Daily Archives: December 9, 2014

Movie Review: “Inherent Vice”

“Inherent Vice” is a stoner “Chinatown” as directed by Wes Anderson, if Wes got sick midway through it and the darker Paul Thomas Anderson took over for the last acts. Actually, only one Anderson — Paul Thomas (“The Master,” “There … Continue reading

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“Bigfoot” Josh Brolin stomps through and steals “Inherent Vice”

“Luckily,” Josh Brolin growls, “I don’t take these characters personally.” Some times he’s the “No Country for Old Men” anti hero, sometimes Brolin plays villains (“American Gangster”), corrupt to the core. But if you want him to pick up another … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Exodus: Gods and Kings”

Sprawling and spectacular, brawny and bloody, Ridley Scott’s “Exodus: Gods and Kings” stabs an exclamation point onto a year peppered with religious films, one that began with the less conventional and trippier “Noah.” This is Old Testament as action epic, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Get Santa”

Prison doesn’t suit Santa. Yeah, his long white hair and beard are perfectly weavable into prison dreadlocks. Call him “Mad” Jimmy Claus and try to get him to talk tough, maybe the other cons won’t eat him alive. But surely … Continue reading

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