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Monday, February 10, 2020
Ace in the Hole
To mark the passing of Kirk Douglas last week at the age of 103, here's something I wrote on what I consider to be his greatest role, as...
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Queen & Slim
One of the best scenes in Queen & Slim takes place in a bar in Georgia. Queen (Jodie Turner-Smith) and Slim (Daniel Kaluuya) are a you...
Friday, January 17, 2020
Robert Pattinson on The Lighthouse
In the same year that the Twilight saga ended, Robert Pattinson starred in David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis (2012), and it felt like a statem...
Wednesday, January 08, 2020
The last time Sam Mendes went to war it was with Jarhead (2005), an adaptation of Anthony Swofford’s Gulf War memoir, and it was a film de...
Tuesday, January 07, 2020
Everyone is Amanda is wounded and grieving, but the key to the power of Mikhaël Hers’s film lies in its understanding of the private and...
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