Interview With the ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Hair & Makeup Crew

Matthew W. Mungle, Eryn Krueger Mekash & Patricia 'Patti' Dehaney were all kind enough to join me for an interview on their transformative work on Hillbilly Elegy. Despite a negative reception, something that survived the controversy was the incredible makeup and hair displayed on characters played by Amy Adams and Glenn Close. As always, I... Continue Reading →

Top 25 Movies of 2020

Over the last two weeks, I shared my best of series ranging from Best Comedies to Best Performances, and after watching 301 2020 releases in the calendar year, I am here to unleash my top 25 movies of 2020.  The year in film has been strong, but this is the first year I have only... Continue Reading →

2020 Best Supporting Actor

As countdown the end of the year, it amazes me what a whirlwind of a year it has been, especially in the world of film. For the majority of 2020, movie theaters have been closed, streaming has become the new king, and we have witnessed a pandemic as this generation has yet to see. 2021... Continue Reading →

Hillbilly Elegy Review

A Yale law student drawn back to his hometown grapples with family history, Appalachian values and the American dream. 'We cannot change the cards we are dealt. Just how we play the hand.' An introduction to JD (Gabriel Basso) kicks off the film, and we weave in and out of the present and past times... Continue Reading →

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