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The Lost City of Z

Posted in Movies | Begun 04/21/2017
The Lost City of Z

Hunnam and Miller prove their deserved go-to status.

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Queen of the Desert

Posted in Movies | Begun 04/07/2017
Queen of the Desert

Meet Out of Africa’s kindred spirit

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The Zookeeper’s Wife

Posted in Movies | Begun 03/31/2017
The Zookeeper’s Wife

Niki Caro’s iron fist in a velvet glove reigns supreme.

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Neruda

Posted in Movies | Begun 02/03/2017
Neruda

Poetic and experiential, just like its subject.

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The Founder

Posted in Movies | Begun 01/20/2017
The Founder

Well-executed but too sympathetic (holy moly).

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Hidden Figures

Posted in Movies | Begun 12/25/2016
Hidden Figures

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Lion

Posted in Movies | Begun 12/21/2016
Lion

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Christine

Posted in Movies | Begun 11/27/2016
Christine

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The Birth of a Nation

Posted in Movies | Begun 11/27/2016
The Birth of a Nation

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Loving

Posted in Movies | Begun 11/18/2016
Loving

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Hacksaw Ridge

Posted in Movies | Begun 11/04/2016
Hacksaw Ridge

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The Lovers and the Despot

Posted in Movies | Begun 09/23/2016
The Lovers and the Despot

Would be wildly exciting were it not so chillingly deadly serious.

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Queen of Katwe

Posted in Movies | Begun 09/23/2016
Queen of Katwe

In chess, the small become big.

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Goat

Posted in Movies | Begun 09/23/2016
Goat

Ben Schnetzer has just landed squarely on my radar – and the Roller Watch!

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Snowden

Posted in Movies | Begun 09/19/2016
Snowden

Mandatory viewing, whatever one’s perspective on Snowden’s actions specifically.

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Sully

Posted in Movies | Begun 09/09/2016
Sully

Eastwood does his best to dampen the drama, but the story shines through.

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Hands of Stone

Posted in Movies | Begun 08/26/2016
Hands of Stone

Boundless heart, superb work from Ramirez, and true excellence in casting.

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Anthropoid

Posted in Movies | Begun 08/12/2016
Anthropoid

Uneven but unforgettable.

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Lovelace

Posted in Movies | Begun 07/10/2016
Lovelace

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The Dog Lover

Posted in Movies | Begun 07/08/2016
The Dog Lover

What could have been a thoughtful and persuasive argument devolved into biased agenda-pushing.

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