Elvis (2022)

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Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks) reflects on his life, how he came to manage Elvis Presley (Austin Butler), and the highs and lows he had with the famous rock’n’roller.

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The Northman (2022)

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Amleth (Alexander Skarsgard) was a young prince whose father was murdered by his uncle. He goes into hiding and becomes a Viking who is utterly consumed by his fury. After meeting a seeress, he sets out to complete his revenge and fulfill the vow he made to himself as a child: “I will avenge you, Father. I will save you, Mother. I will kill you, Fjolnir.”

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The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (2022)

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Nicolas Cage stars as Nick Cage in the buddy-comedy aptly named The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent. The character, Nick Cage, is an exaggerated version of the real-life actor as he struggles to stay relevant today. He reluctantly agrees to attend a birthday party for a fan named Javi (Pedro Pascal) and is recruited by the CIA to spy on him.

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Severance Season 1 (AppleTV+)

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Severance is a mystery show that follows Mark Scout (Adam Scott), an employee for the mysterious company, Lumon. He is severed, meaning that due to his job, his memories are divided into two parts – his work-self, called an “innie,” and his home-self, called an “outie.” This means that he cannot remember what he does at work when outside of it and when at work, he can’t remember what he does at home.

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2022 Oscar Predictions

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The Oscars are now less than a week away and The Academy has made the controversial decision to not present all 23 categories live. I am against this decision, but I still have fun making predictions so I thought I’d share mine for this year.

Here is a link to all of this year’s nominations: https://www.oscars.org/oscars/ceremonies/2022. I still have not seen The Worst Person in the World or Parallel Mothers yet.

I also want to underline how criminal it is that C’mon C’mon was not nominated for anything. And I’m rooting for The Mitchells vs The Machines on that Animated Feature Oscar.

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