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Review: What happens when a road movie leaves the road? Mississippi Grind, the latest movie from the writing/directing team of Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, begins so well that you get excited about where this buddy-gambler, road ...

 
 
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[Review] – ‘Sicario’

 
 
 
 
 
 
September 28, 2015
 



Review: Denis Villeneuve’s Incendies (2010) is a masterful depiction of the complexity of history and forgiveness. He followed it up with Prisoners, the best movie of 2013, about how far we are prepared to go when we can never ...

 
 
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Review: Film critics, generally being opinionated blowhards, hate nothing more than saying a movie was “pretty good.” We prefer “ground-breakingly transcendent” or “earth-shatteringly atrocious.” So it is with some regret that ...

 
 
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[Review] – ‘Pawn Sacrifice’

 
 
 
 
 
 
September 23, 2015
 



Review: You want to know how good a screenwriter Steve Zaillian is? He made a fine movie (his directorial debut, no less) out of chess. 1993’s Searching for Bobby Fischer mixes in newsreel footage of the most famous American ch...

 
 
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Review: Many years from now, when scholars are writing about Hollywood circa 2015, they will discuss the transition from the Scorsese/Spielberg generation to younger filmmakers like Paul Thomas Anderson and David O. Russell. Th...

 
 
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Review: There is one great line in Woody Allen’s new movie Irrational Man. Actually, there are plenty of good lines because, after all, this is Woody Allen, and even in his lesser work, which this latest movie certainly is, he ...