Daily Archives: January 16, 2014

A “Nebraska” sampler–this is what Oscar nominated cinematography looks like

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Oscars: Redford, Hanks, “Banks”, “Fruitvale” and Emma Thompson get robbed

Well, “All is Lost” plainly didn’t make enough money and have enough legs to give Robert Redford his last legitimate shot at a best actor Oscar. Bummer. His audience is as old as he is, and that wasn’t a help. … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Competence counts in the otherwise uninspiring “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit”

Tom Clancy’s C.I.A. analyst-hero Jack Ryan returns to the screen in a workmanlike if unoriginal and uninspiring reboot — “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit.”Hardcore fans of espionage thrillers will recognize it as on a par with the least of the Jason … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Kevin Hart runs out of gas in “Ride Along”

A little Kevin Hart goes a long way in “Ride Along,” a dull buddy picture engineered as a vehicle for the mini motor mouth and the perma-sneering Ice Cube.It’s mismatched cops on patrol in Atlanta in this “48 Hours/Bad Boys/Showtime/The … Continue reading

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