Category Archives: 2017

Wetlands (2017) Rated NR

A cop who has battled a heroin addiction relocates to Atlantic City where he starts a new life and restores his relationship with his daughter. Starring Heather Graham, Jennifer Ehle, Anthony Mackie, and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje. While watching this film, I … Continue reading

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Molly’s Game (2017) Rated R

The true story of Molly Bloom, an Olympic skier who ran the world’s most exclusive high stakes poker games. Based on the book, Molly’s Game: The True Story of the 26-Year-Old Woman Behind the Most Exclusive, High-Stakes Underground Poker Game … Continue reading

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Mary and the Witch’s Flower (2017) Rated PG

A strange flower grants magic to a young girl. Based on the book The Little Broomstick by Mary Stewart. Starring Ruby Barnhill, Jim Broadbent, Ewen Bremner, and Kate Winslet. This is the first film from Studio Ponoc, the company founded by a producer from Studio Ghibli. … Continue reading

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Submergence (2017) Rated NR

James More is held captive by jihadist fighters off the coast of Africa; across the ocean, Danielle Flinders prepares to submerge into the Greenland Sea. While More and Flinders are separately confined, they each remember their romance from the year before. … Continue reading

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Hostiles (2017) Rated R

An army captain reluctantly takes the job of escorting a Cheyenne chief and his family home. Starring Scott Shepherd, Rosamund Pike, and Ava Cooper. This film surprised me; it’s not the best-written script, but it’s character driven. Each character in the … Continue reading

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Call Me By Your Name (2017) Rated R

In the 1980s, a teen in Italy falls for an older man. Based on the book by André Aciman. Starring Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, and Michael Stuhlbarg. This film left a bad taste in my mouth. The premise of the film … Continue reading

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All the Money in the World (2017) Rated R

The story of the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III in Rome, 1973. Starring Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, and Mark Wahlberg. With all the hoopla surrounding this film and the changing of actors as well as the Oscar nominations, you’d think this … Continue reading

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The Disaster Artist (2017) Rated R

Greg Sestero, an aspiring actor, meets mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class. They become fast friends, each aspiring to make a film. Based on the book, The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made … Continue reading

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The Shape of Water (2017) Rated R

At a research facility in the 1960s, a janitor befriends an amphibious creature. Starring Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, and Richard Jenkins. This is the story of a lonely woman who falls in love with an amphibious creature. The film has full frontal … Continue reading

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Darkest Hour (2017) Rated PG-13

It’s the year 1940, and Winston Churchill becomes the British Prime Minister. During his first few weeks in office, he must decide whether or not he will negotiate with Adolf Hitler. Starring Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Ben Mendelsohn. Unlike … Continue reading

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