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Sound of Metal (2020)

Sound of Metal is a great film, replete with sly humor and aching sadness. It’s less about Ruben’s deafness than what he does next: Even in profound loss, there is the potential for spiritual gain. Ahmed could very well win the Oscar for Best Actor–he’s that good. (Raci is a dark horse, as well.) If you’re looking for compelling drama, this one is well worth the stream.

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Cinemavino — The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Episode 1

It’s another Cinemavino on the patio. For this episode, we drink some Gewurtztraminer rosé and…

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Cinemavino — Season 3, Episode 1: Zack Snyder’s Justice League

Welcome back to Cinemavino! We’ve all been vaccinated, so this episode represents a celebration of of our own little herd immunity. For this special occasion, the boys discuss Zack Snyder’s Justice League and booze on a little Dry Creek Red Zin.

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Zack Snyder’s Justice League (2021)
Two and Half Stars

If nothing else, Zack Snyder’s Justice League is probably the best thing that could’ve been reaped from the original material. And yes, that’s an insult and a compliment, bundled into one sentence.

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One Night in Miami… (2020)

Miami constructs a meetup of incredible people who tackle still-relevant issues. They push each other, and end up challenging us in the process. This is a funny, provocative, moving film, one that exceeds the hype surrounding it.

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The Wrong Missy (2020)

The Wrong Missy is a disastrous movie. It’s criminally unfunny and decidedly not romantic. I didn’t want Tim and Missy to get together.

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Minari (2021)
Five Stars

This film puts me in a bit of a bind. I was good and ready to call the Oscars for Nomadland. Now, I’m not so sure.

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The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2021)

In the The United States vs. Billie Holiday, director Lee Daniels finds the perfect actress to embody such a monumental subject. He just can’t get the material up to that same standard.

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Tom & Jerry (2021)

In order to get this stinkeroo up to movie length, they have to move Tom and Jerry into the real world, where a buffet of boring human subplots can pad things out.

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The Broken Hearts Gallery (2020)

The Broken Hearts Gallery is an above average romantic comedy, perfect for any date night. It might be stickier than a melted Snickers, but sometimes that’s exactly what ya need.

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