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Snowpocalypse 2020

With Oscar season here, and only a few movies watched in 2019, I was feeling the pressure to play catch-up with this year’s nominated movies. “Luckily” we live in St. … Continue reading

01/20/2020 · 1 Comment

The Irishman (2019)

US 209m, Colour Director: Martin Scorsese; Cast: Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, Harvey Keitel, Ray Romano, Bobby Cannavale, Anna Paquin The Irishman is an entertaining, albeit somewhat drawn … Continue reading

01/20/2020 · Leave a comment

The Lighthouse (2019)

US/Canada 110m, B&W Director: Robert Eggers; Cast: Willem Dafoe, Robert Pattinson A visually-striking psychological horror film set in the late 19th century, this is a story of two men tending … Continue reading

01/19/2020 · 1 Comment

Judy (2019)

UK /US 118m, Colour Director: Rupert Goold; Cast: RenĂ©e Zellweger, Finn Wittrock, Jessie Buckley, Rufus Sewell, Michael Gambon Judy is a compassionate biographical drama that recounts Judy Garland’s life just … Continue reading

01/19/2020 · Leave a comment

Joker (2019)

US 122m, Colour Director: Todd Phillips; Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy The Joker is easily the best origin story for any comic book villain, and … Continue reading

01/18/2020 · Leave a comment

The Two Popes (2019)

UK /US /Italy /Argentina Director: Fernando Meirelles; Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Jonathan Pryce The Two Popes is a surprisingly entertaining biographical dramatisation of discussions between Popes Benedict and Francis. Serving as … Continue reading

01/18/2020 · Leave a comment

Parasite (2019)

South Korea 132m, Colour Director: Bong Joon-ho; Cast: Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong, Choi Woo-shik, Park So-dam Disturbingly fun, Parasite is a dramatic black comedy-turn thriller that contrasts the … Continue reading

01/17/2020 · Leave a comment