FlixChatter Review: GLASS (2018)

Written & Directed by M. Night Shyamalan Starring: James McAvoy, Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson I collected comic books as a kid during the late 70s through the 80s. As an introverted 8 year old, comics (from DC to Marvel, to Batman, X-Men, and eventually to graphic novels) provided a sense of wonder and mystery. Even …

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MN Short Film Spotlight: 100,000 Miles A Second + Interview w/ filmmakers/cast

As I have mentioned on the TCFF page, it's time for another Minnesota Shorts Showcase, sponsored by Twin Cities Film Fest! Last week I had the privilege of chatting with the writer, producer and leading lady of one of the short films screening this Saturday… the highly acclaimed 100,000 Miles A Second (which I think …

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Musings on TV Series Recently Watched: Bodyguard & SS-GB

HAPPY NEW YEAR! (I think you can still say that until at least mid January, right?) It's a relatively mellow weekend for me and I realize I haven't actually written a review in 2019 yet but I've been bingeing a ton of shows in the past month or so. I've blogged about Daredevil Season 3 …

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FlixChatter Review: Mary Poppins Returns (2018)

Directed by Rob Marshall | Screenplay by David Magee Starring: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Julie Walters There are few things I hold dear to my inner child’s heart, one of them being Disney’s Mary Poppins (1964) starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke. Regarded as a classic, the 1964 film succeeded on so many …

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Indie Film Spotlight: THE GOOD EXORCIST + Interview with MN filmmaker Josh Stifter

As I've been blogging for more than a decade, it's always a joy and privilege to feature indie filmmakers and supporting their work. Josh Stifter is a local Minneapolis filmmaker who had the opportunity to be a part of the reality show for El Rey Network (elreynetwork.com) and he got to make a $7k feature …

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Top 10 Films of 2018 + Honorable Mentions

HAPPY NEW YEAR everyone! Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas holiday and may 2019 bring you much joy, success and wonderful moments! Well, it's time for the obligatory Top 10 Films of 2018. Since there are still plenty of 2018 movies I have not seen yet, I should preface this post with the fact …

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FlixChatter Review: On The Basis Of Sex (2018)

“You couldn’t have existed until now.” Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s teenage daughter has just told off a cat calling construction crew. RBG stares at her daughter, who is striding into the street to call a cab. Oblivious to the rain and to the cab which her daughter is now impatiently waiting by, RBG sees her daughter …

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Merry Christmas! FlixChatter Team’s Favorite Christmas Movies

Merry Christmas everyone! It's Ruth here and it's Christmas Day here in the Twin Cities where our blog team and I live. It's actually an unusually brown Christmas with just a few leftover snow on the ground, nary a flurry in sight! I've made a ton of Christmas posts over the years, such us the …

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FlixChatter Review: AQUAMAN (2018)

I’m not the biggest comic book reader, in my younger years I’ve only read Batman and The Punisher comics. So, I’ve only learned about Aquaman from the show Entourage. During that show’s second season, its star ended up playing Aquaman and fans of the comic were hoping an actual film based on the character would …

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FlixChatter Review: MORTAL ENGINES (2018)

Review by Vitali Gueron [This review may contain plot details that could be considered spoilers, proceed with caution] When I heard that there was a movie was coming out, produced by The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit director Peter Jackson, I was naturally excited and expected to be entertained on a massive …

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