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Movies to See Right Now

Why so few good films in theaters right now?  I’ll tell you why!  According to my calculations, a whopping 45% of all theater screens in Silicon Valley are devoted to ONLY THREE MOVIES:  Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

It’s Memorial Day weekend.  Scroll down for my recommendations of current and classic movies on video and television that honor military service. Recommended movies to see in theaters this week: Opening this weekend, The Commune, looks like comedy of errors, … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

Recommended movies to see in theaters this week: The gentle and insightful end-of-life drama Truman. Often funny, it’s a weeper that is never maudlin. One of the best movies of the year.  Hard to find, but worth it. The droll … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

Recommended movies to see in theaters this week: The gentle and insightful end-of-life drama Truman. Often funny, it’s a weeper that is never maudlin. One of the best movies of the year.  Hard to find, but worth it. The Lost … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

Recommended movies to see in theaters this week: My top recommendation is The Lost City of Z, a thoughtful and beautifully cinematic revival of the adventure epic genre. In Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York … Continue reading

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Movies to See Right Now

Three movies to see in theaters this week: My top recommendation is The Lost City of Z, a thoughtful and beautifully cinematic revival of the adventure epic genre. Free Fire is a witty and fun shoot ’em up. Their Finest … Continue reading

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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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THE LOST CITY OF Z: the historical adventure epic revived

In auteur James Gray’s sweeping turn of the 20th Century epic The Lost City of Z, a stiff-upper-lip type British military officer becomes the first European to probe into the deepest heart of unmapped Amazonia. Finding his way through the … Continue reading

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