Guest Review: The Promise (2017)

Directed By: Terry George Written By: Terry George, Robin Swicord Runtime: 2 hrs 13 minutes It has taken more than ten years for Terry George to return from Hotel Rwanda with another sweeping historical narrative – again about genocide. The Promise is a sobering, beautiful disappointment. The film has a beautiful score and decent cinematography, but is …

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Rental Pick: Woman in Gold (2015)

Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family. Let me start by saying that Dame Helen Mirren is one of my favorite actresses I'd watch in practically anything. She's easily one of the best things of any film, including this one. As …

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Weekend Roundup: ENDGAME review

It's another s-l-o-w week at the box office when the number one movie is a small-budget horror flick The Possession and it barely cracked $10 million! I skipped the cinema this weekend, though I was initially anticipating The Cold Light Of Day. But the utterly dismal critical rating (9% on rotten tomatoes!!) dissuaded me for …

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