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Review: Saoirse Ronan in “Brooklyn”

0 Submitted by on Mon, 23 November 2015, 07:56
by Sandra Kraisirideja Brooklyn recalls a time that feels foreign in this always-connected world where social media and technology help bring people together. I grew up in the ’70s and the only time I could call my cousin, who lived a mere two hours away in the same state, was on Sundays when long distance phone calls were less expensive. Continue Reading...
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Review: Spotlight with Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton and Rachel McAdams

0 Submitted by on Fri, 13 November 2015, 01:56
by Sandra Kraisirideja Focused on the Boston Globe’s investigation of sexual abuse in the Boston Archdiocese, the film Spotlight manages to make the everyday work of investigative journalists exciting to watch. It shouldn’t be compelling to watch a group of people hunched over thick name directories, searching for accused pedophiles armed with nothing more than a ruler and a pen, Continue Reading...
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Review: The Peanuts Movie hits the big screen in 3-D

0 Submitted by on Fri, 06 November 2015, 00:37
by Sandra Kraisirideja Charles Schulz’s Peanuts gang has finally made it to the big screen and the result is quite magical. The Peanuts Movie incorporates all of the elements that made the TV shows so beloved while updating the animation style in a way that honors the old look and makes it look more modern. Director Steve Martino, working off Continue Reading...
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Review: Steven Spielberg directs Tom Hanks in Bridge of Spies

0 Submitted by on Fri, 16 October 2015, 14:01
by Sandra Kraisirideja Bridge of Spies, the latest historically based drama from director Steven Spielberg, has impeccable production design and a solid cast led by Tom Hanks but the story lags and there isn’t enough conflict to keep viewers fully engaged during its 141 minute running time. Historical dramas by esteemed directors are the kinds of movies that populate streaming Continue Reading...
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Review: “Everest” with Jake Gyllenhaal and Jason Clarke

0 Submitted by on Fri, 18 September 2015, 00:47
by Sandra Kraisirideja “Everest” is thin on character development and story but still delivers an intense, immersive film experience, especially when viewed in IMAX 3D. Directed by Baltasur Kormakur from a screenplay by William Nicholson and Simon Beaufoy, “Everest” boasts an impressive roster of acting talent including Jason Clarke, Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes, Emily Watson, Robin Wright, Keira Continue Reading...
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