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From the opening moment the modern Paramount logo shows up on screen with the original 80s Top Gun score by Harold Faltermeyer playing over the soundtrack, I couldn't help but smile that I was finally…
At the start of Downton Abbey: A New Era we are given a quick recap of what's what and who's who by actor Kevin Doyle (who plays the bumbling Moseley), reminding us what the heck has gone on most rece…
In 1977 Soviet-occupied Estonia, Sergey (Tom Prior) is a young military conscript who is mere weeks from the end of his service. He spends his time sneaking out and swimming with his friends from the …
We meet young Amleth, a wincingly starry-eyed Viking princeling with a huge crush on his brutish King father (Ethan Hawke). Dad is like a traveling salesman who happens bring fresh slaves instead of t…
In the intro scene of The Outfit, a tailor (no, a "cutter," as he prefers to be called), talks us through the art of designing, cutting, and tailoring a bespoke suit for a gentleman. The camera loving…
There's a certain delight in seeing a movie completely cold, knowing nothing about it, except that it takes place on a train. I hadn't heard anything about Compartment No. 6, so it was pleasing to hav…
The Burning Sea is a solid disaster flick that seems like it is missing its final act. Not necessarily because of plot and build up, but simply because it is called, well, The Burning Sea. I wanted to…
Despite its gorgeous cast and intriguing trailer, I wasn't chomping at the bit to see Kenneth Branagh's latest Agatha Christie adaptation. I agreed with Moviepie's Vickie that 2017's Murder on the Ori…
Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz are cemented in pop culture lore as the married duo that produced and starred in the huge (we're talking tens of millions of weekly viewers) 1950s television comedy "I Love…
It's a few days before the college football national championship. All players, coaches, and high roller supporters are firmly ensconced in a hotel overlooking the stadium. It's 72 hours away from the…
Guillermo del Toro's Nightmare Alley is an undeniably gorgeous film noir, right from the opening scene. We see a man rip up the floorboards in a decrepit remote house, put a body into the floor, and l…
It was kind of presumptuous that anyone would dare think of remaking the Oscar-winning classic West Side Story. Not even a reimagining, but more like a massage of the original: same songs, same late 1…