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  • Back to the Future
  • The Prince of Egypt
  • The Shining
  • Scrooged

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  • Jungle Cruise

    ★★★★

  • The Green Knight

    ★★★★★

  • Old

    ★★★★½

  • Tig Notaro: Drawn

    ★★★★★

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  • Jungle Cruise

    Jungle Cruise

    ★★★★

    Quick thoughts:

    Jungle Cruise is a fantasy adventure film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, and written by Michael Green, Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, based on the classic Walt Disney World theme park attraction of the same name. Dr. Lily Houghton enlists the aid of wisecracking skipper Frank Wolff to take her down the Amazon in his dilapidated boat. Together, they search for an ancient tree that holds the power to heal – a discovery that will change the future of…

  • The Green Knight

    The Green Knight

    ★★★★★

    Quick thoughts:

    The Green Knight is an epic medieval fantasy film written, edited, produced, and directed by David Lowery, based on the Arthurian poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. King Arthur's headstrong nephew embarks on a daring quest to confront the Green Knight, a mysterious giant who appears at Camelot. Risking his head, he sets off on an epic adventure to prove himself before his family and court. I won't pretend like I'm super familiar with the poem on…

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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…