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13 September 2016

As a film historian I was a sucker for Drama Queens from Hell, playwright Peter Lefcourt’s homage/rip-off/mash-up of movie maestro Billy Wilder’s...

Meryl Streep
24 August 2016

British director Stephen Frears’ latest biopic, about wannabe chanteuse Florence Foster Jenkins (the much Oscar-ed and “much-er” Oscar-...

Black man and white woman sitting on a couch
18 August 2016

The Manson tribe was not the only wolfpack of murderous maniacs to inhabit a remote ranch in L.A. County in order to foment a helter-skelter race war in...

Man with arms around woman's neck from the back
12 August 2016

In the same way that Bronx-born, Brooklyn-raised Woody Allen is the motion picture poet laureate of New York Jews, Mississippi-born playwright Tennessee...

You Know His Name with photo of Matt Damon
01 August 2016

Jason Bourne is the fifth installment in the Bourne film franchise derived from Robert Ludlum’s espionage novels that...

Beyond Start Trek movie poster
28 July 2016

What a tired retread this umpteenth rip-off of the brand Gene Roddenberry pioneered 50 years ago with 1966’s Star Trek TV series, is, directed and...

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