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Lost Cause Podcast Preview: Guesting For Best TV Shows Of 2019 (So Far)

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What have been the Best TV Shows of 2019 (so far)? Television has gotten over the halfway mark, and this year has seen a lot of contenders for the title. The Lost Cause Podcast's co-host, Drew Koenig, generously invited me to be a guest on the podcast again to count down our respective picks.

Netflix's 'Better Than Us' Season 1 Premiere = Hypnotic Robot Drama

“Better Than Us” gets off to one of the best starts of the year as a well-paced series premiere introduces Netflix viewers to a world of sci-fi and family drama. Set in a very futuristic Moscow circa 2029, “Better Than Us” centers on Georgy Safronov (Kirill Kyaro), a divorced coroner, and robot, A…

Why The Ending Of 'Happy Death Day 2U' Is So Upsetting: Explained

There is room to talk about how the much-anticipated follow-up significantly abandons its murder mystery roots and leans heavily into sci-fi. However, the thing that undermines the sequel most is its ending. Why? Because the way the cleverly titled, “Happy Death Day 2U” ends is so upsetting.

Not so…

Let's Discuss: Anticipating 2019's 'Little Women' Starring Saoirse Ronan

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The trailer for Greta Gerwig’s upcoming adaptation of “Little Women” sets up big expectations for the Saoirse Ronan starrer. “Little Women” has been adapted many times, and yet the first trailer for Gerwig's take demonstrates why it still has steam. As a fan of costume dramas, Gerwig’s work, and Ronan’s, this looks like a must-see.

Movie Review: 'How Long Will I Love U' Is Enchanting Sci-Fi Romance

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“How Long Will I Love U” (“Chao shi kong tong ju”) is an enchanting romance that entails time travel, and two incredible lead performances. Love stories are a tough thing to get right on-screen. There has to be a great, well, story and ample chemistry between the leads to make a movie romance work. Writer/director Su Lun’s “How Long Will I Love U” has both.

Movie Review: 'An Affair To Die For' Is An Engaging Saturday Night Thriller

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The subgenre of affair-driven drama meets suspenseful thriller in “An Affair to Die For.” It picks up with Claire Forlani's Holly heading to meet her lover for a weekend getaway. Clueless, that what actually awaits her is something far from frolic-filled.

'Absentia' Season 2 Finale Explained: That Ending, Alice, And Everything Else

The ending of “Absentia” Season 2 finale ensures the Amazon series going out with a vengeance. Ten episodes of thrills all culminate in a conclusion that is impossible to imagine when Season 2 begins. Throughout it all, Emily Byrne (Stana Katic) struggles for clarity in the aftermath of the harrow…

Movie Review: Netflix's 'Kidnapping Stella' Is A Suspenseful Must-Stream

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“Kidnapping Stella” is an impressively taut Netflix thriller that's opener conveys the road ahead for this Netflix movie. The chilling vision of two kidnappers preparing to take a victim hostage for ransom fills the opening minutes. Then, they put their plan into action, ripping Stella off the streets in broad daylight.

Movie Review: 'Trading Paint' Gives John Travolta An Entertaining Vehicle

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“Trading Paint” is a movie that requires one to settle in, let go, and enjoy the ride. John Travolta leads this entertaining family drama with the world of stock car racing as its backdrop. Starting on the track, “Trading Paint” soon switches gears to what really drives the film. The boiling over of long-standing tension directed from a son towards his father.