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Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Outside Voice

Brie Larson has been around. You probably saw her as Amy Schumer’s sister in Trainwreck or as the token girl in the movie version...

Bonded Out

Forming a neatly rounded-off tetralogy with the previous three James Bond movies, Spectre sure feels like the end of the line for Daniel Craig...

Buy Me Some Peanuts

When it was first announced that Peanuts would be turned into a 3D movie, many of my fellow Peanuts fans were afraid that the...

Burnt Down for What

Most movies about chefs portray their subjects as divinely inspired (if occasionally temperamental) artisans who live to dazzle us with their culinary creations. Ah,...

Poke in the Eye

You may recall that 16 years ago, Michael Mann made a laudable, well-acted, detail-oriented journalism movie called The Insider that cast CBS News as...

Shiny Apple

“Artists lead and hacks ask for a show of hands!” That might just be the most Aaron Sorkin thing that anybody has ever said...

Popcorn and Pancit

The food isn’t the only thing new going on at AMC Grapevine Mills (see: Eats review, pg. 24). The Asian movies have been new...

Bonus Film Review: Crimson Peak

Ever since I heard about the existence of Crimson Peak, I’ve been holding my breath waiting for it. The draw of a horror movie...

Prisoners’ Dilemmas

Steven Spielberg directed Bridge of Spies from a script that was co-written by the Coen brothers. Not so long ago, these filmmakers seemed to...

Street Life

Richard Gere shouldn’t play a homeless person. Let’s just say that off the bat. He gives it a good try in Time Out of...