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21 February 2018

 

Haitian director/co-writer Raoul Peck’s well-made The Young Karl Marx is one of the most significant biopics in cinema history and arguably...

16 February 2018

Mainly due to Warren Beatty’s classic 1967 movie, most film fans know who the “Barrow Gang” was - Bonnie and Clyde Barrow’s band of bank robbing desperadoes...

13 February 2018

Those who have been lucky enough to visit the Pacific Islands and to even be blessed by the opportunity to live there (as this “Native” New Yorker was for...

11 February 2018

With the persona of a maniacal Bond villain hell-bent on world domination who’s so unbelievable he’d be more at home in Austin Powers spy spoofs than in the...

30 January 2018

In the history of Western storytelling, along with Homer’s The Odyssey, Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz and Jack Kerouac’s On the Road,...

31 December 2017

Oliver Stone’s 2012 thriller Savages opens with gorgeous coastline images accompanied by O or Ophelia’s (Blake Lively) voiceover saying: “It started...

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