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November 30, 2022
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Review: Lack of motivation leaves true story feeling empty

By | Nov 8, 2022

Adapted from a 2013 novel that was based on a true story, “The Good Nurse” feels diluted, leaving viewers wondering why this story needed to be told.


Review: Dynamic characters keep horror film afloat

By | Sep 17, 2019

The first part of the “IT” franchise opens with an iconic scene: Pennywise the Clown (Bill Skarsgård) confronts Georgie (Jackson Robert Scott) in a sewer; the scene results in the 6-year-old boy’s arm viciously being bitten off in the clown’s jaws.


Review: Strong performances propel underwritten narrative

By | Feb 4, 2015

Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain and David Oyelowo star in “A Most Violent Year,” driving a sometimes dull storyline.


Review: ‘Lawless’ falls short with lackluster plot

By | Sep 5, 2012

Three brothers fight the law in order to thrive in their booze-selling business during the Prohibition era.


Complex story echoes past era

By | Sep 14, 2011

The CIA’s killer spy reputation may be a thing of the past, but “The Debt” is a captivating, intelligent thriller and a reminder of the ruthlessness that pervaded the spy world during the Cold War era.