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Top 20 Movies of the 1930s

Let me take you back 87 years to the year 1930. Sound films or “talkies” were becoming more of a commodity, and silent films were basically extinct. The Great Depression was just becoming an immense problem in America. The stock…
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Spoiler Free Review for Moonlight

Title: Moonlight Year: 2016 MPAA: Rated R for some sexuality, drug use, brief violence, and language throughout Director: Barry Jenkins Starring: Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Duan Sanderson, Naomie Harris Synopsis: A chronicle of the childhood, adolescence and burgeoning adulthood of a young black…
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Spoiler Free Review for Get Out

Title: Get Out Year: 2017 MPAA: Rated R for violence, bloody images, and language including sexual references Director: Jordan Peele Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, Catharine Keener Synopsis: A young African-American man visits his Caucasian girlfriend’s mysterious family estate. Former Key and…
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Spoiler Free Review for John Wick: Chapter 2

Title: John Wick: Chapter 2 Date: 2017 MPAA: Rated R for strong violence throughout, some language and brief nudity. Director: Chad Stahelski Starring: Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ian McShane, Laurence Fishburne Synopsis: After returning to the criminal underworld to repay a debt, John Wick discovers…
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Spoiler Free Review for The LEGO Batman Movie

Title: The LEGO Batman Movie Date: 2017 MPAA: Rated PG for rude humor and some action Director: Chris McKay Starring: Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson, Zach Galifianakis Synopsis: The Batman must not only deal with the criminals of Gotham City, but also the…
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Top 15 Film Directors Working Today

Similar to my best actors and actresses lists I made last year, I’ve decided to do the same and honor some of the best filmmakers working today. Obviously, there are many different filmmakers working out there. Some are just starting out,…
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Spoiler Free Review for Split

Title: Split Date: 2017 MPAA: PG-13 Director: M. Night Shyamalan Starring: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley Synopsis: Three girls are kidnapped by a man with a diagnosed 23 distinct personalities, and must try to escape before the apparent emergence of a…
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2017 Academy Award Nominations

The Oscar nominees are here! We have seen a plethora of Oscar buzz and early award consideration from such films as La La Land, Moonlight, and Manchester by the Sea. Overall, Moonlight has earned the most wins from other, smaller awards, but La La…
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Spoiler Review for Brooklyn

Brooklyn is directed by John Crowley and stars Saoirse Ronan as a young Irish immigrant in the 1950s who moves to Brooklyn, away from her family, to begin a new life.This film came out in 2015 and was nominated for three Academy Awards for best picture,…
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Terence Fletcher: Villain or Anti-Hero?

Whiplash is one of the best films of the past five years, and certainly one of the best indie films of all time. Yes, before he brought back the musical genre in style with La La Land, Damien Chazelle proved to…
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