Author Archives: Victoria Alexander

About Victoria Alexander

Member of Las Vegas Film Critics Society: www.lvfcs.org/. Victoria Alexander lives in Las Vegas, Nevada and answers every email at victoria.alexander.lv@gmail.com. For a complete list of Victoria Alexander's movie reviews on Rotten Tomatoes go to: http://www.rottentomatoes.com/author/author-3571/ Contributing to: FilmsInReview: http://www.filmsinreview.com FilmFestivalToday: http://www.filmfestivaltoday.com Las Vegas Informer Group: LVInformer.com Member of Las Vegas Film Critics Society: www.lvfcs.org

Victoria Alexander reviews CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?

Melissa McCarthy’s brave performance, Charlize-Theron-like acting jewel, deserves an Academy Award nomination. What I love: The scene at the end of CAN YOU FORGIVE ME? When Hollywood stars of Melissa McCarthy’s stature do a real person role, at the end, … Continue reading

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Victoria Alexander reviews SUSPIRIA

Not a horror movie. A psychological thriller with a strong, unique landscape. Guadagnino triumphs as usual. First off, I have never seen the original SUSPIRIA, the 1977 supernatural horror film directed by Dario Argento and co-written by Argento and Daria … Continue reading

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Victoria Alexander reviews VENOM

Awesome. All hail Tom Hardy! This is what you get when an actor takes on a Marvel character. There is no stunt double on wires flying in a suit. I love MR. INBETWEEN on FX! Scott Ryan plays a working-class … Continue reading

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Victoria Alexander reviews BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE

A slow start, too many songs, but it has Hemsworth at his sexiest. Just before a terrible rainstorm, four guests sign in at the El Royale, which is situated with half of the hotel in California and the other half … Continue reading

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Victoria Alexander reviews FAHRENHEIT 11/9

Michael Moore heralds the apocalypse. Everything has gone to Hell in a hand basket. Donald Trump bulldozed right over the savior of America! Before Michael Moore, were documentary filmmakers ever stars of their movies? Moore started an ugly trend. The … Continue reading

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Victoria Alexander reviews THE NUN

I was hoping for the conjurer’s Devils of Loudun. I got THE NUN instead. Sequels and pre-sequels to box office success usually are connected in some, even obtuse fashion to the original. However, THE CONJURING has become its own genre. … Continue reading

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Victoria Alexander Reviews A Simple Favor

Determined to be a movie star, Blake Lively has a starring role in a clever movie and she is perfect. When Stephanie (Anna Kendrick) watches Emily (Blake Lively) exit a car to pick up her young son at his grade … Continue reading

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Victoria Alexander reviews OPERATION FINALE and THE ICONOCLAST

Not how Eichmann was captured but how did he stay free and living easy for 15 years on the worldwide lam? If only we were told how the principle architect of Adolf Hitler’s “Final Solution”, that savagely murdered millions of … Continue reading

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Victoria Alexander Reviews THE HAPPYTIME MURDERS

Brilliant and creative, McCarthy has her franchise as long as she can get along with newly minted star, Phil Phillips. I know Melissa McCarthy has a very close working relationship with her husband, Ben Falcone, who has written, directed and … Continue reading

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Victoria Alexander reviews THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS

Tim Wardle’s documentary is meticulously researched and thoroughly harrowing; however, I have two questions that the director bypassed. I must begin this review by highly recommending, the provocative The Anatomy of Violence, The Biological Roots of Crime by Adrian Raine. … Continue reading

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