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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

The latest retelling of the story of King Arthur, Guy Ritchie's King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, is an ambitious one ...
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Guy Ritchie’s “King Arthur” is a walk on the wild side of Camelot

Nutshell: Arthurian Legend as heist caper.  Ritchie’s take on the legends of Arthur and the gang is more gang and ...
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Double Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and The Lost City of Z

Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 I feel like it's going to be impossible to review Guardians Vol. 2 without ...
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The Promise Review

I can promise you one thing about this film: you'll get bored watching it.  Despite the efforts of stars Oscar ...
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The Lost City of Z Review

There is a lot to admire in James Gray’s The Lost City of Z, although even good performances and some ...
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THE LOST CITY OF Z (2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. We aren’t likely to watch a more beautiful or expertly photographed film this year. Director ...
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FRANTZ (2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. Director Francois Ozon won me over as a fan for life with his 2003 writing-mystery ...
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THE PROMISE (2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. I’ve said this before, but mixing romance with historical war time dramas is fraught with ...
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Anthropoid: Average Guy Movie Review

On the 27th May 1942, Jozef Gabcik (Cillian Murphy) and Jan Kubis (Jamie Dornan) put into effect their plan to assassinate Reinhard ...
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‘Hacksaw Ridge’ Review: A Courageous and Riveting War Film

From acclaimed director Mel Gibson, who has spawned massive epics like Braveheart and The Passion of the Christ in his ...
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Film Review: Bitter Harvest Brings The Bitterness of Forgotten History

It is odd to have a film released about Russia's starvation of 10 million Ukrainians in a time when sympathy ...
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A UNITED KINGDOM (2017)

Greetings again from the darkness. Sometimes I just know immediately that I’m going to be out of touch with popular ...
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The Great Wall

The director of The Great Wall, Zhang Yimou, has been defending it since the first trailer was released. Particularly, he was ...
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Hidden Figures move into the deserving spotlight

Just the other day, over on the podcast, we were musing about the dearth of original ideas coming out of ...
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Hacksaw Ridge: Average Guy Movie Review

Mel Gibson is back in the driver seat with Hacksaw Ridge. It tells the story of Desmond Doss, a conscientious ...
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