Daily Archives: July 20, 2017

Movie Review: Plummer lends his twinkle to Kaiser Bill in “The Exception”

The long career of Christopher Plummer only truly turned “glorious” decades after his most famous turn — as the dapper, testy and sexy Captain Von Trapp in “The Sound of Music,” a movie he has long playfully dismissed as “S … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Teen outsiders find support in each other in “Some Freaks”

“Find your tribe” is a running theme through decades of cinema about the American high school experience. Figure out who your people are, see who shares your interests and values and make a home among them. But as the coarse … Continue reading

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Weekend movies — Universal praise for “Dunkirk,” giggles for “Girls Trip,” shrugs for “Valerian’

One of the stark ways this summer has schooled movie fans and movie reviewers is in the relative valuation of aggregated movie reviews, a hard lesson for sci-fi and comic book fangirls and boys to absorb. Read the studio-culled blurbs … Continue reading

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