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  • Back to the Future
  • The Prince of Egypt
  • The Shining
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  • Violent Night

    ★★★★

  • Mickey: The Story of a Mouse

    ★★★★½

  • Bones and All

    ★★★★½

  • The Menu

    ★★★★★

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  • Violent Night

    Violent Night

    ★★★★

    Quick thoughts:

    Violent Night is an action comedy film directed by Tommy Wirkola, from a screenplay written by Pat Casey and Josh Miller. An elite team of mercenaries breaks into a family compound on Christmas Eve, taking everyone hostage inside. However, they aren't prepared for a surprise combatant: Santa Claus is on the grounds, and he's about to show why this Nick is no saint. If nothing else, at least the film delivers on its very premise, which is David…

  • Mickey: The Story of a Mouse

    Mickey: The Story of a Mouse

    ★★★★½

    Quick thoughts:

    Mickey: The Story of a Mouse is a documentary film directed by Jeff Malmberg, and produced by Morgan Neville's Tremolo Productions. This documentary follows the history and filmography of Mickey Mouse. Mickey Mouse is presented as a worldwide symbol of joy and the innocence of childhood. He became an overnight sensation after starring in the 1928 animated short film Steamboat Willie. Over the decades that followed, versions of the character evolved that reflect both the career of their…

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  • The Gift

    The Gift

    ★★★★★

    Question: what attracts actors to the idea of directing? My theory is that they spend so much time in front of the camera that they start to develop a good sense of how to bring out the best performances in other actors! It's what makes movies directed by Woody Allen, Clint Eastwood and Ben Affleck so great, and hopefully the same can be said about the upcoming directing career of Joel Edgerton, so also wrote, produced and stars in The…

  • Only the Brave

    Only the Brave

    ★★★★★

    For as much as people like to treat Sony Pictures as the laughing stock of the film industry, they've actually had a pretty good year in 2017. Baby Driver and Spider-Man Homecoming were two of the biggest hits of the summer, and this month critics are raving about Blade Runner 2049 (a co-production with Warner Bros. and Alcon Entertainment). Tonight's feature was something quite powerful, based on a true story. Through hope, determination, sacrifice and the drive to protect families…