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Christopher Llewellyn Reed’s Favorites from 2019 Middleburg Film Festival

For the fourth year in a row, I attended the Middleburg Film Festival (founded in 2013), which ran this time October 17-20, in its seventh iteration. Middleburg, Virginia, just about an hour from our nation’s capital, was as lovely as … Continue reading

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Film Review: “Toy Story 4” Could Be Better, Could Be Worse

Toy Story 4 (Josh Cooley, 2019) 2½ out of 4 stars. Let’s be clear: beyond the purely mercenary, there was no reason to make this film. The 2010 Toy Story 3 – itself an initially questionable second sequel, given the brilliance … Continue reading

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Film Review: Terrific “The Post” Chronicles Great American Journalism

The Post (Steven Spielberg, 2017) 3½ out of 4 stars. Join me, dear moviegoer, on a journey back in time to when the fourth estate brought down a presidency through the exercise of its craft. Believers in their positions as … Continue reading

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Film Review: “Sully”

Sully (Clint Eastwood, 2016) 3½ out of 4 stars As a procedural dissection of a near cataclysmic airplane disaster that somehow – miraculously! – resulted in zero casualties, Sully, the new film from Hollywood veteran Clint Eastwood (American Sniper), is a brilliantly gripping … Continue reading

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