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The Lost City of Z

Posted in Movies | Begun 04/21/2017
The Lost City of Z

Hunnam and Miller prove their deserved go-to status.

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Quest

Posted in Movies | Begun 04/07/2017
Quest

Meet the first Best Documentary contender of 2017.

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Queen of the Desert

Posted in Movies | Begun 04/07/2017
Queen of the Desert

Meet Out of Africa’s kindred spirit

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The Void

Posted in Movies | Begun 04/07/2017
The Void

Bitterly disappointing.

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Going in Style

Posted in Movies | Begun 04/07/2017
Going in Style

Fresh and fun – bravo.

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The Zookeeper’s Wife

Posted in Movies | Begun 03/31/2017
The Zookeeper’s Wife

Niki Caro’s iron fist in a velvet glove reigns supreme.

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Ghost in the Shell

Posted in Movies | Begun 03/30/2017
Ghost in the Shell

RobCop meets The Matrix.

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Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Posted in Movies | Begun 03/17/2017
Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Inclusive, insightful, enlightened, and modern.

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March Movie Previews at Houston Public Media

Posted in Cross Cuts | Begun 03/14/2017
March Movie Previews at Houston Public Media

Join my HFCS colleagues (aka “Reeg and Teej”) as we talk March Movies on 88.7 FM.

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Kong: Skull Island

Posted in Movies | Begun 03/10/2017
Kong: Skull Island

At last, a little compassion for Kong!

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The Ottoman Lieutenant

Posted in Movies | Begun 03/10/2017
The Ottoman Lieutenant

Hailee Steinfeld, where are you!?

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Toni Erdmann

Posted in Movies | Begun 03/10/2017
Toni Erdmann

Deceptively nuanced, it creeps up on your heart and you’ll never feel its length.

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Get Out

Posted in Movies | Begun 02/24/2017
Get Out

Remember what Stellan Skarsgård said about being polite…

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The Great Wall

Posted in Movies | Begun 02/17/2017
The Great Wall

Helm’s Deep meet Aliens.

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I Am Not Your Negro

Posted in Movies | Begun 02/10/2017
I Am Not Your Negro

Do. Not. Miss. This.

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John Wick: Chapter Two

Posted in Movies | Begun 02/10/2017
John Wick: Chapter Two

The one you send to kill the Boogeyman is back.

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Fifty Shades Darker

Posted in Movies | Begun 02/10/2017
Fifty Shades Darker

Lovely, beautifully performed shallow soap opera.

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The LEGO Batman Movie

Posted in Movies | Begun 02/10/2017
The LEGO Batman Movie

Enjoyable for me, but 5 unmissable stars for superhero/comics fans.

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The Comedian

Posted in Movies | Begun 02/03/2017
The Comedian

The sooner we clarify that this is a drama, the happier everyone will be.

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Neruda

Posted in Movies | Begun 02/03/2017
Neruda

Poetic and experiential, just like its subject.

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