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Scream review

SCREAM Review—Ghostface is Back, with a Wink and a Nod

Staci Layne Wilson’s Scream review says the slasher keeps to its postmodern roots while giving the proceedings…

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The 355 review

THE 355 Review — Badass Beauties Tear Up the Screen

Lisa Johnson Mandell’s The 355 review revels in the fun of watching female super agents try to…

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The lost daughter review

THE LOST DAUGHTER Review — Maggie Gyllenhaal Arrives With a Flourish as Writer/Director

Lisa Johnson Mandell’s The Lost Daughter review says Maggie Gyllenhaal’s debut as a writer/director is a triumph…

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James Mandell's West Side Story Review

WEST SIDE STORY Review by James Mandell — A Gem of Inspiration

This West Side Story review by veteran recording artist James Mandell comes from a place of reverence for…

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NIGHTMARE ALLEY Review—All That Glitters is Not Gold

Staci Layne Wilson’s Nightmare Alley review notes the visuals are a dream, but the tale bursts at the…

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WEST SIDE STORY Review — Steven Spielberg Achieves the Impossible

Lisa Johnson Mandell’s West Side Story review claims the sacred material is in the right hands, and…

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Being the Ricardos review, don't look up review

BEING THE RICARDOS Review — DON’T LOOK UP Review

Lisa Johnson Mandell’s Being the Ricardos review and Don’t Look Up review give you the scoop on…

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the power of the dog review

THE POWER OF THE DOG Review — CYRANO Review

Lisa Johnson Mandell’s The Power of the Dog review and Cyrano review points out award-worthy performances in…

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House of Gucci Review Licorice pizza review

HOUSE OF GUCCI Review / LICORICE PIZZA Review — 2 of My Most Anticipated Films of the Year

Lisa Johnson Mandell’s House of Gucci review and Licorice Pizza review reveal the many strengths and few…

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BONGEE BEAR AND THE KINGDOM OF RHYTHM Review – A Beary Good Fairytale

Staci Layne Wilson’s Bongee Bear and the Kingdom of Rhythm review says it’s a sweet, tuneful flick…

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King Richard review

KING RICHARD Review — A Crowning Glory for Will Smith

Lisa Johnson Mandell’s King Richard review says you can’t miss with this fascinating account of a complex…

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Belfast review

BELFAST Review — Inarguably One of the Best Films of 2021

Lisa Johnson Mandell’s Belfast review says that once in a great while a film comes along that…

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SCREAM Review—Ghostface is Back, with a Wink and a Nod

THE 355 Review — Badass Beauties Tear Up the Screen

THE LOST DAUGHTER Review — Maggie Gyllenhaal Arrives With a Flourish as Writer/Director

WEST SIDE STORY Review by James Mandell — A Gem of Inspiration

NIGHTMARE ALLEY Review—All That Glitters is Not Gold

WEST SIDE STORY Review — Steven Spielberg Achieves the Impossible

BEING THE RICARDOS Review — DON’T LOOK UP Review

THE POWER OF THE DOG Review — CYRANO Review

HOUSE OF GUCCI Review / LICORICE PIZZA Review — 2 of My Most Anticipated Films of the Year

BONGEE BEAR AND THE KINGDOM OF RHYTHM Review – A Beary Good Fairytale