Val

We’re already familiar with Val Kilmer’s work in “Top Gun,” “The Doors,” “Tombstone,” “Batman Forever,” “Heat” & “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang,” but do you know him offscreen? For the first time, the actor shares us movie goers personal videos in a documentary film titled, “Val.” Val is currently streaming on Amazon Prime. It received positive […]

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The Normal Heart

In 1985, an autobiographical play titled, “The Normal Heart” opened to the public. Based on Larry Kramer’s activism on gay rights during The AIDS Epidemic, the story focuses on Ned Weeks attempting to raise AIDS awareness during The Early 80s. The Normal Heart earned critical acclaim from critics and audience members alike. Three Decades Later, […]

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Grey Gardens (2009)

“Grey Gardens” aired on HBO in 2009. (same year The Hangover came out) It received universal acclaim from critics and viewers alike. Grey Gardens became an eligible nominee at “The Primetime Emmy Awards,” “Screen Actors Guild” & “The Golden Globes.” Both Drew Barrymore & Jessica Lange earned their awards. I first heard of this movie […]

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Halston

Halston is streaming on Netflix. It received positive reviews from critics and streamers alike. Ewan McGregor will reprise his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a Disney Plus mini-series focusing on the character. Ryan Murphy and his posse including Sarah Paulson, (my favorite actress of all time) Frances Conroy, Evan Peters, Billie Lourd, Lily Rabe & […]

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Into The Wild

In 1996, an autobiographical novel titled, “Into The Wild” opened in bookstores. Based on a true story. In The Early 90s, recent college gradate Christopher McCandless decides to change his lifestyle, discards his prized possessions, gives away his savings account to charity and travels on foot to Alaska to live in the wild. After a […]

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The Trial Of The Chicago 7

“The Trial Of The Chicago 7” is currently streaming on Netflix along with “Mank,” “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” “Hillbilly Elegy,” “Over The Moon,” “My Octopus Teacher” & “Crip Camp.” It received critical acclaim from critics and streamers alike. In addition to unanimous praise, it earned Oscar nominations for “Best Supporting Actor,” (Sacha Baron Cohen) “Best […]

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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom is currently streaming on Netflix. It received unanimous praise from critics and streamers alike. In addition to critical acclaim, the film earned Oscar nominations for the late Chadwick Boseman & Viola Davis under the categories “Best Actor” & “Best Supporting Actress.” Chadwick won a Golden Globe, BAFTA & SAG award. Before […]

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Hillbilly Elegy

“Hillbilly Elegy” is currently streaming on Netflix along with “The Trial Of Chicago 7,” “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” “Da Five Bloods,” “Over The Moon,” “Crip Camp” & “Mank.” It received negative reviews from critics and streamers alike. Despite earning a Razzie nomination for “Worst Supporting Actress, (Glenn Close) Hillbilly Elegy unexpectedly earned Amy Adams & […]

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Kid 90

In The 80s, Soleil Moon Frye became a household name starring in a sitcom called, “Punky Brewster.” For those who never seen the show including me, it’s about an abandoned girl who comes across a kind man, he adopts her and begins a new life. As in most sitcoms, hilarity ensues. Punky Brewster aired on […]

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The United States VS. Billie Holiday

“The United States VS. Billie Holiday” is currently streaming on Hulu alongside “Nomadland.” It received mixed reviews from critics. Despite divisive reactions, The United States VS. Billie Holiday is nominated for two Golden Globe Awards for “Best Actress In A Drama” (Andra Day”) & “Best Original Song.” (Tigress And Tweed) “The 78th Golden Globes” will […]

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The Act

In June 2015, a number of death threats posted on Dee Dee Blanchard’s Facebook account. Police officers pinpoint the location of The Blanchard Residence only to find Blanchard’s lifeless body at home. The local authorities track down the perpetrators, they turn out to be Blanchard’s daughter Gypsy Rose & her boyfriend Nicholas Godejohn, who suffers […]

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Girl Interrupted

In 1993, (the year I was born) author Susanna Kaysen published a memoir titled, “Girl Interrupted.” The book is about her experiences at a mental hospital after being diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. As she stays for two years recovering her mental state, she writes about her encounters with the patients and hospital staff. The […]

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Party Monster

In 1999, James St. James published a memoir titled, “Disco Bloodbath.” The book chronicles the life James who was formerly close friends with recently deceased party promoter, Michael Alig. The pair founded “Club Kids.” A group of party animals wearing flamboyant outfits partying non-stop. They even became a part of fashion culture. Chaos Ensues when […]

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Fosse/Verdon

Hello my fellow movie goers from around the globe. Today’s review is about a mini-series about the professional and personal lives of Bob Fosse (Cabaret, All That Jazz, Chicago) & Gwen Verdon. Before famous husband & wife duos Christopher Nolan/Emma Thomas, Peter Jackson/Fran Walsh, Judd Apatow/Leslie Mann & Jonathan Nolan/Lisa Joy were born, Bob Fosse […]

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Bill (1981)

“Bill ” officially aired on CBS in 1981. (exact same year Raiders Of The Lost Ark came out) It received positive reviews from critics and viewers alike. Bill eventually became a Golden Globe & Emmy nominee ultimately winning “Best Actor In A TV Movie” (Mickey Rooney) & “Best TV Movie” from both awards ceremony. Two […]

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The Exorcism Of Emily Rose

Now that it’s Halloween Month 2020, I’d like to share you fellow movie goers from around the globe a criminally underrated legal crime-drama horror film loosely based on a true story about an agnostic lawyer who defends a priest after a botched exorcism of a young woman who suffered from schizophrenia and episodes of hallucinations. […]

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A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood

In 1998, a journalist named, Lloyd Vogel is assigned to interview beloved TV icon Fred Rogers, known for hosting “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood” about the importance of being a real life hero as many of families see him as a hero teaching kids about growing up, reality and serious issues related to humanity. Two Decades Later, […]

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The Right Stuff (film)

During The Cold War, NASA recruited pilots to participate on a mission to beat The Russians as the first human beings to make it to space and push the envelope in human history. The pilots turned astronauts are dubbed, “The Right Stuff.” Alan Shepard is the first American who made it to space prior to […]

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