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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “ Dara Of Jasenovac” (2021)

The Holocaust (also known as the Shoah), was the genocide (a term coined by Polish Jewish lawyer Raphael Lemkin in 1944) of European Jews during World War II. Between 1941 and 1945, Nazi Germany and its collaborators systematically murdered some six million Jews across German occupied Europe, around two thirds of Europe’s Jewish population. With the tragic events of the …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Above Suspicion” (2019, 2021)

The name, Philip Noyce should be synonymous when it comes to the thriller genre. He is a veteran filmmaker and master when it comes to constructing a thriller. He has directed some of the best including: “The Saint”, “The Quiet American”, “Catch A Fire”, “Salt” and two Jack Ryan movies (“Patriot Games”, “Clear and Present Danger”) with Harrison Ford that …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Wrath Of Man” (2021)

The last two years kept writer, producer and director Guy Ritchie busy. Running his own beer brewery company called Gritchie Brewery and releasing two films only months apart from each other. The first was Disney’s live action adaptation of “Aladdin” (Ritchie’s biggest success yet, having grossed over $1 billion in theaters) to then bringing us back to his roots with …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Minari” (2021)

Sometimes a movie comes along that manages to be a gift from the movie gods and “Minari” is that gift. Writer and director Lee Isaac Chung assembles an immigrant story while tapping into memories of his own childhood of a Korean’s family’s pursuit of the Great American Dream. Executive produced by Oscar winner Brad Pitt and “Minari” star Steven Yuen …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “The Virtuoso” (2021)

The 83 year old, Sir Anthony Hopkins just took home his second Academy Award as Best Lead Actor for his excellent work in “The Father”. The acting legend is following up his Oscar win with “The Virtuoso”, a low budget straight to video suspense offering that probably had most the films budget to hire Hopkins, who only appears for a …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse” (2021)

Writer Taylor Sheridan and director Stefano Sollima have reunited after 2018’s “Sicario: Day Of The Soldado” (aka: “Sicario 2”). The two take on Tom Clancy’s novel “No Remorse”. Set during the Vietnam War, it serves as an origin story of John Clark, one of the recurring characters in the Jack Ryan universe. The novel “Without Remorse” introduces Clark as former …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Land” (2021)

“Land” is a part of that film genre that we call the solitary survival movie. It’s where an accomplished and usually A-list actor will have to carry a movie alone for long stretches of time, basically a one man or woman show, with no exchanges of dialogue or no interactions with other actors. Much like how Tom Hanks, George Clooney, …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “The Mauritanian” (2021)

Scottish filmmaker Kevin MacDonald is certainly in my book as, one of the most underrated directors working today. Directing the critically acclaimed films “Touching The Void” and “The Last King Of Scotland” (which Forest Whitaker took home the Best Actor Oscar). MacDonald has also dabbled in music documentaries “Marley” and “Whitney” to the thrillers “State Of Play” and “Black Sea”. …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews “Four Good Days” (2021)

What words are there to describe an actor’s performance other than the usual terms of superb, extraordinary, magnificent, masterful, a revelation, outstanding, transformative or Oscar worthy? Well I ask this because as I was watching Ukrainian actress Mila Kunis’ performance in the new drug addiction drama “Four Good Days”, all of those terms come to mind. But even those gracious …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: “Percy vs Goliath” (2021)

“Percy vs Goliath”, the Canadian filmed and produced biographical drama made it’s debut in Canada late last year. Finally getting a U.S. release in select theaters, digital and on demand April 30th. “Percy vs Goliath” gives the 78 year old acting legend Christopher Walken, his meatiest role since his lead roles in 2012’s “The Stand Up Guys” and 2013’s “The …

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