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Posted March 03, 2021in Film Review

‘Judas and the Black Messiah’

On Dec. 4, 1969, the Chicago Police burst into the apartment of Black Panther Fred Hampton. Equipped with machine guns, rifles, shotguns and handguns, the police not only fired first [...]

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Posted February 03, 2021in Film Review

‘The White Tiger’

“The White Tiger” follows Balram, a poor driver who uses his wit and guile to free himself from servitude to his masters and make his way to the top. According [...]

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Posted January 06, 2021in Film Review

‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’

Powerful acting is the engine to “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” — a movie about, among other things, the struggle to achieve and maintain control. With a soundtrack that provides an [...]

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Posted December 02, 2020in Film Review

‘If Anything Happens, I Love You’

“If Anything Happens, I Love You” is a beautiful but excruciatingly painful portrait of a tragedy. It’s the kind of art that is so moving, and so honest, that it [...]

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Posted November 04, 2020in Film Review

Watch a potted plant instead

Well, that was unfortunate. This was what I thought after seeing the latest Sofia Coppola work. This movie has Bill Murray in it, and Bill Murray is a national treasure. [...]

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Posted September 30, 2020in Film Review

‘I’m Thinking of Ending Things’

Charlie Kaufman is undeniably one of the greatest writers of his generation. “Being John Malkovich” and “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” are some of his most notable works, but [...]

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Posted September 02, 2020in Film Review

‘Project Power’

On the streets of New Orleans, word begins to spread about a mysterious new drug that unlocks superpowers unique to each user for five minutes (per pill). The catch: You [...]

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Posted August 05, 2020in Film Review

‘The Raid: Redemption’ action, choreography are brilliant

When it comes to non-stop action, “The Raid” does not disappoint. From the first frame of the ticking watch, it is clear that as long as this film may have [...]

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Posted July 01, 2020in Film Review

‘Da 5 Bloods’ can be a huge lesson

From the very first frame to the opening shots of Spike Lee’s epic new Vietnam chronicle (though referred throughout the film by U.S. veterans and Vietnamese soldiers and civilians alike [...]

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Posted April 01, 2020in Film Review

‘Jay and Silent Bob Reboot’

Note: Due to the impact of COVID-19, this month’s review will be a little different. Since movie theaters are currently closed, we decided to look at streaming services. This movie [...]

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