Jeff's Reviews

Thoughts on every movie I've ever seen.

In Bruges (2008)

Things feel a little weird in the beginning, with loosely edited dialogue and light comedy that doesn’t really work. But as the story deepened and the characters developed and the beauty of Bruges slowly revealed itself, it all grew on me. By the end, we have a cleanly told, symbolism-filled…

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Confess, Fletch (2022)

Hamm channels Chevy in expression, habit, and quick wit, but he’s not Chevy. I’m just not convinced Hamm is all that funny. Some of his dialogue feels a bit scripted and forced, and a smart-ass who is not that funny starts to get annoying. Izzo looks like a mix of…

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The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl (1993)

What a remarkable connection to history she is. Great to have been able to get these interviews with her, even if this project was conceived by Leni herself. Fiery and pretty sharp for 90. I really appreciated Leni’s very frank and matter-of-fact answers. What I like most is how they…

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On Deadly Ground (1994)

A festering pile of shit, from story to editing to acting to casting. Seagal is a C-list action star and a D-list actor. Shame seeing respectable actors like Caine and Thornton wasted. Hard to take McGinley seriously. The PSA and associated press footage tacked onto the end is laughable. And…

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A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995)

The guy is passionate about movies. I wonder how many of today’s directors have this kind of passion for and familiarity with the classics. Should have been required viewing in film school. I like how personal it is, and I love Scorsese’s unique, fast-talking narration. But a camera fixated on…

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David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet (2020)

This is not a biography, but it certainly gives us a lot more insight into the man than we’ve ever gotten before. A true personal statement, and since he’s one of the few experienced enough in this subject, he’s earned the right to make one. Beautiful footage from the documentaries…

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Coda (2021)

A beautiful film, with magic coming from the sweet and cleanly told story, the heartfelt and authentic characters, and perfect casting. The drama of having a voice in a deaf family is real and marvelously explored in this one. Similar drama plays out in Mr. Holland’s Opus (though perhaps in…

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Soul (2020)

Interesting exploration of complicated ideas and a real thinker for spiritual adults, but it might be a little too cerebral for kids. The genius of Pixar is that their stories are not about enemies. Instead, the antagonist is always life and its emotional complexities. The hero must find a way…

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The Batman (2022)

They set out to make something even darker and moodier than the Nolan’s Batman, and they succeeded. The contemplative pace something different for a superhero movie. I like it overall, but it starts to wear a bit in a movie this long. After The Lighthouse and this one, Pattison is…

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Encanto (2021)

Engaging story full of magic, wonderful animation, and good comedy. It’s clear that Disney has assimilated Pixar without major consequence, as this one feels like an independent Pixar release.

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Nope (2022)

Beautiful photography, effects are impressive, and Peele is really great at creating tension and suspense for a few moments at a time, but all these little moments don’t support a very good story. Carnivorous alien spaceships? Why are they here and what do they want? Where is the media or…

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Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)

Nice to get all the old stars back, I guess, but the story and dialogue is awfully goofy. A spell that has the power to destroy the universe is interrupted by Peter Parker being annoying? And now his motivation is to make all the bad people from the old movies…

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What Is a Woman? (2022)

It takes balls (no pun intended) to take on this topic, as it’s certainly controversial and messy, but I wish Walsh was a little more sincere in his approach. Dramatizations of fishing and kicking a bulletin board and waking up in the middle of the night, along with melodramatic cutaways…

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Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022)

Animation is good, but story is thin, characters are not that interesting, and the editing is dizzying. A few smirks.

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Top Gun: Maverick (2022)

A wonderful sequel, even more impressive considering it’s been 36 years. Kosinski has done a really good job honoring the story and style of the first, with many of the shots and scenes playing clear homage. Kosinski’s filmography is also a testament to how versatile he is. So far, so…

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Ricky Gervais: SuperNature (2022)

Simultaneously irreverent and insightful, Gervais really pushes the envelope but maintains the funny. Wish he would have stuck a bit more to his central theme, though. The tangents are all enjoyable but make me wonder why he created this title for the material.

