Jessica Chastain


There is an apparent reason why you didn’t see Jessica Chastain as a nominee for Best Actress at the Golden Globe Awards last weekend. Why her name also doesn’t appear in the list of nominees for this weekend’s Critics Choice Awards (for which I am a voter). Her latest film “Memory,” which debuted at the […]

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It Chapter Two

“Jon Carter,” “Van Helsing,” “Scorpion King,” and “Jupiter Ascending” provide great company for “It Chapter Two,”  another disappointing, big-budget studio release. Full disclosure: I wasn’t a fan of the 2017 remake, but this bloated sequel is far worse. The most obvious problem is the entirely unnecessary three-hour running time. The decision to regurgitate much of the

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Miss Sloane

Oscar nominated director John Madden’s career has taken interesting twists and turns since Shakespeare in Love won best picture in 1999. He is unpredictable in the projects he chooses like The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and his first time working with a relatively new Jessica Chastain in The Debt. Miss Sloane is a rare and

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