• Winter Kills

    Winter Kills

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    Winter Kills is not your typical 70's conspiracy thriller. It's based entirely on the JFK assassination, the names and dates shuffled a little. It presents so many questions that it then juggles with in an unexpectedly comedic manner. I wasncaught off guard, but never bored.

    The cast assembled here is a thing of beauty, with John Huston, especially, a stand out as the bombastic, immoral patriarch of a dynasty built upon the backs of others.

    This movie is an oddity,…

  • Hawkeye

    Hawkeye

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    Not a snow plow in sight. Just Hawkeye living in the moment.

  • 9

    9

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    The Minions origin story is definitely a bleak one.

  • Minions: The Rise of Gru

    Minions: The Rise of Gru

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    "Where did all these little tater tots come from, and where did they find so much denim?"

    Twinkie people speaking in sped-up Italian-sounding jibber-jabber tickling my funny bone.

    The Jaws screening was an unexpected highlight.

  • The Greatest Night in Pop

    The Greatest Night in Pop

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    We Are the World was basically the Crisis on Infinite Earths of 80's pop music. The crossover event of the century. Seeing them all together, knowing some of them are no longer with us, gave me great pause.

    I felt that when Diana Ross cried "I don't want this to end!" Imagine the high from being in the same room with all these legends and creating this song for hope. Whoa.

  • Hard Kill

    Hard Kill

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    Basically, it's Shooting People: The Motion Picture, all set in the one decrepit warehouse in Ohio.

    Not the absolute worst thing ever, this was just okay, if you're into single-location, Direct-to-DVD trash once in awhile, like I am.

    One of the gazillion cheap-ass movies Bruce Willis did in the final years of his career. You know he probably only worked on it for an afternoon and got paid half the movie's budget for it. Not sure why he wanted to water down the Bruce Willis brand like this (quick $$$, possibly?) but fans and completists like me will watch them.

  • Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.

    Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.

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    Based on the Judy Blume young adult classic novel. Eleven year old Margaret must deal with moving to New Jersey, choosing a religion, going to a new school and the horrors of puberty.

    The movie gets the tone of Judy Blume just right. It's fun, it's frank. The 70's setting remains the same and I loved how it sort of was able to transport you back into that childhood mindset, to that time when things were so new and revelations…

  • RRR

    RRR

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    I enjoyed the part where they were breakdance fighting. 🐯

  • Justice League of America

    Justice League of America

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    A 90's pilot for a proposed Justice League of America TV series that thankfully was stopped right here. Supposedly based on Keith Giffen's irreverent run in the JLA comics, but misses that mark by miles and lands in Cheesy Town instead.

    The costumes look like they might have been rented from some Party City knock off and never returned. Seriously, I've seen better versions on Halloween or during comic conventions. The characters no longer resemble their comic counterparts. It becomes…

  • Generation X

    Generation X

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    Remember when Marvel comic book adaptations were nothing at all like their source material? This pilot for an unproduced Generation X TV series changes everything you loved about the comics, seemingly for no reason other than they were too lazy to research the comics and chose to wing it. Either that, or they had no budget. This is what no one was looking for, but got it anyway.

    Finola Hughes looks to be in pain wearing a blonde Krystle Carrington…

  • The Bonfire of the Vanities

    The Bonfire of the Vanities

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    A Wall Street tycoon and his mistress hit a young black teenager in the Bronx with their car, and a media and courtroom spectacle is born.

    Brian De Palma's adaptation of Tom Wolfe's much-loved novel was not well received upon it's initial release. Many considered Tom Hanks had been miscast as Sherman McCoy. Others stated the irony of the source material had been lost. It was deemed an overly forceful telling of a tale that required more finesse. I never…

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Everything Everywhere All at Once

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    Gives new meaning to the term "my mom is my rock."

    Overflowing with creativity and emotion. A unique masterpiece that found its audience.