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For the Love of Film...

Welcome to my review website. I love movies, and here’s the place I talk about them. You’ll find my ratings, on a scale of zero to five stars, in all of my posts. For each film, I’ve written either a full critique, which is a longer piece; a compact review, which is usually just a paragraph; or a quick take, which is only a sentence or two. I also post articles about the world of cinema on my film blog.

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1922

1922

Based on a Stephen King novella and more or less a creditable exercise in storytelling, this film follows the unhappy lives of a farmer, his wife, and their teenaged son, set in the title year. The wife’s inheritance of a hundred nearby acres sets up a conflict within the family, played with understated and effective tension. Best viewed as a psychological piece rather than as horror.

*** (out of *****)

©2019 David R. George III


2017 • 1 HOUR, 42 MINUTES
CAMPFIRE • NETFLIX

STARRING
THOMAS JANE, MOLLY PARKER, DYLAN SCHMID

ALSO STARRING
KAITLYN BERNARD, NEAL MCDONOUGH, BRIAN D’ARCY JAMES

WRITTEN BY
ZAK HILDITCH (SCREENPLAY)
STEPHEN KING (BASED ON A NOVELLA BY)

DIRECTED BY
ZAK HILDITCH

NO 2017 ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS

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1776

Stuber

Stuber