Review – Nomadland (2020)

By Kevin Muller

Nomadland stars Frances McDormand, in preparation for her role as Fern, lived out the nomad lifestyle for a few months prior to filming. The goal was to mimic the authentic nature of the 2017 non-fiction novel written by Jessica Bruder, which presented the lives of Americans who live their lives on the road. McDormand, who is also a producer on the project, wanted a director to bring out the beauty of the book, so she grabbed relatively newcomer Chloe Zhao, to bring levity and respectfulness to a lifestyle most of us would never be able to endure. Does it all work, or is it a bore?

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Lovecraft Country – #PhellasGiveAway Digital Code Winner!

We wanted to congratulate the winner of the Lovecraft Country #PhellasGiveAway​ Digital code. Stay tuned for more giveaways, reviews, podcasts, interviews, and more!

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

David Oyelwo’s Feature Directorial Debut “THE WATER MAN” Sets Worldwide Distribution

David Oyelwo’s family adventure film, THE WATER MAN, has been acquired by RLJE Films, a business unit of AMC Networks, for North America, and by Netflix for the rest of the world. The film is the directorial debut of acclaimed actor David Oyelowo (Selma), which he also stars in, and is produced by Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Films, ShivHans Pictures, and Yoruba Saxon. In North America the film is expected to be released day-and-date in theaters and VOD on May 7, 2021 and Netflix will release the film internationally later this year.  The film had its world premiere at the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival to much critical praise and also opened this year’s Urbanworld Film Festival.

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Cinephellas Podcast – Episode 106 (Interview with Adain Bradley)

The reboot and the seventh film in the horror-slasher franchise series, Wrong Turn, is here. This reimagining follows a group of hikers straying from a trail and crossing a private land owned by The Foundation, who don’t take too kindly to outsiders. Suddenly under siege, the hikers realize they may be at the point of no return. On this episode, of the Cinephellas Podcast, Nile Fortner speaks with ‘Wrong Turn’ cast member, Adain Bradley. They discuss when a reboot is necessary, a personal wrong turn Adain made on a trip, how this movie differs from the original and the sequels, and a lot more on this episode of the Cinephellas Podcast.

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“Friends hiking the Appalachian Trail are confronted by ‘The Foundation’, a community of people who have lived in the mountains for hundreds of years.”

Spider-Man : Miles Morales – PS5 Review

The wild web-slinger is back to review Spider-Man : Miles Morales on the Playstation 5. Stay tuned for our review of Astro’s Playroom, and other Playstation games coming soon in the Level Up with Cinephellas Video Game series.

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“The game is the second installment in the Marvel’s Spider-Man series, following Marvel’s Spider-Man (2018), and depicts Miles’ struggle to balance the duties of his civilian persona and Spider-Man when his new home, Harlem, is threatened by a war between the Roxxon Energy Corporation and the Tinkerer’s high-tech criminal army, the Underground.”

**OFFICIAL TRAILER & POSTER** LAST CALL – In Theaters, VOD and Digital March 19th

“A local success story and real estate developer, Mick (Jeremy Piven), returns home to his offbeat blue collar Irish neighborhood in the shadows of Philadelphia for a funeral and is obligated to stay to ensure his parents’ ailing family business gets back on course. Amidst all of this, he grows closer to his childhood crush (Taryn Manning) who is also back in town, while enduring the constant ridicule from his old hometown crew. As Mick begins to reconnect with the neighborhood he grew up in, he finds himself at a crossroads when forced to either raze or resurrect the family bar.”

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Cinephellas Podcast – Episode 105 (Interview with John Swab)

On this episode of the Cinephellas Podcast, Henry Hill talks with John Swab, the writer and director of the new film Body Brokers, which hits theaters, VOD, and digital on February 19th. John talks about his personal experiences as a junkie going through treatment, being used to recruit other junkies for money, and how it inspired him to make this film.

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“Brought to Los Angeles for treatment, a recovering junkie soon learns that the rehab center is not about helping people, but a cover for a multi-billion-dollar fraud operation that enlists addicts to recruit other addicts.”

Cinephellas Podcast – Episode 104 (Lockdown with the Phellas)

Television shows like WandaVision, upcoming movies, and all kinds of entertainment news continue to impress and give the ‘Phellas all sorts of topics to discuss. The wild boys are back again for Episode 104 of the Cinephellas Podcast. On this episode, the ‘Phellas are joined by Jesse for the first time and they discuss a variety of topics such as:

• The Tweets by Gina Carano of The Mandalorian

• The Last of Us Casting

• The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

• The #1 Movie at the Box-Office of Our 20th Birthday’s and If We’d Like That Movie to be Our Cinematic Universe

• Sad, Twisted, and Dark Movies That Are Difficult to Watch And more !

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Cinephellas Podcast – Interview with Josh Blaylock

Longtime comic enthusiast and comic book writer, Josh Blaylock, is changing the comic culture with Pop Cultivator. A fan-owned comic book company with original stories, animations, and a lot more. On this episode of the Cinephellas Podcast, Chief Creative and Executive Officer Co-Founder of Pop Cultivator, Josh Blaylock, shares with Nile Fortner, independent comic book publishing, the well-known talent behind Pop Cultivator such as the creatives behind, Captain Underpants, and a lot more on this podcast episode.

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WandaVision – Episodes 5 + 6 Disney+ Review

Things keep getting wilder in Westview between Wanda and Vision. Travel back in the 80s and 90s with Henry Hill and Logan Myerz as they recap the events of ‘On A Very Special Episode’ and ‘All-New Halloween Spooktacular.” New episodes of WandaVision air every Friday on Disney+.

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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.”