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Franco Files: THE DISASTER ARTIST Film Review

By at December 9, 2017 | 3:15 pm | 0 Comment

Franco Files: THE DISASTER ARTIST Film Review

4.5 / 5 stars It makes sense that James Franco, an actor known for the occasional eccentric act, would make a movie about a guy who practically defines eccentricity. That guy is Tommy Wiseau, a curiosity whose indescribably awful 2003 film, The Room, has turned infamy to fame, and turned Franco into Wiseau—at least for 100 onscreen minutes. And just about every more...

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Sunshine State of Mind: THE FLORIDA PROJECT Film Review

By at October 24, 2017 | 10:10 am | 0 Comment

Sunshine State of Mind: THE FLORIDA PROJECT Film Review

4.5 / 5 stars It takes a few moments to get acclimated to the beginning of The Florida Project, moments that are both confusing and utterly delightful. The camera angles are low. The dialogue is loud and unintelligible. There’s some sort of excitement going on, but we’re not sure why. This is how street-savvy DIY filmmaker Sean Baker introduces a group of grade more...

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Now on Netflix: THE FOUNDER

By at August 28, 2017 | 9:51 pm | 0 Comment

Now on Netflix: THE FOUNDER

4.5 / 5 stars Although the Weinstein Company chose to release their story of McDonald’s mastermind Ray Kroc during the annual winter freeze, that time in January and February when studios dump their lesser films, this profound biopic is far from a lesser film. The story of Kroc’s obsession with his piece of the American pie—or his fistful of fries, in this more...

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Now on Netflix: THE OA Review

By at April 3, 2017 | 9:46 pm | 0 Comment

Now on Netflix: THE OA Review

3.5 / 5 stars If you’ve seen Brit Marling act, you know that her strength – if you choose to call it that – is being overly emotive. Onscreen she is a deep feeler of feelings, a wrencher of guts. An even greater strength is Marling's ability to find or create projects that let her do her thing, requiring her to wrinkle a well-groomed brow or share a moment of more...

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