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The second day of the Chattanooga Film Festival was filled with far more films and events as its first full day. This was my first true test of film festival audio and visual endurance, as I didn’t end up staying as late as I initially planned. …


This was my first year attending the annual Chattanooga Film Festival, and my expectations were blown far out the door of the Chattanooga Theatre Center, into the river and the park beyond. While this festival has been an annual occurrence for Chattanooga for several years now, it retains a grassroots…


This review is terrible. Why would anybody waste their time reviewing this. This is a waste of space.

Real reviews make use of critical thinking to articulate a point. This review does not do that. Therefore this review does not accomplish its goal and is a failure.

Whoever wrote this review is dumb and should be treated as such. Nobody likes this review.

The end.

P.S. If this review were like Review 2 or 3 maybe it’d be good because we all know sequels mean the first review was good but NO

THIS IS A ONE AND DONE, NO SEQUEL, NO MONEY

YA DUN FUDGED UP SON


Directed by Jordan Peele
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Directed by Joel Edgerton
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Directed by Steve McQueen
Starring Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Colin Farrell, Brian Tyree Henry, Daniel Kaluuya, Liam Neeson

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Directed by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
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Film Critic and Writer for The Coffee-Break Collective, sushi addict, gamer, cinephile

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