John Lithgow

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Apr 4 2019

Pet Sematary (2019) – Movie Review

(PLEASE NOTE: A significant plot detail is discussed in this review as a means of showing how this film differentiates itself from both the novel and its 1989 adaptation. Spoiler notices at the beginning and end of the paragraphs are included.) We each owe a death, there are no exceptions. — Stephen King, “The Green […]
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Dec 20 2017

Pitch Perfect 3

When you were younger, I’ll bet you said, “Awww, do I hafta?!” whenever you were asked to do something you didn’t want to do. Taking out the trash, doing your homework, being nice to your brother, eating your lima beans. Whatever it was, you wound up doing it kinda begrudgingly and somewhat exaggerated, making a […]
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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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Oct 12 2016

The Accountant

Gunshot. Car horn. “Wait, you have to call it in!” Bloody bodies on the sidewalk. More gunshots. More bodies inside a restaurant. More gunshots. The sounds of bodies falling to the floor. A final cry of pain. Finally, the shadow of a gun being pressed to someone’s head. These are the first images and sounds […]
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Nov 4 2014

Interstellar

Please note: this review originally gave Interstellar three stars in 2014. The intervening years have provided a different perspective worth a rating change in 2019. ***** “What’s the most resilient parasite? A bacteria? A virus? An intestinal worm?” “What Mr. Cobb is trying to say—“ “An idea. Resilient, highly contagious. Once an idea’s taken hold […]
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Dec 20 2012

This Is 40

(This review was originally published on December 20, 2012 at Reel Film News) Sometimes Judd Apatow reminds me of that kid that accidentally does something funny and gets some laughs, so he keeps trying to reproduce the moment over and over. I’m not saying “This Is 40” isn’t funny; in fact upon a second viewing, […]
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