Review: “Bombshell”

2.5 out of 5 stars. “Bombshell,” one of the first big movies to be based on some of the events that spurred the Me Too movement, is simultaneously shocking, and shockingly tame. Directed by Jay Roach, the film revolves around the sexual harassment scandal at Fox News, in which several women exposed CEO Roger Ailes, […]

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Review: “Aquaman”

3.5 out of 5 stars. We all know that Warner Brothers’ DC cinematic universe hasn’t been all that successful thus far, and that the vast majority of the films in the series have had both visually and thematically dark tones.  So it was an interesting choice for the studio to go with Aquaman—traditionally a very […]

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Review: “Boy Erased”

4 out of 5 stars. To many of you reading this, something like gay conversion therapy is completely unfathomable.  But to others, who view homosexuality as a choice, or a sickness, it is a very viable option.  It’s those others who are at the center of “Boy Erased,” a drama written and directed by Joel […]

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Review: “The Beguiled” (2017)

4 out of 5 stars. It’s amazing what different writers and directors can bring to—or take away from—the same story.  Case in point, “The Beguiled,” a 1971 film directed by Don Siegel, based on a novel of the same name.  That movie, set during the American Civil War, starred Clint Eastwood as John, an injured […]

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