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  • SWIM TEAM
    25 2017 July

    SWIM TEAM

    SWIM TEAM Production grants from New York Women in Film and the Independent Filmmaker’s Project Theatrical release funding by Easterseals and the Aetna Foundation Director Lara Stolman Producer Shanna Belott I loved this film.  Swim...

  • VALERIAN
    20 2017 July

    VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS/DUNKIRK/WISH UPON/THE BEGUILED

    VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS / DUNKIRK / WISH UPON / THE BEGUILED After a hot streak of excellent films of all types—not just big-budget tent-pole blockbuster-sized wildly-hyped studio releases, but some...

  • APES WAR
    18 2017 July

    WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES

    WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES Starring Andy Serkis, Karin Konoval, Devyn Dalton, Michael Adamthwaite, Terry Notary, Judy Greer, Steve Zahn, Amiah Miller, Woody Harrelson Directed by Matt Reeves Written by Mark Bomback and...

  • 10 2017 July

    SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING

    SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Starring Tom Holland, Jacob Batalon, Laura Harrier, Zendaya, Tony Revolori, Michael Keaton, Marisa Tomei, Robert Downey, Jr., Jon Favreau, Donald Glover Directed by Jon Watts Screenplay by Jonathan Goldstein, John Francis Daley, Jon...

  • WHAT LIES UPSTREAM
    24 2017 June

    AFI DOCS: WHAT LIES UPSTREAM

    AFI Docs: WHAT LIES UPSTREAM Director: Cullen Hoback 89 minutes, English 2017 This documentary film, What Lies Upstream, would justify the tag “ripped from the headlines.”  The day I saw the film, national and international...

  • 23 2017 June

    AFI DOCS: ATOMIC HOMEFRONT

    AFI Docs: ATOMIC HOMEFRONT Director: Rebecca Cammisa 96 minutes, English 2017 The homeowners are active and frightened; the officials are missing, slow, unprepared or indifferent.  Mothers check the direction of the wind in order to...

GOLD

Film Review: GOLD

January 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

GOLD Starring Matthew McConaughey, Bryce Dallas Howard, Edgar Ramirez, Corey Stoll Directed by Stephen Gaghan Written by Patrick Massett, John Zinman Produced by Matthew McConaughey, Patrick Massett, John Zinman, Teddy Schwarzman, Michael Nozik Music by...

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HIDDEN FIGURES

Film Reviews: AWARDS SEASON CAPSULE

January 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

AWARDS SEASON CAPSULE “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” / “Hidden Figures” / “La La Land” / “A Monster Calls” / “Silence”   Four excellent films are in out in wide release in theaters this month,...

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A MONSTER CALLS

Film Review: A MONSTER CALLS

January 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

A MONSTER CALLS Starring Lewis MacDougall, Felicity Jones, Sigourney Weaver, Toby Kebbell, Liam Neeson, Geraldine Chaplin Directed by J. A. Bayona Screenplay by Patrick Ness Based on the book “A Monster Calls” by Patrick Ness...

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ROGUE ONE

Film Review: ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY

December 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY Starring Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Donnie Yen, Jiang Wen, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker, Riz Ahmed, Mads Mikkelsen, Jimmy Smits, Alistair Petrie, Genevieve O’Reilly, Ben Daniels, James Earl...

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FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM Starring Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Colin Ferrell, Carmen Ejogo, Samantha Morton, Ezra Miller, Faith Wood-Blagrove, Ron Perlman, Ronan Raftery, Jon Voight Directed by David...

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ARRIVAL

Film Review: ARRIVAL

November 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

ARRIVAL Starring Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg, Tzi Ma Directed by Denis Villeneuve Screenplay by Eric Heisserer Based on “Story of Your Life,” by Ted Chiang Produced by Shawn Levy, Dan Levine,...

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DOCTOR STRANGE

Film Review: DOCTOR STRANGE

November 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

DOCTOR STRANGE Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdam, Benedict Wong, Mads Mikkelsen, Tilda Swinton, Michael Stuhlbarg, Benjamin Bratt Directed by Scott Derrickson Written by Jon Spaihts, Scott Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill Produced by...

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REPARATION

Film Review: REPARATION

October 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

REPARATION A film by Kyle Ham and Steve Timm Based on the play “The Activist” by Steve Timm, screenplay by Kyle Ham and Steve Timm, produced and directed by Kyle Ham A Red Dirt Picture...

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MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN Starring Asa Butterfield, Terence Stamp, Eva Green, Finlay MacMillan, Lauren McCrostie,  Pixie Davies, Georgia Pemberton, Raffiella Chapman, Milo Parker, Hayden Keeler-Stone, Cameron King, Thomas and Joseph Odwell, Judi Dench,...

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BLAIR WITCH

Film Review: BLAIR WITCH

September 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

BLAIR WITCH Starring James Allen McCune, Callie Hernandez, Brandon Scott, Corbin Reid, Wes Robinson, Valorie Curry Directed by Adam Wingard Written by Simon Barrett Produced by Keith Calder, Roy Lee, Steven Schneider, Jessica Wu Executive...

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