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Kim's Flick Pics

The Circle spins its wheels

May 19, 2017 / 3:00 pm

“Knowing is good, knowing everything is better,” gushes Tom Hanks as CEO Eamon Bailey in a TED Talk-like presentation to a cheering crowd of...

The Lost City of Z

May 12, 2017 / 3:00 pm

Movies like The Lost City of Zed are few and far between these days. In this sprawling adventure film, the attention to detail amid the scope of the subject...

Guardians Of The Galaxy

May 5, 2017 / 3:00 pm

Guardians Of The Galaxy 2 – Crank Up Your Walkman! Crank up your Walkman, lace up your Reeboks and buckle your seatbelts for one fast and funny ride...

This beast second best

Apr 14, 2017 / 3:00 pm

1991’s Beauty and the Beast was the first animated feature nominated for an Oscar and unfortunately, this latest version is destined to remain second...

Great story fails as movie

Mar 31, 2017 / 3:00 pm

A United Kingdom – Frustratingly Restrained A compelling story, gifted actors and a gorgeous African setting combine to make what should be a moving and...

Logan tells great story

Mar 17, 2017 / 3:00 pm

Unlike many superhero films of late, Logan is refreshingly old-school and human. There is tremendous restraint and maturity in this current X-Men franchise...

Kim's Oscar review

Mar 3, 2017 / 3:00 pm

The Academy Awards are always a political football, one where Hollywood feels compelled to make a statement to the world about who and what it values most. Some...

Why Him? is moronic

Jan 20, 2017 / 3:00 pm

From the opening segment of a lewd FaceTime chat between the hero and his girlfriend, we know we are in for a silly, predictable, testosterone-driven movie. By...

Review: Passengers

Jan 13, 2017 / 3:00 pm

Would you spend your life alone if you were given a paradise? This is the central question Passengers asks and you will find yourself contemplating the premise...

Fences Oscar bound

Jan 6, 2017 / 3:00 pm

Fences knocks it over the fence Fences, the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by August Wilson, was written in 1983 and its 1987 Broadway premiere starred James Earl...

LaLa Land is magic

Dec 30, 2016 / 3:00 pm

You don’t have to even like musicals to fall in love with LaLa Land. The story follows two aspiring artists – jazz pianist Sebastian (Ryan Gosling...

Miss Sloane not that smart

Dec 16, 2016 / 3:00 pm

Breaking new ground for women in Hollywood, Miss Sloane represents a new kind of female lead – one in which her sex is absolutely secondary to the role....

Moana is not a princess

Dec 9, 2016 / 3:00 pm

Not since Mulan has the Disney machine created such a strong and likeable female character. Based on neither fairy tale nor legend, Moana is only the second...

Fantastic Beasts is fantastic

Dec 2, 2016 / 3:00 pm

The best thing about the wizarding world of Harry Potter is that all is not as it seems. The secret world of wizards co-exists, but hovers just...

Arrival delivers

Nov 18, 2016 / 3:00 pm

In a CNN meets Nietzsche sci-fi tale, Arrival chronicles a realistic alien encounter and walks us through a thought provoking exploration of human existence...

A Strange new world

Nov 11, 2016 / 3:00 pm

Forget everything you think you know. Dr. Strange thrusts us down a beautiful and phantasmagorical rabbit hole that merges the reality we know with the multiple...

Inferno not that hot

Nov 4, 2016 / 3:00 pm

Tom Hanks and director Ron Howard take another kick at the can in this third and hopefully final segment pitting Cambridge “symbologist” Robert...

Girl power for real

Oct 28, 2016 / 3:00 pm

Queen of Katwe Girl power for real. Queen of Katwe tells the true story of a girl from the slum of Katwe (an area in Kampala, Uganda’s capital) who...

A hit you can count on

Oct 21, 2016 / 3:00 pm

The Accountant In this ground-breaking film, a man with autism not only leads a successful life as an accountant, but is also an expert martial arts fighter...

Taming fiery dinosaurs

Oct 14, 2016 / 2:00 pm

Deep Water Horizon – Taming the dinosaurs It is not easy to create a historically accurate re-telling of a life event while still capturing the human...