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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: Marriage Story

Top 10 Film Of 2019! Premieres today on Netflix. Writer and director Noah Baumbach lays his life out on the screen literally (as it’s based on his real life divorce) and gives us a tale about love, marriage, divorce and parenthood. “Marriage Story” is a beautifully detailed story about the lives of it’s couple Charlie and Nicole, featuring masterclass Oscar …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: JoJo Rabbit

Taika Waititi’s “JoJo Rabbit is boldly creative, completely original, smart, sharply written and is one of my favorite and best films of the year. I loved every minute of it. In the lead role is 7 year old Roman Griffin Davis, who is utterly exceptional as JoJo and presents himself as mature, that is way beyond his years. Director and …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: Just Mercy

Maui born writer and director Destin Daniel Cretton returns with his third feature and first major Hollywood studio film. Based on a true story “Just Mercy” is destined for Oscar bait featuring gut punching performances from Michael B Jordan and Jamie Foxx. Cretton has a passion for the message but can’t overcome the formulaic structure. He directs with an unshowy …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: The Irishman

Goombas assemble as Netflix brings together the best of the best in cinema for the gangster epic “The Irishman”. Legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese, directs a labyrinth of plots told through a very impressive cast of A-list actors, such as DeNiro, Pacino & Pesci. There is a lot to take in within the three hour and twenty minute running time, that …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: The King

Netflix has done it again and proves they are a studio not to be messed with. The streaming service has made a stellar grand production of director David Michôd’s “The King”. A terrifically thrilling, historical drama done on a grand scale. While it cries out to be seen on the big screen, it is one of the best examples of …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: Knives Out

Writer & director Rian Johnson, brings us an old fashioned 70’s inspired Agatha Christie whodunnit featuring one of the best ensemble casts in Hollywood. If you’re going to “Knives Out” for a specific actor or actress, just be warned that your favorite of the cast may get short changed. Ana de Armas, is the heart of the movie and becomes …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: Judy

Renee Zellweger gives the kind of masterful masterclass biopic character portrayal that will be a shoe-in for a best actress Oscar nomination. Her performance as Judy Garland reminds us what made her a beloved star in the first place. “Judy” plays it safe and is a by the book biopic. It’s like a pretty jewel sitting in a glass case …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: Motherless Brooklyn

Actor Edward Norton writes, stars, produces & directs his first film in 19 years with the ambitious 1950s period-piece detective film noir “Motherless Brooklyn”. Edward Norton lays out a richly layered story that is jam-packed with detail. Norton straightforwardly directs the picture, not getting in the way of any of the flavorful performances. Cinematographer Dick Pope beautifully photographs the New …

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A-Ron’s Movie Reviews: Frozen II

Way to go Disney. You made the 7 year old girl in me feel empowered! After a six year wait “Frozen II” is filled with girl power, sisterly love, showtunes and ground breaking animation. It’s narratively complex with a darker theme and a boost of maturity. While all of the core characters return, “Frozen II” will surely be another massive …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: Ford v Ferrari

“Ford v Ferrari” hits 7,000 RPMS as this is a full throttle, old fashioned filmmaking at it’s finest. Director James Mangold does his finest work as a filmmaker, assembling one of the years best ensemble casts in one of the best movies made about auto racing. Choreographing some of the best action scenes on film, while keeping to an intriguing …

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