Tag: drama

‘Yesterday’ Movie Review

Directed by: Danny Boyle Starring: Himesh Patel, Lily James, Ed Sheeran, Kate McKinnon, Joel Fry Written by: Richard Curtis Running time: 108 minutes Rating: PG-13 (for suggestive content and language) Studio: Universal Pictures Release date: June 27, 2019 Imagine you are an aspiring singer-songwriter (and maybe you are!). One day you wake up in a world where you are

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‘Late Night’ Movie Review

About the Film Directed by: Nisha Ganatra Written by: Mindy Kaling Starring: Emma Thompson, Mindy Kaling, Hugh Dancy, John Lithgow, & Max Casella  Release date: June 14, 2019 Rating: R (for language throughout and some sexual references) Running time: 102 min. Studio: Amazon Studios Film Review This weekend was a divisive one for me at the

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Thomas Edison Drama ‘The Current War’ With Benedict Cumberbatch Finally Gets A Release Date

We got an enlightening bit of news yesterday regarding the Thomas Edison drama The Current War. It is being reported that the project has landed a new home and release date thanks to 101 studios. According to Deadline, The Current War will light up theaters across North America when it opens wide October 11 later this year.

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‘High Life’ Movie Review

French filmmaker Claire Denis makes her English-language feature debut with the unusual High Life, a lovingly crafted and wonderfully acted art house take on school space odyssey’s. It’s also one of the most uncomfortable filmgoing experiences of the year. Ever since his star-making turn as the sparkling bloodsucker Edward in the Twilight films, Robert Pattinson

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‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile’ Review: Zac Efron & Lily Collins Shine In Hit-Or-Miss Ted Bundy Biopic

The exhaustively titled Ted Bundy biopic Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile made some noise when it debuted earlier this year at the Sundance film festival. In particular, festival-goers hailed Zac Efron’s portrayal of the notorious serial killer. The film officially drops on Netflix this weekend and while Efron does deliver a career-highlighting performance, Extremely

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Film Review– ‘The Beach Bum’ (2019)

The Beach Bum is one of the wackiest films I’ve seen in a while, an unexpectedly endearing stoner comedy trapped inside the body of a whimsical, beautifully shot art house flick. Much like its titular slacker, The Beach Bum wanders aimlessly from one vignette to the next. There isn’t an overarching narrative or goal driving

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Netflix Claims Zac Efron Ted Bundy Film ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile’

Ted Bundy is kind of having a moment right now, despite being executed 30 years ago. The Sundance film festival officially wrapped yesterday, but negotiations are still going on between filmmakers and potential distributors. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix is closing on a deal for the domestic (and some international) rights for the serial

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Film Review– ‘Glass’ Is Fractured But Fascinating

M. Night Shyamalan has a divisive filmography to say the least. His efforts range from Academy Award-nominated to the laughing stock of Hollywood. His latest film, Glass, perfectly embodies the extreme duality of what we have come to expect from the filmmaker’s work: fascinating ideas burdened by questionable decision-making. Let’s backup a moment. Glass is

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31 Days of Halloween: Review: Zombie drama ‘Maggie’ more dead than living

Arnold Schwarzenegger built his acting career around blowing stuff up and nailing hammy one-liners. To that end, the notion of him starring in a zombie apocalypse movie conjures up some pretty thrilling images. Alas, whatever movie might be playing in your head (perhaps one where Arnie mows down legions of the undead with a military-grade turret mounted atop an armored truck with a half-smoked cigar hanging from his

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