Christmas Special: SPIRITED (2022) Review + Music Break

This movie has been released over a month ago on AppleTV+ but my hubby and I decided to save it for around Christmas. Well, it turns out to be a fun Christmas musical that captures the, well, Christmas spirit. I've seen Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol play for the past few years at our local …

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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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Guest Review: GIFTED (2017)

Directed By: Marc Webb Written By: Chris Evans, Mckenna Grace, Octavia Spencer, Jenny Slate, Lindsay Duncan Runtime: 1 hr 41 minutes I walked out of Gifted loudly bemoaning Chris Evans’ lack of acting skills when I heard a man behind me say something even more controversial: that Gifted suffers from a “simple plot”. No, sweet idiot, it …

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FlixChatter Review: Hidden Figures (2016)

Directed by: Theodore Melfi Written by: Allison Schroeder and Theodore Melfi Runtime: 2 hrs 7 minutes Hollywood loves BOAT, that is, films Based On a True Story, and few are as overdue yet timely as Hidden Figures. Based on the nonfiction book of the same name by Margot Lee Shetterly, it tells the story of a team of African-American …

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FlixChatter Double Review: Snowpiercer (2014)

Ted's Review After last summer's mediocre Elysium, I wasn't that interested in seeing another sci-fi/action picture about the poor vs. the rich set in the future. Heck even after I saw the trailer, I sort of didn't really want to see this new film from South Korean director Joon-ho Bong at all. But thanks to …

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Musings on Bong Joon-ho’s sci-fi thriller Snowpiercer & How I hope we get to see the director’s cut for US release

I saw the beautiful International poster of Snowpiercer today, a film I've been looking forward to for some time. The film's been breaking all kinds of box records in Asia, especially in South Korea, Bong Joon-ho's native country. Unfortunately for most of us in the West, we probably won't get to see it until next …

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