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Film Review: “The Dead Don’t Die” but They Do Get Old

The Dead Don’t Die (Jim Jarmusch, 2019) 2½ out of 4 stars. Jim Jarmusch’s latest oddball of a film, The Dead Don’t Die, features the director’s trademark nonchalance and idiosyncratic dialogue, as well as something new (for him): zombies. It’s … Continue reading

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Film Review: “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” Sings an Uneven Tune

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Ethan and Joel Coen, 2018) 2 out of 4 stars. A collection of 6 short Westerns from Ethan and Joel Coen, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is nothing if not uneven. Though infused throughout with the brothers’ … Continue reading

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Film Review: Redford Shines in “The Old Man and the Gun”

The Old Man and the Gun (David Lowery, 2018) 3 out of 4 stars.  Would that the delightful, slow-paced mayhem of a crime spree profiled in the first two-thirds of David Lowery’s The Old Man and the Gun could sustain itself. That … Continue reading

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