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Review: GEMINI MAN

By Mark Saldana Rating: 2.5 (Out of 4 Stars) Though it has taken a long journey to get here, Gemini Man, for better or worse is now in theaters. On the plus side, the film features an inventive science fiction premise, but on the negative end, also features a somewhat predictable plot. In addition director […]

Review: LUCY IN THE SKY

By Laurie Coker Rating: C- There is a history, a deep one, behind Natalie Portman’s latest film, Lucy in the Sky. Stories and rumors flew like fireflies about the Paul McCartney, John Lennon song first performed by the Beatles for their Sgt. Pepper album in 1967.  LSD (acid, Lucy) certainly, according to tabloids, was the […]

Fantastic Fest 2019 Review: DOLEMITE IS MY NAME

By Mark Saldana Rating: 3.5 (Out of 4 Stars) As always, the Fantastic Fest lineup this year featured two secret screenings for their eager attendees. Given that Netflix had such a formidable presence at the film festival this year, it wasn’t too surprising that one of their more highly anticipated entries was the first secret […]

Review: WHERE’S MY ROY COHN?

By Liz Lopez Rating: A Matt Tyrnauer, the director of “Studio 54,” now presents the documentary, “Where’s My Roy Cohn?” about the New York lawyer who was known to reach for all the power he can while rising in his career. It did not matter to him if it was legal or not. He was […]

Review: LUCY IN THE SKY

By Liz Lopez Rating: C+ Noah Hawley (“Legion” and “Fargo” TV series) makes his feature directing debut with “Lucy In the Sky,” based on a screenplay he wrote with Brian C. Brown and Elliott DiGuiseppi and despite any revisions he made to the script, the storytelling is still lacking. This is sad to say, but […]