Category: Genre

West Side Story and In The Heights present different immigrant stories

Two movies premiered in 2021 – West Side Story and In The Heights – with…

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Spider-Man: No Way Home keeps Marvel saga alive and fresh

Audiences are packing the theaters to see Spider-Man: No Way Home for good reason. In…

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Sérgio resists easy answers to global violence

Events unfolding in Afghanistan are likely to breathe new life into the movie Sérgio.  The…

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The Outpost’s gritty realism shows America’s war in Afghanistan

As America ends its formal 20-year combat commitment to Afghanistan, viewers might find The Outpost…

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In The Heights celebrates first gen Americans

My movie review of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s movie version of In The Heights is live on…

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Suicide Squad’s redeemable sociopaths make the mayhem enjoyable

The plot of the James Gunn’s 2021 version of the movie Suicide Squad is thin….

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Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard is all fun parody

Everything about Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard is a spoof of the action movie genre. This includes…

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i am ALL GIRLS is a crime thriller carrying a dark message

i am ALL GIRLS (2021) is a dark thriller from South African which dives deep…

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Quick Links: Just Mercy, Brave New World, The Dawn Patrol (1938), Created Equal, and The Stand at Paxton County

Quick reviews of five dramas, Just Mercy, The Dawn Patrol, Brave New World, Created Equal, and The Stand at Paxton County

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Jackie Robison, 42, World War II, and the battle against racism

The movie 42 is about breaking the color barrier in more than baseball

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