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Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour is centered around one of the greatest screen performances I have seen as Gary Oldman portrays Churchill in what can only be described as a tour de force of acting prowess.

The Greatest Showman

Let me begin by saying that I went into The Greatest Showman, the story of P.T. Barnum (Hugh Jackman), predisposed to like it for three reasons - I love movie musicals,  Jackman can do no wrong, and I was glad to see a film out there suitable for the entire family, a...

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The Post

Steven Spielberg's The Post is a timely and well done look back at the events surrounding the Washington Post's publication of the Pentagon Papers in 1971, and it does a very good job at capturing the tensions within the hierarchy of the newspaper as Katherine Graham...

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Wonder

Wonder is the sweet new film from director Stephen Chbosky, based on a novel by R.J. Palacio, that recounts one year in the life of Auggie Pullman as he enters and navigates 5th grade after having been home-schooled up to that point. Auggie suffers from a rare genetic...

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Coco

Pixar. That single word warrants its own sentence (and this one too) because it conveys so much: gorgeous animation, reverence to culture, and the uncanny ability to tackle complex adult emotions in a five-year-old’s forum.  And, true to form, Coco delivers. Your kids...

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Same Kind of Different As Me

When a film is both faith-based and fact-based, it seems churlish to criticize it but in the case of Same Kind of Different as Me, the new film by Michael Carney, it is clear that good intentions do not a good movie make. "Different," which was originally scheduled...

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Marshall

One would expect a film about Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American U.S. Supreme Court Justice, to focus on his most well-known and significant case, the 1954 Brown vs Board of Education decision; instead, Reginald Hudlin's new film, Marshall, depicts the...

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Logan Lucky

In 2001, director Steven Soderbergh brought Ocean's 11 to the screen, telling the tale of a crew led by Danny Ocean (George Clooney) as they robbed a Las Vegas casino; in two subsequent sequels, Soderbergh continued the adventures of Danny Ocean with diminishing...

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