Film

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Like most modern horror films, the new Austrian film “Goodnight Mommy” aims more to be disturbing than genuinely scary.

So, with Halloween rapidly approaching and studios releasing their annual display of horror films, I am hoping to find some more power and independence from the female protagonists.

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It’s Spielberg. It’s Hanks. Of course “Bridge of Spies” is pretty damn good. But not great.

Along with Attah, Elba sells the complex relationship these two characters have as the Commandant drags Agu deeper into the heart of darkness.

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The first shot is of an idyllic, modern home secluded in the Austrian countryside, which clearly means someone’s going to die. I don’t think there's ever been a film with an idyllic, secluded home that made me think, “This looks like a feel good story. No one could possibly die in this.” 

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Everything about “Sicario” is ruthless.

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Through numerous television appearances, speeches, and an autobiography "I Am Malala," the generalities of her story have become well known in the western world.

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Comedy heavyweight and so-called genius Judd Apatow said it best: the people behind National Lampoon magazine became all of modern comedy.

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Children’s tales need dense moral substance or they drift apart at the seams. “Pan” floats on from start to finish, unwilling or unable to choose a convincing core value, and there’s no wind in its sails to pull it back to course.

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The plot is simple, but it holds its excitement in the details of Philipe’s goals, which must be configured to make the final, incredible wire-walk possible.