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‘Little Women’ charming, too difficult to follow

4/10 Louisa May Alcott’s original novel “Little Women” was published in two volumes in 1868 and ’69 straddling a three-year in-narrative timeskip, then published as a single volume in 1880. In this, the seventh film adaptation of the material, writer/director … Continue reading

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‘The Circle’ trades complex plot for atmospheric chills

7/10 The Circle could have been better in several ways, but mostly gets where it wants to go. The movie follows Mae Holland (Emma Watson), a recent college graduate who is hired by The Circle, an Orwellian vision of Facebook … Continue reading

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Stay home! Watch the original! Save your money!

2/10 Everyone’s tired of the endless stream of sequels, remakes and adaptations coming out of Hollywood these days, but they don’t have to be bad. Remakes can make an old story new again, or tell it in a completely different … Continue reading

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The Möbius strip: Bond, Brown finally crash The Martian’s party

In a predictable weekend box office race, popular newcomers Spectre and The Peanuts Movie took first and second place with $73 million and $45 million. The Martian dropped below second place for just the first time in its six-week run with $9.3 million- Box Office Mojo … Continue reading

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