Tag Archives: Michael Shannon

Review: ‘Fahrenheit 451’ 2018 (these firemen burn)

Thinking for yourself is dangerous; we’ll take care of that for you. In a near future, Guy Montag (Michael B. Jordan) is a fireman… tasked with setting aflame any “graffiti” that poisons the minds of citizens: art, music, and especially … Continue reading

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Review: ‘The Shape of Water’ (and other things, too)

Loneliness, love, violence, and water. Set in the early 1960s against a Cold War backdrop, a secret lab in Baltimore, Maryland becomes the staging ground for research of a strange new life form caught in the Amazon: a fish man … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Loving’ (yes, Virginia, there is a sanctioned clause)

Challenge accepted. In the late 1950s, interracial marriage was still illegal in the state of Virginia; Mildred (Ruth Negga), a young black woman, enters into a relationship with a young white man named Richard Loving (Joel Edgerton) in spite of … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Nocturnal Animals’ (closure is best served novelized)

Wasn’t this the plot of Down With Love? No, wait… that was a parody. Susan Morrow (Amy Adams) has it all: perfect career, perfect husband, perfect life… but not really. Disenchanted with her art gallery and her philandering spouse (Armie … Continue reading

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