Film

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Most movies have at least one shot that floors me. “Columbus” is a movie made entirely of those kinds of shots.

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King’s story is a triumphant display of bravery, and after over forty years, it needed to be told.

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It’s a great film, not because it’s big or dramatic, but rather quite the opposite: it makes the most of the tiny intimacies in this quiet slice of life.

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Although the community feels distant, the themes and story can feel personal for anyone, regardless of background.

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The action sequences, which were a definite highlight of the “The Secret Service,” are still the main draw here.

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On the most basic level possible, “Friend Request” is a monumentally ill-advised movie.

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The film’s ultimate strength lies in its avoidance of clichés in telling the Marathon bombing narrative.

Everything Aronofsky does perpetuates the idea of “genius” as something that one man (always a man) achieves in a state of monomania, locked in his room, scribbling his masterpiece, riding the wave of adrenaline and the compulsion of God, the muses or innate and unmatchable skill.

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As extremist groups of all kinds continue to cause terror and fear all across the globe it is important now more then ever not to forget what happened in Cambodia in the ’70s.

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While the film does address issues in the legal system facing people of color and the horrifying results of William’s case, the film also documents a family — one forever changed by a bullet.

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