‘The Sound of Metal’ and Accepting Reality (Review)

The 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 The Sound of Metal faded to black …

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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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Corpus Christi (Boże Ciało) Is A Provocative Perspective Of Religious Tolerance

Corpus Christi (English title) Boże Ciało (Polish title) ★★★★1/2 Letterboxd Score Direction by: Jan Komasa Starring: Bartosz Bielenia, Eliza Rycembel, Aleksandra Konieczna Film Movement In Theatres February 19th, 2020 The subject matter that "Corpus Christi" addresses is nothing new. For generations, we've been asking the same questions; What makes an individual close to god? What gives …

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Zola, How Tweets Turned Into A Movie Sundance Film #3

ZOLA ★★★★1/2 Letterboxd Score Direction By: Janicza Bravo Written By: Janicza Bravo and Jeremy O. Harris Starring: Taylour Paige, Riley Keough, Nicolas Braun, Colman Domingo A24 Pictures In Theatres Soon... All it took was 140 characters and some imagination. "Zola", a story loosely based on true events that were entirely inspired by this twitter thread. This is …

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The Assistant, Sundance Film #2

 The Assistance ★★★1/2 Letterboxd Score Direction by: Kitty Green Starring: Julia Garner, Matthew MacFadyen, Mackenzie Leigh, Kristine Froseth Bleecker Street Productions, In Theatres January 31st, 2020 Right after watching “The Climb” we learned that the ONLY ROAD leading to the Sundance Mountain Resort was closed, due to a roll over accident. We had not planned to …

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Lulu Wang Should Have Been Nominated For Best Director

In today's social climate we are continually faced with the question of moral values. What we find right, or wrong and the fight for justice of those miss or underrepresented. This is most apparent in media; social, television, and definitely film. The public as seemingly majority have become uneasy at the underrepresentation of women in film. …

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The Grudge’s Only Curse, Is Itself (Review)

The Grudge ★ ★ Letterboxd ScoreDirection/Screenplay: Nicolas PesceStarring: Andrea Riseborough, John Cho, Demián Bichir, Jacki Weaver Screen Gems, Ghost House PicturesIn Theatres January 3rd, 2020 What began as a profound and original horror film franchise in Japan (Ju-On) has now been ultra Americanized and muddled down to a series of uninspired and sleazy jump scares. …

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