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Daily Archives: December 17, 2021

BEING THE RICARDOS: IN BLACK & WHITE AND COLOR

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I’m not a fan of show-business biopics, on the whole. Too often the leading actors can’t capture what made the stars they’re playing so special. Others succumb to overly familiar Hollywood storytelling tropes. Being the Ricardos is a rare exception because…
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NIGHTMARE ALLEY: FILM NOIR PERFECTION

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Some filmmakers get so caught up in the look and feel of their films that they lose their grip on the storytelling. Others know how to tell a good story but don’t have the money or the clout to…
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THE TENDER BAR: CYNICS NEED NOT APPLY

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The Tender Bar is based on a memoir by J.E. Moehringer, adapted by the screenwriter of The Departed and Kingdom of Heaven, William Monaghan. It’s a rose-colored remembrance of his youth and transition to adulthood, with an absentee father…
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