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Review: Beautiful Beings – “Sublime cinematography”

Posted by on Jan 30, 2023 in All, drama, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

Back in 2017, I’d sung the praises of Icelandic filmmaker Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson’s feature debut Heartstone on this very film blog....

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Sundance 2023 Review: A Little Prayer – “David Strathairn at his finest”

Posted by on Jan 28, 2023 in All, drama, Film, Headline, indie, Reviews | 0 comments

As a father attempts to address the marriage issues of his daughter and son, he begins to question his own abilities as a parent. A...

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Sundance 2023 Review: The Deepest Breath – “A stunningly shot documentary.”

Posted by on Jan 27, 2023 in All, documentary, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

The Deepest Breath opens with freediver Alessia Zecchini being asked about her thoughts on death.  She is not phased by the question....

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Sundance 2023 Review: All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt – “The cinematic craftsmanship on display is impressive.”

Posted by on Jan 27, 2023 in All, drama, Film, Reviews, romance | 0 comments

A sensory meditation of what a young Black woman named Mack experiences going from childhood to adulthood in Mississippi. The story begins...

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Sundance 2023 Review: You Hurt My Feelings – “A smart, clever comedy”

Posted by on Jan 27, 2023 in All, comedy, Film, Headline, Reviews | 0 comments

There’s a moment in You Hurt My Feelings that was delivered so perfectly by Julia Louis-Dreyfus that it now lives in my mind...

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Sundance 2023 Review: Theater Camp – “Pure joy”

Posted by on Jan 27, 2023 in All, comedy, Film, Headline, musical, Reviews | 0 comments

Did you ever go to theatre camp? Wait. Just to interrupt, know that as I’m Canadian I’ll be spelling theatre the...

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Sundance 2023 Review: Scrapper – “The dialogue is sharp”

Posted by on Jan 26, 2023 in All, comedy, drama, fantasy, Film, Headline, indie, Reviews | 0 comments

Still grieving from the death of her mother, 12-year-old Georgie is quite resourceful in preventing her school and social services from...

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Sundance 2023 Review: Jamojaya

Posted by on Jan 26, 2023 in All, drama, Film, Headline, indie, Reviews | 0 comments

A teenage Indonesian rapper signed to a major U.S. record label decides to part ways with his father who has been his manager. During a...

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Sundance 2023 Review: The Amazing Maurice – “The family will have a good time”

Posted by on Jan 25, 2023 in All, animated, Books, fantasy, Film, Headline, Reviews, thriller | 0 comments

A travelling conniving talking cat partners with intelligent rats and a pied piping human to con townspeople into paying them to get rid...

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US Blu-ray and DVD Releases: The Jackie Chan Collection, Detective Knight: Redemption, Men At Work, The Last American Virgin and more

Posted by on Jan 25, 2023 in All, DVD/Blu-ray, Film, Reviews | Comments Off on US Blu-ray and DVD Releases: The Jackie Chan Collection, Detective Knight: Redemption, Men At Work, The Last American Virgin and more

Well, it’s a tiny week this week. Sometimes it’s more a matter of the studios being closed for the holidays and not sending out review...

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