Review-Lite: I’m Your Woman (2020)

Rachel Brosnahan in I'm Your Woman As you might have read in my top 25 films of the year list, I'm Your Woman is a genre defying thriller that uses its noir roots to tell a female driven tale in the same style as classic detective mysteries like The Maltese Falcon and more specifically Gaslight. …

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Review-Lite: Ava (2020)

Jessica Chastain in Ava With the upcoming release of The 355, Jessica Chastain is looking to make a name for herself in action movies and more than that, she is looking to rock a male occupied genre and breath fresh life into it. Ava is not how that is done. Directed by Tate Taylor off …

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Review-Lite: Les Misérables (2020)

Damien Bonnard, Alexis Manenti and Djebril Zonga in Les Misérables Ladj Ly's Les Misérables is a deeply personal film set in the apartment blocks of parisian suburb of Monterfermeil, Ly's own childhood home. Set over the course of two days, Les Misérables follows newly transferred police officer Stéphane Ruiz (Damien Bonnard) as he is assigned …

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Review: The Night Clerk (2020) – The Lifeguard

Tye Sheridan in The Night Clerk The Night Clerk for all its conspiracy trappings and unconventional romance motifs isn't quite the film it wants to be. Believing itself to be a fresh take on autism, a tale for those who aren't quite neurotypical, the misunderstood wallflowers resigned to sit and watch instead of getting involved. …

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Review: Inheritance (2020) – Buried Secrets

Lily Collins in Inheritance Secrets and lies are the cornerstone of any good thriller and Inheritance has a wealth of them hidden within the stone columns of the Monroe family mansion. Their secrets, are only compounded by the death of patriarch Archer (Patrick Warburton) and the possibility of his secrets spewing out and ruining the …

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Review: Spenser Confidential (2020) – Morals Absent Intelligence.

Winston Duke, Alan Arkin and Mark Wahlberg in Spenser Confidential Marking the fifth collaboration between director Peter Berg and Wahlberg, Spenser Confidential steps away from the real world stories of Lone Survivor, Patriot's Day and Deepwater Horizon, instead adapting one of Robert B. Parker's revered Spenser novels, a series about a hardened Boston private eye …

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Review: 7500 (2020) – Down In The Air

Joseph Gordon-Levitt in 7500 Tobias (Joseph Gordon Levitt) has been flying commercial flights for over 10 years. However a business as usual flight from Berlin to Paris goes drastically wrong when armed passengers take control of the rear of the plane and demand access to the cockpit. Director Patrick Vollrath, in his feature debut focuses …

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Review: The Last Thing He Wanted (2020) – Lost In The Mystery

Anne Hathaway in The Last Thing He Wanted It is clear that from the start, the Anne Hathaway starring The Last Thing He Wanted wants to be something special, something impressive. It wants to be a conspiracy thriller, but does it? It wants to be a riff on governmental corruption, not only in the 1980s …

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