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“Ford v Ferrari” The Challenge of a Lifetime

November 15th, 2019 Comments off

Review by: John M. Delia, Jr.

The film is based on the competition created between Ford and Ferrari during the years from 1959 till 1969, and is centered on the 24 hours of Le Mans race. The 24 hours of Le Mans, started in 1923, is a car race in France that occurs during the month of June and consists of part permanent track and public roads.
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“Last Christmas” You’ll Never Know Where Life Takes You

November 8th, 2019 No comments

Review By: John M. Delia, Jr.

This is a heartwarming film about a Yugoslavian girl who is trying to find her way in life and the struggles she comes across along the way. When Yugoslavia was war stricken and hardship fell on a countless number of families, many left the country to places such as London, England. Here they established a new life and the children were brought up under a different culture and lifestyle making communications difficult between parent and child. Read more…

“Midway” Unforgettable Patriotism

November 6th, 2019 No comments

 

 

 

Review by John Delia

Actually a lot better than Pearl Harbor and the first time the movie Midway was produced, this version by Roland Emmerich is sharp, compelling and an edge of your seat thriller. Even if you are not a fan of war movies, the film does have a lot of patriotic courage, determination and historical significance that honor’s our fallen heroes. The film pulls no punches as it plays out showing the choices that were made both good and bad, both in the heat of battle on the ships at sea and by aircraft pilots. Read more…

“Pain & Glory” Endearing and Touching

November 5th, 2019 No comments

 

 

 

Review by John Delia

Taking a lot of liberties while giving a cinematic interpretation of a time in his life, Pedro Almodovar movie Pain & Glory is as expressive as Roma. His directorial and screenwriting is by far some of the best I’ve seen by the famous director and yes there’s a spark of surprise in this one as in every one of his films. Taking extra liberties he even shocks his audience at one point. That said, if you are a fan of Almodovar’s films than you will not want to miss the amazing performances that bring the man’s film to the big screen. Read more…

“Motherless Brooklyn” Outstanding Acting and Direction

November 3rd, 2019 No comments

 

Review By John M. Delia Jr.

During the 1950’s, being a private investigator wasn’t always a safe and sure way to make a living. But it was a popular way to make some cash for returning soldiers or ex-police officers. During these times things were beginning to modernize and the world was becoming more dependent on advancement in the skyline. With these changes corruption and deceit became more evident and the need for private investigators became more popular. Read more…

“The Current War: Director’s Cut ” Lighting America

October 24th, 2019 No comments

 

 

 

Review by John Delia

The Current War: Director’s Cut is not an ordinary war with ammunition, but one that pits three of the most notable inventors at odds with each other to develop current that will light up the world. A well told story based on historical facts, the movie has the cast, crew and director to back it. If you like a good drama that will not only entertain, but astonish you, then this cool film will light up your life. Read more…

“The Lighthouse” A Blistering Psychological Drama

October 23rd, 2019 No comments

 

 

 

 

Review by John Delia

Gripping, engaging, wicked and possessed the move The Lighthouse is one of the odds on favorites for an Oscar. The acting, directing and cinematography captivate the viewer with a story that so punishing you’ll leave the theater in a sweat. It’s one of those dramas that don’t come around too often and when they do they’re a must see. Bring your slicker and an umbrella as this film will blow you away. Read more…

“Miss Virginia” Inspiring True Story

October 17th, 2019 No comments

 

 

 

Review by John Delia

A very inspirational true story the movie Miss Virginia takes you into inner-city Washington D.C. and one woman’s determination to get her son an education. The heartfelt and emotional story was the impetus for better education through an incentive program that changed the lives of thousands of children. The acting is exceptional and direction spot on delivering enjoyable entertainment with some tears of joy. Read more…

“Gemini Man” Assassin on the Run

October 11th, 2019 No comments

 

 

 

 

Review by John Delia

It may be similar to other Sci-fi films of its kind, but Gemini Man tips the scale with action and storyline. The CGI is incredible and the re-aging of Will Smith amazing in this assassin vs clone movie that will knock your socks off. Oh and the answer is yes, Will Smith plays both parts with seamless detail. Read more…

“Joker” Evil is as Evil Does

October 4th, 2019 No comments

 

 

 

Review by John Delia

While other actors have come to the screen portraying the Joker in Batman movies, and they all have given excellent characters for the plot, the wait is over for one of the character’s most diabolical depictions ever. It’s equal to Heath Ledger’s reprehensible clown in The Dark Knight, but different. Enter the clown who scares, personifies, disrupts, enchants, and infuriates. Played by Joaquin Phoenix like no character he’s ever created in his career, it may be his door opener into the world of the DC Comics films. Read more…