Daily Archives: September 13, 2016

Movie Review: Krasinski ” finds heart, and low-hanging comic fruit in “The Hollars”

John Krasinski finds his way back on the big screen, both in front of and behind the camera, in the sentimental and sweet but obvious and sit-commie “The Hollars,” a melodrama about an amusingly dysfunctional family brought together by terminal … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “When the Bough Breaks”

If college cinema professors aren’t teaching “The Screen Gems View of Urban Affluence and its Impact on African American Aspiration,” then somebody is seriously missing the mark. The studio, which gets by on random horror hits and the occasional franchise … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Oliver Stone swoons for “Snowden”

The voice of skepticism is sorely missed in Oliver Stone’s credulous bio-pic, “Snowden.” But Stone doesn’t really do skepticism, characters playing the Devil’s Advocate, contrary voices. He didn’t have that to impedge his groveling before Hugo Chavez in the documentary … Continue reading

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