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Tag Archive for 'Kaitlyn Dever'

Anger And Horror Abound In The Powerful ‘Detroit’ (Movie Review)

In a summer that’s already thrown us into war and pulled us out feeling optimistic enough with Dunkirk, Detroit has now come along to fuel a different, more complicated fire. Working as a war film, a hostage thriller, a horror film and a searing commentary all rolled into one, director Kathryn Bigelow isn’t here to […]

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Laggies (Blu-ray Review)

Laggies is a mix of typical rom-com material with typical coming-of-age story material fit inside of the shell of an indie comedy.  However, this ‘indie’ effort from director Lynn Shelton has far more mainstream appeal than her previous features, Humpday and Your Sister’s Sister, given the presence of big Hollywood actors Keira Knightley, Chloe Grace […]

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Short Term 12 (Blu-ray Review)

Here is the kind of dramatic indie feature that I can happily support, as it manages to hit a lot of familiar beats, while taking some steps in different directions from the norm.  The film features a strong lead performance by Brie Larson, solid support from both the adult and younger actors involved, and this […]

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Short Term 12 Is A Wonderful Film That Can Be Found On Blu-ray & DVD This January

I did plenty to try and promote Short Term 12 during its limited release late in the summer (Review HERE), but still wish it got more notoriety.  It does not hurt that it is currently up for many different critics and film group awards, with maybe some chances at Oscar, but we will see.  Regardless, […]

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Take Good Care With ‘Short Term 12’ (Movie Review)

To make it simple Short Term 12 is the kind of film that many people should go and seek out.  Here is the kind of dramatic indie feature that I can happily support, as it manages to hit a lot of familiar beats, while taking a step in a different direction from the norm.  The […]

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