Archive for the ‘Blogroll’ Category

Justice League

November 15, 2017

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Had this super-cast superhero consolidation not come on the spectacular heels of “Wonder Woman”, I guess it would have been just another good enough chapter in the DC series. But it has. And, especially in comparison, this team effort feels less joyous, more uninspired.

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Mudbound

November 14, 2017

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With this sweeping epic, Dee Rees has created a racially charged melodrama that’s hard to shake.

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Suburbicon

October 26, 2017

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‘Dark’ does not even come close. This schizoid, angry comedy may be for acquired tastes, and I may not be able to watch it again for quite a while. But I’m glad I saw it and I’m glad adventurous moviegoers can, too.

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Thor: Ragnarok

October 26, 2017

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Somewhere near the end of this made-for-the-fans installment, Cate Blanchett states, “To be honest, I was expecting better”. I hear you, sister.

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The Foreigner

October 22, 2017

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Jackie Chan may be the marquee name here, but it’s Pierce Brosnan who makes this action thriller as much fun as it is.

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The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

October 22, 2017

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This wonderful film made me laugh until I cried.

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Marshall

October 21, 2017

Marshall

Reginald Hudlin’s look back at an early case in the career of eventual Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall is as downright entertaining as it is sadly historic.

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Blade Runner

October 17, 2017

Blade Runner

This worthy sequel is a feast for the eyes and ears. The heart? Not so much.

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American Made

October 13, 2017

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Tom Cruise gives his best performance in years in a film almost too intently nuts to notice.

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Kingsman: The Golden Circle

September 28, 2017

Kingsman The Golden Circle

It’s been a while since Hollywood worked this hard to make us have a good time. Matthew Vaughn, of X-Men fame, not only stirs up the original 2015 spy flick, he tops it with a bourgeoning cast and roller coaster speed action.

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