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I have been a fan of movies and filmmaking for as long as I can remember. I believe most of us are, and that movies give us a lot to talk about. While I don’t consider myself a professional movie critic, I did have a brief role as an on-camera movie reviewer in college. I also stumbled upon a gig judging key art awards once (still don’t know how that happened), and hosted many movie clubs. It is my best practice to see films in the theater as intended. Now that covid restrictions are a little more lenient, I’m back to my weekly #movietherapy.

I’m also committed to more considerate streaming viewings of independent films that may not have the budget or producers to launch in theaters. Do you have a favorite I should see? Let me know!

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Tick, Tick...Boom!

Tick, Tick…BOOM!

Tick, Tick…Boom is a musical movie adaptation of Jonathan Larson’s autobiographical one-man show of the same name. Starring Andrew Garfield and directed by Lin Manuel Miranda, the film explores life, love, and art in Greenwich Village, NY. The film rhythmically bounces between the performance of the one-man show and Jonathan’s journey of writing a newContinue reading “Tick, Tick…BOOM!”

Belfast

Belfast

Writer/Director Sir Kenneth Branagh carries us through some delightful childhood memories in the film Belfast. The setting is mostly an intimate, single street that is home to families that know each other and take care of one another. Through the optimistic eyes of Buddy (Jude Hill), we watch a working-class Protestant family navigate their ordinaryContinue reading “Belfast”

Eternals

Eternals

Director ChloĆ© Zhao rounds up a diverse, cosmically aligned collection of heroes in the MCU’s latest release, Eternals. The Eternals are a celestially developed alien race who have lived secretly on Earth for over 7,000 years. They were sent to protect humans from an extra-terrestrial enemy called The Deviants. After they accomplish this mission, theyContinue reading “Eternals”

Army of Thieves

Army of Thieves

Having caught up on the latest episode of Succession, I stumble upon Army of Thieves in Netflix’s top lineup. What comes next is an addictive, eye-catching journey of praise and appreciation, along with a second screen experience. That’s only because I am beside myself with the amazing cinematography opening up on screen, and the brilliantContinue reading “Army of Thieves”

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