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A Rainy Day in New York

Woody Allen’s 48th feature-length film is another forgettable trite romantic comedy; ironic since “A Rainy Day in New York” has become one of his most controversial. Set to debut in 2018 amidst the “Me Too” movement, allegations, old and new, against the Oscar-winning filmmaker resulted in many of the cast including Chalamet, donating their salary […]

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Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

The strides Disney made with the original “Maleficent” (2014) are lost and forgotten in the sequel that reunites Oscar-winner Angelina Jolie with those squared cheekbones and devilish horns. The opening sequence is a conglomeration of over-saturated and mediocre CGI, reacquainting audiences with the fairytale land of The Moors and creatures therein. The narration informs us that

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It’s puzzling to understand what interest French actress turned director Mélanie Laurent (“Operation Finale”) had in adapting Nic Pizzolatto’s (“True Crime”) first novel to film. She wasn’t the first choice for director, and Ben Foster replaced European Matthias Schoenaerts, the first choice for the lead role. The biggest gaffe here, not only is a film

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Leap! inspires viewers and has messages for children about how to succeed to achieve your dream. Yes, you need to work hard, maybe cut a few corners (careful!), know who your friends are, have people rooting for you (but not distracting you), and cash in on a lot of luck. And, by the way, you

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The Beguiled

Best director winner at Cannes film festival 2017, Sofia Coppola insists her version of The Beguiled is not a remake of the 1971 Clint Eastwood film; rather an alternative adaptation to Thomas Cullinan’s novel. The Beguiled might be Coppola’s most accessible film to date, that’s not saying much following films The Bling Ring, Marie Antoinette

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