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First Man (2018)

Title: First Man Directed by: Damien Chazelle Written by: Josh Singer and James Hansen Starring: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler Music by: Justin Hurwitz Dear Damien Chazelle, It has been over a decade since I walked out of a movie theater. Sadly, the latest…
November 9, 2018
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Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

Title: Blade Runner 2049Directed by: Denis VilleneuveFilm series: Blade Runner Film SeriesScreenplay: Hampton Fancher, Michael Green In the season of “Flatliners” and “It” being remade and released, “Blade Runner 2049” is yet another recent offering of 1980s pop-culture nostalgia. It’s a $155 million work of fan-fiction that…
October 18, 2018
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The Rider (2017)

Title: The Rider Written and Directed by: Chloe Zhao Starring: Brady Jandreau, Tim Jandreau, Lisa Jandreau, Lane Scott Music by: Nathan Halpern The Rider ends with the sentence, “Don’t give up on your dreams.” Had you told me that before I saw it, I would have dismissed…
June 30, 2018
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Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)

Title: Solo: A Star Wars Story Directed by: Ron Howard Written by: Jonathan Kasdan and Lawrence Kasdan Starring: Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Paul Bettany, and Joonas Suotamo Music by: John Powell Solo, the new Disney Star Wars movie, begins with a flash of light. Then the screen goes…
June 2, 2018
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Chappaquiddick (2017)

Title: ChappaquiddickDirected by: John CurranWritten by: Taylor Allen and Andrew LoganStarring: Jason Clarke, Ed Helms, Jim GaffiganMusic by: Garth Stevenson Published on: May 19, 2018 Democracy is a fickle beast. Sometimes, serial adulterers and bombastic liars can become or remain mayors, governors, Senators, and Presidents. Sometimes, these politicians can survive…
May 19, 2018
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A Quiet Place (2018)

Title: A Quiet Place Directed by: John Krasinski Written by: Bryan Woods, Scott Beck, and John Krasinski Starring: John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmons, Noah Jupe Music by: Marco Beltrami "A Quiet Place” did something at the movie theater that I have never witnessed before. It made a large group…
May 5, 2018
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Ready Player One (2018)

Title: Ready Player One Directed by: Steven Spielberg Written by: Zak Penn and Ernest Cline Starring: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, Lena Waithe, Mark Rylance, Simon Pegg Music by: Alan Silvestri If at the end of a movie I feel stupider than when it started, I figure that…
April 27, 2018