FlixChatter Review: The French Dispatch (2021)

For some reason I had missed this film when it was released last Fall, and I kind of forgotten about it until it arrived on HBO Max this weekend. I’m not a die-hard Wes Anderson fan, after all I haven’t seen Isle of Dogs yet, but I enjoyed Fantastic Mr. Fox, Moonrise Kingdom, and The …

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FlixChatter Review: Little Women (2019)

As a fan of period dramas with strong female protagonists, naturally I've been looking forward to seeing the new Little Women adaptation. I remember loving the Gillian Armstrong's 1994 version, but 25 years is a long enough time to see a new adaptation from Louisa May Alcott's autobiographical novel about her own life with her …

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FlixChatter Review: The Shape of Water (2017)

Once in a blue moon I fell in love for a film just from the trailer. It happened with The Shape of Water sometime last Fall, but it took a few months before I finally saw it. Forbidden love stories are my thing, but this isn't just a typical star-crossed lovers. Guillermo del Toro created a romance …

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FlixChatter Review: The Secret Life of Pets (2016)

The moment I saw the trailer for this months ago I was immediately sold. Anyone who's ever owned a pet would likely be drawn to this as well, and given the popularity of cat (and dog) videos on social media, this is no doubt a winning concept for an animated movie. The movie started off …

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Weekend Roundup: Quick thoughts on BAFTA 2015 + review of Predestination

Happy Monday everyone! Well it's quite a busy weekend for me but I got to see two new-to-me movies, yay. I also got two reviews done on Sunday, so expect to see a review of Jupiter Ascending tomorrow. Here are my top five things I'm happy about from 2015 BAFTA Awards: Emmanuel Lubezki winning Best …

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Music Break: Top 10 Favorite Film Scores of 2014

I'm so behind on my year-end top ten lists, but hey, I think January is still a great time for those lists right? 😉 I was listening to NPR two nights ago and caught host Robert Siegel interviewing composer Thomas Newman (The Shawshank Redemption, The Road To Perdition, Wall•E, etc.) and naturally I started thinking …

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Monthly Roundup & Favorite Movie of JULY 2014

WHOAH! We've reached the last month of Summer already! Ok so September is still pretty warm but once we reach the 'ber' months, it's all downhill from here 😦 Ok let's not think about it for now. In a way I'm kinda glad Blockbuster Season is [nearly] over though. Though there are a few that …

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