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‘Chaos Walking’ solid, unique and urgent

8/10 Chaos Walking is a troubled, inventive exploration of masculine crisis and fear of the self that executes its main hook cleverly and evocatively. It’s a valuable meditation for an era of men inundated by stories of our peers’ abuses … Continue reading

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On ‘Tenet,’ ‘Fury Road’ and the end of blockbusters

Tenet came out on DVD Dec. 15, 2020, three months and change after its long-delayed theatrical release over Labor Day weekend. It’s still playing in 70 theaters as this is being written, I’m actually of a mind to go see … Continue reading

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‘Greenland’ strong, stirring, timely

8/10 I’d been greatly looking forward to Greenland since its first trailer as an easy target for mocking, but spent significantly less time laughing at it than I was prepared to. This is a good, affecting movie. Atlanta- construction engineer … Continue reading

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40-minute tantrum takes 90 minutes in ‘Unhinged’

3/10 And we’re back. In New Orleans, where only two bridges service the mighty river that bisects the metro area, Rachel Hunter (Caren Pistorius) honks her horn at a grey Super Duty stopped in front of a green light. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Stewart flubs highly resistible new comedy

3/10 In early 2020, a nightmare virus – highly contagious for up to two weeks before symptoms start to show and triggering an agonizing, potentially deadly pneumonia in a significant percentage of its victims – made its way to the … Continue reading

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