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  • A Wrinkle in Time

    A Wrinkle in Time


    Movies 2018 - 65. A Wrinkle In Time (2018; written by Jennifer Lee and Jeff Stockwell; directed by Ava DuVerney; based upon the novel by Madeline L’Engle)

    🌮🌮 (2 tacos)

    A girl goes on a quest to find her missing scientist father. Let me get the good out of the way first. Storm Reid is a force to be reckoned with. She has great presence and carries some fantastic scenes with Oprah Winfrey, Zack Galifianakas, and Chris Pine. The tender…

  • Game Night

    Game Night


    Movies 2018 - 64. Game Night (2018; written by Mark Perez; directed by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein)

    🌮🌮🌮 1/2 (3 1/2 tacos)

    A weekly game night descends into madness when the group must deal with a real life mystery. Game Night is an interesting mix of genres that mostly works really well. This is one of the funniest films I have seen in recent years. Its humor comes from an intelligent place and relies on the perfect timing…

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  • Stalker



    Movies 2018 - 49. Stalker (1979; written by Arkadiy Strugatskiy; directed by Andrei Tarkovsky; based upon a novel by Arkadiy and Boris Strugatskiy)

    🌮🌮🌮 (3 tacos)

    A guide leads to men through a barricaded area known as the Zone to find a mysterious room that grants a person’s deepest wishes. As I write this initial response to Tarkovsky’s Stalker, a slow-burn, atmospheric philosophy lesson on self and desire wrapped up in a science-fiction narrative, I am watching an interview with…

  • Mudbound



    Movies 2018 - 40. Mudbound (2017; written by Virgil Williams and Dee Rees; directed by Dee Rees; based upon the novel by Hillary Jordan)

    🌮🌮🌮🌮 (4 tacos)

    Two veterans of World War II return home to farm and attempt a friendship amidst the racial divide of the American south in the 1940s. It feels like not too long away that I was whining about the Netflix Original movie, and now here I am, heaping as much praise as I possibly…