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A long time ago the Western movie star John Wayne explained to me that Western movies weren’t really expressions of what happened in America’s frontier. Instead, they were more akin to … more
The artists who put together the imagery for Disney-Pixar’s amazing new film, “Coco,” deserve top billing above any of the stars who provided their voice talents. I mean it. more
Another super hero movie, hot on the heels of another, creates a bizarre kind of competition for the hearts and minds of fanboys. more
When the only escape path for Thor is traveling through something called “The Devil’s Anus,” you know the new movie featuring the Norse god with a non-Nordic accent isn’t exactly a super-serious effort. more
The framework is all too familiar. A terrorist bomb attack kills several innocent people in the midst of a large urban city, London in this case. more
A few highly detailed and compelling-to-read articles have been written about what happened to the Granite Mountain Hotshots on June 30, 2013. In fact, one of them, titled “No Exit” by … more
Thankfully, under the sure hand of director Denis Villeneuve (”Arrival”) and producer Ridley Scott, who helmed the legendary original back in 1982, this film is both a loving tribute and a brilliant sequel. more
The real Barry Seal was tall, overweight and, by some accounts, possessed a larger-than-life personality. Actor Tom Cruise works hard to at least capture one of those attributes in Doug Liman’s “based on a true story” film of Seal’s criminal exploits. more
In that now-widely talked-about wacky fusion of James Bond and “Kick-Ass,” writer-director Matthew Vaughn returns with a smashy-crashy sequel to 2014’s “Kingsman: The Secret Service” that is more of the same, but a teeny bit deeper into the character’s backstory. more
One of the reasons for that rep is that he doesn’t pull any punches. If something in a given story leads down a particularly dark and very nasty alley, he’ll take you there and make you … more
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