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Review: Joker (2019)

Joker. Now, there’s a lot to unpack here. Let’s jump straight to it. The gist. This is a unique entry into the superhero genre, in that it doesn’t feature a superhero. Instead, we follow Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix) as he … Continue reading

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Review: Joy

Joy. This is the third time that director David O. Russell has teamed up with Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper (after Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle). Both of those movies were almost unanimously loved and even scored lots of Oscar nominations … Continue reading

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Review: The Intern

The Intern. I went into The Intern with zero expectations. It looked like a sweet but probably forgettable comedy. Did this movie merely deliver that? Or did it manage to actually stand out? The gist. Ben Whittaker (Robert De Niro) … Continue reading

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Review: Silver Linings Playbook

Silver Linings Playbook. With the Oscars coming up on Sunday, I thought it’d be timely to review Silver Linings Playbook, which is up for all sorts of awards. Did it wow? Or was I unimpressed? The gist. Bradley Cooper stars as … Continue reading

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Rental Review: Limitless

Limitless. What if there were a pill that would allow us to access 100% of our brain? Bradley Cooper plays Eddie Morra, an uninspired and broke science fiction author. When he runs into an old friend that is now selling a … Continue reading

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