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Movie Review: Snowden (2016)

Snowden (2016)

Starring- Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Tom Wilkinson, Scott Eastwood, Logan Marshall-Green, Timothy Olyphant, Ben Schnetzer, LaKeith Lee Stanfield, Rhys Ifans, Nicolas Cage, Joely Richardson… 1,321 more words

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The Fighter

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The Fighter


David O. Russell


  • Mark Wahlberg as Micky Ward
  • Christian Bale as Dicky Eklund
  • Amy Adams as Charlene Fleming
  • Melissa Leo as Alice Ward…
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Sony Pictures Classics At Altar With 'Novitiate' - Sundance

EXCLUSIVE: Things are loosening up on the ground here at the Sundance Film Festival after last night’s massive deal for The Big Sick. Sony Pictures Classics is closing up a mid-seven-figure worldwide rights deal for… 173 more words

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'Novitiate' (2017) | Sundance Review

Vatican II is a historical event that intrigues me greatly. An organization that prides itself on tradition and ritual is forced to recognize its antiquity and must adapt (somewhat) to the time. 688 more words


The Equalizer


In this action-thriller based on the hit 1980s TV series, former intelligence operative Robert McCall comes out of retirement to help a young prostitute, only to end up in the Russian Mafia’s crosshairs. 412 more words

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Sundance Film Review: 'Novitiate'

Her film may have far too many weighty matters on its mind to leave much room for petty resentments, but one wonders if writer-director Maggie Betts isn’t the teeniest bit annoyed that a certain other prestige drama about Catholic self-doubt and self-sacrifice beat hers to the title “Silence.” It would certainly be the ideal moniker for “Novitiate,” a piercing, immersive, and superbly played convent drama in which the suppression of speech is witnessed at both an individual and institutional level.  878 more words

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4 stars

Surely Oliver Stone’s best movie since JFK, this biopic of American whistleblower Edward Snowden is that rare treat: an entertaining thriller that also has something extremely compelling to say. 149 more words