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‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ is incoherent, over-produced nonsense

1/10 The more I learn, the more I realize Bohemian Rhapsody is a vicious, intentionally revisionist insult to Freddie Mercury, the history of rock-and-roll, the very concept of film as an art form and the hundreds of thousands killed in … Continue reading

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‘Molly’s Game’ spectacular

9/10 Aaron Sorkin has been holding out on us. Molly’s Game, the revered writer’s directorial debut, is based on the life of underground poker mistress Molly Bloom (Jessica Chastain, with Samantha Isler and Piper Howell playing her as a teenager … Continue reading

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‘Ingrid Goes West’ a haunting portrait of social media connections, disconnections

9/10 Ingrid Thorburn (Aubrey Plaza, who also produces) sits awake in the night, starring unflinchingly at her phone with tear-glazed eyes that seem skinned as if by some outside tormentor, her breathing unsteady, double-tapping to favorite the Instagram pictures of … Continue reading

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Election week arthouse binge part 3: American Honey

American Honey is a vibrant mashup of a coming-of-age road movie and a smut film, blending shock value with a unique emotional experience. The film follows Star (Sasha Lane), a late teenager in a bad situation. She happens across a traveling magazine … Continue reading

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Krisha expertly crafted and powerful, not recommended

Last year’s SXSW Grand Jury and Audience Award winner has made its way to theaters. It’s a damn good movie, but not a particularly enjoyable one. Krisha looks in on a family’s Thanksgiving afternoon and evening. The evening is made particularly … Continue reading

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