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Freelance writer, artist, film critic working to better the world one review at a time.

Harriet

Focus  Features 2019 125 min. PG-13

Director: Kasi Lemmons

Screenplay: Gregory Allen Howard & Kasi Lemmons

Cinematography: John Toll; Editing: Wyatt Smith; Production Design: Warren Alan Young; Art Direction: Kevin Hardison & Christina Eunji Kim; Costumes: Paul Tazewell; Score: Terence Blanchard

Stars: Cynthia Erivo (Harriet Tubman), Leslie Odom, Jr. (William Still), Janelle Monáe (Marie Buchanon), Joe Alwyn (Gideon Brodess), Henry Hunter Hall (Walter), Clarke Peters (Ben Ross), Vanessa Bell Calloway (Rit Ross), Omar J. Dorsey (Bigger Long), Zackary Momoh (John Tubman), Jennifer Nettles (Eliza Brodess), Rakeem Laws (Jasper Marley), Vondie Curtis-Hall (Reverend Samuel Green), Deborah Olayinka Ayorinde (Rachel Ross),  Joseph Lee Anderson (Robert Ross), Tim Guinee (Thomas Garrett), Kathryn Tkel (Tilly)

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The Favourite

Fox Searchlight (2018) 120 min. R

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos 

Screenplay: Deborah Davis & Tony McNamara 

Cinematography: Robbie Ryan; Editing: Yorgos Mavropsaridis; Production Design: Fiona Crombie; Art Direction: Alice Felton; Costumes: Sandy Powell; Score: Komeil S. Hosseini 

Stars: Olivia Colman (Queen Anne), Rachel Weisz (Lady Sarah Marlborough), Emma Stone (Abigail Hill), Nicholas Hoult (Robert Harley), Joe Alwyn (Samuel Masham), Mark Gatiss (John Churchill), James Smith (Sidney Godolphin), Jenny Rainsford (Mae), Mark Gatiss (Lord Marlborough)

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Boy Erased

Focus Features (2018) 115 min. R

Director: Joel Edgerton

Screenplay: Joel Edgerton based on Boy Erased: A Memoir by Garrard Conley

Cinematography: Eduard Grau; Editing: Jay Rabinowitz; Production Design: Chad Keith; Art Direction: Jonathan Guggenheim; Costumes: Trish Summerville; Score: Danny Bensi & Saunder Jurriaans

Stars: Lucas Hedges (Jared Eamons), Nicole Kidman (Nancy Eamons), Russell Crowe (Marshall Eamons), Joel Edgerton (Victor Sykes), Joe Alwyn (Henry), Théodore Pellerin (Xavier), Xavier Dolan (Jon), Troye Sivan (Gary), Britton Sear (Cameron), Flea (Brandon), Emily Hinkler (Lee), Jesse LaTourette (Sarah), David Joseph Craig  (Michael), Madelyn Cline (Chloe), Cherry Jones (Dr. Muldoon) Continue reading Boy Erased

Beautiful Boy

Amazon/Plan B (2018) 120 min. R

Director: Felix Van Groeningen

Screenplay: Luke Davies & Felix Van Groeningen based on Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey through His Son’s Addiction by David Sheff & Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines by Nic Sheff

Cinematography: Ruben Impens; Editing: Nico Leunen; Production Design: Ethan Tobman; Art Direction: Patrick M. Sullivan Jr.; Costumes: Emma Potter

Stars: Steve Carell (David Sheff), Timothée Chalamet (Nic Sheff), Maura Tierney (Karen Barbour), Amy Ryan (Vicki Sheff), Kaitlyn Dever (Lauren), Andre Royo (Spencer), Stefanie Scott (Julia), Amy Forsythe (Diane), Jack Dylan Grazer (Nic Scheff at 12), Timothy Hutton (Dr. Brown)

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