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Film Review: Inspiring, if Harrowing, “For Sama” Is for All of Us

For Sama (Waad al-Kateab/Edward Watts, 2019) 4 out of 4 stars. A documentary that combines the first-person narrative of a video essay with an unflinching account of the humanitarian crisis in war-torn Syria, For Sama follows its co-director and subject, Waad … Continue reading

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Film Review: “Midway” Is Only Midway to Entertaining

Midway (Roland Emmerich, 2019) 1 out of 4 stars. For a film about bravery, the latest entry into disaster virtuoso Roland Emmerich’s blockbuster-riddled lineup proves itself spineless. Depicting the events of its titular World War II battle and the events … Continue reading

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