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Wish You Were Here

While the ending is a little too tidy, “Wish You Were Here” is a tight thriller anchored by a strong performance from Joel Edgerton. Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby

Baz Luhrmann’s take on the great American novel is flawed but compelling, bursting with passion missing from previous cinematic adaptations. Continue reading

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The Great Gatsby

Oversized and ambitious, “The Great Gatsby” better captures the passions and human conflict of Fitzgerald’s book than previous film adaptations. Continue reading

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The Odd Life of Timothy Green

“The Odd Life of Timothy Green” is not so much odd as it is just boring. A blu ray stocking stuffer sure to be re-gifted this holiday season. Continue reading

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The Odd Life of Timothy Green

A contrived story of a fake family, “The Odd Life of Timothy Green” feels like there’s nothing at stake. Continue reading

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The Thing

A dimwitted and mostly unscary remake of — no, prequel to — John Carpenter’s 1982 horror/sci-fi classic. Continue reading

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Warrior

Despite an early barrage of cliches, this tale of family feuds settled through fisticuffs flies by thanks to vivid fight choreography and tough performances. Continue reading

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Animal Kingdom

Aussie director David Michod makes his arrival with one of the finest spawns of Martin Scorsese, Michael Mann or Francis Ford Coppola’s seminal gangster works. Continue reading