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Gold Review

Well if this isn’t oscar bait I don’t know what is, an American dream true story, an Oscar-winning actor, and a strong supporting cast. A down on his luck prospector, Kenny Wells desperate for a break teams up with a similarly eager geologist and ends up in Indonesia, mining for uncharted gold. 530 more words

Film Review


“The ride had begun, and what a goddamn’ ride…” 365 more words



“I’m starting to remember a life I had forgotten…” 552 more words


2016 IN REVIEW – The Films I Didn’t See (November - December)

Alright, the last of the films I didn’t see this year! From here on out, it’s nothing but films I’ve seen. These are the last two months, when studios try to cram in every Oscar contender and pretender, even up until the final days of the year. 3,888 more words

Year In Review

REVIEW -- Indochine (1992)

My first review of the year is of a film that is as intriguing as it is flawed and problematic. First released in 1992,  Regis Wargnier’s… 324 more words


Manchester by the Sea is Tragic, Hilarious Oscar Bait.

Manchester by the Sea stars Casey Affleck as Lee Chandler, a janitor who must become the guardian of his nephew when his brother dies of a heart attack. 396 more words



Against all odds, there’s not a hint of violence in it. And I could’ve sworn I smelled it coming, more than once. Even a mid-film car accident is realized off screen…plus the victim survives! 334 more words