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From IMDb: “Self-proclaimed stuntman Rod Kimble is preparing for the jump of his life – to clear fifteen buses to raise money for his abusive stepfather Frank’s life-saving heart operation.” What I like: From the tone to the score to the montages, this movie is a loving homage to all the 80s movies that featuredContinue reading “Hot Rod (2007)”
From IMDb: “The continuing story of the Crawley family, wealthy owners of a large estate in the English countryside in the early twentieth century.” Editor’s note: Veronica Kuznets is our guest reviewer for this film. What I liked: The story picks up years later (the late 1920s) as the Crawleys are deciding whether or notContinue reading “Downton Abbey (2019) (SPOILER REVIEW)”
From IMDb: “Noah Baumbach’s incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together.” What I liked: Fantastic acting from leads Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver, making us sympathetic to both. Intelligent script allows us to hear real dialog that never gets lazy or cliched. Allows the viewer to ask questionsContinue reading “Marriage Story (2019)”
From IMDb: “When Lupin heads to the kingdom of Zufu to pilfer its treasure, he incurs the wrath of its psychotic ruler General Headhunter, who places a dead-or-alive bounty on his head that many intend to collect.” What I liked: Sharp pace enhances an already engaging story featuring one of my favorite fictional characters andContinue reading “Lupin III: Dead or Alive (1996)”
From IMDb: “A young woman embraces her pregnancy while she and her family set out to prove her childhood friend and lover innocent of a crime he didn’t commit.” What I like: This is a very precise film, with a clear vision. Every camera move, every musical cue, every tick in the actor’s performances allContinue reading “If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)”
From IMDb: “All unemployed, Ki-taek and his family take peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks, as they ingratiate themselves into their lives and get entangled in an unexpected incident.” What I liked: Modern day, mainstream suspense film. Certain scenarios and film making techniques felt like textbook Hitchcock. Ample social commentary, mostly dealing withContinue reading “Parasite (2019)”
From IMDb: “A couple’s first date takes an unexpected turn when a police officer pulls them over.” What I liked: Get Out’s Daniel Kaluuya brings a real charm to his role and relative newcomer Jodie Turner-Smith bring a superb complexity to hers. Queen and Slim displays a very pure and endearing understanding of love. IContinue reading “Queen and Slim (2019)”