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Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 12:03 am
 The great thing about the Coen brothers’ films is that they not only entertain but challenge their audience, something wholly unique and altogether welcome where today’s American movies are...
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 12:04 am
 Not sure why early January has become the time for low-budget horror films to be released, but it’s become a bit of a tradition, at least where the last five years are concerned. And while qua...
Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015 12:04 am
 What with their comedy Sisters being released on the same day as Star Wars: The Force Awakens, you can’t help but wonder what its stars Tina Fey and Amy Poehler did to doom their film to such...
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 12:04 am
 It’s never a good sign when, while watching a movie, your mind becomes preoccupied with questions like “I wonder at what point in the production process this went wrong?” and “Didn’t t...
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 12:04 am
 In 1957, attorney James Donovan was given the unenviable task of representing accused Russian spy Rudolf Abel when he was charged with conspiracy against the United States. It was a duty he took...
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 12:04 am
 I knew exactly what to expect with Nancy Myers’ The Intern and while there can be some comfort in having your expectations met (the idea they might be exceeded should never enter your mind wit...
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 12:01 am
 Much like its two main characters, A Walk in the Woods is a film that’s comfortable and familiar. There are no surprises to be had while watching it; the platitudes it espouses we’ve heard a...
Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 12:04 am
 If nothing else, director Josh Trank has succeeded in doing what I had thought was impossible – he’s made a boring superhero movie. For some inexplicable reason, the Fantastic Four remains t...

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