The 2020 Sheist Film Awards

I wasn’t sure whether or not to do my year-end list for 2020 but, with things pushed back, I had…

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The Power of the Blues – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (2021)

Many, if not most, movies about musicians tend to put the music in the foreground. Even though the film opens…

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Best Picture Round-Up – Mank (2020)

It is no exaggeration to say that 2020 was a rough year for cinema. I wasn’t sure if I was…

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Heavy Lies the Crown – Godzilla vs. Kong (2021)

How the MonsterVerse humanizes its Titans but struggles to do the same for its human characters. ***SPOILERS AHEAD*** Let me…

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Message in the Music – The United States vs. Billie Holiday (2020)

The straight-to-streaming model has had a very interesting rollout over the last year. It has proven to be a very…

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