Movie Reviews

Camille’s Critiques: Movie Reviews

By Huckleberry Press / January 9, 2023 /
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Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery: In the sequel to Rian Johnson’s “Knives Out,” Daniel Craig reprises his role as Benoit Blanc, the skilled and sly private investigator that hasn’t met a case he can’t crack.

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Ranking the Little Women Movie Adaptations

By Huckleberry Press / January 7, 2023 /
Little Women

There’s a reason that Louisa May Alcott’s 1868 novel about four sisters coming of age in a post-civil war America has been adapted so many times. The everyday stories of Jo, Meg, Beth, and Amy continue to be relatable today.

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Camille’s Movie Reviews

By Huckleberry Press / January 2, 2023 /
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All the women in the idyllic 1950s-styled neighborhood of Victory, California, do the same thing every day. They clean the house, go shopping, keep themselves fit at dance class, and prepare dinner for their husbands-all with glowing smiles.

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Holiday Movie Review: Falling for Christmas

By Huckleberry Press / December 8, 2022 /
Falling for Christmas

Truthfully, it’s taken me a long time to warm up to Christmas movies. Every year Hallmark, Lifetime, and most recently, Netflix released a number of cheesy and generic movies following a similar format of a big-city girl finding love and the meaning of Christmas, usually in the form of a quaint small-town guy.

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Camille’s Favorite Halloween Flicks

By Huckleberry Press / October 31, 2022 /
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by Camille Borodey Halloween: While the “Halloween” franchise has stemmed tons of remakes and sequels, and at 63, Jamie Lee Curtis is still kicking ass as Laurie Strode, John Carpenters’…

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Review: Heathers the Musical

By Huckleberry Press / October 3, 2022 /
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Adapting a stage musical into a movie can often be a gamble because certain elements translate better on stage. This is especially true when a musical is based on a movie, which is why filming a live production of a stage show has many advantages. Filmed in London’s West End, “Heathers the Musical,” is based off of the dark and often wacky 1988 cult classic movie starring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater.

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Elvis Movie Review

By Huckleberry Press / September 19, 2022 /
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Just call Baz Luhrmann’s latest movie, Elvis 101. Running almost 3 hours, this biopic on Elvis Presley (Austin Butler) has over two decades of music, history, drama, and hip swaying to cover.

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Summer Movie Favorites: To Catch a Thief

By Huckleberry Press / September 10, 2022 /
To Catch a Thief

Alfred Hitchcock had a legendary film career that spanned over 50 years. While “To Catch a Thief” may not be considered one of his top films, those who find that “Psycho” and “The Bird” are a little too scary or that “Vertigo” is too psychologically intense, this 1955 romantic thriller is a fun mystery while being less spine-chilling than some of Hitchcock’s other films.

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Oscar Winner Movie Reviews

By Huckleberry Press / April 19, 2022 /
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Coda: At the 2022 Academy Awards, “Coda” became the first streaming service film to win Best Picture. Directed by Sian Heder, “Coda” (Child of Death Adults) tells the story of Ruby, the only hearing member in an all deaf family. Since her family relies heavily on her to assist with running their fishing business, Ruby has no plans of leaving Gloucester after high school, but after signing up for choir, she finds passion in singing and envisions a future in music.

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Oscar Nomination Movie Reviews

By Huckleberry Press / March 9, 2022 /

tmare Alley (Steam on Hulu): Guillermo del Toro (“The Shape of Water”) is a director known for making movies about monsters, but in his dark neo-noir “Nightmare Alley,” based on a 1946 novel by William Lindsay Gresham, the monsters may actually be human.

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