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New from Jeff York on The Establishing Shot: “RBG” SHOWCASES THE MAVERICK SUPREME COURT JUSTICE AND THE FIGHT FOR EQUALITY

Original caricature by Jeff York of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. (copyright 2018)


I’m late to the dance reviewing the new documentary RBG, a laudatory examination of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her career, but it seems especially timely to write about it this week. 946 more words

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New from Jeff York on The Establishing Shot: “INCREDIBLES 2” IS ONE SUPERHERO SEQUEL THAT LIVES UP TO ITS NAME

Of all the Pixar or Disney animated films released in the last 20 years, THE INCREDIBLES was easily the one that lent itself best to a franchise. 831 more words

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New from Jeff York on The Establishing Shot: “WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?” SHOWCASES THE POWER AND POLITICS OF FRED ROGERS

Who knew that Fred Rogers was so political, so radical, and so subversive?


Without question, the remarkable documentary WOULDN’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR? presents the legendary host of MISTER ROGERS’ NEIGHBORHOOD as the man we all knew and loved. 1,090 more words

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New from Jeff York on The Establishing Shot: BAD GUYS CHECK INTO “HOTEL ARTEMIS” BUT THEY DON’T CHECK OUT

The new thriller HOTEL ARTEMIS is a fun, frothy, and assuredly made B-movie with an A-list cast. It’s not a lot more than that, but as diversionary entertainment, Hollywood could do a lot worse. 1,074 more words

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New from Jeff York on The Establishing Shot: "HEREDITARY" IS UNSETTLING HORROR THAT STRUGGLES TO SETTLE ON AN ENDING

Your enjoyment of HEREDITARY may depend on how many horror movies you’ve seen. If you haven’t seen a lot, most of it will shock the ever-loving bejesus out of you. 983 more words

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New from Jeff York on The Establishing Shot: BLUMHOUSE'S "UPGRADE" RAISES THE BAR ON SCIENCE FICTION FUN

Blumhouse Productions has given film audiences some remarkable horror franchises including PARANORMAL ACTIVITY, INSIDIOUS, THE PURGE, and SINISTER. Blumhouse’s latest release, under the BH Tilt banner, is entitled UPGRADE and the sci-fi thriller could quickly become the next breakout series for them. 1,169 more words

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New from Jeff York on The Establishing Shot: "SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY" IS LOTS OF FUN IF NOT FORCEFUL

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY is a title that works on two levels. First, it’s the origin story about beloved franchise character Han Solo, and second, it’s the first solo film that is not connected to the sequencing of events evident in all the other films. 1,350 more words

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