Lovecraft Country – Digital Code #PhellasGiveAway 2/25/21

We’re giving away the first season of the hit HBO show Lovecraft Country on digital code starring Jonathan Majors, Jurnee Smollett, and Courtney B. Vance. Let us know in the comments below “What’s your favorite HBO original series” and don’t forget to subscribe to our channel, use #PhellasGiveAway in your answer, and we’ll announce one random winner on February 25th. Good luck to everyone!

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“A young African-American travels across the U.S. in the 1950s in search of his missing father.”

WandaVision – Episodes 1 + 2 Disney+ Review

WandaVision has finally arrived on Disney+ to kick off Phase 4 of the MCU and the Phellas sat down to discuss the first two episodes of the high-concept sitcom starring Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany.

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“Blends the style of classic sitcoms with the MCU in which Wanda Maximoff and Vision -two super-powered beings living their ideal suburban lives-begin to suspect that everything is not as it seems.”

Review – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel : Season 1 and 2

By Kevin Muller

There are certain roles on television that you can’t imagine any other actor, or actress, playing. Ed O’Neil was hilariously pathetic as Al Bundy, Julia Louis-Dreyfus gave us so many laughs as Elaine, and Bryan Cranston sent chills down our spines as the Walter White. Now, you can add Rachel Brosnahan to the list of actors who have provided unforgettable protagonists that make a great show, like this one, even better. Her Midge Maisel is a true character of female empowerment.

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Review – Phantom Thread (2017)

by Armando Vanegas

The 90’s independent film boom was quite a ride as there were so many unique voices that would be hard to replicate. Not only that, a lot of these filmmakers and their works just carried so much swagger to them that you had to impressed by how confident they came across. Many of them seemed to stay with made them work, but Paul Thomas Anderson seems to always want to challenge himself in a way that sets him apart from the pack as he seems to have a tendency to get out of his comfort zone. While I wasn’t crazy about his last movie Inherent Vice, it was still one of those movies that you had to admire for its weirdness even if it doesn’t totally come together. This was in some ways a return to form for him in some ways even if this isn’t a movie I can say that I totally could embrace. When I first saw this in the theater earlier this year, I remember being really impressed by how well made it was, but that’s to be expected from Anderson. This is still apparent on a second viewing. It’s also different and unpredictable in some ways so it had that going for it in addition to excellent performances from Daniel-Day Lewis and Vicky Krieps.

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Review – Terminal (2018)

Margot Robbie and Mike Myers go Film Noir in ‘Terminal’

by Nile Fortner

Terminal stars Margot Robbie who is fresh off of the Academy Award-winning film I, Tonya, and is a stylish film focusing on the intertwining of characters and stories. The movie follows the intertwining of assassins, a fatally-ill teacher, a janitor, and a waitress whom all have an agenda of a murderous plan. Robbie kills people in a very stylish way and wears incredibly nice clothes, kills people, and looks damn fine doing it.

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Review – Phantom Thread (2017)

by Kevin Muller

“…When I was a boy, I used to hide things in the linings of the garments.  Things I only knew that were there…..secrets.”

Reynolds Woodcock utters that line to his lover Alma. It is a simple one that both describes his secretive way of life and the tone of this film. Many people have dismissed this thing for its appeared smugness and esoteric nature. Oh, it is also a story about a dressmaker in the 1950’s too! Who wants to watch that? Those qualities are just what is on the surface of Paul Thomas Anderson’s incredible new film that reunites him with his There Will Be Blood actor, Daniel Day-Lewis, who has said this will be his curtain call from the cinematic world. For film lovers, that is enough reason to both get our asses in the seats, and sit through a movie about a dressmaker.

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