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[Review] – ‘Steve Jobs’

October 25, 2015

Review: About twenty years ago, David Koepp wrote a movie called The Paper, which chronicled a 24 hour period in the life of a major daily newspaper. Michael Keaton starred as an editor who was fighting with management over wha...


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 ...


[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 ...


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 ...


[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...


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...