The Best Of 2021

With the Oscar’s swiftly approaching, and my Oscar final predictions released yesterday, it’s finally time to discuss who i think actually should have been nominated in the major categories, and who I would vote to win. This list will be completely different than the Oscar list, because I am just myself, I have no guild or board of people to mess up my nomination process, and my awards mean nothing. No actor is sitting out there waiting with bated breath to see if they will be included on Mac The Movieguy’s Best of 2021. Which is great for me, because … Continue reading The Best Of 2021

Deep Water

Starring: Ben Affleck, Ana de Armas, Tracy Letts, Kristen Connelly, Lil Rel Howrey, Dash Mihok, Finn Wittrock, and Rachel Blanchard. Directed By: Adrian Lyne Where I Watched It: Hulu English Audio Description Available?: Yes The Plot: Vic (Affleck) is a wealthy man, who retired early after inventing a chip that made him a ton of money, and married a real firecracker (de Armas), with whom he also produced a daughter. But of course, this is an Adrian Lyne film, so the sexy angle here is that he lets his wife sleep around with other guys… or does he? What Works: … Continue reading Deep Water

The Last Duel

Starring: Matt Damon, Adam Driver, Jodi Comer, Harriet Walter, and Ben Affleck. Directed By Ridley Scott Where i Watched it: HBO MAX English Audio Description Available?: Yes The Plot:What a hard movie to market. This story revolves around a knight (Damon), his former squire (Driver), and the titular duel that comes about after a dispute involving the rape of the latter’s wife (Comer). And it is set in the 1300’s, during the reign of Charles VI. What Works: I remember when this film was released theatrically in October, and it bombed. To be honest, I keep my ear to the … Continue reading The Last Duel

The Tender Bar

SStarring: Ty Sheridan, Ben Affleck, Lily Rabe, Max Martini, and Christopher Lloyd. Directed By George Clooney Where I Watched it: Amazon English Audio Description Available?: Yes The Plot: JR narrates this coming of age hybrid following your dreams true story, starting out with himself as a young child being raised by his single mother (Rabe), while living with his grandfather (Lloyd), because his dad is a classic douchebag alcoholic that walked out. JR gets most of his male influence from his Uncle (Affleck), who works at a bar called Dickens, and the various men who frequent his establishment. Later, he … Continue reading The Tender Bar