Review – Lady Bird

Two A24 films in one day?!  And it's not even a weekend?!  That's right, I decided to treat myself on this Thursday, and catch up on a couple of smaller Oscar bait films, and Lady Bird is the second of the day.  Earlier this week, the film became the best-reviewed film in Rotten Tomatoes history, so... Continue Reading →

105. Fences

(Disclaimer: Yes, I know it's now 2017.  But if you look at the way I worded my goal for the 2016 March every single time, I stated that it was to see at least 100 2016 films in the theater, not to see at least 100 films in the theater in 2016.  They are two very... Continue Reading →

102. Manchester by the Sea

Awards season continues on with Manchester by the Sea, a heartfelt character study about family, loss, and searching for any sort of love in a largely loveless world.  This is the third directorial effort from Kenneth Lonergan (who also wrote the script) and is the highest profile of the three, putting him on the map and... Continue Reading →

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