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Film Reviews

Pete’s Dragon: Beast of the Northern Wild

Disney Studios continue to raid their back catalog of animated hits to remake into live-action films for a new era, and so far I’ve...

Florence Foster Jenkins: Murder on the High Cs

Meryl Streep has proven her singing ability time and again, so it seems more than a bit perverse to cast her as one of...

Bonus Film Review: Suicide Squad

Once upon a time, Warner Brothers revived its Batman series with a talented young director at the helm named Christopher Nolan. And it was...

Five Nights in Maine: Loved and Lost

Opening this week at AMC Grapevine Mills for a limited run, Five Nights in Maine is a racially charged two-hander of a bereavement drama...

He’s Trippin’

At 52, David Reyes took a while to finally finish his first fiction film. “I was part of that sad generation that saw Star Wars...

Bad Moms: Oh, Mama!

The late Garry Marshall’s last film was released this spring. It was called Mother’s Day, and it wasn’t mentioned in many of the director’s...

Café Society: Beautiful People

So it turns out that the latest young actress to give a dazzling performance in a Woody Allen film wasn’t Emma Stone but rather...

Filming the Stockyards

A bunch of cowboys are expected to be sidling up to bars and moseying down sidewalks in the Stockyards this weekend. The fourth Saturday...

Absolutely Fabulous: Passing Fashion

I should start off by saying I’m an Absolutely Fabulous virgin. I had never seen a single episode of the cult 1990s British sitcom...

Bonus Film Review: Ghostbusters

Over the past year or so, a lot of hysterical men succeeded in making me ashamed of my own gender over the new reboot...