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  • Luca

    Luca

    ★★★★

    The Cinephile Café's 2021 Movie Season

    Film #51: Luca

    Excerpt: "Pixar was said to be reportedly pissed off when this was shifted from a theatrical window to a Disney Plus streamer (Though it will still play in theatres in some select limited screenings). And after watching this, I don’t blame them one damn bit. This movie is BEAUTIFUL to behold, with amazing art direction and a style from start to finish that actually differentiates itself from typical Pixar movies. This…

  • Fatherhood

    Fatherhood

    ★★★½

    The Cinephile Café's 2021 Movie Season

    Film #53: Fatherhood

    Excerpt: "With this film, Hart honestly turns in what may be the best performance he’s ever given. Granted this has some comedy elements in it, but it also does ask for Hart to put in some dramatic work and plenty of times he delivers on the latter and makes you feel for his struggles as single father. When he cries, when he’s hurting, etc you can feel it and his performance…

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  • In The Heights

    In The Heights

    ★★★★★

    The Cinephile Café's 2021 Movie Season

    Film #48: In The Heights

    Excerpt: "Because in that moment I realized this movie was and did check off all the marks on my checklist. It has the great musical genius from a MY FAIR LADY, the fantastical elements of a SLEEPING BEAUTY, the witty dialogue of a MY MAN GODFREY, and the romance of a THE SHOP AROUND THE CORNER. And yes I’d be naïve not to acknowledge that the fact this is…

  • On the Rocks

    On the Rocks

    ★★★

    The Cinephile Café's 2020 Movie Season

    Film #112: On The Rocks

    Excerpt: "Bill Murray kills it in this and I got plenty chuckles out of this one - and yet I kept feeling like there was an empty space in this. Like it needed an extra edge or a better in-depth middle and ending. I like this, I would have liked to have seen this at my local theatre, but I can’t help but feel like it could have offered me a little more than it did."

    Our Final Grade: B-

    Check Out The Full Review At: cinephilecafe.substack.com/p/october2020reviews

    Check Out Our Progress Through 2020 At:
    letterboxd.com/cinephilecafe/list/the-cinephile-cafes-2020-movie-season-01012020/