Hidden Figures

hidden-figuresDirector: Theodore Melfi
Run Time: 2h 7m
MPAA: PG
Stars: 3.0

Zingy one-liners and fleeting moments of emotion gave me some mixed feelings about Hidden Figures. Continue reading

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Free State of Jones

Free State of JonesDirector: Gary Ross
Run Time: 2h 19m
MPAA: R
Stars: 3.0

You cannot own a child of God…– Newton Knight (Matthew McConaughey)
…but you can own a Lincoln.– My dear brother imitating M. McConaughey

Free State of Jones feels almost as long as the Civil War itself.  Continue reading

Eye in the Sky

Eye in the SkyDirector: Gavin Hood
Run Time: 1h 42m
MPAA: R
Stars: 4.0

You can either be responsible for taking the life of an innocent child, or
Let someone else kill 80 people.

You have minutes to decide. Choose.
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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

Whiskey Tango FoxtrotDirectors: Glenn Ficarra & John Requa
Run Time: 1h 52m
MPAA: R
Stars: 3.0

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is like that one scatterbrained friend we all have. She means well and she’s pretty fun, but she’s way too flustered and messy so you only understand her about half the time. Continue reading