Posts by Scott Youngbauer

Scott Youngbauer

About The Author

A small town Montana boy a heart Scott Youngbauer has been living in California for the past five years, and has been writing with ScreenPicks for the same amount of time. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his fantastic boyfriend Peter, petting his three cats, and going to the movies. His favorite films include Weekend, Y Tu Mama Tambien, and Sleeping Beauty. He also has a soft spot for Showgirls.
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Movie Review: ’20th Century Women’


Annette Bening in "20th Century Women" is perfection. Scott Youngbauer reviews what he think is one of the best films of the year.

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Movie Review: ‘Fences’


With explosive performances by Denzel Washington and Viola Davis "Fences" is one of the most powerful films of 2016.

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Movie Review: ‘Manchester by the Sea’


Devastating, but oddly uplifting, "Manchester by the Sea" is one of the best films of the year.

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Movie Review: ‘Elle’


Isabelle Huppert is a dark horse in the Oscar race in the challenging film "Elle" directed by Paul Verhoeven.

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Movie Review: ‘Pete’s Dragon’

Oakes Fegley is Pete in Disney's PETE'S DRAGON, the story of a boy named Pete and his best friend Elliot, who just happens to be a dragon.

"Pete's Dragon" is thoroughly charming, and is bound to be equally enjoyed by children and adults. Scott Youngbauer reviews the remake of the 1977 Disney classic.

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Movie Review: ‘Cafe Society’


"Cafe Society" is Woody Allen by the numbers, but is still a charming good time.

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Movie Review: ‘The Shallows’


"The Shallows" has all the thrills that’s much needed for a fun summer movie. Scott Youngbauer reviews the Blake Lively shark movie.

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Movie Review: ‘Warcraft’


Duncan Jones’s fantasy epic "Warcraft" will no doubt leave its viewers divided into two groups.

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Movie Review: ‘Sorority Rising’

Neighbots 2

In the sea of tiresome summer sequels, the goofy "Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising" might be one that works far better than it has a right to.

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Movie Review: ‘The Lobster’


"The Lobster" is a refreshingly different kind of love story. Scott Youngbauer reviews the bizarre film by Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos.

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Movie Review: ‘The Jungle Book’


"The Jungle Book" is widly masterful, and a true technical achievement. It’s one of the best films to come out so far this year.

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Movie Review: ‘I Saw the Light’

Saw the Light

A bad movie with noble intentions if there ever was one "I Saw the Light" feels like a wasted opportunity, and its music icon Hank Williams deserves better.

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Movie Review: ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2’

Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

For fans of the original, "My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2" will be hard to resist.

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Movie Review: ‘Hello, My Name is Doris’


"Hello, My Name is Doris" is a touching little film that almost sneaks up on you with its sincerity.

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Movie Review: ‘Embrace of the Serpent’


Best foreign film nominee "Embrace of the Serpent" is haunting, and visually stunning.

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