Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain

Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain is a personal, honest, albeit loving look at and into the life of Anthony Bourdain and all the various detours it took, charting his journey from chef to writer to acclaimed TV host, as told by his closest friends, the people he worked with, and his family.   After […]

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The Father

The Father is practically a psychological horror movie, depicting the decaying psyche of an old man, battered by dementia. The Father tends pretty grimly, but its excellent lead performance from Oscar winner Anthony Hopkins and the film’s structural fluidity set it apart from similarly bleak dramas about the dilapidating mental functions of a senior citizen. […]

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A Glitch In The Matrix

A Glitch In The Matrix is a radical, uniquely presented look at simulation theory in the digital age, how those who prescribe to the notion that we’re all living in a simulation came to those beliefs and how it affects their outlook going forward. Dense, but accessible, directed by Rodney Ascher, it’s the rare documentary […]

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News of the World

News of the World is a classical, character-driven western amped up by the strength of its lead performances and cinematography. Directed by Paul Greengrass of Captain Phillips and United 93, News of the World stars Tom Hanks as Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd, a veteran and former newspaper man. He charts course across a divided, post-civil […]

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Mosul

Mosul is a whirlwind of a movie anchored by legitimately visceral sequences throughout and brisk pacing that the film sustains from beginning to end. In an environment where streaming has become the predominant mode of consuming content, it’s gratifying to get a movie this immersive, one that never truly lets up and one that will […]

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Tenet

Since for almost as long as Christopher Nolan has been making movies, time itself has been his greatest muse. From the fragmented narrative of Dunkirk to the gun re-entering Leonard’s hand in Memento as the film begins to travel backward (Big time inversion vibes there). Nolan is to time as Kubrick is to hubris and […]

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Streaming Recommendations (HBO Max, Hulu, Netflix, Criterion Channel etc.)

There’s a lot of content to consume out there right now, we got new streaming services popping up left and right, countless movie releases opting out of a theatrical release for one on VOD. Even though, it’s been close to 5 months since I last went into a movie theater, the river that is streaming […]

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Scoob!

The Scooby-Doo property has been around since 1969, but believe it or not, Scoob! is the first full-length, theatrically released animated feature to come out of this brand and it takes the Mystery Inc.’s members on a new, but not entirely satisfying path. After being told off by Simon Cowell (Yes, that Simon Cowell), Shaggy […]

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Paper Moon

The year is 1973, the Vietnam War rages on and the Watergate scandal begins to escalate. The Exorcist haunted audiences across the country leading to countless sold-out showings and long lines. Martin Scorsese made his debut with Mean Streets. This was the year of films like The Sting, American Grafitti, Serpico, Robin Hood, Enter The […]

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The Best of SXSW 2020: Shorts

Due to concerns surrounding the Coronavirus, the entirety of the SXSW conference and festivals set to take place in Austin, Texas in late March has been canceled. Fortunately, SXSW has partnered with Amazon Prime Video to bring a portion of the shorts and features that were supposed to play at their film festival to the […]

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