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Little Women (2019) Review

A SOLID “COMING OF AGE” TRIMUPH   In the classic arena of literary works, Louisa May Alcott’s novel titled Little Women has earned it spot amongst the ranks of other fictional greats such as Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre, Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, and Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina. Published originally in two volumes in

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Fighting with My Family (2019) Review

WRESTLING WITH HEART   Standing alongside the usual line-up of big budgeted blockbusters, run-of-the-mill horrors features, and the plethora of “page to screen” adaptations, the storytelling format of “sports themed” movies are an old staple of cinematic narratives to be told. While these genre of feature films have delved into various sports, including football, baseball, soccer, basketball, hockey, MMA fighting,

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Lady Macbeth (MovieMan Dan’s Guest Review)

A CHILLING PERIOD PIECE DRAMA

Intro: Lady Macbeth first premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September ’16 where it opened to rave reviews from across the board. Most who saw the movie at the premiere were largely impressed with the film overall and so I was puzzled to see that the folks at Roadside Attractions (in the US) and D Films (in Canada) didn’t go with a Fall/Winter 2016 release to qualify the film for Awards Season glory.
Maybe they felt like they had too much competition on their hands and that the title would go unnoticed among the likes of so many other films or maybe they just didn’t see it as an Awards Season Contender, who knows? Regardless, the film is finally receiving a North American run all of these months later and I finally got my chance to check it out recently…
Before I dive in with my review, though, here’s a brief plot synopsis…

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