Category: Film making

Roma shines with a little help from Mexican history

The movie Roma shines when audiences understand the backstory to this Mexican film.

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Review: Tomb Raider fails to live up to Vikendar’s strong performance

The 2018 reboot of the Tomb Raider film franchise is a serviceable action film with…

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Review: Del Toro delivers a tour de force with The Shape of Water

Guillermo del Toro delivers a tour de force with The Shape of Water, a film…

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Molly’s Game and the subjective interpretation of movies

Everyone once in a while, I am reminded of how subjective our interpretations of movies…

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Review: The Florida Project is a brilliant look into families on the edge

My movie review of The Florida Project, a brilliant film by Sean Baker made with an…

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Review: The Dark Tower follows convention in effort to entertain

The Dark Tower, ultimately, is a convention adaptation to film of the book series by iconic…

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Review: Dunkirk‘s foreboding, somber tone masterfully executed

My full review of Christopher Nolan‘s new movie, Dunkirk, is now live at the Independent Institute….

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Five not so obvious things to love about the movie Wonder Woman

I am not a comic book or superhero fan, preferring more down-to-Earth characters facing situations…

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