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The Mauritanian (2021)

This is an important story, and it needs to be heard.  We can’t run from our darkest moments, if there is truly any hope left for the better angels of our nature.

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Cinemavino — Matchups, Pt. 3

Welcome to another fine episode of Cinemavino!  Now that The Falcon and the Winter Soldier is in…

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Mortal Kombat (2021)
Two and Half Stars

I got bored with this one, just like I used to with the upright version, back at O.J.’s Hamburgers & Arcade.  Real Kombat fans may love it, but skeptics should steer clear.  

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Cinemavino — The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Episode 6 recap *SPOILERS*

Again–spoilers abound! Proceed with caution! For this week’s episode of Cinemavino, we discuss the finale…

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Vanquish (2021)

Vanquish looks like it was funded with somebody’s allowance money. And if that were the case, if a bunch of plucky ragamuffins actually cobbled their lunch money to make this movie, I’d slap two more stars on this review. Alas, nope.

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Wheels (2020)

You probably think this type of story sounds familiar, and you’d be right. But even though Wheels tramps a well-trodden path, it does so with grace and confidence in each stride.

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Picking the 2021 Oscars

Although it was a COVID-wracked year, 2020 saw an eclectic, brilliant slate of movies. Sure,…

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Nobody (2021)

This is probably a good time to say it again: The gaudy goriness of Nobody ain’t for everybody. Lots of heads get blown off; bones are snapped like kindling.

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Cinemavino — The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Episode 5

Welcome back for another fine episode of Cinemavino! This week, we look at the penultimate…

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Moffie (2019)

The first two-thirds of Moffie feels like a bucket of cold ice water, and most of the world could use a good dousing. That greatness dissipates into mere goodness, but this is still a film of haunting poetic beauty, and I heartily recommend it.

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