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  • To Kill a Mockingbird
  • The Towering Inferno
  • The Blues Brothers
  • Electra Glide in Blue

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  • Annette

    ★★★½

  • Jungle Cruise

    ★½

  • Candyman

    ★★★★½

  • The Protégé

    ★½

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  • Annette

    Annette

    ★★★½

    Is it possible to not like a movie and love it at the same time? That is the question I keep coming back to when I think of ANNETTE. I knew going in that it would be a difficult watch and while I tried to stay clear of any spoilers I was able to glean that people either loved or loathed the film. I fall somewhere in between.
    In so many ways this is a total success in terms of…

  • Jungle Cruise

    Jungle Cruise

    ★½

    Disney movies used to hold a lot of magic for me. I think back fondly to SWISS FAMILY ROBINSON or 20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA and I am swept in the adventure and the particular brand of whimsy that these films contained. I'm not sure why I hoped that I might recapture that with the new Disney films, but one can always hope. Sadly, JUNGLE CRUISE does not even come close.
    The film plays like a discarded script for one…

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    ★★★★½

    I was really pleased to see all the great reviews coming in from everywhere about this film. A big Mad Max fan from way back, I was excited but a little nervous about how they would make this work. I have seen too many updates of my past go down in mediocrity. The previews were promising, but still carried the vibe that the movie was going to be amazing or an absolute failure.
    The movie is great! Miller has re-engineered…

  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl

    ★★★★★

    I love David Fincher's work. He has a distinct vision and style that is right up my alley. Some say it is pandering, playing up the obvious tropes; the dark, sickly lighting, the unpleasant look at the so-called normal life. But, man, I love it.
    I have noticed a trend in Fincher's work. A strong release followed by a lesser, but still solid, film. Seven>The Game, Fight Club>Panic Room, Zodiac>Benjamin Button, Social Network>Girl with Dragon Tattoo. Now we are up…