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MOVIE: ‘Triple 9’

★★★☆☆ Packed with nearly two hours’ worth of nonstop action, director John Hillcoat’s “Triple 9” is a madcap thriller brimming with dirty cops, Russian mobsters and gruesome gang violence, all set in Atlanta, Ga. Boasting a star-studded cast including Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Kate Winslet, Aaron Paul, Anthony Mackie and[Read More…]

Savage Depiction of Slavery Shocks

Savage Depiction of Slavery Shocks

Watching 12 Years a Slave, the new film from Steve McQueen, I sensed a kind of familiarity. Less than a year ago, Django Unchained and Lincoln brought me to similar setting: a divided, mid-19th century America in which slavery refuses to die. Released so soon after these two acclaimed films, 12 Years a Slave is neither redundant nor derivative. While Django and Lincoln revealed[Read More…]

by October 18, 2013 0 comments The Guide