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Mostly Solid Movie Options

George Wolf George Wolf Mostly Solid Movie Options

Olivia Colman and Anthony Hopkins offer a master class in acting in this week’s highlight, but there’s really only one disappointment all week!  The Father In theaters by George Wolf How much you’re moved by The Father will likely depend on how you see the central narrative device employed by director/co-writer Florian Zeller. Is it a gimmick […]

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So Many Good Movies!

George Wolf George Wolf So Many Good Movies!

Look how many movies you have to choose from this weekend! And all but one is worth your time! They’re streaming, they’re in theaters, they’re both at the same time. This week sees a clear Oscar contender and several other likely awards candidates, a stupidly funny comedy, some intriguing new horror, and that one really […]

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Big Stars, Lotta Movies

George Wolf George Wolf Big Stars, Lotta Movies

Denzel Washington, Colin Firth, Carey Mulligan, Jared Leto, Rami Malek, Ralph Fiennes, Stanley Tucci—this week is a celebration of some of the most reliable talent working in the industry today. Not all the movies are great, but the performances sure are. Plus an absolute haul for horror fans. Here’s what we got: The Little Things […]

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Little Bit of Everything in Movies

George Wolf George Wolf Little Bit of Everything in Movies

Social commentary, feel good dramas, rock docs, Westerns, rom-coms, mafia movies, war movies, and all of them streaming! Lazy viewing all weekend long. Here’s what’s what.  The White Tiger On Netflix by Hope Madden Rarely do we root for the social climber. Certainly not the social climber who intentionally harms others of his station, unabashedly […]

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If You’re Ready to Change the Channel – Movies!

George Wolf George Wolf If You’re Ready to Change the Channel – Movies!

Does the dystopian present have you longing for the less disturbing reality of, say, a monster movie? Thank God for movies – ninety minutes or so to help you remember that there is goodness in the world. Not everything opening this week is exceptional, but it’s all better than reality.  Pieces of a Woman On […]

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The 25 Best Films of 2020

George Wolf George Wolf The 25 Best Films of 2020

Most of the movies we hoped to love in 2020 have been pushed to 2021, but it turns out, that may just have opened up opportunities for gems we’d have ignored otherwise. Yes, the best films of 2020 are smaller than the best films of 2019, but they are still great. Here’s the list of […]

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Great Movies to Watch this Christmas

George Wolf George Wolf Great Movies to Watch this Christmas

Happy holidays! It’s that glorious time of the year when we can binge some of Hollywood’s best without leaving home, so at least 2020 does have a gift or two to give. Or, if you’re feeling the pull of cinematic holiday tradition, there are two exceptional options you can only find right now in theaters. […]

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