Irresistible (2020)

On both ends of the political spectrum, dummies will always exist. Is Democratic strategist Gary Zimmer (Steve Carell) one of those dummies? He certainly feels as such, being one of the people in charge of Hilary Clinton’s failed 2016 Presidential campaign run. Zimmer identifies the biggest takeaway as a failure on the Dems part to […]

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The Surrogate (2020)

The thing about a vessel? They receive and take in everything. For New York City based Jess (Jasmine Batchelor), she’s self-described as such, being The Surrogate mother for her best friend, Josh (Chris Perfetti) and his husband, Aaron (Sullivan Jones). She wants to do this, and with a contract in hand drawn up with compassion […]

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Long Gone Summer

1998. The year sees Michael Jordan make his second retirement after a second three-peat. Britney Spears makes her debut with “Hit Me Baby One More Time.” Titanic becomes the first film to break one billion at the box office. And yet, it wouldn’t be overly hyperbolic to suggest that summer of ’98, if not a […]

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The High Note (2020)

Who are you doing it for once there are no more surprises? Surprises rarely happen anymore for Maggie (Dakota Johnson), a personal assistant for some odd years to one of the greatest singers and entertainers of all time, Grace Davis (Tracee Ellis Ross). Maggie does everything, whether that be getting Grace’s car, her dry cleaning, […]

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The Invisible Man (2020)

“Don’t let him win by bringing him back to life.” That’s a statement Cecilia Kass (Elisabeth Moss) hears from Tom (Michael Dorman), a lawyer who happens to the brother of Cecilia’s husband, millionaire tech whiz entrepreneur Adrian (Oliver Jackson-Cohen). A tumultuous marriage between the two has seemingly seen its conclusion, punctuated by Cecilia walking away […]

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Fantasy Island (2020)

“Anything and everything is possible on Fantasy Island.” That’s what the overseer of the island, Mr. Roarke (Michael Peña) says, anyway. The island is purported to have mystical powers, the type of powers that can make a fantasy real. Five individuals are about to find out for themselves: stepbrothers Bradley (Ryan Hansen) and Brax (Jimmy […]

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Downhill (2020)

“Every day is all we have.” That’s the mantra that Pete (Will Ferrell) has adopted from his late father. It’s been less than a year since his father’s passing, and it’s something he’s not fully over. He hopes this trip to the Alps with wife, Billie (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) along with two sons Emerson and Finn […]

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Bad Boys for Life

The Bad Boys from Miami are no longer boys. They are men, and according to Marcus (Martin Lawrence), it has long been time he and best friend/partner Mike (Will Smith) start acting as such. Marcus is a new grandfather and is finally putting in his retirement papers. For the eternally young Mike, capping bad guys […]

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Underwater (2020)

What’s worse, being stranded in space or Underwater? The argument can be made that at least space is visible. On a scientific expedition many leagues under the sea, a rig gets hit hard with an anomaly, making the ship unusable and unsafe for living. Evacuation is an obvious must, though all routes to escape are […]

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Three Christs

Is it possible to really understand someone else’s delusions? Doctor Alan Stone (Richard Gere) believes it’s possible. He simply wants to make a difference. So much so, that he’s left his Psychology professor teaching post to provide good-natured assistance to Ypsilanti, Michigan State Mental Hospital; specifically, to those who suffer from paranoid schizophrenia. Immediately, he […]

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