Review-Lite: Happiest Season (2020)

Kristen Stewart and Mackenzie Davis in Happiest Season Every year the christmas season brings about the inevitable slew of Lifetime and Hallmark festive movies. Even Netflix has gotten in on the game in recent years. The film you can watch not only to bask in seasonal cheer but also point out the glaring production errors …

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Review-Lite: Yes God Yes (2020)

Natalia Dyer in Yes God Yes Nobody wants to talk about sex, at least with the people that might actually know something about it. Throw on top of that devout Christian values and a educational system unwilling to treat it with the respect and normalcy it deserves, instead considering it sacreligious and sacred in equal …

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Review-Lite: The Wolf of Snow Hollow (2020)

Robert Forster, Riki Lindhome and Jim Cummings in The Wolf of Snow Hollow The setting is always the same, the small secluded alpine town with the blistering snow storm. The cast of characters from the old time sheriff to the collection of scared townsfolk. The winter horror isn't anything new but in writer/director Jim Cummings …

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Review-Lite: An American Pickle (2020)

Seth Rogen in An American Pickle Widely publicised as a launch title for HBO Max, the Seth Rogen starring and Brandon Trost directed An American Pickle is a film about finding middle ground, making compromises for those you love, or even those you barely know but want to. Telling the story of Jewish immigrant Herschel …

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Review-Lite: Eternal Beauty (2020)

Sally Hawkins in Eternal Beauty There is a moment early on in Craig Roberts' Eternal Beauty where the loneliness that permeates every frame of this wonderfully unique and personal picture transitions from comical to tragic as the main story comes into focus. Jane (Sally Hawkins) is the black sheep of the family, whose spent her …

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Review: Hubie Halloween (2020) – One Man And His Thermos

Adam Sandler in Hubie Halloween While we all can point to a recent film in Adam Sandler's glut of shabby comedy outings as a guilty pleasure, be it one of his recent Netflix releases or before, at least one of them hit a cord with you. Or maybe it didn't. It's hard not to accept …

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Review: Enola Holmes (2020) – Sister Act

Millie Bobby Brown in Enola Holmes Even in the last 10 years, I can count on two hands the number of adaptations of Sherlock Holmes, either in film or on television with versions played by Robert Downey Jr, Benedict Cumberbatch and Ian McKellan among the few from recent years worth mentioning. Some might say this …

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Review: Bill & Ted Face The Music (2020) – Delightfully Dated

Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves in Bill & Ted Face The Music Its been 29 years since we last checked in with lovable imbeciles Theodore Logan (Keanu Reeves) and Bill Preston (Alex Winter), back when even then we had to believe 27 year old Reeves was a fresh faced teenager looking to save the world …

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Review: The Broken Hearts Gallery (2020) – Seasons Change

Geraldine Viswanathan and Dacre Montgomery in The Broken Hearts Gallery There is something inherently kitschy about Natalie Krinsky's The Broken Hearts Gallery from its classic 90's rom-com feel to how it embraces the idiosyncrasies of a new generation of New York newcomers and the fresh perspective they bring with them. It's also a film that …

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