Author: Jeffrey M. Anderson

Lee Chang-dong’s enigmatic ‘Burning’ intrigues

The mysterious, entrancing “Burning,” the latest from South Korean filmmaker Lee Chang-dong (“Secret Sunshine,” “Poetry”), is like a weird dream…

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Rosamund Pike brings reporter Marie Colvin to life in ‘A Private War’

In “A Private War,” Rosamund Pike gives a committed, convincing performance as intrepid, eyepatch-wearing war correspondent Marie Colvin, who died…

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‘Bohemian Rhapsody’: Another biopic bites the dust

Telling the story of Freddie Mercury and Queen, the movie “Bohemian Rhapsody” begins and climaxes with the band’s legendary 1985…

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Richard E. Grant among many Melissa McCarthy worshipers

Richard E. Grant is a great character actor with a long list of incredible movies under his belt. His new…

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‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ falls flat

Drew Goddard’s “Bad Times at the El Royale” is set at the El Royale hotel nestled on the border between…

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Spreading the love on ‘The Hate U Give’

“The Hate U Give,” a forward-thinking drama of racial identity filled with equal amounts of rage and love, is a…

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‘Old Man & the Gun’ a joyful final role for Redford

Robert Redford, a star of the highest caliber for more than 50 years — since “Barefoot in the Park” and…

2 months ago

Smart ‘Smallfoot’ champions kindness, curiosity

Trailers for the new computer-animated, kid-friendly “Smallfoot” were unpromising, and the yeti heroes, with noseless faces and flared-out legs that…

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