Synchronic

What is time? Simply a man-made construction designed to make our lives more linear. For years and years, the lives of Steve (Anthony Mackie) and Dennis (Jamie Dornan) have been linear. Not great, but linear. The two are longtime paramedics partners in New Orleans, growing up together and experiencing many trials, tribulations, and generally the […]

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Black Box (2020)

“You just need to remember who you are again.” That is what Dr. Lillian Brooks (Phylicia Rashad) tells her latest patient, Nolan (Mamoudou Athie). Nolan is the survivor of an accident that saw him lose his wife and has left him alone in trying to put the pieces back together. While he’s lucky to be […]

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The Social Dilemma

Technology. What is it good for? A lot of things, such as simplifying tasks that could only be done in person, improving user experience on legal documents, and bringing information to us quicker than ever before. Socially, the likes of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram among other apps have all been able to bring long lost […]

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Accidental Climber

“Whatever is meant to be, the universe will make that happen.” Those are some of the first words spoken by Jim Geiger, a Sacramento, California man and avid climber who at the ripe age of 68 is attempting to do something no American his age has ever done. What is that exactly? Only summit Mount […]

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Honey Boy

It has often been said that the only normal aspect of a child star’s life is when they are acting in front of a camera. That definitely applies to twelve-year-old Otis Lort (Noah Jupe), making his way in showbiz with his domineering, volatile father James (Shia LaBeouf) flanked by his side serving as his de […]

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Boys State

“If a political party does not have its foundation in the determination to advance a cause that is right and that is moral, then it is not a political party; it is merely a conspiracy to seize power.” That quote is from the 34th President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and it accurately […]

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DieRy

Disassociate from the past. Disassociate is what Marie Clark (Claudia Maree Mailer) has made strides in doing with the assistance of her psychologist, Dr. Brighton (James Sutorius), her early life marred with significant trauma no person much less a child should experience. Now as a resident in Los Angeles, Marie has built quite the following […]

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She Dies Tomorrow

“I’m going to die tomorrow.” These words are uttered out of the mouth of Amy (Kate Lyn Shiel), and she is convinced of it as she tells her friend, Jane (Jane Adams). Jane immediately chalks it up to a relapse; Amy is a recovering alcoholic after all. Yet, what if there is something to what […]

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Palm Springs (2020)

To the struggle. November 9th, the year is unknown. In Palm Springs, a wedding is scheduled to take place. Nyles (Andy Samberg) has attended with his girlfriend who is in the ceremony, the young and ditzy Misty (Meredith Hagner). They’re not good for each other and the end is closer than the beginning. Weddings have […]

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Arctic (2019)

What does survival really mean? Does it merely mean finding a safe routine in an unsafe situation? Or does it mean thriving in the worst of the worst scenarios? Out in the Arctic, Overgård (Mads Mikkelsen) is alone and stranded. He’s the sole survivor of a plane crash and has “settled” into a routine of […]

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