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Sarah Adamson

“Honey Boy” (R) ★★★

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“Honey Boy” is an autobiographical story of actor Shia LaBeouf’s childhood relationship with his father. LaBeouf plays his father while Lucas Hedges and Noah Jupe play older and younger LeBeouf. “Honey Boy” had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 25, 2019, and won the Special Jury…

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Parasite (R) ★★★★

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“Parasite” is a South Korean comedy thriller/ horror film, in sub-titles. The world premiere was at the Cannes Film Festival this year, where it won the top prize the Palme d’Or. It was the first Korean film to receive the award with a unanimous vote. It will compete as the…

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Ad Astra (PG-13) ★★★½

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Brad Pitt plays astronaut Roy McBride, who’s sent on a top-secret mission to discover what’s behind the damaging electromagnetic pulses coming from the planet Neptune. His father, played by Tommy Lee Jones, is a decorated astronaut that has been missing in space. The film is directed and co-written by James…

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“Dolemite is My Name” (R) ★★★★

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“Dolemite is My Name” is a Biographical Comedy I screened “Dolemite” during the Toronto International Film Festival, and I am pleased to say, Eddie Murphy is back in a role that highlights his comedic genius. The film is based on the 1970s struggling filmmaker and irreverent standup comedian Rudy Ray…

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Jojo Rabbit (PG-13) ★★★★

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“Jojo Rabbit” PG-13 it’s an anti-hate satire by writer and director Taika Waititi. It’s the story of a lonely German boy during WWII played by Roman Griffin Davis as Jojo, he’s a member of the Hitler youth, although his parents are members of the resistance. His world view is turned…

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Downtown Abbey (PG-13) ★★★

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“Downtown Abbey” Is based on the Emmy winning TV series. The year is 1927 and the King and Queen of England have decided to pay a social call to Downton Abbey! One can only imagine the hysteria that ensues, trying to accommodate the royal guests. The cast is back: Hugh…

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