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Steve Prokopy

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Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Society of the Snow Recounts the Harrowing Events of a 1972 Plane Crash with Grace, Human Drama

If the story told in the epic, harrowing Society of the Snow seems familiar, that’s because it’s been recounted a few times since 1972, when the actual events in the […]

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Film, Film & TV, Review

2023 in Review: Best Narrative Films of the Year

It’s the last Friday of a pretty great year for film, so it’s time to reveal my Best of the Year list. As always, I was able to squeeze in […]

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Film, Film & TV, Review

2023 in Review: Best Documentary Films of the Year

As I am prone to do every year, I separate documentaries into their own Best of the Year list, not because I feel they should be judged any differently than […]

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Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: George Clooney Plumbs Nostalgia for The Boys in the Boat, a Gauzy Retelling of a Historic Moment

George Clooney the filmmaker seems nostalgic for a time period he never actually lived in—with works like Good Night, and Good Luck; Leatherheads; The Monuments Men; and now his latest, […]

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Fashion, Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Stunning Locations and Beautiful People Aside, Anyone But You Is a Rom-Com Without Much of Either

The characters in the new romantic-comedy Anyone But You spend a great deal of time walking away from each other when their feelings get hurt rather than sticking around and […]

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Review: Despite Vibrant Visuals, Animated Duck Tale Migration Isn’t Much to Quack About

From Illumination, the animation studio that brought us the Despicable Me, Minions, and The Secret Life of Pets franchises, comes a slightly more accomplished tale of conquering your feelings and […]

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Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: In Rebel Moon Part One: A Child of Fire, Zack Snyder Goes Inter-Galactic, with Plenty of Slo-Mo and Special Effects

If I’m understanding the stories behind the creation of the latest opus from filmmaker Zack Snyder, it was conceived as a possible Star Wars movie. For whatever reason, that didn’t […]

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Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Jason Momoa Returns to the Water for Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, a Fitting if Chaotic Sequel

Considering the original Aquaman is the highest-grossing DC film of all time, it’s hard to understand why a sequel took five years since that film’s release to arrive. But a […]

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Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: A Wrestling Family Faces Tough Battles Inside the Ring and Out in The Iron Claw

You may question why a film set in the world of professional wrestling in the early 1980s is something you should care about. I would counter by telling you that […]

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Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Michael Mann Drives Ferrari, Offering Thrilling Race Scenes and Compelling Family Drama

When you go deep into the woods on a public figure, you better be damn sure that their life outside of whatever it was that made them famous is a […]

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Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Young People Thrive—and Crumble—Under Pressure in Competition Doc Pianoforte

Taking a page from the Spellbound playbook, Polish-born director Jakub Piatek (Prime Time) follows a handful of young contestants in the world-famous International Chopin Piano Competition, held every five years […]

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Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Immediate Family Chronicles the Legendary Musicians Backing Some of the 1970s’ Best-Known Tracks

It’s rare that documentaries get sequels, but director Denny Tedesco follows up his remarkable 2008 music doc The Wrecking Crew!—about a sizable group of L.A.-based studio musicians who played on […]

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