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Film Review: In “Motherless Brooklyn,” Edward Norton Shines Twice

Motherless Brooklyn (Edward Norton, 2019) 3½ out of 4 stars. An adaptation of Jonathan Lethem’s eponymous 1999 novel – though with some apparently significant changes (I have not read the book, myself) – Edward Norton’s Motherless Brooklyn takes us back to 1950s … Continue reading

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Film Review: “The Public” Offers a Moving Lesson in Civil Disobedience

The Public (Emilio Estevez, 2018) 3 out of 4 stars. Given Emilio Estevez’s role in the 1985 touchstone film The Breakfast Club, it is perhaps appropriate that he sets The Public in a library. In that earlier movie, if you recall, … Continue reading

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Film Review: “Mission: Impossible – Fallout” Raises a New Bar for Its Genre

Mission: Impossible – Fallout (Christopher McQuarrie, 2018) 4 out of 4 stars. Tom Cruise returns as the driven I.M.F. operative Ethan Hunt in the sixth installment of the Mission: Impossible franchise, Mission: Impossible – Fallout, written and directed by Christopher McQuarrie and … Continue reading

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