Daily Archives: December 7, 2015

Oscar watch: “Spotlight” has the critical mass

A scattering of early Awards Season honors have made “Spotlight” the picture to beat, and an early Oscar favorite. “Mad Max: Fury Road” has traction, and honors are landing on George Miller as director, an overdue honor for the guy … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Chi-Raq”

“Chi-Raq” is Spike Lee’s most audacious film in decades. DECADES. It’s as if he ignored everything after “Do the Right Thing,” which included a few very good films, a few mediocre ones and some dreadful “Spike is DONE” outings, and … Continue reading

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