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Movie Review: ‘Dunkirk’

★★★★★ Few films succeed in building such emotional depth as writer and director Christopher Nolan’s latest masterpiece, “Dunkirk.” The film achieves greatness not with high drama or special effects, but instead with its strong emphasis on the realities of war. Tensions run high from the opening of the film, as[Read More…]

Movie Review: ‘Baby Driver’

Movie Review: ‘Baby Driver’

★★☆☆☆ With a star-studded cast, featuring Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey and Jamie Foxx, and the direction of Edgar Wright, the mastermind behind critically acclaimed comedies like “Shaun of the Dead,” “Baby Driver” has all the tools necessary for an incredible heist movie. With an electrifying soundtrack and flawlessly choreographed action[Read More…]

by June 23, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
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Movie Review: ‘The Commune’

★★★☆☆ Danish Director Thomas Vinterberg’s 2016 film “The Commune,” based loosely on his childhood growing up in a Copenhagen living experiment, takes a fascinating look at the complex tangle of love and loss that occurs when many people live under one roof. The film, which originally premiered at the 2016[Read More…]

by June 15, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
Movie Review: ‘Wonder Woman’

Movie Review: ‘Wonder Woman’

★★★★☆ In the early 1940s, the American comic book scene was largely dominated by superheroes like Batman and Superman — men who possessed incredible gadgets and supernatural gifts. Despite the widespread popularity of these types of characters, a select number of authors recognized the need for a new kind of[Read More…]

by June 14, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
Movie Review: ‘Snatched’

Movie Review: ‘Snatched’

★★☆☆☆ As the product of screenwriter Katie Dippold, best known for comedies like “The Heat” and “Parks and Recreation,” and director Jonathan Levine of the Golden Globe-nominated “50/50,” “Snatched” was positioned to achieve critical and commercial success on its opening weekend. Promoted as a must-see for Mother’s Day, “Snatched” stars[Read More…]

by June 4, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top
Hunnam and Hounsou Discuss ‘King Arthur,’ Acting

Hunnam and Hounsou Discuss ‘King Arthur,’ Acting

Charlie Hunnam, star of “Pacific Rim” and “Sons of Anarchy,” and Golden Globe-nominated actor Djimon Hounsou, of “Gladiator” and “Blood Diamond,” are no strangers to Hollywood action films. Most recently, Hunnam and Hounsou played the roles of Arthur and Bedivere, respectively, in the fantasy-adventure film “King Arthur: Legend of the[Read More…]

by May 20, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top
Movies Turning 10

Movies Turning 10

“Juno” Directed by Jason Reitman | Starring Ellen Page and Michael Cera Witty, moving and unapologetic, the premiere of “Juno” at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival was met with a standing ovation. From there, “Juno” received its fair share of praise, winning an Oscar for Diablo Cody’s original screenplay[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 1 comment Summer Highlights, The Guide
Summertime in DC

Summertime in DC

Museums and Exhibits Across the District Concerts and Festivals: Editor’s Picks A Breath of Fresh Air: Nature Near D.C. FILM Upcoming Movie Releases Best Summer Movies Movies Turning 10! FOOD Tastes of the World: International Cuisines in D.C. Hottest D.C. Summer Eats MUSIC Recent Album Releases Upcoming Releases guide’s Summer[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Summer Highlights, The Guide
Best Summer Movies

Best Summer Movies

“Adventureland” (2009) Directed by Greg Mottola | Starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart Recent college graduates who still do not feel ready to tackle the world will find an unlikely hero in James Brennan, played by Jesse Eisenberg. After some financial issues, James scraps his plans of a summer vacation[Read More…]

by May 19, 2017 0 comments Summer Highlights, The Guide
Movie Review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2’

Movie Review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2’

★★★★☆ In 2014, Marvel Studios released a new type of superhero film: one that was based on comedy and character development rather than action.  “Guardians of the Galaxy” dazzled fans with its witty script, celebrated cast and a ’70s soundtrack that perfectly tied the film together. With the success of[Read More…]

by May 17, 2017 0 comments The Guide