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Victoria Alexander reviews WIDOWS

McQueen wanted to direct a popular Hollywood caper and he has succeeded. WIDOWS is not an original. It is based on a British television crime drama (broadcast in 1983 and 1985) written by Lynda La Plant. McQueen and Gillian Flynn … Continue reading

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Film Review: These “Widows” Deserve a Better Deal

Widows (Steve McQueen, 2018) 2 out of 4 stars. There’s nothing in Widows that a better script couldn’t fix. With solid performances all around and some excellent action sequences, the only thing missing is a remotely plausible story. Director/co-screenwriter McQueen (12 Years … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Beguiled

Under Coppola’s direction all eroticism is submerged in female unity and empowerment. IMDB.com lists under THE BEGUILED’s writing credit: Sofia Coppola … (written for the screen by) and Thomas Cullinan … (novel). On the screen it said “Screenplay by Sofia … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Lobster

The Lobster – *** OUT OF 4 Director-Screenwriter Yorgos Lanthmos has created an absurdist masterwork in the tradition of Eugene Ionesco with his first English language film. Lanthmos has an award-winning history at Cannes with his second feature “Dogtooth” capturing the … Continue reading

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