Eva Green

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Mar 28 2019

Dumbo (2019)

What happens when you take all the magic and fun out of a children’s movie? If you’ve ever wanted to experience the answer to that, look no further than the live-action remake of Dumbo, which is fake to its very core, from its obvious CGI trappings to its actors who can’t decide if they wanted […]
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Sep 30 2016

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children may be summed up by this simple statement: Tim Burton does Guillermo Del Toro. That notion alone is worth a trip to the cinema to catch this larger-than-life spectacle of fantasy, horror, and adventure, as the film blends the best of Burton’s whimsy found in Edward Scissorhands (to be […]
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Mar 14 2015

The Salvation

With a first-rate cast, director and cinematographer, it’s a wonder how “The Salvation” ended up looking like such a second-rate production. A lukewarm Western/revenge flick somewhat in the vein of “Unforgiven” but without the stirring emotional element, director Kristian Levring clearly understands how to set the mood of a good old-fashioned shoot-’em-up, but stumbles with […]
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Nov 5 2014

White Bird in a Blizzard

The late teenage years are a troubling time in any person’s life. It’s hell for the teenager, as hormones and social contracts are pulling them in all different directions, and it’s hell for the parents, who have to deal with their child becoming an adult, whether mature or not. If you throw dysfunction and seething […]
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Aug 22 2014

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Frank Miller’s sprawling tales of Sin City (that’s “Basin City” with the “Ba” shot to hell on the road sign at the city limits) are constructed from the hard-boiled and the heartbroken. The sleazy and the sordid. The soulless and the virtuous. The righteous and the wicked. As Denzel Washington said in the film Glory, […]
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