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Check Out Romantic Denzel Washington in 'Mississippi Masala'

Director Mira Nair has been making movies for the better part of five decades. The Indian-born American filmmaker splashed onto the scene with her debut feature Salaam Bombay!, but it’s her follow-up Mississippi Masala that I wanted to highlight today. It’s now available in a stunning restoration on home video from the Criterion Collection.

'Everything Everywhere All at Once' Review

What do Stanley Kubrick, Wong Kar-Wai, and Pixar have in common? Everything Everywhere All at Once doesn’t try to answer that question, but it's an often hilarious and heartfelt adventure through space and time that does reference all those aforementioned items and a whole lot more. 

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Told You I'm Never Going Back.




That prison scene thou

Absolutely wild.




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No Time to Die

No Time to Die


Daniel Craig’s final Bond outing has finally arrived. After a pandemic delay that lasted a year and a half, audiences around the world will witness James Bond’s swan song.

How could No Time to Die possibly meet the intense expectations that this extended-release has set?

Picking up from the events of Spectre, Bond and his love interest Madeleine Swann (Léa Seydoux) have left all traces of their previous life behind. But something still nags at Bond, this eerie feeling that…

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Who’s Lou????

Seen @ TCM Film Festival 2022.

eighth grade with salad fingers.

45:42 min
me = 👖 💩 

when i was 10 years old i used to chat with a random person on aol instant messager named ‘gelsnoop8834’ who once told my friend and i while we were in my parent’s computer room that he figured out where i lived and was outside my home. we both freaked out, shut down aol and turned off the monitor but for some reason almost immediately after we did our dialup…

What are we doing?

I have decided that I am not a Ti West guy (nor an Adam Wingard guy - You're Next - I get the two confused), but I wonder why these guys keeps getting the green light and $$ for these fan-fueled genre exercises that are inspired (rather obviously) by some of their formative classics and yet do nothing remotely interesting to differentiate themselves.

I can always have a chuckle about In a Valley of Violence. Just…

Joining the ranks of adventure films like Romancing the Stone, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, The Lost City is - quite simply - great fun.

Packed full of bright colours, energetic music and gags, this is an ideal popcorn film to watch when you fancy some honest entertainment.