Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Wes Anderson Returns to Wonderful Form in Star-Studded, Highly Stylized Asteroid City

Having recently revisited five other key works by writer/director Wes Anderson and having a clear memory of how I feel about the others I haven’t watched recently, it’s fair to […]

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Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: The Plot (and Point) of The Forgiven Gets Lost in Gross Class and Culture Clashes

A slightly gross treatise on white privilege, writer/director John Michael McDonagh’s (War on Everyone; Calvary) The Forgiven takes place over a long weekend in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco, […]

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Review: Jumping Back in Time a Century, a Bawdy, Unsophisticated The King’s Man Sets Up the Future of the Franchise

The King's Man

To be clear, this 100-years-earlier prequel to director Matthew Vaughn’s original 2014 Kingsman: The Secret Service (as well as its abysmal 2017 sequel Kingsman: The Golden Circle) does not portray […]

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Review: No Time to Die Is a Fitting, if Slightly Too Long, Farewell to the Best Bond of the Franchise

No Time to Die

I spent a long time trying to figure out how to tackle a review of a film that is less a traditional James Bond movie and more a victory lap, […]

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Review: In Very British The Dig, Carey Mulligan and Ralph Fiennes Draw out the Human Effort of Unearthing History

Way back in the 1990s and into the early 2000s, there seemed to be a succession of films out of the UK that usually revolved around a mission of some […]

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Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Dolittle Does Very Little with Its New Take on a Children’s Classic

The new year is young, but thank goodness we didn’t have to wait more than a couple of weeks into it to hit our first big-budget, military-grade stink-bomb of 2020. […]

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Review: An Impressive Cast Carries the Truth and Drama of Official Secrets

Official Secrets

Often times when a dramatic film attempts to retell a true-life story, it takes certain liberties with facts or characters to make the work seem more cinematic in the end. […]

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