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Oneofus.net’s weekly movie and tv show reviews in a group conversational format.
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Oneofus.net’s weekly movie and tv show reviews in a group conversational format.

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Screener Squad: Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened

1/21/2019
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The heat is on with this review as Justin, Shak and Allen jump on the bandwagon to discuss Netflix’s scathing documentary Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened. Following the infamous 2017 failed music festival, the film focuses both on the mechanizations involving the main people planning the party and the team on the ground attempting to hastily put the Continue Reading

Duration:00:33:33

Screener Squad: The Standoff at Sparrow Creek

1/18/2019
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We’ve had a good run of debut writer/director films lately and this seems to be no exception. Frank and Lara take the lead on this review of The Standoff at Sparrow Creek, a dark and tense thriller shot in Dallas, Texas. The story follows around James Badge Dale playing a former police officer and militiaman who is brought out of Continue Reading

Duration:00:19:44

Screener Squad: The Last Man

1/18/2019
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January is here and for cinema, it’s a real dumping ground. So, of course, we would get a Hayden Christensen movie somewhere in the pile. In The Last Man, he plays a soldier returning from an unspecified war while an unspecified apocalypse brews around an unspecified Latin country (yes, it’s really confusing in the movie too). While attempting to overcome his Continue Reading

Duration:00:19:24

Screener Squad: An Acceptable Loss

1/18/2019
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It’s time for some good old political intrigue. This is An Acceptable Loss, the newest film from Joe Chappelle who did so much great work on The Wire….and also Halloween: The Curse of Michael Meyers. This time, we follow Tika Sumpter as she deals with the fallout from an unpopular decision she made while serving as a security adviser for Continue Reading

Duration:00:26:49

Highly Suspect Reviews: Glass

1/17/2019
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M. Night Shyamalan returns to the universe of his second film Unbreakable with this sorta combo-platter of movies. Glass features from that film Bruce Willis as David Dunn, a super-strong/somewhat invulnerable real-world superhero as well as his counterpart villain, Samuel L. Jackson as the mega-intelligent Mr. Glass. From M. Night’s last film Split (which added on an easter egg at Continue Reading

Duration:00:28:42

Highly Suspect Reviews: On The Basis of Sex

1/10/2019
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg has become a very visible (albeit old and shrunken) hero to the left of late and the documentary about her life RBG was celebrated as one of the year’s best. So, of course here comes Hollywood with the not-even-close-to-as-good biopic about her; well…Ruth when she was young and sexy, as played by Felicity Jones with Armie Hammer Continue Reading

Duration:00:23:56

Highly Suspect Reviews: The Upside

1/10/2019
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As I’ve been saying since 2011, that French film The Intouchables is great. So funny and heartfelt. You can rent it from Amazon or other places and you WILL NOT regret it. Or, I guess, if you’re one of those BUT SUBTITLES people, you can watch this Americanized version of the true story with Bryan Cranston as a wealthy, cranky, Continue Reading

Duration:00:23:10

Screener Squad: The Vanishing (2018)

1/3/2019
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It’s Gerard Butler as you’ve never seen him before: in a small-scale, character-driven indie thriller! With a story VERY LOOSELY based on the Flannan Isle Lighthouse disappearances in 1900, Butler plays one of three lighthouse workers alongside Peter Mullan (Ozark) and Connor Swindells (Netflix’s upcoming Sex Education). While exploring the shoreline of the island their lighthouse rests on, they discover Continue Reading

Duration:00:23:44

Highly Suspect Reviews: Escape Room

1/3/2019
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Five attractive young people meet when they get a mysterious invitation to an extremely well-funded Escape Room game. All being very different people they have to find ways to work together to survive the game as one room leads into another becoming increasingly more elaborate…and deadly. There, I’ve written the logline for the film. Can I go now? Wait, it’s Continue Reading

Duration:00:24:57

Screener Squad: Into the Dark – New Year, New You

12/28/2018
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Hulu’s premiere horror anthology series Into the Dark continues with their New Year’s Eve focused episode New Year, New You. In this movie, a group of girls meet at a house to celebrate the arrival of 2019, but something is amiss. Alexis (Suki Waterhouse) is holding a grudge against one of their friends Danielle (Carly Chaikin) for an incident long Continue Reading

