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  • Southside With You

    Southside With You 2016

    ★★★★ Watched 28 Aug, 2016

    As off-putting as the commercials for this movie might be, the actual film is a delight.
    Parker Sawyers delivers a wonderful and at time uncanny performance of our future president and in many ways I'd love to see him continue the roll in further chapters of the President's life.
    Tika Sumpter as Michelle is a little less convincing though. Her performance seems to rely too heavily on trying to impersonate the First Lady rather than ever falling into natural speaking…

  • One Hundred and One Dalmatians

    One Hundred and One Dalmatians 1961

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 24 Aug, 2016

    Remains one of my favorite animated Disney films even when revisiting it as an adult!
    Cruella is a perfect villain and as a dog-lover her ploy is disturbing and wonderfully evil. As it should be.

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  • Bowling for Columbine

    Bowling for Columbine 2002

    ★★★★★ Added

    Michael Moore has the power to turn people against each other in record time if you happen to disagree on his merits as a documentary filmmaker but with Bowling For Columbine I truly believe he defined a time period of American history better than any other cinematic resource. He asks some very difficult questions here that ultimately can't be answered definitively but as a conversation starter this is perfection.
    The saddest thing about it though is that 10 years later…

  • Argo

    Argo 2012

    ★★★★★ Added 1

    If someone had told me ten years ago that Ben Affleck was about to direct three standout films in a row with the third film destined for numerous Oscar nominations, I would have slapped said person hard and unleashed a barrage of expletives at him/her with a thick (and horribly fake) Boston accent. At the time no one would have thought me out of line, but sure enough, Affleck has proven me wrong in a very big way.

    In many…