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Godzilla: King of the Monsters

By |06/02/2019|

For as long as the monster movie has existed, Godzilla has been the staple of the genre; the “king of the monsters” so to speak. The towering, ancient, dinosaur-like creature [...]

The Souvenir

By |06/01/2019|

An extraordinary and deeply personal exploration on deep memories and experiences, British writer-director Joanna Hogg's  fourth feature film, "The Souvenir" is an astonishing origin story that is deeply auto-biographical, and [...]

Booksmart

By |05/26/2019|

  Every few years, a teen comedy comes around that makes an impression on its core audience. Going as far back as 1978’s "Animal House", to “The Breakfast Club”, “Clueless” [...]

Ash Is Purest White

By |05/09/2019|

An official selection at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, where it was in competition for the Palme D'Or that went to Hirokazu Kore-eda's masterpiece, "Shoplifters" (placed 3rd in my top [...]

Captive State

By |03/16/2019|

One of the worries we have as a society is the level of power governments have. Some places in the world are free for the people, while others are dictatorships. [...]

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

By |02/22/2019|

It’s easy to remember the days when DreamWorks wasn’t necessarily the highest standard for animated family fare. Back in its early days, they were known for essentially making mockbusters of [...]

The Wild Pear Tree

By |02/02/2019|

Mature by design, evocative of Turkey's current culture and political climate, and artfully executed, Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s latest feature film, "The Wild Pear Tree" is a film made by a [...]

The Kid Who Would Be King

By |01/29/2019|

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The King Arthur legend is one of the oldest in our history. The timeless story of a kid from nothing who discovers that he’s destined to rule as a [...]

The Upside

By |01/21/2019|

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Whether you like it or not, friendship is something our species can’t live without. The feeling of affection between us humans is something that’s been with us since the [...]

Shoplifters

By |01/08/2019|

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Renowned Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda continues his spirit of Yasujiro Ozu that he has done so often with his impressive filmography that includes "Like Father, Like Son", "Nobody Knows", [...]