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Daily Archives: October 25, 2018
“Indivisible” is an earnest, heartfelt and often touching story (based on real people and events) about an Army chaplain on duty in Iraq and his wife at home struggling to maintain sanity and family after a rough tour in Iraq. … Continue reading
The lurid absurdity and arch characters of novelist/satirist Martin Amis drip off the screen in “London Fields,” an adaptation of his work that will be remembered — if at all — for being the final on-screen collaboration between Amber Heard and … Continue reading
“Green Book” is a tonic for our toxic times, a “Driving Miss Daisy” road dramedy through America’s increasingly retrograde racial history. It never shies away from an easy laugh and may have all the makings of holiday cinema season comfort … Continue reading
Matt Green is a natural politician. Affable, a real “people” person, he can strike up a conversation with it seems like anyone he meets. He meets a lot of people in New York City, not known for friendliness. Eight and … Continue reading
Watching the new Mahershala Ali/Viggo Mortensen film that takes it as its title, I was wracking my brain, trying to remember the first time I heard of the publication known as “The Green Book.” I know my hearing about it … Continue reading
So you’ve got Samuel L. returning as the title character, and Bruce Willis from “Unbreakable,” James McAvoy from “Split,” and Sarah Paulson and Anya-Taylor Joy and a “facility” to tie this one through-line in M. Night Shyamalan’s interesting but wildly … Continue reading