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The First Wives Club (1996)

A comedy essentially about feminist empowerment. A sneaky line to walk, as questionable moral stances can be masked with laughs. There are perhaps some double standards at play here. Would love to see how a “The First Husbands Club” movie would work, where men punish and blackmail and humiliate their…

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Jeremiah Johnson (1972)

A combo of Richard Proenneke and The Revenant, with some 1970’s weirdness.

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American Outlaws (2001)

Farrell had a magnetism, even back then, and does OK with the accent, sounding American though not all that southern. Interesting how they made no mention that James was shot in the back of the head. But the movie’s not so great. The Moby score at the beginning and end…

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The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)

I really liked this as a kid, and the gags still hold up today. Amazing how Nielsen was able to come out of nowhere to crank out a string of light comedies at the end of his career. Weird seeing OJ in it now, after everything that has transpired since…

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Reno 911!: The Hunt for QAnon (2021)

I smiled a couple of times, maybe. Love seeing the old crew back together, but it’s just not that funny. Smaller roles by more well-known comics do not help.

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Palm Springs (2020)

A Groundhog Day rip-off that is less creative and less funny. If we’re supposed to take the whole story seriously and feel for the characters, what’s the deal with the dinosaurs? They get out of this metaphysical dilemma by blowing it up? What’s redeeming about that? Samberg can be so…

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Paris, Texas (1984)

Definitely something different, maybe one of the better movies to come out during a very awkward time for movies. Wasn’t sure I was on board at first, with things moving so slowly and Stanton’s vacant, emotionally unexpressive performance leading the way. Stanton has never been one of my favorites, with…

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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019)

Surprisingly dark, not the story I expected. But the biggest issue is that the story and characters are a little too simple. There’s not much going on in this movie. Mr. Rogers, who by all accounts really was a great guy, is a little too perfect here. Chris Cooper is…

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Don’t Look Up (2021)

Like McKay’s The Big Short, it straddles between being a dramatic story and a farce. Screaming rants by Mindy and Dibiasky, seriousness by Teddy, ominous scoring, and impressive visual effects make it seem like we should really care about what is potentially an end-of-the-world situation, but then idiotic, over-the-top behavior…

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The Matrix Resurrections (2021)

Interesting twist on the story, probably the best they could do after all this time. Similar to original in theme and style. They did capture some of the magic of the first movie, but it’s hard to make that kind of impact on a viewer again. Love that Keanu shaved…

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Klaus (2019)

A very neat take on a traditional story, stopping just short of being a literal origin story for Santa Claus and Christmas. Creatively, beautifully animated and kind of funny.

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Palm Trees in the Snow (2015)

A steamy, romantic, beautiful story about forbidden love in a faraway place and time, epic in scale and in length. A wonderful surprise. As a period piece, the scenery is exquisite and the sets are wonderfully authentic. It feels like we were really there, with only CGI ships and planes…

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Sing (2016)

Wonderfully animated, nicely paced, good characters, and great singing voices from an impressive cast. Newcomer Tori Kelly makes an impression as Meena the elephant, and McFarlane shines as Mike the mouse.

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The Forgiven (2017)

Poignant story about the political and psychological power of forgiveness, redemption, and compassion. Whitaker is really good. His embodiment of Tutu seems a little more jovial and silly than it should have been, but his performance is spot on when it counts. Bana plays hate very well but can’t seem…

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Clifford the Big Red Dog (2021)

Camp as Emily Elizabeth was smarter-than-her-years interesting at times, but very ordinary at others. Whitehall was pretty good, with light laughs and expressions and delivery that reminded me a bit of T.J. Miller. Everyone else was annoying. The dog effects are mediocre, soft compared to the sharp details in background…

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Red Notice (2021)

Pretty people, beautifully shot, nice effects, and decent action scenes. But with the plot bending on itself every few minutes to throw yet another twist at us and every scene filled with people trying to outcool each other with dialogue, I didn’t care about the story or any of the…

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Rocky Vs. Drago – The Ultimate Director’s Cut (1985)

Some of the new footage indeed adds some humanity, but at the cost of some of the old footage, editing, pacing. Despite an honest effort to preserve the integrity of the story, things didn’t flow quite as well in this one as in the original. Drago has slightly more dialogue,…

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Dune (2021)

An epic film which straddles the line between fantasy and science fiction. People and places and times so far removed from us and moments of magic push us towards fantasy, but the implied, very distant ties to Earth history, bull imagery, bagpipes, and palm trees remind us that this is…

