Chris Messina

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Jan 19 2024

I.S.S. : Movie Review

What an irresistible, damning blast of a conceit I.S.S. executes in thrilling fashion. Nick Shafir’s script, appearing on the 2020 Black List well before the current Russia/Ukraine war, posits one simple conflict that bears so many implications on humanity itself: What if the US and Russian astronauts aboard the International Space Station watched war break […]
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Jul 25 2012

Ruby Sparks

(This review was originally published on July 25, 2012 at Reel Film News) I was unaware before seeing “Ruby Sparks” that co-stars Paul Dano and Zoe Kazan are a real-life item. That explains a lot though; underneath some genuinely fine acting exists an undeniable chemistry between the two. I’m not talking about the traits of […]
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