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Movies to See Right Now

Okay, I’m exhausted from Cinequest, and the Oscar movies have drifted out of the theaters for the most part, so here we go: The little British drama The Sense of an Ending, with Jim Broadbent, Harriet Walter and Charlotte Rampling, … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

Thriller meets thinker in Eye in the Sky, a parable from modern drone warfare starring Helen Mirren and with a wonderful final performance from the late Alan Rickman. This week, I featured the documentary Last Days in Vietnam.  If you … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

In the engrossing documentary Finding Vivian Maier, we go on journey to discover why one of the great 20th Century photographers kept her own work a secret. The Unknown Known, master documentarian Errol Morris’ exploration of Donald Rumsfeld’s self-certainty, is … Continue reading

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Coming Up on TV: Another Sam Fuller Trashterpiece

On March 23, Turner Classic Movies is airing Shock Corridor (1963).  Director Sam Fuller started out as a tabloid reporter and never missed a chance to shamelessly sensationalize a subject (except for war, which he insisted on treating realistically).  Shock … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

The Must See film right now is The Adjustment Bureau, a first rate love story embedded in the action thriller genre.  The Music Never Stopped is a crowd pleaser that opens this weekend. Cedar Rapids is a fun and unpretentious … Continue reading

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