Reel Matt

This blog started as my movie marathon — watching a movie a day for a whole year — and has continued as a place for me to write reviews about movies, TV, and various other items.

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This is still a work in progress as I migrate from my old platform at Tumblr. For now, you can still access the whole backlog of posts there at http://reelmatt.tumblr.com

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The House

May 25, 2018

After the town takes away their daughter's college scholarship, a couple start an illegal casino in their friend's house to make back the money.

Film #608

Rating: 2 out of 5

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The French Connection

May 24, 2018

A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection.

Film #607

Rating: 5 out of 5

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W.

May 12, 2018

A chronicle of the life and presidency of George W. Bush.

Film #606

Rating: 3 out of 5

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She's Out of My League

May 12, 2018

An average Joe meets the perfect woman, but his lack of confidence and the influence of his friends and family begin to pick away at the relationship.

Film #605

Rating: 3 out of 5

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Good Morning, Vietnam

May 11, 2018

In 1965, an unorthodox and irreverent DJ named Adrian Cronauer begins to shake up things when he is assigned to the U.S. Armed Services radio station in Vietnam.

Film #604

Rating: 4 out of 5

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Live by Night

May 8, 2018

A group of Boston-bred gangsters set up shop in balmy Florida during the Prohibition era, facing off against the competition and the Ku Klux Klan.

Film #603

Rating: 3 out of 5

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Get Out

May 7, 2018

A young African-American visits his white girlfriend's parents for the weekend, where his simmering uneasiness about their reception of him eventually reaches a boiling point.

Film #602

Rating: 5 out of 5

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Avengers - Infinity War

May 5, 2018

The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.

Film #601

Rating: 4 out of 5

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Deepwater Horizon

May 4, 2018

A dramatization of the disaster in April 2010, when the offshore drilling rig called the Deepwater Horizon exploded, resulting in the worst oil spill in American history.

Film #600

Rating: 4 out of 5

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The Hitman's Bodyguard

May 2, 2018

The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Criminal Court. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.

Film #599

Rating: 4 out of 5