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Downsizing ** (2017, Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau, Kristen Wiig, Rolf Lassgård, Udo Kier) – Movie Review 

Co-writer/ director Alexander Payne’s ecologically minded sci-fi social satire follows the story of kindly married occupational therapist Paul Safranek (Matt Damon), who undergoes a a newly invented procedure to be shrunken to four inches tall so […]

Oct, 15

Thelma ** (2017, Eili Harboe, Kaya Wilkins, Henrik Rafaelsen, Ellen Dorrit Petersen) – Movie Review 

Co-writer / director Joachim Trier’s Norwegian romantic mystery supernatural drama stars Eili Harboe as a college-age young woman called Thelma, who is definitely looking for her Louise. Thelma finds her in the shape of Anja (Kaya […]

Oct, 15

Untamed *** (1929, Joan Crawford, Robert Montgomery, Ernest Torrence, Holmes Herbert, Gwen Lee, Lloyd Ingraham) – Classic Movie Review 5954

Following her star-making role of Diana Medford in the hit silent Our Dancing Daughters (1928), Joan Crawford’s first talkie, Untamed (1929), was made during the difficult period of MGM’s transition from silent to sound movies. But it was another success for Crawford, propelling her […]

Aug, 22

Glitter * (2001, Mariah Carey, Max Beesley, Eric Benét) – Classic Movie Review 5886

Let us begin by quoting dialogue from a 2001 episode of TV’s Will and Grace. ‘How bad is it?’ ‘Mariah Carey in Glitter bad!’ Director Vondie Curtis-Hall’s 2001 music drama is a very bad film, but […]

Aug, 09

The Rite [Riten] **** (1969, Ingrid Thulin, Anders Ek, Gunnar Björnstrand) – Classic Movie Review 5656

Writer-director Ingmar Bergman’s insightful 1969 Swedish film is a provocative, complex, and highly personal piece of work that focuses on a famous acting troupe charged with obscenity after one of their performances. It was made for […]

Jun, 24

Gifted ***½ (2017, Chris Evans, Mckenna Grace, Lindsay Duncan, Octavia Spencer, Jenny Slate) – Movie Review

Mmm, nice, we get the sweet and soft side of Captain America (that would be Chris Evans) in this gentle and appealing heart-tugger, neatly handled by director Marc Webb and tastily written by writer and Tom Flynn. […]

Jun, 24

Honey *** (2003, Jessica Alba, David Moscow, Mekhi Phifer) – Classic Movie Review 5651

Jessica Alba fresh from the 2000-2002 TV series Dark Angel is a peach as Honey Daniels, a sexy and feisty young dance instructor who starts a hip-hop class for ghetto kids. She is star spotted […]

Jun, 21

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