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Misery (1990) Film Review | 365 Day Film Challenge – Day 42

WOW. I had heard nothing but amazing things about this film, and Misery didn't disappoint. Based off of Stephen King's novel of the same name, the story centers on an author named Paul Sheldon (played by James Caan), who is writing his last Misery novel (basically the Harry Potter of this film). After wrecking his… Continue reading Misery (1990) Film Review | 365 Day Film Challenge – Day 42

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Sleeping with Other People (2015) Film Review | 365 Day Film Challenge – Day 41

Sleeping with Other People is a raunchy comedy starring Jason Sudeikis and Alison Brie as Jake and Lainey, two people who can't seem to commit in relationships. They lost their virginity to each other, and meet years later at a Sex Addicts Anonymous meeting. They soon forge a friendship, and help each other with their… Continue reading Sleeping with Other People (2015) Film Review | 365 Day Film Challenge – Day 41

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Finding Dory (2016) Film Review | 365 Day Film Challenge – Day 39

Finding Dory is the sequel to the classic Finding Nemo, and follows the titular blue tang (voiced by Ellen DeGeneres) as she tries to find her long-lost family. Along the way, she's accompanied by Marlin (Albert Brooks) and Nemo (Hayden Rolence), as well as new characters such as the octopus Hank (Ed O'Neill) and the… Continue reading Finding Dory (2016) Film Review | 365 Day Film Challenge – Day 39

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Sunshine (2007) Film Review | 365 Day Film Challenge – Day 38

Sunshine is a well-paced, fascinating, and extremely underrated sci-fi gem. Directed by Danny Boyle and starring Chris Evans, Cillian Murphy, and Rose Byrne, Sunshine follows the lives of a group of astronauts as they're sent to reignite the dying sun. Along the way, they receive distress calls from the ship sent to do this mission… Continue reading Sunshine (2007) Film Review | 365 Day Film Challenge – Day 38

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The Green Mile (1999) Film Review | 365 Day Film Challenge – Day 37

Another Frank Darabont film about prisoners, based on a Stephen Kin story. Also, another masterpiece. The Green Mile is the story of Paul Edgecomb (Tom Hanks), who remembers his time working on Death Row, aka "The Green Mile", and his particular encounter with John Coffey (Michael Clarke Duncan). Full of emotion, with a supernatural twist,… Continue reading The Green Mile (1999) Film Review | 365 Day Film Challenge – Day 37

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300 (2006) Film Review | 365 Day Film Challenge – Day 36

I just watched this film for the first time, and I'm in love with it. In my own personal opinion, it's Zack Snyder's best work. Starring Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, and Michael Fassbender (swoon...), 300 is adapted from Frank Miller's graphic novel of the same name and follows King Leonidus (Butler) as he prepares for… Continue reading 300 (2006) Film Review | 365 Day Film Challenge – Day 36

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eXistenZ (1999) Film Review | 365 Day Film Challenge – Day 35

This was my first foray into the filmography of David Cronenberg, and I'm definitely intrigued. The story follows a game designer named Allegra Geller (Jennifer Jason Leigh) who has just created a new virtual reality game called eXistenZ. Everyone in this time period has bio-ports installed in their spine, which allow them to connect to… Continue reading eXistenZ (1999) Film Review | 365 Day Film Challenge – Day 35

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Blue Jay (2016) Film Review | 365 Day Film Challenge – Day 34

Blue Jay took me completely by surprise and blindsided me. Starring Mark Duplass and Sarah Paulson, the film focuses on Jim and Amanda, former lovers who reconnect one day twenty years after their romance has ended. The film explores first love, and how you never stop loving that person, whether you're still with them or… Continue reading Blue Jay (2016) Film Review | 365 Day Film Challenge – Day 34

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The Shawshank Redemption (1994) Film Review | 365 Day Film Challenge – Day 33

The Shawshank Redemption is a cinematic tour de force, plain and simple. Based off of Stephen King's novella "Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption", the film follows the life of Andy Dufresne (Tim Robbins), who is accused of murdering his wife and lover and is sent to Shawshank to complete his sentence. Through the years, he… Continue reading The Shawshank Redemption (1994) Film Review | 365 Day Film Challenge – Day 33