Dagger Movie Night: “A United Kingdom” — Cheesy Oscar Bait, But Good and Honest Cheese

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Behold the fabled Prestige Film! There are some for whom this hook is repellant: the worm dangling like a flaccid organ, poised to ejaculate manipulative emotion like award-attracting pheromones. Look at the pretty British actors! Playing people who were significantly less pretty in real life! Sprinkle contrivance and season the historical record with Hollywood tropes, […]

Weekend Movie Report: It’s a New Moon at the Movies

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Reviews • The Twilight Saga: New Moon • An Education • The Blind Side • Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire The Twilight Saga: New Moon (Summit) The Stab: A satisfying second chapter to the Twilight saga, improving on its predecessor in every way possible. Even with a scant narrative, the film gushes […]