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Film Review: Stylish “Galveston” Is a Heartless Place to Linger

Galveston (Mélanie Laurent, 2018) 2½ out of 4 stars. Galveston, based on the eponymous book by Nic Pizzolatto and directed by Mélanie Laurent (Diving), is both a stylish slow-burn of a noirish thriller, meticulously acted by a cast that includes Ben … Continue reading

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Film Review: “The Happytime Murders” Overdoes Its Initially Clever Muppet Spoof

The Happytime Murders (Brian Henson, 2018) 2 out of 4 stars. If you like your Muppets mean, raunchy and drugged out, have I got a film for you! Like a cross between Robert Zemeckis’ 1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit and David Ayers’ … Continue reading

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