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Review: Anna (2019)

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I saw the trailer for “Anna” at the “John Wick 3” viewing and it was pretty clever advertising. In it, we saw an exotic looking blonde executing 20 plus “bad guys” in a restaurant with the same fighting style we have seen in the “John Wick” films along with the recent “Atomic Blonde” featuring a very similar looking Charlize Theron. I had no problem with these likenesses. If anything, it only amplified my earnestness to see it. Female KGB assassin…

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Where Did All the Buddy Comedies Die?

Where did all the buddy comedies go? There are so many great things about the ’80s and 90’s buddy comedy programmers. For years it seemed like everywhere we looked a new comedy was coming out, but now they seem…

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Review: Aladdin 2019

I had to prepare myself to watch this new adaptation of Aladdin. That preparation included changing my preconceived ideas about these “live-action adaptations”. For all of us that are reluctant to watch our childhood masterpieces brought to life again…

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
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Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

“Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” was my most anticipated (perhaps tied with John Wick 3) movie of the year.  When Quentin Tarantino makes a movie, it’s not just a movie, it’s an event.  Having to wait a week…

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Review: Bird Box and Dumplin’

Caught a few Netflix movies this week….Bird Box and Dumplin’.   I was pretty underwhelmed by both, however each was completely fine if you aren’t looking for anything above mediocre to entertain you.  Bird Box was a psychological thriller about…

Review: Prancer
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Movie Review: Prancer 1989

The LAMB or “The Large Association of Movie Blogs” is putting together a collaboration of bloggers and Cinephiles favorite Christmas films.  Each of us are representing our favorite film and fighting for it to the death……….or maybe just with…