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The Last Duel

#MeToo in Medieval Times. When I found out Ben Affleck and Matt Damon finished the script for “The Last Duel” faster than “Good Will Hunting,” I asked if we should be worried about this, considering that fast writing can cause… Read More ›

The Eyes of Tammy Faye

Jessica Chastain keeps her faith as the make-up wearing televangelist. I’m not a religious person (I apologize), so I don’t see the campy religious films like last week’s “Show Me the Father.” I do, however, come across some entertaining religious… Read More ›

Worth

This post 9/11 drama fights for a worthy cause. One of the opening scenes of “Worth” has Michael Keaton listening to his classical music during his commute, when people start receiving phone calls and reports on September 11, 2001. And… Read More ›

12 Mighty Orphans

These orphans score touchdowns in this entertaining football story. “12 Mighty Orphans” joins the football underdog club with “Radio,” “Rudy,” “The Longest Yard,” and “The Blind Side,” among many others. In fact, a football movie based on a true story… Read More ›

Final Account

An important doc about the remaining Nazis in this world. We’re already in the 2020s, and the last generation of Nazis or those who knew them have their own stories and perspectives to tell about the worst human crimes in… Read More ›

The Courier

The entertaining espionage thriller with excellent performances and dangerous risks. “The Courier” is a solid and throughly interesting thriller based on a true story about espionage, sacrifices, and choices. Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Greville Wynne, a British businessman, who helped… Read More ›

The Dig

A little mud doesn’t threaten the fine performances in this Sutton Hoo biopic. “The Dig” is based on the true story about the excavation of the Sutton Hoo burial site in 1939 (just as England is preparing for WWII), in… Read More ›

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