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No Time to Die (2021)

So many characters in this one. I’ve seen all the Bonds, but it was still hard for me to follow along. Great to see Waltz back, but he competed with Malek for attention as the film’s primary villain. Lynch is a nice addition, de Armas is fun, but she’s only…

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Planet of the Humans (2019)

Lots of emotional, disturbing footage. So green energy is bad, silicon is bad, graphite is bad, electric cars are bad, solar panels are bad, turbines are bad, batteries are bad. Making or doing anything is bad, and nobody can be trusted. But it all just seems fatalistic when it doesn’t…

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Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea (2004)

Interesting and well-made. John Waters is the perfect narrator for this project.

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Val (2021)

An interesting profile of an interesting guy. It’s personal, historically interesting, with a blanket of melancholy over the whole thing. Sad to see Val in his state, but glad he was able to help put this together while we still have him. Must have been an editing nightmare, with so…

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Gunpowder Milkshake (2021)

Very stylish, but that gets old very quickly and it ends up being just a pile of shit. Part Kill Bill, part Baby Driver, and part The Professional, with the glorified violence, theatrical lighting, blazing colors, gratuitous slo-mo, exaggerated sound effects, melodramatic score, and horribly stereotyped villains that we’ve become…

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The One Where They Get Back Together (2021)

A documentary, a sequel, a love letter, an emotional tribute to a sitcom that touched millions. An amazing collection of show clips, backstage footage, bloopers, interviews, with masterful editing weaving it all together. A subtle, slow variation of the show theme at the end adds a nice accent. Glad that…

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Biography: Chris Farley – Anything for a Laugh (2019)

Nice profile of a big, funny guy.

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Don’t F**k with Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer (2019)

A creepy, intimate look at a psychopath. The exploration of his character is interesting and the collection of security camera footage is impressive, but there are way too many melodramatic interviews and useless cutaway shots to Facebook posts, search bars being filled, and lingering cityscapes. It’s all useless filler. This…

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Collective (2019)

The hallmark of a good documentary is interesting and emotional subject matter, well-assembled footage, and an invisible camera. This documentary succeeds on all levels. It truly is an impressive collection of footage. The most private, emotional, and potentially dangerous conversations are captured with quality and care and, often, with multiple…

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The Frozen North (2006)

Hard to understand Dick’s own voiceover, presumably recorded when he was an old man. He’s not very good at reading his own material. Might have been worth combining all the footage to produce a more complete, succinct, well-rounded documentary about Dick and his experience.

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Alone in the Wilderness Part II (2011)

This one is mostly from the point of view of two others, giving us a bit more background on the man, which makes his life a little more interesting. But the footage is starting to get a bit boring.

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Alone in the Wilderness (2004)

Dick led a fascinating, solitary existence in Alaska. It’s amazing what kind of life he was able to build for himself. Like Bob Ross, Dick has a real appreciation for the Alaskan outdoors, and he does a good job capturing it with his modest photography skills and equipment. All the…

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Sound of Metal (2019)

Powerful. Should be an easy Oscar win for the exquisite sound design. Fantastic performances by mostly unknowns. Ahmed is fantastic in the lead, and Amalric gives the rest of the cast a solid tether. Only thing I don’t totally get is why his relationship with Louise ended. It’s implied that…

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Marriage Story (2019)

The tragic, downward spiral of broken love and divorce. A wonderfully tragic illustration of how getting courts involved can make things expensive and ugly very quickly. If there’s a better movie about divorce, I haven’t seen it. Cynical name for the title. Good drama, painful to watch. The scene where…

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Coming 2 America (2021)

Expected a disappointment, but I liked it! As good a sequel as they could have made. I even found it a bit touching. Great to get so much of the old cast back, more impressive considering it’s 33 years since the first film. So many great cameos that I had…

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Tenet (2020)

Classic Nolan fare, with a clever, mind-bending, intense story, polished lighting, photography, and editing, seamless and impossible effects, and a heavy, droning score. I think I’m with most people when I say that the story was hard to follow. There are so many things happening to so many people in…

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Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

