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4.3Annual New England Drama

Manchester by the Sea

Time for the next Oscar contender of 2017 - a lot had been written about Casey Affleck's stellar and oscarworthy performance - so the Erwinreviews crew had to check it out. Aside from that, obviously every New ... Read More...
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4.3Great musical

La La Land

I will be honest - when hearing that the top Oscar contender of this year is a Musical and thus I would have to go to the theater to watch a movie with non-stop singing, I was not super psyched. But then there ... Read More...
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4.3Best SW battle

Rogue One

So presumably this was supposed to be the biggest movie night of 2016 - well after the November 8 election (only that it became a reality horror movie which hasn't stopped since) - so here we are to see the first Star Wars "spinoff" story under the helm of its... Read More...
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4.7Best Villeneuve YTD

Arrival

So I'm gonna just come right out and say it, this was the best film of 2016 so far - I have been out of the theater for about 45 minutes and I am still thinking about it. Last time, I felt similarly about a mov... Read More...
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4.4Superb war thriller

Eye in the Sky

A good offer on Amazon prime, 95% RT rating and Aaron Paul were enough reason for me to watch Eye in the Sky - and it was an amazing and intelligent film really worth watching. The story is rather straightforwa... Read More...
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3.0Standard Marvel cocktail

Doctor Strange

So here are - Donald J. Trump is the President-elect of the US - a sad moment in history but life has to move on. And there are still good things to look forward to - like the movie fall/winter which is upon us. And to get myself slowly into Oscar mood - as I ... Read More...
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Winter is Coming Pt II

Patriots Day It was a matter of time until a big studio / director / boston homeboy actor picks this story up to morph it into a big Hollywood production. At first glance, I was almost surprised that these hor... Read More...
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3.7Nice little gem

Trumbo

On my journey to the perfect pre-Oscar score (i.e. intending to watch every darn nominated movie in the race), I came across this hidden little Bryan Cranston show. Generally speaking, I did truly enjoy this f... Read More...
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3.0Nice little romance

Brooklyn

NOTE: This review was in my draft folder for quite some time... After all "stress" from trying to finish all the nominated films just in time for the Oscar ceremony 2016 has settled, I now had the time to also take a stab at the "low-riders" of this years' Ac... Read More...