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It's Movie Time: Nov 30, '18 December Films

Nov 30, 2018

John and Mary pick the best movies coming in December.

Johnny interviews Film Columbus's John Daugherty about animation in Columbus.

Creed II

Nov 27, 2018

A fine sequel to an enduring myth about the American dream.

Boy Erased

Nov 25, 2018

A trenchant and dynamic indictment of gay conversion therapy.

It's Movie Time Nov 23, '18 Green Book

Nov 23, 2018

John/Wayne have a good old time touring the Deep South with Mortensen and Ali.

Widows

Nov 21, 2018

An unusually smart, hip thriller.

John and Johnny mashup  two current Hollywood motifs: Alcoholism and Home Invasion

Green Book

Nov 20, 2018

A bitter sweet tour in 1962 of the Deep South with two engaging and completely different characters.

 As the son of working poor African American parents, I entered elementary school in the 1960s reading far beyond my grade level (much to the surprise of guidance counselors who had low expectations of “children like me”) and with a keen interest in astrophysics.

I knew the meaning of such words as “invulnerable,” “uncanny” or “inimitable” and couldn’t wait to learn more about cosmic rays, asteroids, dark stars and space travel. 

How and why was that?

It's Movie Time Nov 16, '18 Beautiful Boy

Nov 15, 2018

John and Kevin have some high praise and some reservations about this  overdose-themed  biopic.

John and Johnny greatly admire Ryan Gosling's career. . . .so far.

Wildlife

Nov 12, 2018

Somber insight into the architecture of simple family life endangereed.

Beautiful Boy

Nov 10, 2018

A languid study in the banality of addiction as it especially affects loved ones.

John and Hope are big fans of Melissa McCarthy , who hasn't disappointed them with her new drama.

John and Johnny remember the greatest movie androids of all time.

McCarthy and Grant are a comic duo in an otherwise intriguing little thriller more misogynistic than merry.

Bohemian Rhapsody

Nov 5, 2018

Who would have thought A Star is Born would have competition this year?  Rock on with Bohemian Rhapsody.

John and Courtney talk about a welcome addition to holiday fantasies.

mid90's

Nov 1, 2018

Jonah Hill's novice directing is a winner out of the gate. LA in the 90's never looked so good.

Another engaging, beautiful holiday fantasy from Disney.

Cinema Classics Nov 1, '18 Robert Redford

Oct 31, 2018

The Old Man & the Gun inspires the boys to look at Robert Redford's work.

A Simple Favor

Oct 26, 2018

A stylish thriller with two outstanding actresses facing off while  playing best friends.

John and Mary are intrigued by the always interesting Oscar Wilde in his final years.

John and Johnny explore Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy.

The Happy Prince

Oct 23, 2018

Oscar  Wilde's tragic last days still retain his wit. How can that be?

The Sisters Brothers

Oct 21, 2018

Pre-Civil War preview of the dynamic changes in the Wild West. It's a dark Western.

The Oath

Oct 20, 2018

Not as many laughs as you might expect from its dark humor. Maybe it's the blood.

The Hate U Give

Oct 20, 2018

A powerful drama about a powerful social conflict.

John/Wayne savor the bloody return of Michael Myers.

A romantic drama to set the standard.

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