji: The Next Level” is a disappointment

From left, Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson, Karen Gillan and Jack Black in a scene from “Jumanji: The Next Level” [Hiram Garcia/Sony]

USA
December 23, 2019

Mainstream audiences were first blessed with “Jumanji” in late 1995, which starred the late Robin Williams. This first film, which was based upon a children’s book written by Chris Van Allsburg,...

“I heard you paint houses”: The Irishman review

From left to right, during a break in the trial of Jimmy Hoffa, Chuckie O'Brien (Jesse Plemons), Bill Bufalino (Ray Romano), Frank Sheeran (Robert De Niro) and Hoffa (Al Pacino) are shocked at the news of JFK's assassination in a scene from
December 13, 2019

If you are any kind of film buff or even have a mild interest in movies, you probably know who Martin Scorsese is. If you don’t, watch “Taxi Driver," “Raging Bull," “The Wolf of Wall Street" and...

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