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Motherless Brooklyn (2019)
Two and Half Stars

In Motherless Brooklyn, writer-director-star Edward Norton paints with brilliant brush strokes, but he doesn’t know when to step back from the canvas.

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Cinemavino — Raging Scorsese

For this episode, we bring in a special guest, Daniel Gimlin, to discuss Scorsese’s Marvel comments, and talk about The Irishman.  We also drink The Bull, a delicious, fruit-forward red wine.  

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Jexi (2019)

Jexi had potential, buried underneath all the layers of badness.

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Cinemavino — A Surprise Joker Episode

For this surprise episode, we talk about Joaquin Phoenix’s incarnation of the Joker.  Plus, we drink some tasty red wine.  

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Anna (2019)

For all its flaws, I will give it this:  Anna boasts the rare distinction of being bloody and boring at the same time.

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Joker (2019)

What we’re left with is a well-made movie with brilliant performances, but it’s also an unpleasant and exhausting cinematic experience.  

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Cinemavino — Those About to Rock

This week, we screen an over-the-top 90s classic, The Rock.  We got cornball one-liners, frantic Michael Bay direction, and a wacky chase through the streets of San Francisco.

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Unplanned (2019)

Unplanned plays like an impassioned jeremiad, feverishly pitched toward the contented faces in the choir.  

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A Private War (2018)

“War is cruelty,” William Tecumseh Sherman once said.  “There is no use trying to reform…

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The Girl in the Spider’s Web (2018)

In The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo–the first English-language adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s novel series–director David…

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