Daily Archives: May 13, 2015

Movie Review: “Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem”

The Kafkaesque nightmare a woman endures trying to get a divorce in a theocracy is played out, in sometimes comical/often excruciating detail in “Gett: The Trail of Viviane Amsalem.” This Israeli production, in French and Hebrew with English subtitles, puts … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Time stands still, and not in a good way, in “Time Lapse”

“Time Lapse” is time travel thriller that flatlines, mainly because of the consistently flat performances. Love, betrayal, confidence games and murder all unfold in this interesting wrinkle on a timeworn plot. But the cast never gets the pulse racing, and … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Pitch Perfect 2”

We know Anna Kendrick can sing. And that Rebel Wilson thinks she can. The”Glee!” phenomenon, with its four-part harmony covers of pop hits, has run its course. So while the jokes often land and the music is still perfectly in … Continue reading

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Movie Review — “Mad Max: Fury Road”

The movie of the summer thunders in on 22 armor-spiked wheels, because an 18-wheeler just wouldn’t do on “Fury Road.” Grim, gruesome and glorious, Mad Max: Fury Road” should send every post-apocalyptic sci-fi hack back to the word processor and … Continue reading

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