Daily Archives: November 6, 2013

Best Animated Feature Oscar contenders — the year of the Dark Horse?

Sequels, misfires and stuff that should have gone direct-to-video, That was 2013 in animated feature films. At least those from Hollywood. Most years, this corner of the Oscars would be a battle between Disney, Pixar and Dreamworks. But if ever there … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Great Expectations”

Watching the latest “Great Expectations,” one can’t help but think Helena Bonham Carter has spent her entire career auditioning for the role of Miss Havisham. The jilted, wilted bride whose bitterness and lust for revenge on men she carries into … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Armstrong Lie”

It would be too easy to dismiss Alex Gibney’s “The Armstrong Lie” as a two hour and three minute exercise in moral relativism and rationalization, too late to the party about a cheating athlete we’ve already made up our minds … Continue reading

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