Category Archives: Movies

“Parasite”

The film “Parasite” is set in South Korea and centers on the four members of the Kim family. The family is comprised of the father Ki Taek (Song Kong Ho); mother Chung Sook (Chang Hyae Jin); son Ki Woo (Choi … Continue reading

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“Girlfight” (2000)

“Girlfight” centers on Diana Guzman, a troubled high school senior. She has been warned by her Principal Ms. Martinez (Iris Little Thomas), that if she gets into one more physical altercation, she will be expelled from school. Michelle Rodriguez (The … Continue reading

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“The Train” (1964)

The film “The Train” takes place in Paris, France, in August 1944. The curator of the Jeu de Paume museum is Mademoiselle Villard (Suzanne Flon). She has been allowed, during the four years of Nazi occupation, to stay on in … Continue reading

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“Hennessy” (1975)

A gathering of mostly Irish teenagers and young adults, stand on a street in Belfast, Northern Ireland, armed with rocks, bottles and sticks. They are frustrated and disheartened, at what they believe, is the illegitimate occupying presence of the British … Continue reading

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“Best of the Best” (1989)

When it comes to Tae Kwon Do, in the 1989 film “Best of the Best,” the South Korean team, has no equals. The five members of the United States National Team have to train harder and smarter than ever, if … Continue reading

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“The Odessa File” (1974)

“The Odessa File” stars Oscar winner Jon Voight (Ray Donovan) as freelance journalist, Peter Miller. The film takes place in Germany, in the year 1963. Miller, by sheer happenstance, finds himself engulfed in searching for a Nazi war criminal. The … Continue reading

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“Rudy”

Recently, while randomly looking through the offerings on Amazon Prime, the sports documentary “Rudy Ruettiger: The Walk On” caught my eye and I  decided to watch it. The 2017 film was directed by Emmy winner Nick Nanton (A New Leash … Continue reading

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“The Way Back”

In the character driven film “The Way Back,” two time Oscar winner Ben Affleck (Argo) gives a solid performance portraying Jack Cunningham. Affleck’s character was an exceptionally talented basketball player, who more than likely would’ve played on a competitive college … Continue reading

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“The Nightingale”

The film “The Nightingale” stars Aisling Franciosi (Game of Thrones) as Clare. She is a maid and provides musical entertainment by singing for a group of British soldiers. Clare doesn’t do either willingly; she is forced to, because she committed … Continue reading

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“Uncut Gems – A Career Best for Adam Sandler”

​In the often times intense thriller “Uncut Gems” Howard Ratner, portrayed by Golden Globe nominee Adam Sandler (Punch Drunk Love) is the owner of a jewelry business in the Diamond District of New York. His wife, Dinah (Idina Menzel) wants a … Continue reading

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