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  • Jim Gaffigan: Quality Time

    Jim Gaffigan: Quality Time

    For a man I have next to zero in common with, aside from all the kids maybe, Gaffigan just seems to know exactly where my trigger point is for laughter. Even when I clearly disagree with a point of view he manages to draw me out and launch me into jaw locking convulsions that crack ribs and leave my solar plexus sore. Probably not his absolute best but he comes rip roaring out of the gate with about 7 or…

  • Night Comes On

    Night Comes On

    A young girl released from prison with only one goal. A moment of relief, short sighted and leaving her no better off. Overall, Night Comes On is not much of story to go by. But two stellar performances from Dominique Fishback (Angel) and Tatum Marilyn Hall (Abbie) carry us through the journey with an authentic emotional tone that over looks the lack for any real needs at the core. Creating a head space for viewing two young souls beginning to…

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  • Dunkirk

    Dunkirk

    ★★★★★

    Christopher Nolan has crafted a masterpiece of cinema. If I could give this 6 stars I would. 
    I remember reading Alfred Hitchcock saying something to the effect "as a story teller within this visual medium we have two chief responsibilities, to manipulate time and show not tell". If you could show it without words you are responsible as a director to do so. Or else you cheat the audience he would say. Not an exact quote but that was the…

  • The Dawn Wall

    The Dawn Wall

    ★★★★★

    Im not sure if Im more impressed with the feat of actually conquering this impossible 3000 foot Yosemite National Park wall of rock. Or the decision that Tommy Caldwell refused to reach the summit without his best friend Kevin Jorgesen and climbing partner who was stuck at pitch 15. He simply wouldn’t take hold of his life’s dream without raising his friends hand as an equal victor. Only a few men in the world even have the kind of elite…