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April 11, 2021
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Review: Christmas charm is absent in bland romantic comedy

By | Nov 19, 2019

Movies like “Love, Actually,” “Valentine’s Day” and “New Year’s Eve” make it seem like the best way to tell a holiday story is through a large ensemble cast and a collection of different storylines that satisfyingly connect at the end. 


Review: Bright legacy haunts horror sequel

By | Nov 19, 2019

The Overlook Hotel, untended and abandoned, looms out of the Colorado snow.


Review: Seth Meyers stand-up special is fresh and comedic

By | Nov 18, 2019

Seth Meyers’ stand-up comedy Netflix special, “Lobby Baby,” is light-hearted and genuinely funny.


Review: Documentary blazes with intriguing storytelling

By | Nov 11, 2019

“I said, ‘I’m not going to die today.’ I said, ‘Today is not my day,’” a young girl tells the camera just a few minutes into the Netflix documentary “Fire in Paradise.” She can’t be over 10 years old, yet the way she articulates her experience escaping a raging wildfire makes her seem older.


Review: Movie is thrillingly unpredictable

By | Nov 6, 2019

To predict “Parasite” is to ask the impossible, like erasing a memory, turning backward in time or evading gravity.


Review: Horror movie’s devilish scares are well-calculated

By | Nov 6, 2019

Does anyone actually read the terms and conditions before agreeing to them?


Review: Horror film sheds a light on unsettling story

By | Oct 30, 2019

Grotesque but beautiful, Robert Eggers’ latest film is a focused character study that showcases Eggers’ bizarre mind.


Review: Fleshed-out characters revive cult classic

By | Oct 29, 2019

Rule No. 32: Enjoy the little things.


Review: “El Camino” stands apart from famous predecessor

By | Oct 23, 2019

Six years ago, “Breaking Bad” creator Vince Gilligan left his viewers with an explosive conclusion to one of the best television series ever created.


Review: “Insatiable” is a bizarre romp through society’s toxicity

By | Oct 23, 2019

“Insatiable” is a wild and satirical Netflix series.


Review: DC offers a gritty look at the Clown Prince of Crime

By | Oct 22, 2019

In 2008, Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight” changed the comic book movie genre forever.


Review: Period drama lacks royal touches of original series

By | Oct 1, 2019

“Downton Abbey” captivated audiences after its premiere in the U.S.