Tag: drama

Fighting With My Family is a balanced blend of comedy and family dynamics

Movies about professional wrestling are not high on my “to watch” list — I’m not…

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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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Spike Lee’s BlackKKlansman brokers larger discussion on race in America

The knot in my stomach churned up by BlacKkKlansman still gnawed at my insides more…

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On the Basis of Sex honors the trials and vindication of legal pioneer Ruth Bader Ginsburg

On the Basis of Sex captures the human side of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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Movie Review: Fine acting can’t lift Ocean’s Eight above a predictable plot

Ocean’s Eight is the newest addition to the Ocean’s “heist film” series rebooted by Ocean’s…

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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: Molly’s Game gets edge from Sorkin touch

Molly’s Game is a just the kind of movie you would expect from Aaron Sorkin,…

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Review: The Post spotlights The Washington Post‘s coming of age

My complete review of The Post is live at the Independent Institute. Advertised as a political…

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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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