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Aspiring franchise-starter ‘Mile 22’ trips at the starting line

2/10 Mile 22 is from director/producer Peter Berg and star/producer Mark Wahlberg, the creative team that has dedicated itself recently to hyper-jingoistic movies like Lone Survivor and Patriots Day, and they aren’t all that bad. Deepwater Horizon in particular is … Continue reading

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Deepwater Horizon brings harrowing blowout to vivid life

Deepwater Horizon is a triumph of traditional, fundamentally sound storytelling. It’s proof of the power of film to make any subject matter gripping. The movie revisits the April 2010 disaster aboard the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling unit that claimed 11 lives … Continue reading

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