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Aug 17 2017

Ingrid Goes West

“Only in front of millions can we truly exist.” This is the tagline from Don DeLillo’s play Valparaiso (staged here in DC by Forum Theatre in 2007), which shows how one man’s simple mistake casts him into the media limelight, even though there’s a sinister lie at the heart of it. With each revelation, new […]
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May 5 2016

Captain America: Civil War

Area Theaters May 6th Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo Written by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeeley Starring everyone except for Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo and Samuel L. Jackson Note: Stay through the credits for two additional scenes Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) makes some enemies in the third “Captain America” flick, among them Tony Stark (Robert […]
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Apr 30 2015

Avengers: Age of Ultron – Mike’s Review

During the opening sequence of  “Avengers: Age of Ultron”, in which our mega-heroes lay siege to a compound belonging to the sinister Hydra organization in a fictitious Eastern European country, I had a vision of the film’s writer/director Joss Whedon playing maniacally with action figures in his parent’s’ basement while mouthing the characters’ frequent wisecracks at […]
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Apr 30 2015

Avengers: Age of Ultron – Eddie’s review

Isaac Asimov’s Zeroth Law of Robotics states: “A robot may not harm humanity, or, by inaction, allow humanity to come to harm.” In the 2004 film very loosely based on (it actually says “suggested by,” not “based on” in the credits) Asimov’s I, Robot, we see the evolution of this Zeroth Law into something very […]
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Feb 21 2014

In Secret

“In Secret” is a movie that gets significantly better as it moves along, making a rather unexpected recovery from a mundane first half that looks and feels like it was pulled straight from the pages of a Harlequin Romance novel. Shifting from a sappy, almost unforgivably clichéd period piece into something that might resemble a […]
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Nov 26 2013

Oldboy

Note: This is a spoiler free review of “Oldboy”. Spike Lee’s remake of the 2003 Korean film “Oldboy” is a visually alluring blend of noir thriller, action flick and “Twilight Zone” episode, but it lacks the discipline to keep all these components from getting in the way of one another as it transitions from creepy, cerebral […]
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