Movie Reviews

A-Ron’s Film Reviews – Mystify: Michael Hutchence (2020)

“Mystify: Michael Hutchence”, showcases the life of musician and singer-songwriter Michael Hutchence, the lead vocalist of one of the great rock bands INXS. A band coming out of Australia, Michael Hutchence had everything to be the next big rock god. He had the looks, the hair, the voice, the supermodel girlfriends, villas in Provence and amounts of talent. At the …

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A-Ron’s Film Reviews – Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson & The Band (2020)

Inspired by Robbie Robertson’s 2019 memoir “Testimony” and executive produced by Oscar winners Martin Scorsese and Ron Howard. The documentary “Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band”, is Robertson’s ode to his band of brothers, that is moving, tragic, celebratory, joyous, heartwarming and heartbreaking. “Once Were Brothers” captures a period in which five superb musicians were at the top …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: Wendy (2020)

•Very Highly Recommended. Now Available To Rent Or Own On Vudu & Other Streaming Platforms•Director and writer Benh Zeitlin, Returns eight years after his phenomenal Oscar nominated film “Beasts Of The Southern Wild”. Zeitlin’s latest is one, in a long string of Hollywood adaptations of the Peter Pan story. Taking place in a poverty stricken area, within rural Louisiana that …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: The Lovebirds (2020)

One of the earliest movies to be axed for a theater release, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “The Lovebirds” was released today (5/22) by Netflix but still carrying the ownership of original studio Paramount Pictures. Kumail Nanjiani re-teams with his “Big Sick” director for this murder, chase romantic action comedy. Even though it wasn’t filmed by Netflix, it looks and …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: Guns Akimbo (2020)

Daniel Radcliffe’s post “Harry Potter” career, has been full of unconventional choices and his newest flick is no exception. “Guns Akimbo” is another interesting choice in his career, but doesn’t reach the gonzo levels, nor is it as fun as I had hoped it would be. After being mugged by some “Mad Max” wannabes, the ex-“Harry Potter” star trades his …

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A-Ron’s New Film Reviews: The Call Of The Wild (2020)

Jack London’s 1903 novel, gets yet another adaptation. This time starring Harrison Ford and an all computer generated canine. Yes you heard that right, it stars Harrison Ford, but he is far from the problem. Did I mention his co-star is an all computer generated canine? Well it’s just as ridiculous as it sounds as it crosses the lines between …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: Capone (2020)

Director Josh Trank nearly had his career sidelined by a studio who butchered the vision of his “Fantastic Four” reboot. Now Trank is fighting his way back to the top, by not letting any studio interfere with his newest film “Capone” as he does triple duty as editor, writer and director. “Capone” is the true story of what transpired in …

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A-Ron’s Stream It Or Skip It: Becoming (2020)

Higher Ground, a production company created by  Barack and Michelle Obama has scored big with their Netflix documentaries “Crip Camp” and the Oscar-winner “American Factory”. Their newest Netflix produced documentary “Becoming” is a flattering portrait of the former First Lady as we follow her on her 2019 book tour. We are treated to a first hand account of her backstory through wonderful archival …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: I Still Believe (2020)

“I Still Believe”, the newest film from the Erwin Brothers, is the most Nicolas Sparks film, not written by Nicolas Sparks. Based on the true story of singer Jeremy Camp. KJ Apa playing Jeremy is a great stepping stone for a leading man career. KJ does an admirable job, doing his own singing and guitar playing. While Britt Robertson as …

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A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews: Richard Jewell (2019)

I know I’m behind, farther than I wanted to be, but I finally got to see “Richard Jewell” (now available on digital and Blu Ray). The new Clint Eastwood film proves that he is still a skilled filmmaker and that it’s always a good idea to never bet against or doubt the man and the legend of Clint Eastwood. “Richard …

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