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Top 10 Most Anticipated Films of 2020 #5-1 (With Bonus TV Top 5)

5. West Side Story Release Date: December 18th 2020 Director: Steven Spielberg (Jurassic Park, Saving Private Ryan, Minority Report) Screenwriter: Tony Kushner Starring: Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, David Alvarez, Ariana DeBose, Josh Andres Rivera, Corey Stoll, Brian D'Arcy James Rating: N/A Trailer Link: N/A Plot Summary: Adaptation of the musical originally penned by Arthur Laurents … Continue reading Top 10 Most Anticipated Films of 2020 #5-1 (With Bonus TV Top 5)

Top 10 Most Anticipated Films of 2020 #10-6 (With Bonus TV Top 5)

After seeing a record low 62 films in theaters last year, I was not only determined to watch 100 films in theaters this year, as I always do, but to break my personal record of seeing over 117 films in theaters this year. Luckily for me, I was able to graduate film school this year … Continue reading Top 10 Most Anticipated Films of 2020 #10-6 (With Bonus TV Top 5)

#105 Film in 2019: Pain and Glory

6.5/10 Embarrassingly enough, this is the first film I have ever watched from acclaimed Spanish writer/director Pedro Almodóvar. The talk of Antonio Banderas as a Best Actor contender is the main reason I wanted to check this out. Billed as a fairly auto-biographical film, “Pain and Glory” does have many similarities with Almodóvar’s life and … Continue reading #105 Film in 2019: Pain and Glory

#5 Netflix Film in 2019: The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

6.5/10 Noah Baumbach feels like a writer/director who runs a marathon and is strong for the first 23 miles but never quite makes it across the finish line. This film is yet another example of that. There are some great elements in this film that really work. The drama within the personal relationships between the … Continue reading #5 Netflix Film in 2019: The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)