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Barbie (2023) Review

COME ON BARBIE, LET’S GO PARTY!   While the usage of translating bestselling novels into feature films is the more “commonplace” practice of moviemaking adapting, Hollywood has found a somewhat unique interest in find theatrical endeavors that are set around (or derivate from) popular toys, board games, and animated TV show. While finding inspiration in an old classic game or

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First Man (2018) Review

AN EPIC AND INTIMATE CINEMATIC ENDEAVOR   While film director Damien Chazelle drew critical praise (and awards) for his 2014 sophomore movie Whiplash, he took the cinematic film world by storm in 2016, with the release of La La Land, a musical feature that was similar to the old classic Hollywood musical of yesteryear. The film, which starred actor Ryan

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Blade Runner 2049 (2017) Review

MORE HUMAN THAN HUMAN   In 1982, moviegoers everywhere were introduced the sci-fi / neo-noir film Blade Runner. Loosely based on the 1968 novel “Do Android Dream of Electric Sheep” by Phillip K. Dick, the film, which was directed by Ridley Scott and starred Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos, and Daryl Hannah, follows the story of

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La La Land Review

OLD SCHOOL HOLLYWOOD MAGIC   It’s award season and that means that there’s plenty of award-wining and dramatic style films that are been talked about, with plenty of “buzz” throughout the cinema movie outlets and mediums. From the SAG Awards to the Golden Globes, to the Oscars (and several more in-between), the several movies that are nominated and are talked

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The Nice Guys Review

A SOLID 70’S DETECTIVE CAPPER   During the 1970s, the movie industry saw a plethora of neo-noir films. More often than not, these movies were often cop / detective features that spoke and adhere to the decade’s look, feel, and style. In general terms that’s the classification for genre of films, but movie buffs and film critics would often say

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