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‘The Dark Knight’ 10 years later

It’s the Citizen Kane of superhero movies. That comparison gets thrown around a little more often than it should, but it’s completely appropriate in this case. Citizen Kane in 1941 was really the movie that alerted mass audiences to the … Continue reading

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Krisha expertly crafted and powerful, not recommended

Last year’s SXSW Grand Jury and Audience Award winner has made its way to theaters. It’s a damn good movie, but not a particularly enjoyable one. Krisha looks in on a family’s Thanksgiving afternoon and evening. The evening is made particularly … Continue reading

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Joy sunk by baffling editing

Editing in movies is a defensive job — if it’s done well, you don’t notice, but if you do notice, it’s because something went wrong, and something went very badly wrong with Joy.  The movie is a biopic — it’s not … Continue reading

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’60s adaptation aggressively, overwhelmingly funny

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is the perfect date movie, in that I want to take this movie out on a date. The beautiful and charming movie, based on the 1960s television series, thrusts Napoleon Solo (Henry Cavill), a master thief blackmailed … Continue reading

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