Category Archives: Sean’s Thoughts

This is what happen when a critic thinks about more than just the movie.

Movie Review: Lady Bird

Lady Bird is a remarkably emotional experience, even if you’re not a teenage girl from Sacramento. Writer-director Greta Gerwig has, in her first directorial effort, relayed a masterpiece of the coming-of-age genre. Lady Bird is a wonderfully human, sympathetic, and … Continue reading

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Movie Review The Wilde Wedding

The Wilde Wedding has the chance to be a pretty great movie but lacks the courage to pull it off. The film brings together the talents of Glenn Close, John Malkovich and Patrick Stewart for a wedding comedy and the … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Review The Pick Up Artist

The Pick Up Artist is a bizarrely bad movie of the kind only James Toback seems capable of. This mess of a romantic comedy and a gangster movie attempts to be both conventional and unconventional. Toback’s thing has always been … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Review Enter the Dragon

This week’s classic on the Everyone’s a Critic Movie Review Podcast is Enter the Dragon, the final film in the all too short career of the legendary Bruce Lee. I have had little exposure to kung fu movies in my … Continue reading

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Dirty Dancing Turns 30

“It’s nothing, Marjorie, go back to sleep.” As I watched Dirty Dancing for the first time in several years, this seemingly throwaway line from Jerry Orbach to Kelly Bishop, as the parents of Jennifer Grey’s Frances “Baby” Houseman, struck me. … Continue reading

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Movie Review-Logan Lucky

Being a fan of the American history podcast The Dollop allows me to watch a movie like Logan Lucky and never for a moment find the story implausible. Take a listen to them tell the remarkable true story titled Jet-Pack … Continue reading

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The Big Easy Turns 30

This week in 1987 The Big Easy starring Dennis Quaid and Ellen Barkin and directed by Jim McBride was released nationwide following a brief run on the awards circuit in late 1986. The film tells the story of a corrupt … Continue reading

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Popular Movie Review Podcast ‘I Hate Critics’ Changes Name

It began as an inside joke between myself and my very favorite person on the planet, Faith Rogers. My wonderful, witty friend would always accuse me of hating everything. In fact, when I first told her that I was a … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Hitman’s Bodyguard

The Hitman’s Bodyguard is a very divisive film. Not because it has any challenging themes but rather because it is both a laugh riot and quite a bad movie. At once, The Hitman’s Bodyguard is very, quite intentionally, funny and … Continue reading

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Krisha: A Much Too Late Review of One of 2016’s Best

With Trey Edward Stults’ “It Comes at Night” arriving in theaters I finally remembered that I received a screener for his debut feature “Krisha” just last November. Sadly, though I watched more than 300 films last year I was unable … Continue reading

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