Daily Archives: February 3, 2015

Movie Review: “Outcast”

“Outcast” is what happens when stunt men direct. The fights are marvelously choreographed, the swordplay splendid and the bloody body count high in director Nicholas Powell’s Middle East/Far East quest tale. The script? Derivative, dim and dull. The performances? Not … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Ballet 422”

A lovely new ballet is followed from creation to rehearsals to opening night in “Ballet 422,” a documentary that celebrates the rising star that is choreographer/dancer Justin Peck. It’s an intimate movie, with the camera so close it’s as if … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Love, Rosie”

A good screen romance frustrates us, throws up comical or tragic obstacles that keep the lovers apart, and then provides a lovely release when those obstacles are surmounted. But “Love, Rosie” overdoes that. It would be a maddening experience thanks … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Two Days, One Night”

“Two Days, One Night” is the latest station of the cross for The Cult of Cotillard, that corner of film criticism that worships the winsome, subtle French Oscar winner (“La Vie en Rose”) as if Marion Cotillard is Juliette Binoche, … Continue reading

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