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This season of  “The Bachelor” features pilot Peter (Pete)  Weber. S a pioneer in abortion rights, passed away at the age of 69. 69.n HBO’s new seven-part limited series “Big Little Lies.” (Courtesy of Facebook)

Pilot Pete’s Turbulent Season of “The Bachelor”

March 4, 2020

Remarkably, Weber’s season may actually be the most over-the-top, crazy and absolutely diabolic one ever.

“The Circle,” a Netflix original reality TV show explores the way people connect and interact online. (Courtesy of Facebook)

“The Circle” Plays At Our Desire To Connect

March 4, 2020

There are nuanced levels to all technology use, and “The Circle” reminds us that we all have the same concerns about how we appear online.

“The Cordillera of Dreams” narrates a war waged in the Andes mountains. (Courtesy of Facebook)

“The Cordillera of Dreams” Explores Heartbreak of Political Trauma

March 4, 2020

A deep mournfulness forms a tangible layer over the whole of the film, serving as a sad foil to the urgency of its politics.

“Portrait of a Lady on Fire,” originally released in France, stars Adèle Haenel (left) and Noémie Merlant (right). (Courtesy of Facebook)

“Portrait Of A Lady On Fire” Paints a Beautiful and Symbolic Love Story

February 19, 2020

The innocent story of love between Héloïse and Marianne was refreshing and heartbreaking at the same time

“Sonic the Hedgehog” features the beloved cartoon sonic and tries to explore mature topics such as war and terrorism. (Courtesy of Facebook)

“Sonic the Hedgehog” Is a Strange Take

February 19, 2020

“Sonic the Hedgehog” is not good, by any means. But it’s not “Cats” either.

Margot Robbie stars as Harley Quin in the women-packed “Birds of Prey.” (Courtesy of Facebook)

Margot Robbie Rescues “Birds of Prey”

February 12, 2020

The plot is too winding for its own good, but the characters and action mean “Birds of Prey” is still well worth seeing.

Guy Ritchie’s “The Gentlemen” is too convoluted and offensive. (Courtesy of Facebook)

“The Gentlemen” Remains Stuck in the Past

February 5, 2020

Unfortunately, it’s all mired by convoluted delivery and offensive content.

The latest Star Wars trilogy, which is now owned by Disney, ended with “The Rise of The Skywalker” on Dec. 20. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Star Wars Hits a Dead End With “Rise of Skywalker”

January 22, 2020

“Rise of Skywalker” is more than just a bad Star Wars film. It embodies everything wrong with the modern science fiction genre.

Floral Tattoo self released “You Can Never Have a Long Enough Head Start.” (Courtesy of Facebook)

Floral Tattoo Stuns

January 22, 2020

But if Floral Tattoo wears its influences a bit too heavily on its sleeve, and extends at times too far beyond its comfort zone, it is all made worth it by the times when it leaves its influences behind to reach new, transcendent heights.

Saoirse Ronan and Timothee Chalamat star in the latest addition of “Little Women” (Courtsy of Twitter)

Little Women Takes on the Big Screen Once Again

January 22, 2020

Gerwig makes “Little Women” her own by adding changes that do not alter the already well-known narrative but rather serve as necessary, meaningful updates.

“Knives Out” Cuts Up the Competition

“Knives Out” Cuts Up the Competition

December 4, 2019

Rian Johnson isn’t exactly known for humor. The anachronistic mix of noir tropes and a contemporary high school setting in “Brick” results in a few amusing moments, but it’s still a bleak film...

Stephan James, Sienna Miller, Chadwick Boseman and Taylor Kitsch star in “21 Bridges,” explores cops in NYC. (Courtesy of Twitter)

“21 Bridges”: A Parable on Corrupt Police Officers

December 4, 2019

You probably recognize the name “21 Bridges” from the 6’ by 3’ promotional posters they’ve managed to plaster up at every other D train stop. That’s not the only way it’s an especially New...

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