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What is ‘Widows’ even about

4/10 I’m still not actually sure what happened in Widows. The plot is simple enough – I mean, it’s incredibly needlessly complicated, but I at least understand its contents. Renowned heistmaster Harry Rawlings (Liam Neeson) is killed on the job, … Continue reading

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The Open Bar Review – A Monster Calls

In which Paul and I discuss the emotional toll of A Monster Calls.

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Scorsese passion project ‘Silence’ finally hits theaters

Martin Scorsese has wanted to tell this story for more than 25 years. Silence begins with two 17th century Portuguese priests, Sebastião Rodrigues (Andrew Garfield) and Francisco Garupe (Adam Driver) learning that their mentor, Cristóvão Ferreira (Liam Neeson), was captured by … Continue reading

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Ingenious visuals, catastrophic emotions weave through ‘A Monster Calls’

With inventive animation sequences and thoughtful shots in support of a potent story, A Monster Calls is what moviemaking is all about. The film opens with young Conor O’Malley (Lewis MacDougall) having a nightmare, and it’s easy to see why he’s … Continue reading

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Deep horror, shallow exploitation

Looking up The Shallows, you notice a few things — it stars Blake Lively, who can’t act, it’s directed by Juame Collet-Serra, who only directs awful Liam Neeson vehicles that aren’t even the famous ones, and it’s sitting at a respectable 75 … Continue reading

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