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Daily Archives: March 18, 2014
Movie Review: “Divergent”
“Divergent,” the latest outcast-teen-battles-The-System thriller, is similar enough to “The Hunger Games” that hardcore Katniss fans may dismiss it. But it’s a more streamlined film, with a love story with genuine heat and deaths with genuine pathos. And director Neil … Continue reading
The New Big Screen “Peanuts,” sentimental, or cynical?
Unlike “Mr Peabody & Sherman,” the new “Peanuts” adaptation seems to be hewing closer to its TV roots — same Vince Guaraldi music, same SFX for Snoopy’s voice. But what’s the story, and seriously, how good can it be? Every … Continue reading
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Movie Review: “Cheap Thrills” has its share of them
It starts with a trip to the bar to drown his sorrows, or at least steel his courage. Craig (Pat Healy) has been laid off. How can he tell his wife (Amanda Fuller) that they’re about to be evicted? … Continue reading
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Movie Review: “Enemy”
Jake Gyllenhaal does tour de force double duty in the intimate thriller “Enemy,” a cryptic essay on identity.He is terrific in both guises, but he is trapped in a frustrating puzzle without a solution. “Enemy” is a fever dream fantasy … Continue reading