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Late-summer catch up — ‘A Ghost Story’

5/10 A Ghost Story is 92 minutes long, and about 20 of those minutes are spent on one shot of Rooney Mara stress-eat pie. M (Mara) and her husband, C (Casey Affleck), are preparing to move out of their suburban … Continue reading

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Kubo condescending, animation doesn’t make up

Kubo and the Two Strings is one of those frustrating movies that starts off great, then gets worse and worse as it goes on. I’d go as far as to say it’s probably better than I’m giving it credit for because … Continue reading

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I’m only doing this because of the Oscar noms: Carol

Any time a movie’s trailer reminds me of that satire Swedish arthouse film from (500) Days of Summer, it’s a bad sign, but Carol rises above the scandalous Oscar-bate nonsense it advertises itself as and becomes the most enjoyable romance of 2015. Based on … Continue reading

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Pan messy, weird

When Pan’s Labyrinth got pushed back from a July 24 release that it surely would have dominated to do re-shoots, it was clear something was very wrong. Now that the movie’s come out, it’s more clear than ever, but it’s … Continue reading

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