Jenkins and Gadot did an admirable job with the first one, but they both lost a lot of cred here. The story is an absolute mess, to the point that it’s hard to care about any of the characters. Pascal does his best, but his character… grants wishes? That what…

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The Lighthouse (2019)

Beautiful, but very weird. What you’d expect from an art film. As a period piece, it’s exceptional. Sets, costumes, the beautiful photography, pacing, and performances all seem truly authentic. Really great historical flavor. But as a descent into madness, something’s not right. Howard, in particular, is mad from the start,…

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Death to 2020 (2020)

Sadly funny. Well-written, a lot of rapid-fire puns. Fishburne’s voiceover is deadpan perfect. Only the English could pull off something this smartly critical and witty. Amazing how they got so many of these stars to participate, interesting how so many different personalities were successfully directed to deliver the same kind…

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Alien: Covenant (2017)

A nice continuation of the Prometheus story, and a really good opportunity to continue the story further. Would love for Scott to tie things up with one more film to complete the trilogy. I know I’m in the minority here, with most critics and viewers destroying this film. Yes, sloppy…

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019)

I liked the first Godzilla in Legendary’s MonsterVerse a lot more. This one got a bit silly, and now I’m a bit worried about the upcoming Godzilla vs. Kong. A very thin story with lots of strange and stupid plot leaps. Titans make hurricanes? And not just any hurricanes, category…

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Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (2018)

Robin was a great mind and spirit, wasn’t he? Thorough and thoughtful. Great to have so much voiceover from Robin, and so much great commentary from his friends. Would have been nice to dig a little bit deeper into the darkness that drove him, though. I think there was something…

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Uncut Gems (2019)

Dark, twisted, disturbing. You know it’s going to be intense going in, with a compound fracture and a first-person colonoscopy five minutes in. Every scene has a frenetic energy, a tension, an urgency, a nightmarish sense of dread, thanks to good writing, dialogue, editing, and photography. The retro synth score…

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Overboard (2018)

Some light comedy. Faris pulls it off, she’s almost like the new Goldie Hawn. Which is not really a coincidence since this is a gender-swap remake of Hawn’s 1987 movie? Derbez is pretty funny. I’m surprised he hasn’t worked more in American comedies.

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Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (2020)

The ultimate cringefest, with some funny moments and others with real shock value. Definitely harder to for Cohen to play Borat now that everyone knows the character, but he pulls it off. I don’t know how he got through this without being jailed or killed. A lot of additional footage…

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The Land Before Time (1988)

Interesting themes for kids. Definite racial segregation overtones early on, perhaps a little too on-the-nose. I don’t like how, in most fiction stories, it’s only the mom who cares and is present and is the emotional heartstring that gets plucked. Where’s the dad in all these stories? And weird how…

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The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)

Fun. Surprisingly good effects.

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The Big Sick (2017)

Respect for Nanjiani. He’s charming and funny, the story he’s telling is personal, and it’s told with real heart and humility. Kazan is fantastic. Romano and Hunter are perfect in supporting roles.

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Honeyland (2019)

A slice of life in remote corner of the world, blurring the line between documentary and scripted story. As I watched the film, I thought it HAD to be scripted. How could a crew capture so many private, emotional moments with characters so unaffected by the camera’s presence? That’s the…

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Lady Bird (2017)

Mildly entertaining, but despite quick pacing of scenes and dialogue, the story doesn’t really go anywhere. Saoirse turns in a very natural performance, except for the accent. It’s passable but generally sounded a little forced and overenunciated. She almost pulled a muscle in her face trying to pronounce some of…

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Richard Jewell (2019)

A polished film by Clint Eastwood that honors the man in a way that he probably hasn’t been honored before. Admirable job combining real footage with new stuff. Hauser does a great job, amazing that there was an actor so perfect to play this guy. Rockwell is always good. Hamm…

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Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)

Beautifully shot, with seamless, natural-looking lighting and painterly photography that make some frames look like they could be paintings all on their own. Nice, long takes give every scene a slow, pensive feel. But there’s maybe a bit too much of that. There are moments when the beautiful images make…

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Little Women (2019)

A classic story about young women coming of age, historically significant because it’s a feminist story from a feminist author when women were not allowed to be feminists. The detail and tenuous connection of scenes to the larger dramatic story suggests that a lot of the material is autobiographical, and…

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Babe Ruth (1998)

Prob the best of the Ruth documentaries, with the deepest exploration of his character and personality. Schreiber’s voice is just so silky. We dive right into his career, skipping over his his early life, then jump around a bit, from his “called shot” to his start in Boston and then…

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“ESPN SportsCentury” Babe Ruth (1999)

No doubt an impressive and interesting historical figure. Just wish this was longer, slower, more in-depth, and had less of the sappy, melodramatic music.

