Nicholas Hoult

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Dec 3 2018

The Favourite – Movie Review

Picture a film with the seriousness of Merchant-Ivory displayed with Stanley Kubrick’s reality-warping cinematography and spiked with a streak of the kind of dark comedy which made you bark shocked laughter when you saw what happened to Brad Pitt’s character in the Coen Brothers’ Burn After Reading. Hell of a concept (and a run-on sentence), […]
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Sep 14 2017

Rebel in the Rye

“It is the tale, not he who tells it.” — Stephen King In so many words, Columbia University professor Whit Burnett (Kevin Spacey) gives this proverb to his attentive classroom during a lecture. Well, almost attentive. There sits Jerry “J.D.” Salinger (Nicholas Hoult) in the back, staring out the window until Burnett calls him on […]
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May 14 2015

Mad Max: Fury Road

Try to picture a Cirque du Soleil show if everyone were trying to kill one another with spears and chainsaws, and that might somewhat prepare you for the insanity that is George Miller’s “Mad Max: Fury Road”, the long awaited fourth installment in the series that put Mel Gibson on the map in the early […]
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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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