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The best movies of 2017

Every year, I keep a running list of the best movies I’ve seen this year. I usually end up with a Top Ten and another 5-15 mentions. Here’s last year’s list. To get on my year-end list, a movie has … Continue reading

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DVD/Streams of the Week: the best movies of the year

About half of the year’s best movies are already out on video. I’ve been shilling The Big Sick and Truman over the past month. Here are the rest: Wind River: another masterpiece from Taylor Sheridan. Smart, layered and intelligent, Wind … Continue reading

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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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THE SENSE OF AN ENDING: you can’t revisit the past and guarantee closure

The veteran actor Jim Broadbent paints a remarkable portrait of Tony, the main character in the British drama The Sense of an Ending, and he makes it look easy. Retired and long-divorced, Tony is entirely comfortable is a solitary life … Continue reading

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