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Film Review: “Honey Boy” Offers a Bitter, but Powerful Tale, Beautifully Realized

Honey Boy (Alma Har’el, 2019) 3½ out of 4 stars. One of the best decisions writer and star Shia LaBeouf (Borg vs. McEnroe) made in the run-up to Honey Boy was hiring someone other than himself to direct. He may or … Continue reading

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Film Review: “By the Grace of God” Empowers Abuse Survivors

By the Grace of God (“Grâce à Dieu”) (François Ozon, 2019) 3 out of 4 stars. From director François Ozon (Frantz) comes a French take on the global pedophile crisis of the Catholic Church. A pointed procedural on how to … Continue reading

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Film Review: Solid “Thank You for Your Service” Confronts Our Indifference

Thank You for Your Service (Jason Hall, 2017) 3 out of 4 stars. Thank You for Your Service marks the directorial debut of actor/screenwriter Jason Hall (American Sniper), and it makes for an auspicious start. Based on the 2013 nonfiction … Continue reading

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