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Angel Has Fallen (2019)

A leaden script drowns a charismatic cast, while frantic, incoherent action scenes rob the movie of any real tension.  

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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)

It’s a fluffy little horror soufflé that excels at being adequate until the final act, when the whole thing collapses into a sugary mound of disappointment.

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Cinemavino — D’s Get Degrees

For this episode, we talk about the new footage from the upcoming Star Wars installment.  We also pound some delicious rosé.  

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Cinemavino — Clichés for Days

For this week’s Cinemavino, we drink some delicious Cotê du Rhone red and talk about our favorite movie clichés.  

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Cinemavino — Sex and Violins

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The Art of Racing in the Rain (2019)

Rain rides the same schmaltz train as Journey and hits all the stops along the way, but I honestly think I would prefer it without the deluge of doggy narration.

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The Farewell (2019)
Five Stars

With compassion, restraint, and considerable skill, The Farewell gives us a family whose grief both unites them, and sets them at odds with each other.

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Shoplifters (2018)

Shoplifters shows us a patchwork of people, stitched together by the pangs of desperation and loneliness.  

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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is a movie made by a movie buff, for other movie buffs.

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The Lion King (2019)

None of this Lion King is bad, but none of it is particularly inspired, either.  

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