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THE MOVIE GUY — Gemma Arterton shines in ‘Summerland’

Summerland is a period drama with some sublime moments that brought me to tears. It also had a few scenes that had me rolling my ... Read more

by Sean McBride, Friday, July 31, 2020 12:07 am

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THE MOVIE GUY — Uneven ‘Rental’ is part horror, part social commentary

The Rental is an interesting film that’s part horror flick and part social commentary. The problem is that it never quite settles into being one ... Read more

by Sean McBride, Friday, July 24, 2020 12:07 am

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Love blooms repeatedly in ‘Palm Springs’

You might think that the new movie Palm Springs is a direct rip off of the 1993 comedy classic, Groundhog Day. That’s understandable as this ... Read more

by Sean McBride, Friday, July 17, 2020 12:06 am

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THE MOVIE GUY — Peak Tom Hanks sails in ‘Greyhound’

Tom Hanks has had great success bringing World War II characters to life, so it’s no surprise to find him once again playing a soldier ... Read more

by Sean McBride, Friday, July 10, 2020 12:01 am

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MOVIE GUY — It’s the 10 Hamilton comments

I am a big fan of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton, one of the most successful and influential Broadway shows of all time. I’ve seen the production ... Read more

by Sean McBride, Thursday, July 2, 2020 12:08 am

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THE MOVIE GUY — Jon Stewart’s latest comedy is pretty resistible

When Jon Stewart left The Daily Show in 2015, most of us assumed that he’d turn his attention to making movies with political content mixed ... Read more

by Sean McBride, Friday, June 26, 2020 12:06 am

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THE MOVIE GUY — ‘Da 5 Bloods’ is entertaining but unfocused.

The new Netflix film, Da 5 Bloods may draw heavily upon Apocalypse Now and Treasure of the Sierra Madre, but there’s no denying that the ... Read more

by Sean McBride, Friday, June 19, 2020 12:05 am

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THE MOVIE GUY — Fans of great acting should surely check out Shirley

Elisabeth Moss is having a great year. Using the clout she gained from The Handmaid’s Tale, the actress has championed a series of female-centric films ... Read more

by Sean McBride, Friday, June 5, 2020 12:03 am

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MOVIE GUY — Music and romance hit the High Note

If there’s a silver lining to the current state of the movie biz, it’s that Hollywood’s blockbuster-only mindset has evaporated, allowing mid-range films to make ... Read more

by Sean McBride, Friday, May 29, 2020 12:07 am

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MOVIE GUY — Gifted comics Nanjiani, Rae save ‘Lovebirds’

I was looking forward to watching The Lovebirds when it premiered at this year’s South-by-Southwest film festival. Alas, SXSW2020 was cancelled, leaving the film to ... Read more

by Sean McBride, Friday, May 22, 2020 12:09 am

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