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The Open Bar Review – A Monster Calls

In which Paul and I discuss the emotional toll of A Monster Calls.

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The Möbius strip- ‘Hidden Figures’ edges out ‘Rogue One,’ Golden Globes a political fiasco

In a photo finish, new release Hidden Figures has barely edged out Rogue One: A Star Wars Story for no. 1 by less than $1 million, despite playing in 1,500 fewer theaters. The movie was projected to lose by about $200,000, but outperformed expectations … Continue reading

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Ingenious visuals, catastrophic emotions weave through ‘A Monster Calls’

With inventive animation sequences and thoughtful shots in support of a potent story, A Monster Calls is what moviemaking is all about. The film opens with young Conor O’Malley (Lewis MacDougall) having a nightmare, and it’s easy to see why he’s … Continue reading

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