Tag Archives: Harvey Weinstein

Jennifer Lawrence’s movie about spies from Russia completely unwatchable

2/10 Red Sparrow started its existence in the public eye at a disadvantage, known primarily as a reminder of the Black Widow standalone movie that Marvel Studios will never get around to producing. Anyone who actually ventures into a screening … Continue reading

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Salvage operation ‘All the Money in the World’ is pristine

7/10 Come one, come all, see the star-studded year-end Oscar contender you’ve come to expect in late December! It’s a true story brought to you by a name director and a cast that brings everything to the table! We’ve spared … Continue reading

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‘Three Billboards’ a stellar awards frontrunner

10/10 Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is an acerbic, heartfelt masterpiece from a playwright who seems like he can’t stop producing them. Eight months before the film’s start, Angela Hayes (Kathryn Newton) is immolated and raped. Tired of hearing nothing … Continue reading

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The Möbius Strip: ‘Madea’ wins myopic weekend

Despite scoring just 7 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, Boo 2! A Madea Halloween led the weekend box office with $21.2 million. Geostorm was no. 2 with a dismal $13.7 million. No other film, including the three other new releases, topped … Continue reading

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On open secrets, cover-ups and systemic denial

Late in 2015 Best Picture winner “Spotlight,” which details The Boston Globe’s 2002 Pulitzer-prize winning report on systemic pedophilia in the Catholic Church, editor Walter “Robby” Robinson (Michael Keaton) remarks that everyone in Boston already seems to know the story, … Continue reading

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