Sundance 2020 Review: ‘Worth’, Michael Keaton Leads A Thoughtful Drama About 9/11 Victim Compensation

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What is the value of human life? Can you place a dollar figure on a person's life? "What is life worth"?  That's the question...

Sundance 2020 Review: ‘Black Bear’, Aubrey Plaza And An Actual Black Bear Highlight A...

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I don't know if there's been a movie more suited to Sundance's NEXT lineup than Black Bear, a rip-roaring, razor-sharp comedy about toxic relationships...

Sundance 2020 Review: ‘Come Away’ Gives Peter Pan And Alice In Wonderland Grim Origin...

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If Brenda Chapman's name is familiar to you, it's probably also what will draw you to Come Away. A longtime animator on Dreamworks' The...

Sundance 2020 Review: ‘The Perfect Candidate’, Haifaa al-Mansour Gets Back To Her Hopeful, Empowering...

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It's good to see Haifaa al-Mansour get back to basics, so to speak. Her 2012 debut, the uplifting, vitally-important coming of age film Wadjda,...

Travis Hopson’s Top 100 Of The 2010s (Finale)

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This is the finale of my Top 100 Movies of the 2010s! The process of coming up with this list damn near broke me,...

Review: ‘1917’, Sam Mendes’ Tense, Visceral WWI Odyssey Is An Instant Classic

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There are two moments of peace bookending Sam Mendes' WWI epic, 1917. In the beginning, we see young British soldiers Blake (Dean-Charles Chapman) and...

Review: ‘The Report’, Adam Driver Investigates CIA Torture In Riveting Political Drama

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(NOTE: This is a reprint of my review from the Sundance Film Festival. The Report opens November 15th. Check out our interview with Daniel...

Review: ‘Honey Boy’, Shia LaBeouf Gets Serious In Exploring His Troubled Past

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(NOTE: This is a reprint of my review from the Sundance Film Festival.) Trust me, I understand if the idea of Shia LaBeouf making a...

Review: ‘Dolemite Is My Name’, Eddie Murphy Is Outta Sight As Blaxploitation Legend Rudy...

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  That Eddie Murphy would gravitate to playing R-rated comedian and blaxploitation icon Rudy Ray Moore isn't at all surprising. The two have quite a...

Review: ‘Angel Has Fallen’, The Franchise Gets Back On Its Feet In A Big...

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I must admit to having a soft spot for the 'Has Fallen' movies. They are ridiculously absurd, knuckle-headed action movies with a generic tough-guy...