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Review: Among the many laudable aspects of Greg Berlanti’s new romcom Love, Simon is this:  it defines the line between PG-13 and R ratings for teenage sex comedies in 2018. And it turns out that line is smack dab between the s...

 
 
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The American Film Institute Silver Theatre recently concluded its 2017 Latin American Film Festival. 42 movies. 20 countries. I was able to see 21 of the 35 fiction films (the other seven were documentaries.) Here is a quick ru...

 
 
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[Review] – ‘The Circle’

 
 
 
 
 
 
May 15, 2017
 



Review: The Circle has the most insultingly contrived screenplay about a complex, serious topic that I have ever seen. The script was co-written by director James Ponsoldt and Dave Eggers, on whose novel the movie is based. Tho...

 
 
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Review: Were I a better movie critic, I would remember Joseph Losey’s 1971 version of The Go-Between more clearly. And were I a more conscientious critic, I would go watch it again before mentioning it in this review. Alas, I a...

 
 
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Review: There was very little reason for Disney to have remade a live action version of their 1991 movie Beauty and the Beast. No artistic reason, at least. Financially, I expect it was a pretty good gamble. But that 1991 versi...

 
 
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OK, film fandom has had a few days to vent its frustration over the latest Oscar noms. La La Land is overrated. It’s a crime that (insert name of your personal favorite) was snubbed. Suicide Squad, really? Freakin’ Suicide Squa...