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American Assassin - Revenge Or Patriotism?

Films dealing with shadowy government groups and mercenaries paid to carry out some of the most nefarious tasks imaginable are nothing new. Quite often there is a blurring of the lines in these films … more

Lost for decades, Chris Robinson’s “The Intruder” resurfaces

Harry Guerro couldn’t believe his good fortune after making the 3,000-mile journey from New Jersey to the West coast in late 2012, and unearthing a 35 mm print of the 1975 horror thriller, … more

The music never ends for Broadway actress Susan Watson

Best known for her roles in musical theater, Tony-nominated actress and singer Susan Watson released a collection of 14 Broadway and jazz standards on her CD “The Music Never Ends” last fall. “Some of these tracks I had sung earlier in my … more

"Logan" an ending and a new beginning

We are used to origin stories when it comes to our superheroes. Whether we look at Avengers, Batman, Superman or X-Men, there is a sense of character connection when we know from whence they came. While “Logan,” starring Hugh Jackman and Patrick … more

‘Fences’ one of the best films of the year

A fine line exists between creating an outstanding film from a stage production – be it a musical or standard play. Many have accomplished it successfully – consider Chicago, Pygmalion (aka My Fair Lady), Barefoot in the Park, Casa Blanca and … more

Massive opening expected for Marvel’s "Guardians 2"

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” will constantly be compared to its predecessor, but even so, it entertains with wit and zeal. Like the first, Guardians 2 is visually stunning, making the most of CGI, costumes, and character creations to present … more

This Week's TV Best Bets

Who Shot Biggie & Tupac? Hip-hop icon Ice-T and award-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien lead an investigation into the unsolved … more

"Before I Fall" familiar, but compelling

Living in a perpetual loop does not sound appealing at all, but living in a loop that ends in disaster sounds horrific, but that is what happens to Samantha Kingston (Zoey Deutch) in “Before I Fall.” Directed by Ry Russo-Young and written Maria … more

Raunchy, silly fun on the beach in “Baywatch”

A film that purposely makes fun of itself, “Baywatch” works, if even on the most asininely inane level. more

"Life" lacks star factor

Life --- a condition that includes the capacity for growth, reproduction, function and change -- and the subject of the latest sci-fi thriller, Life, starring Ryan Reynolds and Jake Gyllenhaal. Director Daniel Espinosa creates a visually-stunning … more

Oddball comedy "Brigsby Bear" worth a look

A bit like its namesake, “Brigsby Bear” is a film that grows on you. James Pope (Kyle Mooney) has spent his whole life watching the “Brigsby Bear” television show. He even leads an … more

Stark realism impresses in “Wind River”

There is an intensely visceral aspect to Taylor Sheridan’s new film “Wind River.” His presentation of the gorgeous, frigid landscapes penetrates to the core and his characters are … more

Cast of "Going in Style" is better than the movie

It just feels good to watch Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin interact, even if the story in their new “Going in Style,” feels familiar, forced and a bit muddled. These charming veteran actors fill the screen with their palpable … more
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