February 2020

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The Invisible Man

The ultimate gaslighting flick. Enjoyable, entertaining, decent twists. The one thing we hated. HATED. was the volume of the music closing the movie and playing through the credits. Ridiculously loud for no good reason. 8/10


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Downhill

Ironic, the movie followed the title… Typical bad Will Ferrell flick where you are uncomfortable and only waiting to see what will make you feel more uncomfortable. Simply not enough laughs to warrant calling this…


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The Call of the Wild

Not bad. Nice update, fairly faithful to the original. (If you are familiar with the original, though, you’ll see through the PC polishing…) The CGI was believable enough (the avalanche being the one noticeable exception)….


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Snowpiercer

So glad Belle recommended this to me! Excellent, all the way around.(However, I wouldn’t recommend watching this while eating…) 9/10



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Oscars – 2020

The Winners Best Picture — ParasiteLeading Actor — Joaquin Phoenix, JokerLeading Actress — Renee Zellweger, JudySupporting Actor — Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time in HollywoodSupporting Actress — Laura Dern, Marriage StoryDirector — Bong Joon—Ho,…


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The Good Liar

Glad to have finally had a chance to see this. Missed it in the theater, but it transitioned well to the home screen. Both Helen Mirren and Sir Ian McKellen were excellent. The only caveat…


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Birds of Prey

Margot. Freakin. Robbie. What a blast of a movie. Margot Robbie just nailed the looks and the cinematography was perfect. So was the soundtrack (How can you go wrong with Barracuda opening a fight scene!)….


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Gretel and Hansel

Dark. Very dark. Interesting retelling, probably closer to some of the Brothers Grimm source material than the happily-ever-after fairy tale we grew up hearing. Major exception being the obvious role reversal. Along those lines, I…


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The Rhythm Section

Dark, violent, and entertaining. A bit more real-world than Atomic Blonde. The story moved quickly and the title was explained early enough to keep me from thinking it was too artsy for the subject. The…