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Hacksaw Ridge: They Also Serve

The attempted career rehabilitation of Mel Gibson continues with Hacksaw Ridge, a World War II film about a real-life American soldier who became a...

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OPENING   Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (NR) Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan star in this Indian film about a long-running love triangle. Also...

American Honey: Lucky Star

You may not know who Andrea Arnold is, but she’s a genius. The native of Kent, England, has made films only sporadically in her...

American Pastoral: Trouble in Paradise

Philip Roth is unquestionably one of the titans of American literature, and yet the cinematic landscape is littered with unsatisfactory adaptations of his work:...

Film Shorts

OPENING   American Pastoral (R) Ewan McGregor directs and stars in this adaptation of Philip Roth’s novel about a man who wonders if his teenage daughter...

Keeping Up With the Joneses: Spy, Neighbor!

I came to a hard conclusion after watching Keeping Up With the Joneses: Zach Galifianakis should not be a leading man. Don’t get me...

The Big G

Sometimes your work and your passions collide. In other words, I’m getting paid to write about a Godzilla movie. Thankfully, Shin Godzilla is pretty...

Film Shorts

OPENING The Accountant (R) Ben Affleck stars in this thriller as an Asperger’s syndrome-suffering accountant for crime lords who tries to extricate himself as his...

Gabriel Horn Gets Sketchy

Gabriel Horn’s latest adventure started eight years ago at an art auction in Los Angeles. The Fort Worth actor was looking to buy some...

The Dressmaker: Sew Vindictive

I suspect that if I were Australian, I’d think The Dressmaker was the best thing I’d seen. After all, it is a nice showcase...