Review: “The Favourite”

3.5 out of 5 stars. Everything about “The Favourite” defies expectations, which really shouldn’t come as much of a surprise for a film from Yorgos Lanthimos, the director behind such bizarre works as 2015’s “The Lobster” and 2017’s “The Killing of a Sacred Deer.”  It looks like a pretty period piece set in the royal […]

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Review: “Battle of the Sexes”

4 out of 5 stars. “Battle of the Sexes” opens with a scene that, despite taking place in the early 1970s, likely won’t be unfamiliar to many audiences.  Fresh off of a winning streak that made her the world’s top woman tennis player, Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) discovers that the prize money for the […]

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Oscar Predictions

We’re officially less than a week away from Hollywood’s biggest night.  The 89th Academy Awards will be presented on Sunday, February 26.  Damien Chazelle’s gorgeous musical “La La Land” received a record-tying 14 nominations, and is the favorite to win a majority of them, including Best Picture, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t still predictions […]

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