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High Life

Apr 22, 2019

Like the heady sci-fi's of the 60's and '70's, High Life is a serious if not beautiful study of bleak travel to a black hole to save the earth.

It's Movie Time: April 19, '19 , Peterloo

Apr 17, 2019

John/Wayne praise Mike Leigh's docudrama about the 1819 Manchester Massacre.

John and Johnny survey the rich if not controversial work of actor/director Mel Gibson.

Peterloo

Apr 15, 2019

A splendid rendition about the 1819 massacre in Manchester.

The Public

Apr 11, 2019

Writer/director/actor Estevez deftly  captures modern dilemmas of homelesness and authority.

It's Movie Time April 12 ,'19 Pet Sematary

Apr 11, 2019

John and Linda talk about backyards and burials, all in Stephan-King speak.

John and Johnny assess the already acclaimed career of horror's newest genius.

Pet Sematary

Apr 8, 2019

Solid horror. Fun, with layers of meaning.

It's Movie Time April 5,'19 Dumbo

Apr 5, 2019

John and Mary have mixed feelings about this Disney re-imagining.

Hotel Mumbai

Apr 4, 2019

Real terror expertly re-created in a foreign pleasure dome.

John and Johnny, inspired by Captain Marvel, consider their favorite superheroines.

The Aftermath

Apr 2, 2019

Visual delight, romance, and tragedy make for a pleasant if not great early spring viewing.

The Aftermath

Grade: B

Director:  James Kent (Testament of Truth)

Screenplay: Joe Shrapnel (Frankie and Alice) et al.

Cast: Keira Knightley (Colette), Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thirty)

Rating: R

Runtime: 1 hr 48 min

By: John DeSando

“We dropped more bombs in Hamburg on one weekend than fell on London in the whole of the war.” Col. Morgan (Jason Clarke)

Dumbo

Apr 1, 2019

Tim Burton applies his magic to this re-imagined classic, but not enough.

John and Hope find brilliance in Jordan Peele's new horror flick, Us.

John and Johnny find hope in great movies premiered in the first half of the year.

A unique heist film, one of the best ever.

Gloria Bell

Mar 23, 2019

The best character study currently in theaters.

Yes, it's Us.

Mar 22, 2019

At this time of year, I'm astonished at such a good film, Us. But then, Silence of the Lambs came out at this time as well.

Birds of Passage

Mar 21, 2019

Beautiful and tragic drug story set amongst indigenous Colombians.

John and Kevin are amused by the sci-fi thriller, Captive State, and the hot mess, Climax.

From hoofer to "The King of Hollywood Musicals": Stanley Donen

Captive State

Mar 19, 2019

Diverting thriller in a weak-movie time of year.

It's Movie Time: March 15, '19 Apollo 11

Mar 13, 2019

John/Wayne have been high in past reviews but never to the the moon.

John and Johnny explore the challenges surrounding Green Book's Oscar win.

Apollo 11

Mar 9, 2019

You'll never see a better version of the real thing.

Apollo 11

It's Movie Time: March 8, '19 Captain Marvel

Mar 8, 2019

John and Linda talk about the newest Marvel Cinema Universe hero, Captain Marvel, played by Oscar winner Brie Larson.

Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson are the real heroes of this middlin' superhero origin story.

John and Johnny review the work of one of Hollywood's most successful stars, Nicole Kidman.

Never Look Away

Mar 5, 2019

It deserves its Oscar nomination. Great biopic.

Everybody Knows

Mar 2, 2019

Thriller, family drama, Cruz and Bardem--what's not to like?

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