‘Nomadland’ review: Blurring the Lines Between Fiction and Reality

Nomadland Starring: Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, Charlene Swankie, Linda May, Bob Wells Written for the screen and Directed by: Chloé Zhao Based on the novel of the same name by Jessica Bruder ★★★★★ Letterboxd Score We, as a nation, have become more and more individualistic. The idea of the nuclear family is slowly dissolving away. …

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‘Sound of Metal’ and Accepting Reality (Review)

Sound of Metal Starring: Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke, Paul Raci, Lauren Ridloff, Mathieu Amalric Directed by: Darius Marder Screenplay: Darius Marder, Abraham Marder Cinematography: Daniël Boquet ★★★★★ Letterboxd Score It's not often for me to get chills after watching a film, but that's exactly what happened when Sound of Metal faded to black and in …

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‘The Rental’ Review: The Simple, but Thrilling Indie Slasher

Dan Stevens, Sheila Vand, and Jeremy Allen White star in The Rental The Rental Starring: Dan Stevens, Alison Brie, Sheila Vand, Jeremy Allen White, Toby Huss Direction by: Dave Franco Written by: Dave Franco, Joe Swanberg, Mike Demski ★★★★ Letterboxd Score A simple millennial folklore horror tale that will successfully impair the way you think …

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Why First Cow Should Be Nominated For Best Picture

First Cow Starring: John Magaro, Orion Lee, Clayton Nemrow, Todd A. Robinson, Alia Shawkat, and Toby Jones. Written by: Jonathan Raymond, Kelly Reichardt Direction by: Kelly Reichardt A24 Pictures ★★★★★ Letterboxd Score What was supposed to be a great year film has now fizzled into a mess of debate as to whether theatres are even …

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‘Ordinary Love’ Inspires You to Love Better

Ordinary Love ★★★★ Letterboxd Score Direction by: Lisa Barros D'sa Starring: Liam Neeson, Lesley Manville, David Wilmot, Amit Shah Focus Features In theatres now "You know, when this all started I thought that, if I made it through, the experience would somehow change me. I don't think it has. I don't think I want it to." -Joan "Ordinary …

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‘Emma.’ Is A Cleverly Written Romantic Comedy of the Highest Caliber

Emma ★★★★ Letterboxd Score Direction By: Autumn De Wilde Screenplay By: Eleanor Catton Starring: Ana Taylor-Joy, Johnny Flynn, Josh O'Connor, Mia Goth, Miranda Hart, Bill Nighy Focus Features In Theatres March 6th, 2020 Emma is exquisitely performed, brilliantly cast, and beautifully set in a buttery pastel dream world. The one thing that sets this adaptation apart from …

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Elisabeth Moss Is Masterful In The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man  ★★★★ Letterboxd Score Written and Directed by:  Leigh Whannell Starring: Elisabeth Moss, Storm Reid, Aldis Hodge,  Harriet Dyer Blumhouse Productions, Nervous Tick In Theatres Now Nothing is more terrifying to me than being in a situation where no one believes you. People think you're crazy, they doubt you and anxiety sets in. Then …

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With Parasite Paving The Way, Get Ready For Minari

★★★★1/2 Letterboxd Score Direction by: Lee Issac Chung Starring: Steven Yuen, Han Ye-ri, Youn Yuh-Jung, Will Patton, Alan Kim, Noel Kate Cho A24 and Plan B Entertainment In theatres soon “Parasite” has officially paved the way for international, non-English films by winning the highest honors at one the biggest ceremonies for film, in the world. In …

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