Jesse Plemons

The cast's extraordinary performances bring authenticity to their roles, from battle-hardened journalists navigating ethical quandaries to ordinary people trapped in the chaos, making every character seem real and relatable. And while the role of Sammy is an all too familiar trope, Jessie's storyline makes "Civil War" feel like an action movie wrapped around a coming-of-age drama.

Civil War

“Civil War” emerges as a riveting film that breaks the conventional boundaries of its genre to present a potent story centered on the ethics of journalism and the grim realities of war. Set in a future America devastated by internal strife, the movie offers an intense look at the duties and challenges journalists face in […]

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Be prepared; this is a scary shocking movie.  I was heard to yell out quietly twice.  Music by Javier Navarette, cinematography by Florian Hoffmeister, and production design by Tim Grimes set the stage, along with creepy and disturbing sounds that aren’t always identifiable.  Helmed by director Scott Cooper, the filmmakers have created a film that is successful in a number

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I’m Thinking of Endings Things

To better understand Charlie Kaufman, I would refer you to his Oscar-winning film “Adaptation.” Tasked with adapting a novel, Kaufman (“Being John Malkovich”) ended up writing about his own struggles with the process resulting in an extraordinary film that won Meryl Streep a Golden Globe nomination and Chris Cooper an Oscar. “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” is

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The Irishman

You can appreciate Martin Scorsese’s accomplishments and his lasting legacy in cinema without really loving his films. His latest “The Irishman” is a Netflix-funded mob flick that harkens back to his “Casino” or “Goodfellas” days, with a spattering of familiar cast. Given free rein by Netflix, the only studio who would (or could) give him

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Game Night

From the writers and directors of slapstick comedy “Vacation”, comes another ridiculous film in the vein of Steve Carell/Tina Fey’s “Date Night”. Misunderstanding is the backbone of modern day comedies. Jason Bateman himself, the king of that very concept. “Game Night” embraces its own ridiculousness by discussing Liam Neeson action films, calling out superhero movies,

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