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Unhinged (2020)
Two and Half Stars

It’s well-made and well-acted.  I’m just not sure it’s, you know, entertaining.

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Happiest Season (2020)

If 100 minutes of unapologetic sweetness sounds like just your bag, head on over to Hulu and give this a look.  

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Cinemavino — Season 2, Episode 10: Mando on Brando

Better late than never!  For this week’s Cinemavino, we take a look at the third and fourth episodes of The Mandalorian’s second season.

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The Trial of the Chicago 7
Five Stars

This is an intelligent, well-made, blistering cinematic experience.  It’s funny and devastating, sometimes within the space of a single scene.

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After We Collided (2020)

After We Collided, the dippy sequel to 2019’s After, effectively doubles down on everything that made its predecessor a mind-boggling, diaper-filling assault on the senses.

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Proxima (2020)

Despite its premise, Proxima is a quiet film.  People expecting big Apollo 13 moments will be disappointed.

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Cinemavino — Season 2, Episode 9: Sneakers

For this week’s Cinemavino, we veer away from horror movies to check out a 90’s cult classic:  Robert Redford’s hacker extravaganza Sneakers.

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Patton (1970)
Five Stars

This is undoubtedly a war film, but the war is really just a canvas upon which to paint Patton’s massive personality.

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Cinemavino, Season 2 Special: The Mandalorian, Episode 2

It’s extra.  It’s special.  It’s a bonus Cinemavino, feature commentary on the second episode of The Mandalorian’s second season.

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On the Rocks (2020)

Whereas many movies could’ve approached such a mid-life chasm with brittle resignation, Coppola opts for a dry, crackling sense of humor.

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