Avatar: The Way of the Water (2022) movie poster

Avatar: The Way of Water

“Avatar: The Way of Water,” the much-anticipated sequel to James Cameron’s 2009 blockbuster “Avatar,” is a visually stunning and emotionally resonant masterpiece that builds upon the themes and world-building of its predecessor.The story, set several years after the first film’s events, follows Jake Sully (Sam Worthington) and his family, who have settled into a peaceful

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Ana de Armas as Marilyn Monroe


Netflix has its first fall movie season blunder on its hands. The controversial and fictionalized account of bombshell Marilyn Monroe is worlds apart from the 2011 “My Week with Marilyn,” which earned Michelle Williams an Oscar nomination. Director Andrew Dominik has a particular style of making films that worked well on his eerie western “The

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Georgina Campbell in Barbarian.


          “Barbarian” is written and directed by Zach Cregger, a non-household name actor, jumping behind the camera in an attempt to deliver pre-Halloween returns for 20th Century Studios. What starts as an Airbnb horror movie, playing on our worst fears about staying in a stranger’s home, evolves into a distinctly unconventional horror

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Grace Caroline Currey and Virginia Gardner in Fall, directed by Scott Mann


For those afraid of heights, “Fall” might be one of the scariest films you’ll ever see. The sweaty palm-inducing thriller opens up with three friends on an intense vertical climb. The filmmakers waste no time putting the viewer on the wall with the characters, showing some impressive aerial and drone camera work. The prologue for

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A Love Song

Short, sweet, and visually poetic, “A Love Song” is a slice of “Nomadland” with Wes Anderson’s aesthetic. Writer/director Max Walker-Silverman graduates with honors from short films to this, his first full-length feature. Longtime character actress Dale Dickey (“Hell or High Water” and “Winter’s Bone”) finally receives the space for a complete performance. Walker-Silverman leans heavily

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