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You Are Wrong About the Final Act of “Wonder Woman”

2017

You Are Wrong About the Final Act of “Wonder Woman”

Wonder Woman brought the world together in near-universal celebration, as the best superheroes and mythic figures do. Screening controversies and political appropriation notwithstanding, Wonder Woman is…

“War for the Planet of the Apes” (2017): Good Efforts in a Less than Great Film (Review)

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“War for the Planet of the Apes” (2017): Good Efforts in a Less than Great Film (Review)

When nature seems to predestine toward a fate, is there any room for nurture? War for the Planet of the Apes mounts an impressive Biblical…

Back in the Day: “When Harry Met Sally” (July ’89)

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Back in the Day: “When Harry Met Sally” (July ’89)

Romantic comedies (rom-coms) have a fairly standard formula: Boy and girl meet, usually by accident Boy likes girl, girl not so much Boy pursues girl,…

“The Wolf of Wall Street” (2013): Money, Money, Money! (Review)

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“The Wolf of Wall Street” (2013): Money, Money, Money! (Review)

They say money makes the world go round. It’s a sad truth that most of us have to accept but some choose to embrace it….

“White Shadow” (2013): Digging in the Dumps (Review)

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“White Shadow” (2013): Digging in the Dumps (Review)

In White Shadow a black albino boy is left to fend for himself after body snatchers come for his father and his valuable albino body…

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Double Team Review: “The Wolf of Wall Street” (2013)

N: Sex, drugs, money. DiCaprio, Hill, and naked women. That pretty much sums up The Wolf of Wall Street. What were your initial thoughts after…

RIFF Review: The Wind Rises

With The Wind Rises, Hayao Miyazaki returns to the well one last time (presumably) for a much more grounded film than his more known work,…

RIFF Review: We Are What We Are

We Are What We Are, a remake of the Mexican Somos lo que hay, is posed as the next midnight movie genre hit, but can it…

RIFF Review: We Are The Best!

After a few years of making films about miserable subjects like human trafficking and the porn industry, as well some experimental endeavours,  (and also writing…

Film Review: Welcome to the Punch

Sophomore writer-director Eran Creevy assembles an impressive cast for the completely oblique titled, yet very straightforward thriller Welcome to the Punch. Is this latest British crime…

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