Tag Archives: smart

Reclaim (2014) Rated R

A couple travels to Haiti to complete the adoption of their daughter but instead uncovers a scam that will risk their lives and their daughter’s life. Starring John Cusack, Ryan Phillippe, and Rachelle Lefevre. This film is not what I … Continue reading

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Midsommar (2019) Rated R

A couple on the verge of breaking up visits a rural town in Sweden during their mid-summer festival. Starring Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, and Vilhelm Blomgren. This is a bizarre film as the couple finds that the town is cult. … Continue reading

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Allegiance (NBC) Rated TV-14

A rookie CIA analyst learns that his family is part of a Russian sleeper cell. Starring Hope Davis, Scott Cohen, and Margarita Levieva. This show is boring and has very bad writing. It might have been interesting if they tried … Continue reading

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Pearson (USA) Rated NR

An attorney enters the complex world of Chicago politics. Starring Gina Torres, Bethany Joy Lenz, and Simon Kassianides. This show is boring. It’s supposed to be interesting with smart dialogue, but it lacks charisma. Gina Torres is an excellent actor, … Continue reading

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Ophelia (2018) Rated PG-13

A retelling of Hamlet that provides Ophelia’s side of the story. Starring Naomi Watts, Daisy Ridley, and Clive Owen. This film is definitely a retelling of Hamlet. It’s not your typical Shakespearean story. In this telling, Ophelia isn’t crazy and … Continue reading

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) Rated PG-13

 The Guardians continue to work at keeping their family together as Quill’s parentage comes to light. Starring Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell. What a disappointment!The regurgitated jokes that worked so well in the first film fall flat in … Continue reading

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Life (2017) Rated R

A group of scientists discover a dormant life form from Mars which is now a threat to life on Earth. Starring Hiroyuki Sanada, Ryan Reynolds, Rebecca Ferguson, Jake Gyllenhaal. An unoriginal film reminiscent of Alien, it fails from the start when … Continue reading

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The President Show (ComedyCentral) Rated TV-14

Anthony Atamanuik impersonates President Trump in this talk show, as he interviews political advisories and celebrities. Starring  Anthony Atamanuik, Peter Grosz, Mitra Jouhari. Do we really need another show that makes fun of our President? I don’t think so. I … Continue reading

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Cheer Squad (Freeform) Rated TV-PG

Cheer Squad follows the two-time World Cheerleading Champions’ quest to keep their title. Starring Ali Moffatt. This could have been an interesting reality show if they had figured out what they were focusing on.  A group of smart, beautiful girls … Continue reading

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Café Society (2016) Rated PG-13

A Bronx man moves to Hollywood and falls for a woman dating a married man. Starring Steve Carell, Sheryl Lee, Todd Weeks, Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Parker Posey, Blake Lively. This classic Woody Allen film explores the nuances of complicated … Continue reading

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