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    27 2021 February


    “NOMADLAND” ​​​Starring Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, Linda May ​Written by Chloe Zhao Based on “Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century” by Jessica Bruder Directed by Chloe Zhao Produced by Frances McDormand, Peter Spears, Mollye...

    12 2021 February


    “LAND” ​Starring Robin Wright, Demian Bichir, Kim Dickens Written by Jesse Chatham and Erin Dignam Directed by Robin Wright Produced by Allyn Stewart, Lora Kennedy, Peter Saraf, Leah Holzer Cinematography by Bobby Bukowski Edited by...

    12 2021 February


    “THE MAP OF TINY PERFECT THINGS” ​Starring Kathryn Newton, Kyle Allen, Jermaine Harris, Anna Mikami, Josh Hamilton, Cleo Fraser, Jorja Fox Screenplay by Lev Grossman Based on “The Map of Tiny Perfect Things” by Lev...

    11 2021 February


    “THE MAURITANIAN” ​Starring Jodie Foster, Tahar Rahim, Benedict Cumberbatch, Shailene Woodley, Zachary Levi, Saamer Usmani Screenplay by M. B. Traven, Rory Haines and Sohrab Noshirvani Story by M. B. Traven Based on the book “Guantanamo...

    28 2021 January


    “THE LITTLE THINGS” By Matt Neufeld ​Starring Denzel Washington, Rami Malek, Jared Leto, Natalie Morales Written and directed by John Lee Hancock Produced by Mark Johnson and John Lee Hancock Cinematography by John Schwartzman Edited...

    14 2021 January


    “THE MARKSMAN” ​Starring Liam Neeson, Jacob Perez, Katheryn Winnick, Juan Pablo Raba, Teresa Ruiz Written by Robert Lorenz, Chris Charles and Danny Kravitz Director by Robert Lorenz Produced by Tai Duncan, Mark Williams, Eric Gold...

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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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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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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