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[Review] – ‘Sully’

 
 
 
 
 
 
December 4, 2016
 



Review: There are parts of ‘Sully’ that, to use test screening vernacular, ‘strike you the wrong way’. The film, written by Todd Kormanicki (whose credits include the unmemorable 2007 Halle Berry-Bruce Willis thriller ‘Perfect ...

 
 
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Review:  There is something about St Albans that makes film directors who hail from there inherently nice. Years ago, at a party for a short film festival, I met Mike Newell, the St Albans born director of ‘Dance with a Strange...

 
 
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Larry’s Perspective: For his first American film – may there be many more – Irish writer and director John Michael McDonagh (‘The Guard’, ‘Calvary’) takes on the buddy cop drama and detonates it for out-and-out laughs. ‘W...

 
 
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Review: The remake of ‘The Magnificent Seven’ benefits from its ‘can’t fail’ story structure. A small community is need of help from a force better resourced and more powerful than itself. It makes a demand of a principled stra...

 
 
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Review: I would like to tell you that the independently-produced caper comedy ‘Gangsters Gamblers Geezers’ (which looks at times like it was shot on a 3G phone) was a genre-breaking delight. It isn’t. It is a step up from a hom...

 
 
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Review: The documentary short, ‘Cecil and Carl’ is everything you would want from the genre, a piercing snapshot of the human condition, affectionate and wryly humorous. It is a reminder of what the best of us are capable of: u...