Judi Dench

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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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Nov 8 2012

Skyfall

(This review originally appeared at Reel Film News on November 8, 2012.) This is kind of a new foray for me. How does one actually rate and review a James Bond movie? Do you treat it like any other movie, or are these movies held to a different standard due to their cultural status? This […]
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Nov 8 2012

Skyfall

(This review was originally published on November 8, 2012 at Reel Film News) I like this vulnerable, damaged, dysfunctional James Bond. It’s a change in direction that has liberated a 50-year-old film franchise from its archaic, superficial shell and allowed for a flawed, complex character to emerge, in far superior form. Since “Casino Royale”, Daniel […]
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Nov 23 2011

My Week With Marilyn

(This review was originally published on November 23, 2011 at The Rogers Revue) Has anyone ever really gotten the Marilyn Monroe biopic thing right? Not in my opinion. But even Mira Sorvino’s depiction of the platinum blonde bombshell opposite Ashley Judd’s innocent but tragically scarred alter ego in the 1996 HBO movie “Norma Jean and […]
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