Operation Mincemeat has the pedigree to draw viewer interest in this stranger-than-fiction true story of World War II events in 1943. I should warn you first and foremost that if subtitles are not your thing, this film will not be for you. While much of it is in English, there are a number of scenes that have subtitles on screen. The gist of the film is that the Allies are trying to put a stop…"Operation Mincemeat Is Stranger-Than-Fiction"
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The Assistant focuses on the day in the life of one entertainment mogul’s junior assistant but there is more here than meets the eye. Jane (Julia Garner) gets her dream job. She wants to be a movie producer and honestly, there’s no better place to work. Or so she thinks. Jane might be doing everything you’d expect to see someone do in an office. However, things start to grow unsettling early on in the film. …"Sundance 2020: The Assistant"
After a long road, The Current War: Director’s Cut–about the industrial age rivalry–is finally getting a theatrical release this weekend. This is a film that takes us back to the past in order to show the fight for the future. While we probably don’t think about it often, electricity isn’t something that was always taken for granted. Thomas Edison (Benedict Cumberbatch) is battling against George Westinghouse (Michael Shannnon). When Edison is on the verge of…"The Current War: Director’s Cut Gets Released"
The obligatory Thanos snap joke about five realms being wiped out aside, The Nutcracker and The Four Realms is the weakest film to come from the Disney umbrella this year. Fourteen-year-old science nerd Clara Stahlbaum (Mackenzie Foy) gets a gift from her late mother as the holidays approach. It’s not just any gift as this gift is supposed to contain everything inside that she needs. There’s just one problem. This is a gift that requires a…"The Nutcracker and The Four Realms"
The best thing that one can say about the new HBO drama, Succession, is that it is the dramatic version of Arrested Development. After that, it gets tricky. The series follows around the family of Logan Roy (Brian Cox), the CEO of Waystar Royco. As the series starts, it’s assumed that Logan Roy would be retiring from the company. After all, he’s 80 years old and can’t keep doing the job forever. He’s married to his…"Succession: The Dramatic Arrested Development"