SALVATORE: Shoemaker of Dreams Movie Review

When this documentary begins, we see a pair of red bejeweled high heel shoes being made. They’re moving from person to person. Several very skilled hands with a specific task to do in putting together this exceptional pair of shoes do a beautiful job with their particular role in the assignment. It’s actually rather fascinating to watch them become ready to wear. We then hear from Salvatore Ferragamo speaking of how he loves feet. They talk to him. In his hands, he felt their strengths, weaknesses, vitality and failings. He tells us feet are a “Masterpieces of fine workmanship.”​
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Blonde Movie Review

“Blonde,” a Marilyn Monroe biopic with fictional moments taken from the Joyce Carol Oates novel thrown in, didn’t give me what I expected it would. It gave me so much more. Having never felt one way or another about Marilyn Monroe, I assumed I’d be viewing a movie about her life that would have a revelation or two. I expected information about how she started in the business and to learn a little about her childhood. Perhaps this movie would dig a little deeper, but even so, that would be that.

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“Sidney” Trailer – from Apple Original Films

Apple’s trailer for the documentary film “Sidney,”

produced by Oprah Winfrey.

 

 

Director:                              Reginald Hudlin
 

Writers:                                Jesse James Miller
 
Producers:                          Oprah Winfrey, Derik Murray
 
Executive Producers:         Terry Wood, Catherine Cyr, Brian Gersh, Paul Gertz, Reginald Hudlin, Joanna Shimkus Poitier, Anika Poitier, Barry Krost
 

 

Run Time: 1h 46m
Genres: Documentary, Biography

 

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TILL Official Trailer

From director Chinonye Chukwu (Clemency), comes the true story of Emmett Till and Mamie Till Mobley, and a mother’s fight for justice.

 

Directed by: Chinonye Chukwu
Written by: Michael Reilly & Keith Beauchamp and Chinonye Chukwu
Starring: Danielle Deadwyler, Whoopi Goldberg, Jalyn Hall, Frankie Faison, Jayme Lawson, Tosin Cole, Kevin Carroll, Sean Patrick Thomas, John Douglas Thompson, Roger Guenveur Smith, and Haley Bennett.

 

Rated: Not Yet Rated
Genre: Drama

 

Producers: Keith Beauchamp, p.g.a., Barbara Broccoli, p.g.a., Whoopi Goldberg, Thomas Levine, Michael Reilly

and Frederick Zollo, p.g.a.

Executive Producers: Preston Holmes, Chinonye Chukwu

 

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Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song Movie Review

 “Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song” as a documentary is, in short, a bit too much of a good thing. Toward the film’s end, Cohen suggests with a smile that maybe it’s time people stop singing the song for a while. Then the journey starts… ​
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White Bird: A Wonder Story Trailer

Movie Trailer for White Bird: A Wonder Story.”

 

Directed by: Marc Forster

Screenplay by: Mark Bomback

Based on the Book by: R.J. Palacio

Starring: Ariella Glaser, Orlando Schwerdt, Bryce Gheisar, with Gillian Anderson and Helen Mirren

Genres: Biography, Drama, War
Rated: Not Yet Rated

Produced by: Todd Lieberman, p.g.a., David Hoberman, p.g.a., R.J. Palacio

Distributed by: Lionsgate

 

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ELVIS Movie Review

If you’re hoping for expanded details about the “King of Rock n’ Roll” in this biopic, they’re here. When you hear the name Elvis Presley, outside of the songs he courted us with, you can’t help but think of the loud outfits, big belt buckles, the mismanaged movie career and his fondness for karate. Baz Luhrmann’s usual glitz and flash are all over “Elvis” because that’s who the singer was.
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Being the Ricardos Movie Review

“Being the Ricardos” is very aptly named because what director Aaron Sorkin’s latest movie does is take you through a somewhat scandalous week in the lives of this beloved couple, one you wouldn’t have expected to see. It’s not just about Lucy.

Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz were once the toast of the town, the bells of the Ball, you might say. 
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