CLOSE ENCOUNTERS

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND (1977)

The Unenthusiastic Critic is making first contact with Steven Spielberg's sci-fi classic, and asking the question: Is it about a space-age prophet, or just an intergalactic deadbeat dad?

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Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall in THE BIG SLEEP
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THE BIG SLEEP (1946)

The Unenthusiastic Critic is celebrating #Noirvember with Bogie & Bacall in Howard Hawks' adaptation of Raymond Chandler's classic detective story.
Chris Tucker and Ice Cube in FRIDAY (1995)
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FRIDAY (1995)

In honor of the great John Witherspoon's passing, we're f–ing up the rotation this week, as Nakea introduces Michael to a '90s comedy classic.
Jennifer Connelly in PHENOMENA (1985)
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PHENOMENA (1985)

The Unenthusiastic Critic is bugging out, as our Halloween Movie Marathon continues with Dario Argento's weirdest movie.
Donald Sutherland and Sharon Williams in Don't Look Now
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DON'T LOOK NOW (1973)

Our horror marathon continues with Nicolas Roeg's masterpiece of grief, marital disintegration, and impending doom. (In other words, it's business as usual for The Unenthusiastic Critic.)
Emily Blunt in A QUIET PLACE
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A QUIET PLACE (2018)

It's quiet in here—a little TOO quiet—as The Unenthusiastic Critic continues her 2019 Horror Movie Marathon with John Krasinski's muffled monster movie.
Armageddon
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ARMAGEDDON (1998)

It's the end of the world as we know it, and it can't come fast enough for The Unenthusiastic Critic, as she endures her first viewing of Michael Bay's disaster porn.
Dudley Moore in ARTHUR (1981)
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ARTHUR (1981)

This week, The Unenthusiastic Critic is caught between the moon and New York City, as we sit down for Steve Gordon's dipsomaniacal comedy.
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