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John McNeil

REVIEW: Molly’s Game

Molly’s Game stars Jessica Chastain as Molly Bloom, the Olympic hopeful who delayed law school to run high-stakes and highly illegal celebrity poker games in LA and New York.

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REVIEW: Hereditary

Watching Herditary is like listening to someone vividly describe a dream. While there are parts that are terrifying, confusing and burned into your memory, the meaning can only really be understood by the person having the dream. Continue reading “REVIEW: Hereditary”

SOUND BITES: Eye of the Tiger from Rocky III

It’s hard to separate Eye of the Tiger from Rocky. When you think of one, you think of the other. But Survivor wasn’t Sylvester Stallone’s first choice for the soundtrack.

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SHORTS: Some Folks Call it a Sling Blade

Billy Bob Thornton won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for 1996 for writing Sling Blade. But it wasn’t the first time he played Karl Childers on film. Continue reading “SHORTS: Some Folks Call it a Sling Blade”

REVIEW: Black Cop

Satire is too flippant a word to describe Black Cop. It’s a protest movie.

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REVIEW: The Child Remains

The Child Remains has about as disturbing an opening scene as you’re likely to find. Continue reading “REVIEW: The Child Remains”

REVIEW: The Killing of a Sacred Deer

The Killing of a Sacred Deer is stranger and more intense than any psychological thriller in recent memory. Continue reading “REVIEW: The Killing of a Sacred Deer”

SOUND BITES: “Where is My Mind?” from Fight Club

“You met me at a very strange time in my life.” Continue reading “SOUND BITES: “Where is My Mind?” from Fight Club”

REVIEW: I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore

Nursing assistant Ruth comes home from work to discover her house has been burglarized. Missing are her laptop, her medication and her late aunt’s silverware set. But recovering the items is not enough. She also demands “for people not to be assholes.” Continue reading “REVIEW: I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore”

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