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Review: ‘The Greasy Strangler’ isn’t just a film that will divide audiences. It could end friendships, start fights and cut evenings short – possibly all at once. I had the worst 09:00am morning screening of my reviewing career...

 
 
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Larry’s Perspective: ‘The Nice Guys’ is a very male film. I know it stars Ryan Gosling but director Shane Black, the one-time million dollar screenwriter, doesn’t cater to the ladies. One of his movies, ‘Kiss Kiss Bang Ba...

 
 
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Review: If I had a commissioning editor and I returned from the Tribeca Film Festival with just one review, that of the film, ‘Actor Martinez’, words would be exchanged. ‘Actor Martinez’ is not so much a film-within-a-film as a...

 
 
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Review: Full disclosure: six people walked out of the Monday night screening of High Rise that I attended. Evidently, in spite of the presence of Tom Hiddleston in his first leading role, this was not the mainstream dating movi...

 
 
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[Review] – ‘Hail, Caesar!’

 
 
 
 
 
 
February 29, 2016
 



Review: By the Coen Brothers’ very high standard, Hail Caesar! is a three-and-a-half star disappointment. It’s clever, well-acted and has sequences with zip and panache. It is also cerebral – heck it’s cerebral – and knowing ab...

 
 
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Review: We have had high-concept films, but Pride & Prejudice & Zombies is a ‘why concept’ movie. It’s a gimmicky title based on a novel by Seth Grahame-Smith (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter) rather than a thought-out ...