Daily Archives: August 26, 2013

Movie Review: “One Direction: This is Us” and we’re cute but bloody boring

You could be forgiven for rolling your eyes last summer at the news that last summer’s flashy pre-fab pop phenomenon One Direction would be releasing a concert documentary this summer. Forgiven by everyone save their fans, who might pout for … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Passion” lacks it

“Passion” is Brian DePalma’s teasing, overripe remake of the forgettable French thriller “Love Crime.”  With its broadly drawn characters, erotic hints of homo-and-heterosexual betrayal and lethal corporate intrigues, it’s a competent take on material that may have seemed more current … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Closed Circuit” shorts out

A terrorist attack, a murderous cover-up, a highly publicized trial and two lawyers — former lovers — forced to stay apart during the proceedings, “Closed Circuit” has all the makings for an incendiary thriller. But this paranoid, cynical tale of … Continue reading

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