Monday , March 8 2021

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TIFF, NYFF Movie Review: ‘Abacus: Small Enough to Jail,’ Oscar Nominated Documentary

Thomas Sung, Abacus: Small Enough to Jail, Steve James

Abacus: Small Enough to Jail by Steve James nominated for an Academy Award in the Documentary Feature Category sends an alarm to every thinking citizen in our culture. Indeed, the film reminds Americans of what remains crucial for a democracy to function. Equitable justice and accountability must thrive. Often it …

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Movie Review: ‘Django’

Étienne Comar, Romani people Reda Kateb, Django Reinhardt, Django

Django Reinhardt needs no introduction to jazz and blues aficionados. Indeed, Reinhardt remains one of the greatest jazz guitarists and composers of the twentieth century. Interestingly, Reinhardt rose above his impoverished background to become celebrated, and he became the first notable jazz talent to emerge from Europe. Consequently, his skills …

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Web Series Review: ‘High & Mighty’ – Stoned with Superpowers at Sundance

High and Mighty

'High & Mighty' is Cheech and Chong meets Spider Man, but it’s a lot more. Even funnier than I imagined, it’s also a buddy movie and a rom-com and goes deeper into human relationships than many totally serious films.

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Music Review: John Williams – ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack’

At 85 years old, John Williams continues his prolific musical career with the quality original motion picture soundtrack to Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the second film in the new Star Wars film trilogy and eighth overall in this popular film series. This musical score yields many galactic goosebumps with emotional movements …

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