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My Life QuickViews


From Bruce Joel Rubin, the Oscar-winning writer of Ghost, comes his directorial debut: My Life. Here is a throwback review for the film.   Bob Jones (Michael Keaton) is a man who always wants his life to be great. When he is unfortunately given news that he has cancer, Bob decides to leave videotapes behind for his future child so that he can know who his father was.   While very sad and a little slow, My Life still has great performances from Keaton and Nicole Kidman along with appear...

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Wiseau VS. Franco: Comparisons Between The Room and The Disaster Artist


In our very first vs. comparison, we take a look at The Room and The Disaster Artist and see the similarities and differences.   Story   The Room is the story about a man named Johnny (Tommy Wiseau) who doesn’t get promoted at his job, his girlfriend Lisa is cheating on him with his best friend Mark (Greg Sestero) and Lisa’s mother is very sure “she doesn’t have cancer”.   The Disaster Artist meanwhile is the true story of Tommy Wiseau (James Franco), an actor who people...

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The Commuter QuickViews


Let’s do a hypothesis. What new Liam Neeson movie tests him to see if he’s a good person? The Commuter.   In this new Neeson flick, Michael MacCauley (Neeson) is a businessman who has a great wife (Elizabeth McGovern) and son. One day while on a train coming home from work, he gets told by a mysterious woman (Vera Farmiga) that “someone on the train does not belong”. After that, its up to MacCauley to figure out who doesn’t belong before time runs out.   While Liam Neeson is ...

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The Post QuickViews


Nominated for 6 Golden Globes including Best Picture and Best Director and nominated for 2 Oscars: Best Picture and Best Actress, here is the review for Steven Spielberg’s newest masterpiece: The Post.   Acting as a prequel to All the President’s Men, the film starts in 1966 with Daniel Ellsberg (Matthew Rhys, The Americans), a man who survived in Vietnam but wanted the world to know what was going on down there. 5 years later in 1971, Richard Nixon stops The New York Times from publish...

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Battle of the Sexes QuickViews


Nominated for 2 Golden Globes and the second collaboration between Emma Stone and Steve Carell since Crazy, Stupid, Love, here is the throwback review for Battle of the Sexes. Based on a true story and match and taking place in 1973, Billie Jean King (Stone) is part of the TWA (Tennis Women Association) when she is given news that women will be getting lower salaries since men dominate tennis the most. Filled with shocking news and taunts from Bobby Riggs (Carell), King agrees with Riggs to a ...

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