Colin Firth

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Apr 1 2022

Mothering Sunday (2022) – Movie Review

Memories are all we leave behind. The entirety of our psyches is made of memory and experience, and like all memories, there are good and bad… and then there are the formative. The ones we carry with us for the rest of our lives, the ones that leave their mark on us and dictate who […]
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Dec 12 2018

Mary Poppins Returns (2018) – Movie Review

I’m having a hard time reconciling my thoughts on Mary Poppins Returns. This review has been two weeks in the making, with numerous starts and “delete everything!”s, and I’m at an impasse. Did I like the film? Well… I’m still working on that. This review is helping me suss out my feelings on this, so […]
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Sep 23 2017

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

(I apologize for the lateness of this review. The famed 24-hour bug hit my kids in sequential order during my screening of this film, then landed straight on me.) Kingsman: The Golden Circle picks up right where Kingsman: The Secret Service left off. Not as far as time elapsed between the stories each film tells, […]
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Feb 13 2015

Kingsman: The Secret Service

What director/co-writer Matthew Vaughn did for superhero movies in “Kick-Ass”, he’s done twofold for the spy genre with “Kingsman: The Secret Service”. The film strikes just the right chord: As a tongue-in-cheek homage to old Bond flicks, replete with a looming global catastrophe, a snow-covered mountain lair, a plethora of gadgets, at least one character […]
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Dec 16 2011

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

(This review was originally published on December 16, 2011 at The Rogers Revue) Anyone who has read much John le Carré is probably well acquainted with George Smiley, the quintessential British spy character of the Cold War era (no, it’s not James Bond). In “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”, which is the first book in the ‘Karla’ trilogy (released later […]
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