Tag: drama

‘Joker’ Movie Review: Chilling, Absorbing Villain Origin Offers Important Life Lesson

Directed by: Todd PhillipsWritten by: Todd Phillips & Scott SilverStarring: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert Di Nero, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy & Brett CullenRating: R (for strong bloody violence, disturbing behavior, language and brief sexual images) Genre: Crime, Drama, HorrorRuntime: 1 hr. 55 min.Release date: Oct. 4, 2019Studio: Warner Bros. At this point the Joker is as

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Retro Review: Martin Scorsese’s ‘The King Of Comedy’ (1982)

Directed by: Martin ScorseseWritten by: Paul D. Zimmerman Starring: Robert De Niro, Jerry Lewis, Diahnne Abbott & Sandra BernhardGenre: Comedy, DramaRuntime: 1 hr. 49 min.Released: Dec. 18, 1982Studio: 20th Century Fox Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro recently earned rave reviews coming out of the New York premiere of their upcoming Netflix film The Irishman.

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‘Rambo: Last Blood’ Review: A Satisfying Send-off

Directed by: Adrian GrunbergWritten by: Matthew Cirulnick & Sylvester StalloneStarring: Sylvester Stallone, Paz Vega, Adrianna Barraza & Sergio Peris-Mencheta Rating: R (for strong graphic violence,grisly images, drug use and language) Runtime: 89 minutesGenre: Action, DramaStudio: Lionsgate Sylvester Stallone has one of the most storied stares in movie history. Be it the sting of loss brushing

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Film Review: ‘The Farewell’ Is A Challenging, Heartfelt Tale Of Two Mores

A young woman struggles to reconcile the traditions of her heritage with those of the world she grew up in. That’s the conflict brewing at the center if The Farewell, a challenging yet heartfelt tale of two mores. Actor and rapper Awkwafina shines as underachiever Billie, whose family learns that their beloved Nai Nai (Shuzhen Zhou)

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‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’ Review

I don’t think it’s a spoiler to say that in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Brad Pitt shares a couple of scenes with a very obedient pit bull and each time before they eat, Pitt’s stuntman character Cliff Booth makes his canine co-star wait patiently until both of their meals have been prepared. All

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‘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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