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In this room you couldn’t buy your win, you couldn’t buy me and you couldn’t buy a seat at the table.

Molly Bloom (Jessica Chastain) in… 26 more words

Line(s) Of The Day

Two Steps Forward

Foxtrot ((פוֹקְסטְרוֹט) Samuel Maoz, 2017)

This film pissed off the Israeli Minister of Culture because it depicted the Israeli armed forces being less than perfect. There have been any number of incidents over the years which are claimed to be misreported or someone else’s fault. 326 more words


Paul Schrader’s First Reformed grabs your attention from the very beginning and refuses to let go and takes you on an intense and almost sickeningly real story of a reverend who slowly but surely begins to lose all faith. 649 more words

Movie Reviews

Initial Impression: Last Flag Flying (2017)

Richard Linklater’s preoccupation with time reaches its most poignant heights in Last Flag Flying. The film is about Vietnam veteran, Larry “Doc” Shepherd (Steve Carrel) who reunites with his former war buddies, Sal Nealon (Bryan Cranston) and Richard Mueller (Lawrence Fishburne) in the hopes that they accompany him to pick up his son’s body for a home funeral. 337 more words


FILM: The Upside (2017, Neil Burger)

Comedy-drama The Upside is an American remake of French biopic Untouchable, and premiered at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival. It was originally scheduled to be distributed by The Weinstein Company in March 2018, but for obvious reasons director Neil Burger stopped that from happening, ergo it has been distributed by STX Films in January 2019. 284 more words

Zama (Argentina, 2017)

Directed by: Lucrecia Martel. Like Amerika Square, this one popped up on some year-end lists of great foreign films of 2018 that actually came out in 2017. 280 more words

Amerika Square (Greece, 2017)

Directed by: Yannis Sakaridis. This one came highly written about in the year-end round-ups about the best foreign films of 2018 (even though it looks like it came out in Greece last year, but… 327 more words