Daily Archives: November 18, 2016

Weekend movies: Decent reviews for “Beasts,” “Nocturnal Animals,” raves for “Edge of 17”

It’s been a desultory fall at the movies, no doubt about it. “Doctor Strange” was a welcome critical darling and box office hit. But for the most part, we’ve been treated to “awards season” misfires and science fiction too smart … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Edge of Seventeen” blows out “Sixteen Candles”

It’s an easy comparison, as “The Edge of Seventeen” was plainly inspired by the iconic ’80s teen comedy “Sixteen Candles.” There’s a hapless, cute and ignored teenage girl, crushing on a guy who doesn’t know she exists. A scandalously-misplaced sexual … Continue reading

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