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The Gunman

An ill fit for Sean Penn on fronts of art and altruism, “The Gunman” plays like something the actor, co-writer and producer probably loathes: “voluntourism.” Continue reading

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Class of 1985: “The Falcon and the Snowman”

Although this biopic is mostly engaging, the truth of Christopher Boyce and Andrew Daulton Lee’s lives may be stranger and stronger than its historical fiction. Continue reading

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Heartwarming, funny and not too challenging, “Walter Mitty” should find a second life on video. Continue reading

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

This funny/sad adaptation of the James Thurber story doesn’t aim very high, but it delivers a heartwarming message and a good time. Continue reading

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Class of 1993: “Carlito’s Way”

With unexpected humanism and a dynamic Al Pacino performance, “Carlito’s Way” remains the best film of Brian De Palma’s compelling, often confounding, career. Continue reading

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Gangster Squad

Blunt and brisk in its own inoffensive way, “Gangster Squad” is still a piece of meathead cinema and one that’s mostly sizzle, no steak. Continue reading

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Bad Boys (1983)

This largely forgotten but seminal 1983 prisoner drama launched Sean Penn’s career as a serious actor. Continue reading

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The Tree of Life

Malick returns with the best film of his career, a personal and spiritual work of beauty. Continue reading

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Fair Game

The latest Iraq related movie has flaws, but has plenty of payoffs. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: The Pledge

“The Pledge” — Sean Penn’s brutal, draining 2001 whodunit — continues Nick Rogers’ look at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

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