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Person in a white sheet with two eye holes against an eerie gray background
01 August 2017

I wasn’t bowled over by last year’s Ghostbusters remake, which seemed like a waste of a good cast. Even some of its fans seemed to like it mainly because it...

white haired man with moustache standing outside hair blowing in wind
04 July 2017

It’s so nice when a movie gives you more than you expect. That’s the case with The Hero, a gentle tale that continually surprises us.

The biggest...

Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow the pirate
31 May 2017

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is awash in mysteries, but the biggest is existential in nature. Namely, why does this flick exist? 

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A woman on the phone and another woman looking at her in an alarmed way
03 May 2017

It’s no surprise that so many movies focus on the teenage years. Just think what this time of life puts us through.

After ambling our way through...

Young woman wearing an old-fashioned hoop dress dancing with the beast, hairy man in a suit
18 March 2017

Because I’m attracted to tales of romance or redemption, it’s not surprising that I love Beauty and the Beast. It is, after all, a fairy tale that...

Black man and white woman dancing
01 March 2017

Even though its subject matter is completely different, I can’t help comparing A United Kingdom to 2016’s Hidden Figures.

Both films uncover an...

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