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Movies to See Right Now

Slim pickings in theaters this week.  I’ll be writing about Mark Felt – The Man Who Brought Down the White House, which I really can’t recommend.  I haven’t yet seen The Florida Project. I have written this week about the … Continue reading

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DVD/Stream of the Week: UNFRIENDED – run from your webcams!!!

In the very satisfying horror film Unfriended, it’s the one-year anniversary of a teenage girl’s suicide, and her bullying peers convene via webcams on social media. But their computers are hijacked by an Unknown Force who starts wreaking revenge. The … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

Still in theaters, here are five choices from my Best Movies of 2015, all with some Oscar nominations: 45 Years with Charlotte Rampling’s enthralling Oscar-nominated performance. The Revenant, an awesome and authentic survival tale that must be seen on the … Continue reading

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DVD/Stream of the Week: UNFRIENDED – run from your webcams!!!

In the very satisfying horror film Unfriended, it’s the one-year anniversary of a teenage girl’s suicide, and her bullying peers convene via webcams on social media.  But their computers are hijacked by an Unknown Force who starts wreaking revenge. The … Continue reading

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2015 at the Movies: I hadn’t seen this before

I love original approaches to cinema, and here are some from 2015 that work especially well: Tangerine:  This raucous and raunchy high energy comedy was shot on an iPhone. This is not a gimmick. The intimacy and urgency of this … Continue reading

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2015 at the Movies: low-budget, high quality horror

The Movie Gourmet doesn’t watch many horror movies, but 2015 featured some that were unusually inventive, scary and non-gory.  It’s great to see young filmmakers bringing some intelligence and surprise (not just shockers) to this genre. It Follows: Writer-director David … Continue reading

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UNFRIENDED: run from your webcams!!

In the very satisfying horror film Unfriended, it’s the one-year anniversary of a teenage girl’s suicide, and her bullying peers convene via webcams on social media. But their computers are hijacked by an Unknown Force who starts wreaking revenge. The … Continue reading

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