Let It Be (Remastered)

The Beatles’ 1970 documentary (directed by Michael Lindsay-Hogg) about the production of their last studio album gets a fresh new look thanks to Peter Jackson, following up his expansive ‘Get Back’ series for Disney+ back in 2021. Essentially a lead-up to (and including) the famed rooftop concert, the film shows […]

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The Fall Guy

It certainly makes sense that, if anyone would make a gangbusters popcorn flick about stuntmen, it would be David Leitch. The former stunt double for Brad Pitt, he then graduated to stunt coordination before becoming a director (‘Atomic Blonde’, ‘Deadpool 2’). His fifth full-length feature is (very) loosely based on […]

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The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare

Based on the true story of how a rogue group of British ne’er-do-wells helped cripple the Nazi U-boat program in the early stages of World War II, this Guy Ritchie film is a solid action-adventure laced with comedy and oh-so-much violence (but it’s killing Nazis, so it’s okay). Henry Cavill […]

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Monkey Man

The powerful directorial debut of Dev Patel (who also stars and co-wrote the screenplay) is an all-out assault in the vein of ‘John Wick’—dark and violent and twisted and often super-frenetic. Typically, first-time directors tend to either overdo it or just play it safe, but Patel finds the glorious middle […]

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The Lie: The Murder of Grace Millane

In true ripped-from-the-headlines fashion, this spooky and eminently compelling documentary unravels the truth of what happened to a young British student murdered in New Zealand in 2018. Primarily relying on thousands of hours of CCTV footage, the police piece together the case, which went on to become a rallying cry […]

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American Dreamer

Inspired by an episode of ‘This American Life’, this story of woeful schlub Phil Loder (Peter Dinklage), who wants nothing more than to own his own home, is a quirky and fun black comedy. When Phil discovers an opportunity to move into a sprawling mansion, he takes it, only to […]

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Mad Props

Movie memorabilia collector Tom Biolchini guides us on a globe-trotting journey inside the world of dropping major coin to get super-cool props from Hollywood’s biggest movies ever, including ‘Star Wars’, ‘Alien’, and ‘Back to the Future’. It’s a fascinating glimpse, not only of the props themselves but the lengths (and […]

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Bob Marley: One Love

Kingsley Ben-Adir (‘One Night in Miami…’) leads the way as the reggae superstar in this admirable biopic from director Reinaldo Marcus Green (‘King Richard’). Though it’s a little paint-by-numbers and feels somewhat sugar-coated in the end, particularly given all the turmoil in Marley’s life, fans will love the portrait of […]

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Lover Stalker Killer

This latest Netflix documentary is a captivating Midwestern missing person/stalker/murder/what-the-heck-is-going-on story that builds and builds until we all arrive together at the entirely off-the-rails conclusion. Director Sam Hobkinson does a commendable job painting the picture of a supremely bizarre love triangle, blending present-day interviews, police interrogation footage, recreations, and oh-so-many […]

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The End We Start From

Jodie Comer is brilliant in this powerful drama about a woman forced to go it alone after massive flooding brings on a pseudo-post-apocalyptic event. As the mother of a newborn child, her tribulations are many throughout her journey, but director Mahalia Belo wisely focuses more on the emotions of it […]

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