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Movies to See Right Now

My top recommendation is The Lost City of Z, which opens in the Bay Area today. Also in theaters this week: Their Finest is an appealing, middling period drama set during the London Blitz. I liked the gloriously pulpy revenge … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

The San Francisco International Film Festival (SFFILMFestival) – a Can’t Miss for Bay Area film fans – has just begun, and here’s my festival preview. My DVD/Stream of the week is my favorite from last year’s San Francisco International Film … Continue reading

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THE ASSIGNMENT: hit man becomes hit woman

In the gloriously pulpy revenge thriller The Assignment, a vengeful plastic surgeon (Sigourney Weaver) captures a hit man (Michelle Rodriguez) and performs sexual reassignment surgery on him, releasing a new hit woman (also Michelle Rodriguez) into the world – and … Continue reading

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Cinequest: (re)ASSIGNMENT (now THE ASSIGNMENT)

In the gloriously pulpy revenge thriller The Assignment, a vengeful plastic surgeon (Sigourney Weaver) captures a hit man (Michelle Rodriguez) and performs sexual reassignment surgery on him, releasing a new hit woman (also Michelle Rodriguez) into the world – and … Continue reading

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