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  • FREE STATE OF JONES

    FREE STATE OF JONES

    Matthew McConaughey is a presence, a gargantuan force in the film world; amazingly, each characteriz...

  • GENIUS

    GENIUS

    “When a great genius appears in the world you can know him by this sign: that the dunces are all in ...

  • MA MA (SPANISH : ENGLISH SUBTITLES)

    MA MA (SPANISH : ENGLISH SUBTITLES)

    Penelope Cruz gives a dazzling performance as a vibrant schoolteacher, mother coping with the ugline...

  • ME BEFORE YOU

    ME BEFORE YOU

    There are minimal films where an actor is so remarkable that their performance transcends sentimenta...

  • WEINER (ON DEMAND & IN THEATRES)

    WEINER (ON DEMAND & IN THEATRES)

    The creators of “The Good Wife” based their long-running television series (2009-2016) on women who ...

  • MAGGIE’S PLAN

    MAGGIE’S PLAN

    You live long enough, regrets are part of the process; what in heaven’s name possessed me to buy thi...

  • LOVE & FRIENDSHIP

    LOVE & FRIENDSHIP

    Oh, for the era when barbs were delivered deftly, charmingly, the victim unaware of being vivisected...

  • THE LOBSTER

    THE LOBSTER

    At 2015’s Cannes Film Festival it was impossible, no matter the length of time spent in line, to get...

  • HIGH-RISE (ON DEMAND AND IN THEATRES)

    HIGH-RISE (ON DEMAND AND IN THEATRES)

    Dystopian detritus.  Periodically you experience a film that is unquestionably idiotic; blatantly bl...

  • A BIGGER SPLASH

    A BIGGER SPLASH

    Revisiting the stunning 1969 “La Piscine” directed by Jacques Deray or 2003’s  “The Swimming Pool” d...

  • MONEY MONSTER

    MONEY MONSTER

    Totally preposterous, jejune imitation of Jim Cramer’s “Mad Money”; Cramer,  Harvard-degreed, author...

  • VIVA (SPANISH: ENGLISH SUBTITLES)

    VIVA (SPANISH: ENGLISH SUBTITLES)

    Raw. Poignant. Perfectly, powerfully performed and executed in present-day Havana; “Jesus” and his m...

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