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New Film: Captain Marvel
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New Film: Captain Marvel

Captain MarvelDirected by Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck The latest in the extraordinary run of Marvel comic book titles adapted to the big screen, as part of the connected Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), is “Captain Marvel,” starring (Sacramento-born) Brie Larson in the title role. It’s another...

Roma
Film Travel

SacPress on the Road: Oscars Night in ROMA [Photos]

It was a once in a lifetime opportunity. Alfonso Cuarón’s “Roma” would take home the Oscar for “Best Cinematography,” “Best Foreign Language Film,” and “Best Director” at the 91st Academy Awards on Sunday. It would make history as the first...

Alita
Film Review

New films: Alita: Battle Angel and 5 current moviebriefs

Alita: Battle Angel Directed by Robert Rodriguez “Alita: Battle Angel” is directed by Robert Rodriguez (“Sin City,” “Planet Terror”) from a screenplay co-written by Rodriquez, Laeta Kalogridis (“Altered Carbon,” “Shutter Island”) and James Cameron (“Avatar,” “Titanic”) (adapted from a Japanese...

movies
Film Review

2018 at the Movies: the Best, the Worst, and the Surprising

There are 347 films eligible in the feature film category at this year’s Oscars and it’s that time of the year when lists are made, however ridiculous it might seem to compare “Avengers: Infinity War” and “RBG.” The films I found most satisfying this year, either while watching them or while...

New Film: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
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New Film: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald Directed by David Yates Writers have been implored to protect the secrets of this latest film from the Harry Potterverse and so there’s only so much one can say. It’s especially limiting when the twist itself is part of the film’s problem – and requires...

cameron
Film Review

Films: The Miseducation of Cameron Post and Boy Erased

Two recent films tackle the problematic subject matter of so-called “gay conversion therapy,” albeit on somewhat different scales. “The Miseducation of Cameron Post” (which can be found streaming online, for example on Amazon Prime) is a relatively small film about a young woman, Cameron Post...

A Moviebriefs Roundup: Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Mid90s, Viper Club
Film Review

A Moviebriefs Roundup: Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Mid90s, Viper Club

In a week when most eyes and attention will likely be focused on “Bohemian Rhapsody” (previously reviewed here), three much smaller films are also checking out. Melissa McCarthy plays against her general film type as struggling biographer Lee Israel in “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” After losing her...

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Film Review

New Films: Bohemian Rhapsody, Beautiful Boy

Bohemian Rhapsody Directed by Bryan Singer (officially, although completed by Dexter Fletcher) “Bohemian Rhapsody” is a great example of the kind of film where you have to decide if you’re judging the film itself or the film you wanted it to be. What it is, is a surprisingly light, shallow...

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