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Film Review: VICE Assumes Too Much of Subject and Too Little of Audience

Vice (Adam McKay) 1 out of 4 stars About midway through Adam McKay’s latest attempt to mansplain the atrocities of contemporary politics to us, he decides so condescendingly to roll the film’s end credits. That’s right, it was an aggressive … Continue reading

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Film Review: “Hostiles”–The Hostility of the American West Unveiled in Scott Cooper Western

Hostiles (Scott Cooper, 2017) 3 stars out of 4. Director Scott Cooper continues his love for complex and trouble protagonists in his latest film Hostiles starring Christian Bale, Wes Studi, and Rosamund Pike. The year is 1892 and the tension between … Continue reading

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Film Review: Knight of Cups

Knight of Cups –  **1/2 OUT OF 4 Legendary director Terrence Malick  (“Badlands”, “Days of Heaven”) began his career as a philosophy professor and his latest film is an existential examination of the hedonistic lifestyle of a frustrated screenwriter living … Continue reading

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Film Review: Public Enemies

Michael Mann’s “Public Enemies” is the most poignant and captivating portrayal of gangster life in 1930’s America ever produced and the most engaging gangster movie since “Goodfellas” and “Bonnie and Clyde”.   

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