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REVIEW: ‘PAPER LIVES’ NOT MUCH TO GET EXCITED OVER

Every now and then, I see a film that keeps me on my feet, and I can’t say that I’ve seen one that does this quite like “Paper Lives,” a new Turkish drama out on Netflix.

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REVIEW: ‘I CARE A LOT’ GOT MORE STUPID WITH EVERY TURN

Filmmaker J Blakeson took a stab at a crime thriller recently, and that’s pretty much all that went down.

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THE FILM INDUSTRY IS DEAD; FILM ITSELF IS NOT

There are no more good ideas in film anymore. This sounds agreeable, yes? I used to think so as well and it took a quarantine to make me realize how wrong I was.

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REVIEW: ‘THE 40-YEAR-OLD VERSION’ IS INSPIRED AND THOUGHTFUL

Radha Blank played herself in her debut film, “The 40-Year-Old Version,” which was released to Netflix on Oct. 9.

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REVIEW: YOU WILL NEVER WATCH ‘HUBIE HALLOWEEN’ TWICE

The main problem with “Hubie Halloween” is that you’ve already seen it before. It’s a reincarnation of 2000s comedy – those cheesy, cliché movies that are generic enough to rake up a profit.

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REVIEW: FEMINISM AND MYSTERY IN ‘ENOLA HOLMES’

Of the endless adaptations of Sir Conan Doyle’s classic character Sherlock Holmes, one of the more intriguing is the story of his younger sister, Enola Holmes. Originally conceived by author Nancy Springer, this first-wave feminist character has been reimagined by director Harry Bradbeer and screenwriter Jack Thorne in the 2020 film “Enola Holmes,” a Netflix original.

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REVIEW: “PROJECT POWER”: BEYOND THE SUPERHERO FLICK

It’s quite unusual to see that even the movie industry has sustained itself through the pandemic. While “Project Power” is one of those movies that had likely been in production far before the lockdown, there have even been movies written and created during quarantine (i.e. “Host,” a horror film about a Zoom meeting gone wrong).

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COLUMN: MY QUARANTINE THROWBACKS

Liam Easley, A&E Director, shares some quarantine movie throwbacks.