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Those Who Wish Me Dead (2021)

Good artists borrow; great artists steal. Pablo Picasso, maybe. In Those Who Wish Me Dead,…

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Cinemavino — A Look Back at Waterworld

This episode of Cinemavino kicks off a limited series, in which we take a new…

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The Courier (2021)

Wynne and Penkovsky were real men with everything to lose, and we feel real terror as they try to stay a step ahead of the KGB. The film occasionally pivots to the ethical quagmire of Brosnahan and Wright, and it loses a little steam in the process.

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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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