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Brett Doze

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Movie Review: ‘Palmer’ is Heartfelt but Familiar

Director: Fisher Stevens Writers: Cheryl Guerriero Stars: Justin Timberlake, Ryder Allan, June Squibb Synopsis: An ex-convict befriends a troubled young boy and both grow as a result Based on his pop star persona, I would not...

List: Brett Doze’s Top 10 Films of 2020

In a year that could have been a wasteland for movies, 2020 delivered a number of films that I found really excellent. While we were unable to experience most movies in the...

Movie Review: ‘The Midnight Sky’ is a Futuristic Drama Filled With Tropes

Director: George Clooney Writer: Mark L. Smith Stars: George Clooney, Felicity Jones, David Oyelowo, Caoilinn Springall Synopsis: A scientist alone in the Arctic Circle must contact a crew of astronauts on their way home during...

Classic Film Review: ‘The Shop Around the Corner’ still charms after 80th anniversary

Just the other day, a friend and I had a discussion about what the last true classic Christmas film might be. While we get a number of films centered around the holiday...

Movie Review: “Run” is an Effective Thriller with Two Strong Performances

Director: Aneesh Chaganty Writer: Aneesh Chaganty, Sev Ohanian Stars: Sarah Paulson, Kiera Allen Synopsis: A homeschooled teenager begins to suspect her mother is keeping a dark secret from her. Though we have not been able to...

Chasing the Gold FYC: Paul Raci, Best Supporting Actor – ‘Sound of Metal’

When it played at film festivals this fall, Darius Marder’s directorial debut Sound of Metal received raves for its sound design, direction, script, and especially the lead performance from Riz Ahmed. Another...

Op-ed: A Brief Journey Through Italian Neorealism

Much like how French Poetic Realism captured the attitudes and experiences of a country just before World War II, Italian neorealism took a similar method towards the war and the immediate postwar...

Classic Film Review: ‘The Candidate’ is an Eerily-Relevant 1970s Satire

Shortly after I watched The Candidate for the second time in a month, I watched the final presidential debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump. Though the debate in the film is...

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