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Author Archive: Brendan Bellavia

My name is Brendan Bellavia and I’m a film blogger, but most importantly a film fanatic. For as long as I can remember, I have adored films. I have spent a great portion of my life watching any movie I can put my hands on and researching about how films are made and the history of film. I have a cool website where I review films and make lists. So check it out!

Spoiler Free Review for The Lobster

Title: The Lobster Date: 2016 MPAA: Rated R for sexual content including dialogue, and some violence Director: Yorgos Lanthimos Starring: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Jessica Barden, John C. Reilly Synopsis: A love story set in a dystopian near future where single people…
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Spoiler Free Review for The Infiltrator

Title: The Infiltrator Date: 2016 MPAA: Rated R for strong violence, language, some sexual content, and drug material Director: Brad Furman Starring: Bryan Cranston, John Leguizamo, Diane Kruger Synopsis: Federal agent, Robert Mazur, goes under cover to infiltrate the trafficking network of…
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Spoiler Free Review for Everybody Wants Some!!

Title: Everybody Wants Some!! Date: 2016 MPAA: Rated R for language throughout, sexual content, drug use and some nudity Director: Richard Linklater Starring: Blake Jenner, Tyler Hoechlin, Ryan Guzman Synopsis: A group of college baseball players navigate their way through the freedoms…
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Spoiler Free Review for Sing Street

Title: Sing Street Date: 2016 MPAA: Rated PG-13 for language, some bullying behavior, a suggestive image, drug material and teen smoking Director: John Carney Starring: Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Lucy Boynton, and Jack Reynor Synopsis: A young boy, growing up in Dublin during the…
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Why I Love: Boyhood

Boyhood is an incredible achievement in cinema. It’s about the life of a young boy, from early childhood, to his arrival in college. The amazing thing is that the director, Richard Linklater, uses the same exact cast throughout the entire movie. The…
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Spoiler Free Review for Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

Title: Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates MPAA: Rated R for crude sexual content, language throughout, drug use, and some graphic nudity Date: 2016 Director: Jake Szymanski Starring: Zac Efron, Adam Devine, Anna Kendrick, Aubrey Plaza Synopsis: Two hard-partying brothers place an online ad to…
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Top 10 Best Pixar Movies

With Finding Dory currently in theaters, I thought it was only fitting to do a top 10 best Pixar movie list. Pixar has given us some of the best animated movies of recent memory. Dating all the way back to 1995,…
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Spoiler Free Review for The Fundamentals of Caring

Title: The Fundamentals of Caring MPAA: Rated R for language Date: 2016 Director: Rob Burnett Starring: Paul Rudd, Craig Roberts, Selena Gomez Synopsis: A writer retires after a personal tragedy and becomes a disabled teen’s caregiver. When the two embark on…
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Spoiler Free Review for The BFG

Title: The BFG Date: 2016 MPAA: PG Director: Steven Spielberg Starring: Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill Synopsis: A girl named Sophie encounters the Big Friendly Giant who, despite his intimidating appearance, turns out to be a kindhearted soul who is considered an…
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Spoiler Free Review for The Neon Demon

Title: The Neon Demon Date: 2016 MPAA: Rated R for disturbing violent content, bloody images, graphic nudity, a scene of aberrant sexuality, and language Director: Nicolas Winding Refn Starring: Elle Fanning, Jena Malone, Keanu Reeves Synopsis: When aspiring model Jesse moves to Los Angeles, her…
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