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Boxing in Japan before the cherry blossoms are “In Full Bloom”

One hundred and twenty-seven years of boxing pictures, and a little indie film comes along and shows us the ring in ways we haven’t seen before. “In Full Bloom” is a patient, simple post-war parable of fighters — cultures in collision, dreams and disappointment. It’s set in Japan and is filled with beautiful images of […]

Movie Review: Boxing in Japan before the cherry blossoms are “In Full Bloom”
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Drishyam 2

What is the movie about? :: Georgekutty (Mohanlal) and Rani (Meena), along with their daughters Anju (Ansiba Hassan) and Anu (Esther Anil) have become richer after those earlier incidents, as the former has now bought some land, and started a film theatre by the name Rani. Their neighbour Saritha (Anjali Nair) is a victim of […]

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First Glance: “Coming 2 America”

It’s hard to believe it’s been thirty-three years since Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall let loose in “Coming to America”. That John Landis comedy was a surprise hit that ended up being 1998’s third highest grossing film at the US box office. Over the years it has maintained its legions of fans mainly due to […]

First Glance: “Coming 2 America”
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One Night in Miami – Review

One Night in Miami is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video. By I. Simon Actors going onto directing features often tends to fascinate me, a reason being that I like seeing whatever they might’ve learned from directors they’ve worked with and how they apply that to their own feature. In the case of One Night […]

One Night in Miami – Review
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Amazon Prime In February 2021

Amazon next month (February 2021) plans to add 58 new TV shows and movies to its Prime streaming lineup, including six originals. The new titles will include Bliss, an Amazon original movie starring Owen Wilson as a recent divorcee who meets a homeless woman (Salma Hayek) who believes her world of poverty is a computer…

Amazon Prime In February 2021: 58 New Titles
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Film Review – One Night in Miami (2020)

One Night in Miami (2020)

Director – Regina King (The Finest)

Cast – Aldis Hodge, Leslie Odom Jr., Kingsley Ben-Adir, Eli Goree

Plot – A fictionalized account of the night of February 25th 1964, a night where cultural icons Malcolm X (Ben-Adir), singer Sam Cooke (Odom Jr.), NFL player Jim Brown (Hodge) and […]

Film Review – One Night in Miami (2020)
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One Night in Miami

One Night in Miami may be fictional, but the realness it brings with these four historical figures grounded as friends is really captivating!!! Real Rating: 4.5 Hotel Rooms What I Like: -The writing for this film was superb, it really puts a human view on these four historical figures during the Civil Rights Movements and […]

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MMT Minute Thoughts on ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI

(L-R) Leslie Odom Jr., Eli Goree, Kingsley Ben-Adir and Aldis Hodge star in ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI. Photo: courtesy of Amazon Studios. “The more I learned about them, the more it seemed natural they would have been drawn to one another. They were unapologetic in their art. They were unapologetic in their political beliefs. And […]

MMT Minute Thoughts on ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI
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Promising Young Woman

Cassie (Carey Mulligan) was once a promising young woman, a fact her parents take the opportunity to remind her of every morning at breakfast. Now 30, friendless, living at home despite heavy parental hinting that it may be time to move one, an unambitious med school dropout turned barista, Cassie’s parents (Jennifer Coolidge, Clancy Brown) […]

Promising Young Woman
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The Office (US) (2005-2013)

A motley group of office workers go through hilarious misadventures at the Scranton, Pennsylvania, branch of the Dunder Mifflin Paper Company. While I didn’t see the show during its original run, I was aware of its cultural identity and that it launched the careers of John Krasinski (A Quiet Place) et al. I was put […]

The Office (US) (2005-2013)
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Thursday Movie Picks – 2020 Releases

It’s Thursday, which means it’s time for the Thursday Movie Picks feature. This series is hosted by Wandering through the Shelves and offers you a weekly prompt to post some movie recommendations/talking points according to the theme. Usually, you are supposed to post about 3-5 examples, which I find a very manageable amount. Since this week is all about our favourite […]

Thursday Movie Picks – 2020 Releases
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Film Review – Sound of Metal (2019)

Title – Sound of Metal (2019) Director – Darius Marder (feature debut) Cast – Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke, Paul Raci, Mathieu Amalric Plot – Drummer Ruben Stone (Ahmed) has his life turned upside down when he begins to lose his hearing, putting in jeopardy his future plans and relationship with long term girlfriend Lou (Cooke). […]

Film Review – Sound of Metal (2019)
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2020 at the Movies at My House

If Tom Hardy is determined to play only inaudible characters from now on, might I suggest he grab a corncob pipe and reboot Popeye? Previously on Midlife Crisis Crossover: I saw four (4) whole movies in theaters in 2020, the Purgatory That Only Pretended to Be a Year on the Calendar. For those of us […]

2020 at the Movies at My House
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Your Honor: Adaletli Bir Yargıcın Suç Hikâyesi

Your Honor: Adaletli Bir Yargıcın Suç Hikâyesi Breaking Bad ile gönüllere taht kurmayı başarmış Walter White karakterinin canlandırıcısı usta oyuncu Bryan Cranston, Your Honor dizisiyle yine hayranlarının karşısında. 6 Aralık itibariyle Amerikan televizyon kanalı Showtime’da haftalık olarak yayınlanmaya başlayan dizi, başrolü Cranston ile ilgi ve merak uyandırmayı başardı. Dizinin 10 bölümlük bir mini dizi olacağı […]

Your Honor: Adaletli Bir Yargıcın Suç Hikâyesi
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