Linda and Al Lerner

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The Florida Project - William Dafoe great as manager of a motel outside DisneyWorld showing what can be the unhappiest place on Earth. The kid actors are amazing. Review  

The Shape of Water - Guillermo del Toro crafts Grimm's Fairy Tale meets Beauty and the Beast in a charming alarming film starring Sally Hawkins. Review

Lady Bird - Saoirse Ronan & Laurie Metcalf are mother/daughter doing battle in Writer Greta Gerwig's impressive directorial debut. Review and Interview with Greta Gerwig

Mudbound - Dee Rees directs powerful drama about race affecting one Black family & one White family in the Jim Crow era. Netflix Review & Interviews with writer Virgil Williams & actor Rob Morgan.  

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Mudbound - Click for Interview with Writer, Virgil Williams

The Disaster Artist - Art imitates art in James Franco's wild movie about the making of Tommy Oiseau's The Room, "The worst movie ever made." Have to see it to believe it. Review

Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri -Three exceptional performances in Martin McDonagh's dark comedy of a woman looking for her daughter's killer. Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson. Review

Coco -Luminescent Disney/Pixar animation in a heartwarming family film celebrating Mexico's of Day of the Dead. Benjamin Bratt, Gael Garcia Bernal, Anthony Gonzalez. Review

Lady Bird - Click for interview with Writer/Director Greta Gerwig

Roman Israel, Esq - Click  for Interview with Director Dan Gilroy

Loving Vincent Exquisitely produced and hand-painted oil on canvas in Van Gogh's style animated  biography of the artist. Review.

Darkest Hour-Gary Oldman IS Winston Churchill in compelling characterization. Starring Kristen Scott Thomas & Lily James. Review and Q & A with Gary Oldman

Call Me by Your Name - Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet & Michael Stuhlbarg in a sensitive drama about an intimate summer in Italy. Review

The Greatest Showman - Contemporary music, choreography  in colorful story of P.T.Barnum. Hugh Jackman, Zac Effron, Zendaya, Michelle Williams. Review

Darkest Hour- Click for Q & A with Gary Oldman about playing Churchill.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi - More than lives up to expectations. General Leia, Luke Skywalker, Rey and more are back! New characters, too! Review

Molly's Game -- Jessica Chastain is a hgih stakes poker game planner who gets caught and won't reveal her clients.  True story. of Molly Bloom. with Kevin Costner, Michael Cera. Review

The Post - Meryl Streep & Tom Hanks as Katherine Graham & Ben Bradlee reliving publishing the Pentagon Papers. Crusading for the truth. Review

All the Money in the World Ridley Scott has Christopher Plummer step into J. Paul Getty role last minute. Michelle Williams' film all the way. What a family! Tense thriller. Review

I, Tonya - Margot Robbie & Allison Janney score high in the shocking back story of Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding's tragic demise. Dark Comedy. Review

Hostiles - Gripping performances by Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike in a Western about changing attitudes toward enemies.  Review

      Oscar Nominations - 2018

Paddington Bear 2-Charming & clever Paddington Bear adventure. Sally Hawkins, Brendan Gleeson as a prison cook & Hugh Grant as a dancing villain. Review

The Commuter - Liam Neeson  in action on a train this time fighting for his life to solve a mystery. It's complicated. Vera Farmiga Review

Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool Annette Bening & Jamie Bell in the touching love story of actress Gloria Graham and her young lover.  Review

Phantom Thread - Daniel Day Lewis' last performance in Paul Thomas Anderson's haunting tale of a fashion designer & his muse. Intense. Vicky Krieps. Lesley Manville Review

12 Strong - Chris Hemsworth trades his hammer for a horse in this film about heroes in Afghanistan after 9/11. Michael Shannon Review