The Wife (2017)

What’s written on the page rarely tells the entire story. For forty years, Joan Castleman (Glenn Close) has been the epitome of support, holding the family down and doing the nitty gritty while her writing husband, Joe (Jonathan Pryce) crafts a living as a world-renowned author. The “genius” Joe isn’t easy to spend time with, […]

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White Boy Rick

Sell them funky drugs, white boy. When in poverty, whatever needs to be done gets done to improve daily life.  When in poverty, whatever needs to be done gets done to improve daily life. The Wersche family, a combination of uneducated and dysfunctional, is in deep poverty in the pressure cooker of Detroit. Mother Wersche […]

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Peppermint (2018)

If justice isn’t given, you take it. Riley North (Jennifer Garner) is as mild-mannered as they come. Save for the occasional sharp-tongued comment that’s only done to protect her daughter, Carly (Cailey Fleming) from those dastardly PTA moms, Riley is sweet. Her work is basic as a financial bank manager, and her husband, Chris (Jeff […]

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BlacKkKlansman

All power…to all people. Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) has wanted to be in law enforcement ever since being a youngster. In 1979, he answers the call of the Colorado Springs Police Department and becomes the new rookie donning the blues. He becomes a Jackie Robinson figure of sorts; the only black detective in the entire […]

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Blindspotting

What’s right in front of us isn’t always visible. Collin (Daveed Diggs) is a convicted, African-American felon. He’s served his stint in the local Oakland jail, and returns to civilization on a one-year probation period spent under the watch of a halfway house. His childhood friend, the Caucasian, loose cannon Miles (Rafael Casal), continuously makes things […]

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Skyscraper (2018)

This scenario is precisely why a person should work relentlessly on their upper body. Ten years ago, FBI agent Will Sawyer (Dwayne Johnson) lost his leg on a screwy hostage rescue attempt. As life can often work, Sawyer lost something significant, yet gained something magnificent in the process; meeting his wife, combat medic Sarah (Neve […]

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Sicario: Day of the Soldado

Even my theater doesn’t know what to call this movie. The game hasn’t changed, but it has expanded. Mexican drug cartels are no longer solely running drugs into the United States. Now, they smuggle terrorists into the Americas. After a horrific Kansas City incident goes down, the U.S is willing to do whatever is needed […]

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First Reformed

When writing about oneself, one should show no mercy. That’s the mantra Priest Toller (Ethan Hawke) has taken on. For an entire year, he’s committed to writing his innermost thoughts in a diary as a way of catharsis. Catharsis from the troubles he’s exposed to, which include, but are not limited to: A couple in […]

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Hereditary

Riches to the conqueror. As things stand currently for the Graham family, they’re going through a lot with the recent passing of the eldest matriarch. However, to say all of them are filled with immense grief would be incorrect. For Annie (Toni Collette), specifically, the relationship she shared with her mother was lukewarm at best […]

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