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    23 2020 January

    “THE GENTLEMEN”

    “THE GENTLEMEN” Starring Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Hugh Grant, Colin Farrell, Henry Golding, Michelle Dockery, Jeremy Strong, Eddie Marsan Screenplay by Guy Ritchie Story by Guy Ritchie, Ivan Atkinson and Marn Davies Directed by Guy...

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    16 2020 January

    “BAD BOYS FOR LIFE,” “DOLITTLE,” “UNDERWATER”

    “BAD BOYS FOR LIFE,” “DOLITTLE,” “UNDERWATER” By Matt Neufeld The Washington Film Institute Alas, the year 2020 is not getting off to a good start in movieland, with the release this month, January, 2020, of...

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    10 2020 January

    “JUST MERCY”

    “JUST MERCY” Starring Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, Brie Larson, Rob Morgan, Tim Blake Nelson, Rafe Spall Written by Destin Daniel Cretton and Andrew Lanham Based on the book “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice...

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    05 2020 January

    HOLIDAY SEASON FILM REVIEW ROUND-UP 2019, PART TWO: “1917,” “BOMBSHELL”

    HOLIDAY SEASON FILM REVIEW ROUND-UP 2019, PART TWO: “1917,” “BOMBSHELL” “1917” ​Starring George MacKay, Dean-Charles Chapman, Mark Strong, Andrew Scott, Richard Madden, Claire Duburcq, Colin Firth, Benedict Cumberbatch Written by Sam Mendes and Krysty Wilson-Cairns...

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    20 2019 December

    “HOLIDAY SEASON FILM REVIEW ROUND-UP 2019, PART ONE: “CATS,” “LITTLE WOMEN,” “STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER”

    HOLIDAY SEASON FILM REVIEW ROUND-UP 2019: “CATS,” “LITTLE WOMEN,” “1917,” “BOMBSHELL,” AND “STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER” Part 1: “Cats,” “Little Women,” “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” By Matt Neufeld The Washington Film...

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    27 2019 November

    “KNIVES OUT”

    “KNIVES OUT” ​​​Starring Daniel Craig, Christopher Plummer, Jamie Lee Curtis, Don Johnson, Ana de Armas, Michael Shannon. Toni Collette, Chris Evans, Lakeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford, Jaeden Martell Written by Rian Johnson Directed by Rian Johnson...

Film Review: LIFE OF PI

November 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

LIFE OF PI Director: Ang Lee Writer: David Magee (screenplay); Yann Martel (novel) Cast: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Gerard Depardieu, Adil Hussain, Tabu, Ayush Tandon Nobody reading Yann Martel would have imagined that his Booker...

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Film Review: SKYFALL

November 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

[email_link] “Skyfall,” the 23rd film in the Broccoli-family-produced James Bond series, is an intelligent, entertaining, suspenseful, dramatic and, overall, excellent return to form for the enduring 50-year-old series (celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, 2012),...

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Film Review: CLOUD ATLAS

October 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

In my not-so-humble opinion—don’t even waste your time going to see the muddled, befuddled, confusing, disjointed, at times embarrassingly bad “Cloud Atlas,” an ambitious, but ultimately unsuccessful and disappointing, $100 million flop from the Wachowski...

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Film Review: LOOPER

October 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

People–fans and filmmakers and writers alike–never tire of time-travel stories–and it’s not too difficult to understand this particular area of interest. With seemingly infinite stories to tell and a continually fascinating basic premise at the...

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Savages

Film Review: SAVAGES

June 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

SAVAGES Director: Oliver StoneWriters: Don Winslow, Shane Salerno, Oliver StoneCast: Aaron Johnson, Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively, John Travolta, Salma Hayek, Benicio del Toro Savages, based on Don Winslow’s savvy potboiler on pot-peddling turf wars, revives...

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THE DEBT

Film Review: THE DEBT

August 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

THE DEBT Director: John Madden This film was produced in 2010, and although seen at the Toronto International Film Festival and the Washington DC Jewish Film Festival, is now to be released August 31, 2011....

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