Review: The French Dispatch, a visual tribute to the written word

The French Dispatch, from director Wes Anderson, brings a sumptuous feast of visual images, coupled with an all star cast, to a tale about a magazine. The magazine is The French Dispatch of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun. This American magazine, published in France, brought news of the world back to the homeland.

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Cadillac Records, the music goes on

Cadillac Records is a 2008 film that I just found on Netflix. It’s set in the 1950s in Chicago where a young Polish immigrant named Leonard Chess (Adrien Brody) opened a recording studio and started promoting the music of Black blues musicians. This fictionalized biopic remains interesting, largely because the music is timeless.

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Review: Manhattan Night

Manhattan Night from 2016 is now streaming on Amazon Video and other sources. I’ve wanted to see it since it first came out because it has Jennifer Beals.Continue Reading: Review: Manhattan Night

Upcoming Trailers: Manhattan Night, Orphan Black, Grace and Frankie, Electra Woman and Dyna Girl

I have too many upcoming trailers in my inbox. I could spend a week letting you see them one by one. Or I could just dump them all in this post. Which is what I did. Continue Reading: Upcoming Trailers: Manhattan Night, Orphan Black, Grace and Frankie, Electra Woman and Dyna Girl