‘A Movie A Day’ Week Four: ‘The Disaster Artist’ And ‘Molly’s Game’

The Disaster Artist
It’s week 4 on my “A Movie a Day” quest and I’ve already praised (and maybe overhyped) Call Me By Your Name on a previous review. But there’s several more movies that are worth your time. Check out a few thoughts on The Disaster Artist, Molly’s Game, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri below!

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Flipping The Script on ‘National Treasure’

National Treasure - Walt Disney Pictures
Welcome to “Flipping the Script,” a monthly column where I reconsider recent films that have been panned, frowned upon, or simply underappreciated. I believe that movies should speak to us on a deep, personal level, and this column will consist of films that have done that for me despite widespread derision or apathy. Join me on my noble quest for cinematic redemption!

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Calling Cinema By Its Name In Northern Italy, Circa 1983

Call Me By Your Name - Sony Pictures Classics
I have no idea where I was or what I was doing in 1983, but I do remember the winter quarter of 1992 when I asked a girl if she liked mangoes. It was a bittersweet, ultimately horrible memory that was drudged up thanks to Call Me By Your Name, which currently is my #1 film of 2017. Cinema, at its creative apex, is a living and breathing thing, and I was full of life by the closing moments of this film, even if those mangoes eventually got in the way.

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‘A Movie A Day’ Week Three: ‘Mudbound’ And ‘The Set-Up’

Mudbound - Netflix
It’s week three of my “A Movie A Day” quest, and there’s two movies I can highly recommend as well as briefly discuss a flick that was a surprise disappointment (hint: it deals with a super pig!). More below, as well as a set up to my set-up!! Pardon the pun as you soon will see . . .

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‘A Movie A Day’ Week Two: ‘Thumper’ and ‘Bad Day At Black Rock’

Thumper
Week two of my “A Movie A Day” is in the books and it’s still going strong. The two movies I’ll spotlight in this post are Thumper and Bad Day At Black Rock. For details check on my intended lifelong mission as well as coverage on the aforementioned flicks, check out my post below!

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‘A Movie A Day’ Week One: ‘Blade of the Immortal’

Blade of the Immortal
Almost a week in, my “A Movie A Day” quest is still alive and kicking, and I’ve decided to devote an entire column to this lifelong mission. I’ll be giving weekly updates on my progress and also lead with my favorite film of that given period. First up, Blade of the Immortal!!!

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