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Official Secrets movie review: blow all the whistles

Mon Sep 23 2019, 08:31pm | 0 comments

Angel Has Fallen movie review: and it can’t get up

Wed Aug 28 2019, 02:16pm | 0 comments

Free Trip to Egypt documentary review: busting through bigotry

Tue Jun 11 2019, 09:42pm | 0 comments

XY Chelsea documentary review: the truth will out

Fri May 24 2019, 05:14pm | 0 comments

Trial by Fire and My Days of Mercy movies review: two (rare) new dramas about the US death penalty

Thu May 23 2019, 01:33pm | 0 comments

Long Shot movie review: not-so-radical romantic agenda

Fri May 03 2019, 12:33pm | 0 comments

Bel Canto movie review: Stockholm syndrome, a love story

Fri Apr 26 2019, 12:17pm | 0 comments

Hail Satan? documentary review: the devil you say

Thu Apr 18 2019, 06:06pm | 0 comments

The White Crow movie review: nothing to crow about

Fri Mar 29 2019, 02:22pm | 0 comments

The Brink documentary review: a nasty piece of work

Thu Mar 28 2019, 09:53pm | 0 comments

The Aftermath movie review: don’t mention the war…

Fri Mar 01 2019, 09:59pm | 0 comments

Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts 2019 (91st Academy Awards) review

Tue Feb 19 2019, 10:19pm | 0 comments

On the Basis of Sex movie review: Notorious RBG’s origin story

Thu Jan 03 2019, 07:54pm | 0 comments

Aquaman movie review: deep blah sea

Mon Dec 17 2018, 10:45pm | 0 comments

Mary Queen of Scots movie review: not so good to be the queen…

Fri Dec 14 2018, 02:00pm | 0 comments

movies for the resistance: Schindler’s List

Mon Dec 03 2018, 05:18pm | 0 comments

Robin Hood (2018) movie review: it should be outlawed

Tue Nov 20 2018, 09:05pm | 15 comments

A Private War movie review: this is not fake news (#LFF2018)

Tue Nov 13 2018, 07:38pm | 1 comment

The Front Runner movie review: when politics turned tabloid (#LFF2018)

Tue Nov 06 2018, 10:16pm | 4 comments

Peterloo movie review: it’s a battle just to get through it

Thu Nov 01 2018, 08:35pm | 3 comments

Fahrenheit 11/9 documentary review: America is burning (#LFF2018)

Tue Oct 23 2018, 08:34pm | 8 comments

Hunter Killer movie review: dead in the water

Sun Oct 21 2018, 08:56pm | 23 comments

Johnny English Strikes Again movie review: the spy who was a complete doofus

Thu Oct 11 2018, 05:15pm | 10 comments

Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. documentary review: the multiple identities of a modern artist

Wed Sep 26 2018, 10:18pm | 0 comments

Jane Fonda in Five Acts documentary review: the political is her personal

Sun Sep 23 2018, 09:49pm | 2 comments

Mile 22 movie review: unfortunately no one can be told what any of it means

Thu Sep 20 2018, 03:47pm | 8 comments

Mission: Impossible – Fallout movie review: here we go again

Tue Jul 24 2018, 08:22pm | 8 comments

The First Purge movie review: a ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ for #BlackLivesMatter

Thu Jul 05 2018, 07:12am | 36 comments

1945 movie review: a reckoning for the collaborators

Tue May 22 2018, 02:18pm | 0 comments

New Town Utopia documentary review: the future that never was

Fri May 04 2018, 10:55am | 0 comments

The Judge documentary review: social (and legal) justice warrior

Thu May 03 2018, 08:21pm | 2 comments

RBG documentary review: though she be but little she is fierce

Mon Apr 30 2018, 03:38pm | 6 comments

Mercury 13 documentary review: the even righter stuff

Mon Apr 23 2018, 10:46pm | 83 comments

Beirut (aka The Negotiator) movie review: an American man finds absolution in the messy Middle East

Wed Apr 18 2018, 08:44pm | 14 comments

In the Land of Pomegranates documentary review: is the Middle East fixable?

Sun Mar 11 2018, 10:09pm | 0 comments

Red Sparrow movie review: undercovers agent

Thu Mar 01 2018, 10:41pm | 34 comments

Icarus documentary review: on athletes’ compromised wings

Wed Feb 28 2018, 10:18pm | 1 comment

The Party movie review: bring your own battle

Fri Feb 16 2018, 05:26pm | 1 comment

Black Panther movie review: absolute Marvel

Thu Feb 15 2018, 05:50pm | 64 comments

12 Strong movie review: America enters the “graveyard of empires”

Fri Jan 26 2018, 08:33pm | 5 comments

Kangaroo: A Love-Hate Story documentary review: of human cruelty

Fri Jan 19 2018, 04:10pm | 5 comments

Darkest Hour movie review: a surrender to open-and-shut history

Fri Jan 12 2018, 04:26pm | 18 comments

The Post movie review: printing truth to power

Fri Dec 29 2017, 09:34pm | 2 comments

Star Wars: The Last Jedi movie review: a great disturbance in the Force

Mon Dec 18 2017, 11:21am | 225 comments

The Rape of Recy Taylor documentary review: meet the unheralded badass black women of recent American history

Sun Dec 10 2017, 09:55pm | 0 comments

11/8/16 (aka November 8th) documentary review: too soon, too soon

Wed Dec 06 2017, 04:28pm | 5 comments

Thor: Ragnarok movie review: it’s only the end of the world

Fri Oct 27 2017, 07:20pm | 11 comments

The Death of Stalin movie review: the great dictator

Wed Oct 25 2017, 04:53pm | 6 comments

Geostorm movie review: weather bomb

Tue Oct 24 2017, 10:34am | 23 comments

Kingsman: The Golden Circle movie review: deliver us from “edgy”

Mon Sep 25 2017, 03:43pm | 115 comments

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