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Oct 31 2019

Motherless Brooklyn (2019) – Movie Review

Sometimes, it’s possible to be overwhelmed by being underwhelmed. Writer/director/star Edward Norton’s Motherless Brooklyn – apparently a passion project for him since first reading the novel upon which it was based – strikes this curious tone, wanting to mean more and showing marvelous work underneath its ho-hum surface. Much of this comes from the sporadic […]
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Mar 17 2017

Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Remakes, rehashes, reboots. Three words which mean exactly the same thing: the fear a motion picture studio exhibits by not taking a chance on something original, so they’ll repackage a previously-successful film with a facelift and new vibe for today’s audiences. This disconcerting lack of originality has taken over the Disney company; their latest efforts […]
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Dec 9 2016

Miss Sloane

Film critics like to throw around the term “tour de force” to describe a performance which dominates an entire film and leaves a lasting impression upon the viewer. Myself? I’ve used it twice in film reviews, once in a theater review, and I’m about to use it a third time, as it aptly describes Jessica […]
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Dec 23 2015

Concussion

A million debates about a deflated football, but you’ll hardly hear anything about Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), the controversy at the center of Peter Landesman’s sports-med biopic “Concussion”. I suppose a testament to America’s obsession with the sport, it took an immigrant with no real knowledge of it to expose what should have been obvious: that thousands of blows to the […]
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