Daily Archives: April 1, 2014

Movie Review: “Captain America-The Winter Soldier”

The superhuman efforts director Joe Johnston made to persuade Chris Evans to re-enlist in the comic book movie universe as “Captain America” pay more dividends in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.” Evans, that perfect specimen of American manhood, really sells … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Jodorowsky’s Dune”

In the cinema, nothing is more legendary than a movie that never got made. We’ll never know what Orson Welles’ “Don Quixote” or “Dead Calm” would have been. We’ll never see Stanley Kubrick’s “Napoleon.” But these films, limited only by … Continue reading

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Jude Law sets out in search of a “Game Changer”

At 41, moviegoers think they know what they’re getting when they see Jude Law’s name in the opening credits. A tabloid darling, the “Aflie” of his generation, Law’s screen presence is summed up by British critic Brian Viner thusly.“Best suited … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Jude Law kills and curses in “Dom Hemingway”

Dom Hemingway doesn’t so much converse as rant — long, colorful, creative tirades that seem to run through the entire Cockney vocabulary he polished while in prison. He rants about the guy who married the wife who divorced him, about … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Frankie & Alice”

True cases of people suffering from multiple personality disorders are among the most harrowing encounters most of us could ever expect to face this side of the supernatural. The idea that a person is not just “acting” like wildly different … Continue reading

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