Duration:00:34:56

Highly Suspect Reviews: If Beale Street Could Talk

12/24/2018
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Barry Jenkins follows up his Best Picture-winning Moonlight with this adaptation of a lauded 1970s novel. The story follows a young African-American couple (Kiki Layne and Stephen James) who fall for each other deeply only for James to get falsely accused of a crime and sent to jail right as Layne discovers she’s pregnant. The story follows the family’s attempt to Continue Reading

Duration:00:23:31

Highly Suspect Reviews: Vice

12/24/2018
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The director and writer of The Big Short returns to take on more ‘spoonful of sugar’ political stories with his biopic of George Bush’s Vice-President, Dick Cheney. Christian Bale does the full body transformation again (he says for the last time) into the considerably heftier Cheney with Amy Adams playing his wife Lynn. It’s hard to list all the great Continue Reading

Duration:00:27:53

Highly Suspect Reviews: Destroyer

12/24/2018
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Nicole Kidman plays the roughest version of herself imaginable in the new film from the director of Girlfight and The Invitation, Destroyer. She plays a police detective who once many years previous went undercover with Sebastian Stan into a Los Angeles gang and (apparently) it ended tragically. All these years later and it appears that the leader of the gang Continue Reading

Duration:00:34:26

Screener Squad: Swing Kids

12/21/2018
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Oneofus.net is about to get hit with Korean style boogie woogie fever! Swing Kids, based on a Korean musical called Rho Ki-Soo and not that unrelated 1993 movie with Christian Bale, centers around the Geoje prison camp during the Korean war in 1951. A captive North Korean soldier named Ro Ki-soo (Do Kyung-soo) falls in love with tap dancing after Continue Reading

Duration:00:26:12

Highly Suspect Reviews: Welcome to Marwen

12/21/2018
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Robert Zemeckis directs (and believe me, he won’t let you forget it) Welcome to Marwen, a narrative adaptation of the amazing 2010 documentary Marwencol. In this ‘heightened reality’ version, Steve Carell plays Mark Hogancamp, an artist who was beaten nearly to death in a hate crime. Now, years later, he is starting to recover using an elaborate fantasy town he Continue Reading

Duration:00:33:08

Highly Suspect Reviews: Ben is Back

12/20/2018
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All seems quiet and calm in suburbia in the home of Holly (Julia Roberts) and Neal (Courtney B. Vance) Burns. They go to church, their kids are in the choir and church play, it’s all so very precious. Everything gets shook up when Ben (Lucas Hedges) returns without warning, the junkie son they had all but given up on. Only Continue Reading

Duration:00:21:17

Highly Suspect Reviews: Cold War

12/20/2018
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Pretty much the other top choice for Best Foreign Language Film this year up against Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma, is Polish director Paweł Pawlikowski’s Cold War. Already on the no-brainer list for nomination since his 2015 Oscar win for Ida, Cold War has already made the shortlist. This beautifully shot (in 4:3!) film tells the story of a young singer/dancer and Continue Reading

Duration:00:21:31

Highly Suspect Reviews: Aquaman

12/20/2018
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James Wan takes this helm of the movie I really thought I’d never see in my lifetime. The DC comics character of Arthur Curry, better known as Aquaman, is played again here by Jason Momoa where he has to work with Mera (Amber Heard) and Vulko (Willem Dafoe) to get a sacred trident so he can take the kingship of Continue Reading

Duration:00:44:33

Highly Suspect Reviews: Mary Poppins Returns

12/18/2018
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Mary Poppins is back and it’s like she never left., assuming you understand that she’s a Time Lord and has regenerated into Emily Blunt. Michael (Ben Whishaw) and Jane (Emily Mortimer) are all grown up with problems of their own. Michael is a widower with three children and through his own dunderheadedness is going to lose the family home to Continue Reading

Duration:00:34:53

Screener Squad: The Quake

12/14/2018
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Norway thought its brush with disaster had been averted when The Wave hit them. They were very wrong! In this sequel to the hit 2015 movie, the lead characters return and are still recovering from the post-traumatic stress of the last disaster. However, after geologist Kristian (Kristoffer Joner) investigates the death of a colleague, he comes upon the colleague’s study Continue Reading

Duration:00:32:25