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Thursday, April 20, 2017
Colossal taps into the universal secret conviction that one’s most trivial actions are somehow world-consequential.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
If you’ve never seen Trainspotting, watching it in preparation would be a good idea, as T2 assumes pretty strong familiarity.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
A large cast of fine actors do their best to provide emotional ballast and some flashes of dark humor.
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017
A bizarrely goofy premise yields a richly human movie.
Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016
The movie version remains stubbornly on the surface—a surface, moreover, that only a tiny number of people will view as intended.
Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016
Here, for the first time in ages, is proof that “thrilling” and “analytical” aren’t mutually exclusive.
Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016
This paean to courage and fortitude offers an alternative to recent superhero epics.
Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016
It simulates amateurishness in the same highly professional manner as countless Blair Witch rip-offs before it.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
His wit is decidedly rusty now.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
The film was adapted from Roald Dahl’s beloved children’s book.