Daily Archives: December 8, 2015

Movie Review: “In the Heart of the Sea”

“In the Heart of the Sea” is a tale of whales and wooden ships and the flawed flesh-and-blood men who hunted them. Nathaniel Philbrick’s best-seller about the true story that inspired “Moby Dick” becomes a solid, beautifully-detailed but conventional screen … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Legend”

Tom Hardy manages the brilliant trick of playing two physically, emotionally and intellectually distinct mobster brothers in “Legend,” a new film about Britain’s Swinging ’60s and the thugs who bloodied them up. They are played in different shades of brutality, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Krampus”

“Krampus” is a holiday horror farce that teeters on the uneasy middle ground between “Gremlins” and the Finnish Santa-as-Monster movie “Rare Exports.” Not that funny, not that scary, it falls somewhere between “Oh, why not?” and “Oh, why bother?” It’s … Continue reading

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