Month: May 2020

[embedded content] The new independent drama “The Departure” launches us on a journey into relationship insecurity most contemptuous. Merland Hoxha wrote and directed this yarn of young L.A. professionals striving for solid footing amidst the ever-looming quicksand that threatens to gobble up lovers whole. Kendall Chappell is among the ensemble cast. I chatted with each
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Set in the dazzling world of the LA music scene comes the story of Grace Davis (Tracee Ellis Ross), a superstar whose talent, and ego, have reached unbelievable heights, and Maggie (Dakota Johnson), her overworked personal assistant.  While stuck running errands, Maggie still aspires to her childhood dream of becoming a music producer. When Grace’s
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[embedded content] Talia Balsam startles as Lila, an eccentric and enigmatic woman struggling to cope with her fragile mentality and fracturing family in the new domestic drama “South Mountain”. Hilary Brougher’s main gig is professor of graduate film at Columbia University. Her side hustle, writing and directing independent movies, has, over nearly a quarter century,
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[embedded content] Iconic singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige throws down the anchor in the new supernatural crime drama “Body Cam”. Blige’s soulful characterization of a conflicted cop captures front and center in this dark and moody chronicle of police corruption and devastating loss. A couple of observations. While moments of suspense-building are certainly critical to this
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Who doesn’t recognize the Uncut Gems? The film has many critical acclaim from Best Director to Best Actor. The good news is here. The critically acclaimed film is coming to Netflix and will premiere in May. This movie hit the theatres on December 13, 2019. But, first, it premiered at Telluride Film Festival last August.
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