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Movie Review – Possessor

Director: Brandon Cronenberg Starring: Andrea Riseborough, Christopher Abbott, Jennifer Jason Leigh Year: 2020 If you were to ask me to make a list of everything I enjoy about sci-fi movies, Possessor would check almost every box off the list.  Some cool distortion of reality, a new technology, bizarre mind games, a little sex, a little

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Movie Review – Goodfellas

Director: Martin Scorsese Starring: Ray Liotta, Lorraine Bracco, Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci Year: 1990 Scorsese’s legacy is written in stone, and Goodfellas is etched right in there as one of his very best, one of the films that made him the king of crass crime.  American audiences are obsessed with the mob, New York

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Movie Review – News of the World

Director: Paul Greengrass Starring: Tom Hanks, Helena Zengel Year: 2020 There’s a reason you haven’t heard of this Tom Hanks Western, and it’s not COVID.  It’s because it’s a sub-par Oscar contender, it’s discount-grocery Hanks, it’s a nice idea executed with the precision of a helicopter flying low, tilting down, and chopping up zombies.  Basically,

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Sports – NFL Picks 2020, Divisional

Here are my NFL Divisional picks (2-4 for the postseason, 163-92-1 for the regular season) Bye teams: none   LAR @ GB Bal @ Buf Cle @ KC TB @ NO  

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Movie Review – New Order

Director: Michel Franco Starring: Naian Gonzalez Norvind Year: 2020 It might be flippant to say, but New Order is just Roma meets The Purge, a film that’s trying to teach us a lesson on Mexican class warfare while also trying to appeal to our sense of entertainment with a chaotic dystopian feel.  But I don’t

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Movie Review – Minari

Director: Lee Isaac Chung Starring: Steven Yeun, Yeri Han, Alan S. Kim, Youn Yuh-jung Year: 2020 I don’t understand how Minari could be so incredibly specific, so very personal, and yet speak to me like it was telling the story of my life; that just doesn’t make sense.  I guess that’s simply good storytelling, great

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