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Between Two Ferns: The Movie (2019)

A few good lines, funny if you’re a fan of Zach and his show. But when the outtakes are funnier than the movie, that’s a sign that maybe the movie wasn’t so funny.

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Tiger King (2020–2021)

A remarkable collection of footage, the crew was there for everything. When they shot out in the open, everything seemed to happen naturally right in front of them. And when there was a private confrontation or phone call, someone was there to record it secretly. So much footage. How does…

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Bridget Jones’s Baby (2016)

Everyone’s back except Renée Zellweger. Amazing job returning with most of the original cast, but Zellweger’s obvious plastic surgery and skinniness are jarring when she’s supposed to be playing the same character. If this is the new Bridget Jones, maybe work that into the story an explain the transformation. And…

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My Left Foot (1989)

Touching portrait. Shame how, in this day and age of internet research, we know that the ending as a bit misleading and it wasn’t quite so happy for Brown. It would have been more powerful if the truth had been told. Day-Lewis is exceptional, but we already knew that. He’s…

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Jojo Rabbit (2019)

Difficult subject matter to do comedy with, but Waititi pulls it off. It’s an interesting mix of comedy, drama, and action that works. Can say I’ve seen a movie like it. Great performances from the kids. Archie Yates is one of the cutest, funniest fat kids that we’ve seen in…

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Togo (2019)

Touching tribute to a heroic dog. This is standard Disney material. Cute animals having dainty moments with happy music, while one diminutive, rebellious underdog with unflappable spirit rises above the rest. The structure is also pretty standard, with the story jumping right into the action with flashbacks to establish character.…

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Parasite (2019)

First half is wonderfully simple, fun, and theatrical, perfect for a stage play. But then things get awkwardly sexual, and both the family and story lose their innocence. Things suddenly dark and twisted and graphic, and by the end, it almost feels like we’ve watched two different movies: the first…

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Knives Out (2019)

Why do all the great detectives have such distinctive accents and wordplay? When was the last time you saw a brilliant detective with a standard American accent just telling it like it is? Interesting cast of characters. I’m sure Craig and Evans both loved playing against type for a change.…

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1917 (2019)

Intense and humbling, like Saving Private Ryan and any good war movie. An amazing accomplishment of camerawork and editing. The shortest unbroken shot was 39 seconds long, while the longest single continuous shot was 8 1/2 minutes long, both of which are impressive. The steadicam shots through trenches and houses…

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Joker (2019)

Artsy, weird, intense, disturbing. We’ve never seen a superhero movie as dark and twisted as this one. Beautifully shot. There is some magic here. Great character study. Joker is solidly developed with rich backstory, his descent into crazy is wonderfully paced and deep. This is the first act of a…

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Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

A bit fast-paced, with wall-to-wall dialogue and dizzying scene changes, almost like there’s a rush to wrap up the story and franchise as thoroughly and as quickly as possible. Maybe it had to be like this. Maybe there was just too much for Abrams to do, too much ground to…

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Ford v Ferrari (2019)

Damon and Bale play off each other nicely, with Damon pulling off a Bill Clinton accent and a believable performance. But it is Bale, with colorful wit, a charming accent, and goofy facial expressions, who steals the show. Miles has his own dramatic arc, and I found myself wishing the…

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First Blood (1982)

The one that started it all. It seems strange to watch it now, but apparently disdain for Vietnam veterans really was a thing back then. This was a confusing time for America. The country’s opinion of the war and the veterans who returned from it was confused and changing. In…

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The Interview (2014)

Great banter from Franco and Rogen, and some South Park-level irreverent political humor. The script could have been written by Parker and Stone. But it starts to get a bit old after a while. A lot of gay humor. Where’s the outrage?

