Melanie Addington

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I run Tallgrass Film Fest and program for Oak Cliff FF watch a lot of movies and write about them at Hammertonail.com.

Favorite films

  • Poor Things
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • Howard the Duck
  • Sorry to Bother You

Recent activity

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  • All of Us Strangers

    ★★★★

  • Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

    ★★★½

  • This Is Me…Now

  • Andover

    ½

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  • All of Us Strangers

    All of Us Strangers

    ★★★★

    Deeply painful and beautiful.

  • Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

    Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

    ★★★½

    Ms Chloe Wofford is the person who is "not out there and doesn't do documentaries" but Toni Morrison gave us a glimpse of her with a short bit of Lorain in the documentary. Her low-income Midwest upbringing helped define her place in the class system. Her mother's love for reading and encouragement led her to expand outside of the life she was training to live.

    Her writing changed my life at an early age. While her writing was singular and…

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  • Run Rabbit Run

    Run Rabbit Run

    ★★★

    Takes too long to get there but erupts in the end. Wish the pace had been more deliberate throughout but overall, Sarah Snook is captivating.

  • A Different Man

    A Different Man

    ★★★★

    A Different Man is going to be a study on how to cast in true allyship of disability in future. Also Sebastian Stan was 🔥🔥🔥#Sundance2024