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Film Review: “The Greatest Showman” Is All Show, Little Substance

The Greatest Showman (Michael Gracey, 2017) 2 out of 4 stars. What to make of The Greatest Showman, an original musical – written for the screen, not stage – starring Hugh Jackman (Logan) as 19th-century circus impresario P.T. Barnum? Filled … Continue reading

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Film Review: Manchester by the Sea

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA – ***1/2 OUT OF 4 Director-screenwriter Kenneth Lonergan has thus far made just three films-“You Can Count on Me” (2000), “Margaret” (2011) and his most recent “Manchester by the Sea” all of which revolve around the … Continue reading

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Exquisite “Certain Women” Showcases Four Brilliant Actresses of Our Day

Certain Women (Kelly Reichardt, 2016) 4 out of 4 stars Set in wintry Montana, Certain Women – the sixth full-length feature from Kelly Reichardt (Meek’s Cutoff) – offers a narrative scope as majestic as the mountains we glimpse in the distance, with a focus as narrow … Continue reading

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