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The Polar Express (2004)

The animation was meant to be the spectacle. Even on cable television, you can see that Zemeckis was pushing the limits of the technology and really going for it with the 3D gimmicks. And then you have Zemeckis’ clever use of impossible camera angles, an easy trick to pull off…

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Office Christmas Party (2016)

Mildly amusing at best, just people being drunk and stupid. Impressive cast they got together for this one. Thank goodness they got someone like Bateman to make it watchable. Lamest movie title ever. The cheap title graphic leads me to believe that maybe they changed it at the last minute.

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Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)

Good, and some nice twists, but after all the other Marvel movies that just got better and better, this one is a step down. A bit too much goofy high school humor, and MJ is annoying.

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The Irishman (2019)

A Scorsese epic. The fact that a movie this big was produced and released by Netflix is pretty interesting, a reflection of the state of the film industry today. Vintage Scorsese. Mafia in the 70’s, about real characters and real histories, with a focus on realism instead of spectacle. There…

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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)

Light fun. The comedy’s a bit basic. Don’t know how it compares to the original because I didn’t see it. Did feminists have a field day with Gillan’s character?

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Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood (2019)

It’s obvious at this point that Tarantino has hard-on for 60’s and 70’s, not only or the time period itself, but also for film and television of the era. He’s got a knack for capturing the sets and costumes of the time and jamming each shot with authentic signs and…

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Griff the Invisible (2010)

A nice international take on the superhero thing, just as all the Marvel stuff was kicking off in the US. It’s a little slow-moving and definitely offbeat. Griff is appealing, but he’s a bit too weird to really get us rooting for him. Kwanten looks like a mix between Ryan…

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Rain Man (1988)

Touching, well-told story, made in a time where movies were allowed to have feelings. Cruise is a little high-strung. I know it’s the character, but it’s constant and it’s annoying. Hoffman is excellent, a well-deserved Oscar.

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Terminator: Dark Fate (2019)

What’s most impressive about Cameron’s Terminator movies is that they essentially tell the same story over and over. Different characters and different settings, but essentially the same story in each. This one is no different. And it works. Really, the only difference is that this one has a Spanish vide…

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Active Measures (2018)

Fast-moving. There’s a lot of information here, almost blurringly edited. Skipping around from person to person, relationship to relationship, it’s all a bit hard to follow. And most of the graphics flash past too quickly to read. What’s main argument here? Russians are bad? Putin is bad? Trump is bad?…

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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

A wonderful mix of animation, comedy, emotion, writing, pacing, and editing. This thing should be winning awards. The story about multiple dimensions is a little out there, but you can enjoy the ride without thinking about it too much. But let’s be clear. This is not a reboot. Faithful to…

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Special Correspondents (2016)

A Gervais thing, so it’s lightly witty and lightly inappropriate with light social commentary. But the characters and story are just a little goofy. Gervais is Gervais. Pains me to say this because his performance was genius in Chopper, but Bana not a great actor.

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A Star Is Born (2018)

It all seems very real, almost biographical. Do you chalk this up to the script, successive refinements with each remake, or Cooper’s direction? Cooper pulls off a great look and entirely believable musical ability. Gaga is a great actress and a true talent. Underneath all of her outrageous costumes as…

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Avengers: Endgame (2019)

With the weight of the franchise, all the characters, and the complicated plotlines, the Russo brothers did a phenomenal job tying everything together and coming up with a story that made sense and was fun to watch. The plot relied on some time travel trickery, but I guess we knew…

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Green Book (2018)

How this thing won Best Picture, I have no idea. It might be the worst Best Picture winner in recent memory. This is the story of a talented, educated, socially clueless black guy who takes a road trip with a rough, uneducated, racist white guy and become best friends. But…

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Shazam! (2019)

Silly. This is what you get when you have director who doesn’t know comedy and you ask him to make a comedy. It’s really like a combination of Superman and Big. Even Sandberg knew this, with the moment on a floor piano thrown into one of the action sequences. Levi…

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Before the Flood (2016)

Leo’s heart may have been in the right place, but this isn’t very impactful as a climate change documentary. The Hollywood star spends a lot of time in exotic locations always looking trendy, with shots in various hairstyles and beards in various stages of growth. He’s always got stylish sunglasses…

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