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20 years of 9/11 in film

The core ennui of being a ‘90s child is having to watch things disappear. This is most easily tracked through technology. Within our childhoods, we watched playing outside with neighborhood kids, maybe one of whom had an N64, turn into … Continue reading

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‘Dark Waters’ wants to be the next ‘Spotlight,’ but this ain’t it

3/10 Dark Waters is by no means a bad movie, but it isn’t good, and it seems to know and be weirdly self-conscious about that. Dark Waters, based on the New York Times Magazine Article “The Lawyer Who Became DuPont’s … Continue reading

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‘Last Flag Flying’ thoughtful, may be quite moving

8/10 In 2003, the Bush administration, political pundits and the constant fear of terrorism, which still had that new-car smell, created an atmosphere in which supporting soldiers and supporting the recent invasion of Iraq were one and the same, and … Continue reading

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