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Movie Review: ‘Red Sparrow’

★★★☆☆ On paper, “Red Sparrow,” a spy movie based on a book by the same name, written by a former CIA operative seems to have all the ingredients of a blockbuster staple. Unfortunately, the film’s captivating plot is not enough to compensate for its awkward character dynamics and over-the-top political[Read More…]

Movie Review: ‘Serena’

Movie Review: ‘Serena’

★★☆☆☆ Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence brought such conviction to their nuanced relationships in their past successes, “Silver Linings Playbook” and “American Hustle,” that it is hard to believe they can produce anything short of excellent. And Danish director Susanne Bier’s respectable work in the past (such as “Brothers” and[Read More…]

by April 3, 2015 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
Movie Review: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1’

Movie Review: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1’

★★☆☆☆ Turning a trilogy into a movie is never easy to pull off, but splitting the final book into two films is even harder. The new “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1” proves why. While the “Harry Potter” series was able to finish with a bang in a two-part[Read More…]

Showy Crime Comedy Pays Homage to the ’70s

5/5 stars David O. Russell’s American Hustle is an authentic and enthralling crime comedy-drama that explores the corruption, deception, lust and power that pervaded the 1970s and one of the most scandalous scams of the decade. Graced with a star-studded cast, American Hustle combines the Oscar-winning ensembles of Russell’s The Fighter and Silver Linings Playbook to create an enticing collection[Read More…]

by December 24, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide

Franchise Fires Off Another Success

Sustaining the momentum of an internationally acclaimed franchise after a successful first installation is a difficult task. The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins faced this same issue. Although the books may have begun to falter with Catching Fire, the film sequel doesn’t only ride on its predecessor’s global success[Read More…]

by November 22, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide
Franchise Fires Off Another Success

Franchise Fires Off Another Success

Sustaining the momentum of an internationally acclaimed franchise after a successful first installation is a difficult task and The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins faced this same issue. Although the books may have begun to falter with Catching Fire, the film sequel doesn’t only ride on its predecessor’s global success but earns[Read More…]

by November 22, 2013 0 comments Arts & Entertainment, The Guide