Marriage Story (2019)

That’s marriage. The union between actress Nicole (Scarlett Johansson) and theatre director Charlie (Adam Driver) has become tenuous and clearly headed for divorce. Still, they’re nowhere near Nick and Amy Dunne levels, and plan to make every effort to split as amicably and as clean as humanely possible (they don’t want to bring lawyers into […]

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Queen & Slim

Cherish the ride, no matter where it goes. Tinder brings together two people in a Cleveland, Ohio diner. One, “Queen,” (Jodie Turner-Smith) is a defendant lawyer. The other, “Slim,” (Daniel Kaluuya) is…not a lawyer. He’s a God-fearing family man, totally different from Queen, who’s a nonbeliever and distant from her kinfolk. The date isn’t bad, […]

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Long Shot (2019)

So you’re telling me there’s a chance? A successful presidential term is only as successful as the people of who the man in charge surrounds himself with. For bumbling President Chambers (Bob Odenkirk), one of those people is Secretary of State Charlotte Field (Charlize Theron), a woman of immense poise, intellect, and beauty. Wanting to […]

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Isn’t It Romantic (2019)?

Can always use more of Vanessa Carlton’s A Thousand Miles. At an early age, a once-idealistic view on love existed in the heart of Natalie (Rebel Wilson). That is, until her mother informed her, rather bluntly, that the type of things seen in Pretty Woman, Sleepless in Seattle, any J. Lo movie, and the like don’t […]

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What Men Want

Women, always the fairer and more intelligent sex. Welcome to Atlanta where the (sports) players play and the agents try to recruit their talents to their respective agencies. One of these agents is the super successful Ali Davis (Taraji P. Henson), holding her own and grabbing many of the imaginary brass rings in this male-dominated […]

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If Beale Street Could Talk

Love is never without hardship. Ever since they were kids growing up in Harlem, Tish Rivers (KiKi Layne) and Alonzo “Fonny” Hunt (Stephan James) were inseparable. Almost seamlessly, their friendship turned into love. The 1970’s have opened up a few things for blacks, but by-and-large, the day-to-day difficulties are still present. Their bond is strong […]

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Widows (2018)

Hell hath no fury like women scorned. A precision-based criminal unit specializing in heists over the years in Chicago, Illinois meets their untimely end during one of them. In their demise, they leave their wives in Veronica (Viola Davis), Linda (Michelle Rodriguez), Alice (Elizabeth Debecki), and Amanda (Carrie Coon) attempting to pick up the pieces. […]

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A Star Is Born (2018)

Every day, A Star Is Born.  In the country music world, there’s none bigger than Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper). Hell, there may be none bigger in any genre of music than he. Supremely talented, few know the real Jack—an individual who wrestles with the demons of a turbulent childhood in Arizona and finds temporary respite for […]

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Crazy Rich Asians

Someone cannot be made into something they’re not. Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) is not a millionaire. But, she is a self-sufficient Chinese-American, growing up in the US when her mother left China for a fresh start. In the process she’s become the youngest professor in NYU’s history, teaching game theory. In between it all, she’s […]

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Adrift

Adrift at sea? A bad place to be. The 23-year-old Tami (Shailene Woodley), is an adventurer at heart. She’s left her San Diego home in an effort to explore the world, yet she doesn’t know how. Huge ambitions, but no waypoint to follow. That all changes when she’s introduced to Richard (Sam Claflin), an older […]

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