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Weekly Recap: The Top Films of the Decade, Emma & More!

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While the big releases for the week are The Call of the Wild with Harrison Ford and Brahms: The Boy II, I don't have reviews for either. Instead, I have my list of the top 100 films of the decade, which I think is pretty worthwhile. I also have a review of the very stylish Emma. Plenty of new releases on home media as well, including the Oscar-winning Jojo Rabbit. Finally, there are my various lists and some new trailers to dig into as well, along with our latest podcasts covering Sonic the Hedgehog and more. Enjoy, and thanks for reading! New to Theaters: (All Reviews Are Linked) The Top 100 Films of the Decade (2010 - 2019)I made a big list.Emma.A very stylish take on Jane AustenSonic The HedgehogA decent video game-based movie.Every Review Throughout The Year(s)New On 4K/Blu-ray/DVD/Streaming:Jojo RabbitA great coming-of-age comedy-drama w/NazisA Beautiful Day in the NeighborhoodA very strong and stylish biopic.21 BridgesDecent cop thriller. Oscar Winners:Bomb…

Out Now Commentary: Witness (1985)

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This month’s Out Now with Aaron and Abe commentary track features a simpler time for those from the big city. Aaron is joined by Brandon Peters and Yancy Berns to discuss Witness, just in time for its 35th anniversary and the arrival of a new Harrison Ford film. Listen in to hear the group go over their thoughts on the film, why it has one of the best original screenplays of its kind, what was going on with Ford and director Peter Weir, and more. There’s plenty more discussion in regards to the filmmaking on display, and lots of fun tangents as well.So now, if you’ve got an hour to kill…
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The Top 100 Films of the Decade (2010 – 2019)

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Choosing the best films of the decade was no small task. The best thing I can do at this point is to stop. Looking at a decade’s worth of films and trying to narrow down all the great movies I saw to merely 100, let alone rank them in some kind of order, is the kind of thing that will endlessly mess with my mind. So, I have to stop. I can keep rearranging some picks, but there’s no point in doing this over and over again. As of now, I’m pretty confident about the region where all of these films are placed (though don’t get me started on all the movies occupying slot 101).

Out Now 395: Sonic The Hedgehog

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This week's Out Now with Aaron and Abe is never worried about going too slow. Aaron and Abe are joined by Alan Aguilera to discuss Sonic the Hedgehog, another video game movie adaptation that hopes to be on the good side of this difficult genre. Hear what the group has to see about the famous Sega mascot’s cinematic tale and how it stacks up as a movie of its kind and in general. Among the topics covered, there's a fun round of Know Everybody (5:04), Out Now Quickies™ (10:35), trailer talk for The French Dispatch (21:12), the main review (28:54), Games (1:00:10), and Out Now Feedback (1:07:06). The gang then wraps things up (1:23:59), followed by this week's closeout song. So now, if you've got an hour or so to kill...
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Weekly Recap: Sonic the Hedgehog, Downhill & More!

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Despite being a holiday weekend, there's only so much the movies have to offer. That said, Sonic the Hedgehog joins the ranks of being one of the few good video game movies. Meanwhile, Downhillis a poor American remake. Other films are out there as well, but best to seek out newly-crowned Best Picture winner Parasite, among other Oscar winners. Some new home releases are good to look into as well. Finally, there are my various lists and some new trailers to dig into as well, along with our latest podcasts covering Birds of Preyand more. Enjoy, and thanks for reading! New to Theaters: (All Reviews Are Linked) Sonic The HedgehogA decent video game-based movie.Downhill - A disappointing American remake of Force Majeure.Every Review Throughout The Year(s)New On 4K/Blu-ray/DVD/Streaming:Ford v FerrariA terrific sports drama that's highly entertaining.Roma (On Criterion) - Still great
Oscar Winners:BombshellFord v FerrariJojo RabbitJokerLittle WomenMarriage Story - On NetflixOn…

Out Now Bonus: Birds of Prey

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This week's Out Now with Aaron and Abe is headed under the sea. Aaron and Abe are joined by Why So Blu’s Peter Paras to talk all about Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn). And that’s it. As a bonus episode, the focus is purely on the film and what the group thought of it. Still, that doesn’t stop everyone from going over the various aspects of what Birds of Prey had to offer, how it matches up to the rest of the DC Cinematic Universe, its initial box office intake, and more. So now, if you've got an hour or so to kill...
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Out Now Bonus: 92nd Academy Awards Results Special

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This special Out Now with Aaron and Abe bonus episode has the final word on the 92nd Academy Awards. Aaron and Abe are joined by Mark Hobin and the lovely Ana Bosch, to go over the results of 2020’s Oscar ceremony. With the competition having ended, it’s time to go over who won, what films won what awards, thoughts on any surprises that occurred, as well as the ceremony itself, and more. Regardless of how everything played out, there’s plenty of other fun conversation to make this another fun way to wrap up this year’s celebration of cinema in regards to Hollywood’s biggest night.
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