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One Night In Miami
This film is a tale of two halves. The first 15 minutes are incredible. Especially the introduction of Jim Brown. It is one of the more powerful and poignant scenes you will see in a movie this year. Unfortunately, the rest of the first half is really quite boring. Nothing exciting happens, the four friends are hanging out with each other, which is neat to see and contemplate, but there is no conflict, there is no action, and it feels like the story stalls out. But then the second half of the film shows up to...
 
4.3
 
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The Marksman
I know the question you are all wanting answered. Does Liam Neeson have a certain set of skills in this movie? Of course he does! He's a one-man army versus the baddest of the bad in the Mexican Cartel. Now, if that is your only reason for wanting to see this movie, then go for it. Grab your popcorn, candy, and drink and enjoy. If you like that stuff, but you also want a smart film, well...this is not the movie you are looking for. While this flick is entertaining and somewhat suspenseful....
 
2.8
 
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MLK/FBI
This is a documentary that feels like it could have been something so much better than it is. It is slow, making it feel like it drags on. It is poorly edited, making it nearly impossible at times to understand the point trying to be made. It feels like they found a bunch of important statements and just put them all together whether they belonged together or not. The other odd thing about this film is the music. About every 10 minutes there is an annoyingly loud drum/bass thing going on that feels nothing like the...
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2.8
 
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Pieces of a Woman
The reaction to this film has been very interesting. There are a lot of people that think this is a lock for a Best Picture nomination and a probable win for Vanessa Kirby in the Best Actress race Then there are a lot of people that think this is a pretty good film with an award-worthy performance from Vanessa Kirby. I fall into the latter category. One thing is for sure, Vanessa Kirby is outstanding in this film. Her performance is so emotional and raw that it almost feels like she is really going through these...
 
3.2
 
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Sound of Metal
What would you do if you spent your entire life pursing something and had it taken away from you in an instant? That is the struggle dealt with in this story. Riz Ahmed is a front runner for best actor thanks to his incredible performance. He spent months learning how to play drums and how to speak using sign language. That kind of commitment combined with his emotional portrayal will surely help him collect several trophies this year. Paul Raci has a good chance of winning more hardware for this film in...
 
4.8
 
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The Trial of the Chicago 7
Aaron Sorkin is a master story teller. He is one of the best ever at writing compelling and dynamic dialogue. In this film he takes that skill to a new level and delivers a powerful story that may be the best film of the year. Not only is the screenplay near perfection, but it is performed by an ensemble of actors that absolutely nail their roles. It would not surprise me at all to see multiple Best Supporting Actor nominations from this movie. If you are a fan of fast-moving, high-stakes drama...
 
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Enola Holmes
This is easily one of the most fun and unique films of the year. It uses the technique of breaking the fourth wall to perfection. It is filled with fun effects, graphics and puzzles. The acting by Millie Bobby Brown proves that what she did in Stranger Things was no fluke. She is a powerhouse actor. She also makes you fall in love with her character right from the start. You will find yourself cheering her on every step of the way. The rest of the cast is amazing as well. The...
 
5.0
 
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Wonder Woman 1984
Congratulations, Patty Jenkins, you are now two for two with making my wife cry tears of joy at the end of your Wonder Woman movies. And that is no small feat because my wife is a New York Times bestselling author so she understands story a lot more than your average audience member. One of the greatest aspects of this film is not only do we get to enjoy the awesome on-screen chemistry between Gal Gadot and Chris Pine again, but we get to enjoy it while they are wearing 80's fashions. There are few...
 
4.8
 
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Promising Young Woman
Simply put, this is one of the best movies of the year. Carey Mulligan, who is typically amazing in everything she is in, gives the best performance of her career to this point. She plays a woman set on revenge, but she doesn't just charge ahead without thinking. No, she is playing chess while everyone else is playing checkers. She also shows the complexity of her acting skills by playing a very smart, but damaged person who has the ability to make herself become the object of desire for any man. She goes from drunk to...
 
4.8
 
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News of the World
We already know that 2020 has been the weirdest year ever, but now we may be witnessing the strangest phenomenon yet. This is Tom Hanks's second film this year where he is the powerhouse actor he always is, but he's not going to get a Best Actor nomination this year. It's not that he doesn't deserve it for this role, it's just that the field is so stacked this year, Hanks is the odd man out. If there were an Oscar for best child actor, they could go ahead and engrave Elizabeth Marvel's name on that...
 
4.2
 
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Greenland
This is one of those movies that you really need to see on the big screen, but it's 2020 so it skipped the theaters and went straight to VOD. So what you need to do is find a friend with the biggest entertainment system and watch it at their house. These apocalypse flicks tend to go one way or another, very rarely are they just okay. They are either completely stupid and eye-rollingly bad, or they are filled with a ton of suspense and edge-of-your-seat action. Thankfully, this one is the latter. ...
 
4.2
 
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FATALE
Three decades ago a movie came out called Fatal Attraction. It was a huge hit and ended up getting six Oscar nominations. Now, 33 years later, this movie comes along with an almost identical plot. And while this film is decent, it doesn't hold a candle to the original. There is nothing overtly wrong or bad about this movie, it's just not amazing. It's one of those that you see and after it's over you say, "that was fine for what it was." It does have a few moments of suspense, and a few...
 
2.9
 
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MONSTER HUNTER
If we ever needed a film to sum up what the year 2020 felt like, this is it. One minute everything is going along just fine, and then WHAM a massive storm sweeps you into a completely unknow world of danger and isolation. Thankfully Milla Jovovich is there to save the day. (I wonder if she could do the same for 2020?) This is not anywhere near what one might consider to be an "important" film, or a "smart" film. No, this is just a good old monster flick. All you need is a big bucket of...
 
3.4
 
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ANOTHER ROUND
Me: Oh, Denmark, what kind of crazy are you bringing to the holiday party this year? Denmark: Here, hold my beer. I have a feeling that when they made this film, they started off sober and were completely wasted by the end. The first 20 minutes are fairly plain and slow, but then it starts to pick up steam. And by the end of the movie it turns into an all out party. This film is filled with great acting. It must have been very difficult to go...
 
3.2
 
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THE STAND IN
I saw this movie several days ago and I'm still not quite sure what I saw. It's billed as a comedy, but it isn't funny. Sure, there are one or two laughs in it, but this is much more dramatic than it is comedic. Although that leads us to our next conundrum because this isn't a drama either. It gets pretty dark, but the reality is, the stakes are never high enough for us to care about the outcome. It also has elements of a Rom-Com, but it isn't that either. The best I say...
 
2.4
 
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