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Dec 20 2017

The Greatest Showman

Years ago, a friend would always end our Foosball games with something he called the G.E.C.P. – the “game-ending crowd pleaser.” With lots of ballyhoo and without fail, he’d sink the shot at impossible speed, the ball thunking into the goal with a louder resonance than the other goals. I was often on the receiving […]
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Feb 25 2016

Eddie the Eagle

The opening credits of Eddie the Eagle informed me of actor Dexter Fletcher’s involvement as the film’s director. And why not? The first time I ever saw Fletcher was in a 1976 film called Bugsy Malone, in which child actors portray Depression-era gangsters both battling with and against an army of Depression-era breadline denizens at […]
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May 23 2014

X-Men: Days of Future Past (review #2)

And so our summer movie season begins not with a whimper, but with a bang, as director Bryan Singer returns to helm the latest in the franchise he started back in 2000 with the first film in the X-Men series. This installment, X-Men: Days of Future Past, intertwines the canon set by the first three […]
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May 23 2014

X-Men: Days of Future Past

With the three original “X-Men” films proving to be a mixed bag and Matthew Vaughn’s terrific “X-Men: First Class” wedged in between two silly and rather inconsequential “Wolverine” side adventures, it was tough to tell which direction the “X-Men” franchise was headed. Having already covered several timelines, and with many characters from the eponymous team […]
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Jul 26 2013

The Wolverine

PLEASE NOTE: if you see this movie, A) avoid the 3D, and B) stick around for an extra scene right after the title of the film pops up during the closing credits. There but for (or because of) the grace of Hugh Jackman goes The Wolverine. Where “there” is might be debatable, though: will it […]
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Dec 24 2012

Les Misérables

(This review was originally published on December 24, 2012 at Reel Film News) It doesn’t require a love of the theatre – or necessarily even a like of it – to be completely consumed by this adaptation of “Les Misérables”, which is the most moving piece of musical cinema I’ve seen in some time. By […]
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