Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Gal Gadot Sheds Her Superhero Armor for Action Pic Heart of Stone

Gal Gadot has absolutely proven she can play Wonder Woman across multiple films (including cameos in two other DC films this year), but I’m still not sure she’s proven herself […]

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Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Family Bonds and Female Fortitude Shine in Medieval Coming-of-Age Dramedy Catherine, Called Birdy

A far cry from writer/director Lena Dunham’s other 2022 offering, Sharp Stick, her latest is an adaptation of the wildly popular book Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman, a coming-of-age […]

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Review: Hercule Poirot Returns in Death on the Nile, an Elevated, Elegant Mystery

Taking a slightly more serious, but no less stylized, approach to the crime-solving adventures of Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot (played as he was in the Murder on the Orient Express […]

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Review: Country Music Hopeful Hits All the Right Notes in Wild Rose

Wild Rose

In a genre that seems to be quite of the moment, count Wild Rose as the latest entry into films about female musicians searching for themselves, stardom, love…and sometimes all […]

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Review: A Gritty, Subversive Re-Imagining of Hellboy

Hellboy

You don’t have to like one cinematic version of Hellboy over the other. I wildly adore the two previous films directed by Guillermo del Toro. They are inventive, stylish, beautiful […]

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Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Christopher Robin May Not Be Essential Viewing, But There’s a Heart To It

Christopher Robin

Unlike last year’s Goodbye Christopher Robin, which was an account of the circumstances that led to A.A. Milne creating the Winnie-the-Pooh character, this week’s Christopher Robin is a fictional story […]

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