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Saving Mr. Banks (2013) Review

7.5/10 A film about Walt Disney, produced via the Walt Disney Company, so I am sure it is full of saccharine notions about storytelling and imagination. And as is to be expected, the film opens up with a scene about … Continue reading

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Inferno (2016) Review

5.5/10 Here’s the thing: Inferno the movie doesn’t have any interest in the cities and histories that it’s dealing with. The apathy fairly drips from the screen. It rushes from building to building, from name to name, but there is … Continue reading

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Star Trek Beyond, A Hologram for the King & Everybody Wants Some!!

A Hologram for the King (2016) 6/10 Tom Hanks has a midlife crisis and is filled with anxiety. He travels to Saudi Arabia as a businessman to present something to the king, but nothing really works out. I read that … Continue reading

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Bridge of Spies (2015)

8/10 The new Spielberg. A true story of New York lawyer James Donovan who defended a Russian spy at court and then covertly traveled to East Berlin to facilitate an exchange of prisoners. He is constantly tested, first by the … Continue reading

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Cloud Atlas (2012)

8/10 Six stories through time are all connected in small ways. Little decisions, often made out of love, impact the future in surprising ways. I guess that is the summary of the message of this movie: acts of today have … Continue reading

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