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Film Review: ‘Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant’

Three pillars of human existence and the bonds between us define Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant, a story of survival, instinct, and basic human goodness in a time and place that does not support or forgive such acts. The place is Afghanistan,

Film Review: ‘Air’ Is A Slam Dunk

As a teenager growing up in the Milwaukee area, it was difficult to miss the magic Michael Jordan brought to the court as the Chicago Bulls made championship history. To be sure, Milwaukee has its own NBA team; however, its

‘Creed III’: Movie Review

A legacy continues; a torch has been passed on in a franchise that has captured audiences’ hearts and souls ever since Bill Conti’s rousing theme became ensconced on Rocky some forty-seven years ago. Michael B. Jordan, who shook the world

Three Thousand Years Of Longing: Film Review- A Captivating Fairy Tale For Adults

The visionary scope of director George Miller has long been one of the most unique and original in all of cinema. As his latest film “Three Thousand Years of Longing” proves, the filmmaker has not and will never lose his

‘Cyrano’ Movie Review: Musical Adaptation Emphasizes Love; Dinklage Astounds

English director Joe Wright returns to the silver screen with Cyrano, an adaptation of Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac. Love is in the air as Cyrano, played by Peter Dinklage, pines for the affections of Roxanne (Haley Bennett). After playing

‘Dog’ Review: Tatum and Carolin Exemplify Human Condition in Road Tripping Dramedy

“Alright, alright, alright!” This quote is not meant to indicate that Matthew McConaughey has been signed on to Magic Mike 3, though he has publicly expressed an interest in doing so. That catcall is a reference to the directing duo

The Year in Revue Part One: Ben’s Ten (no, Twelve!) Top (and Honorably Mentioned) Films

The end of a year is flooded with lists. Lists are a way of engaging an audience. Whether the list identifies achievements, or in this case, favored movies, there’s no right way to stipulate ten preferred items in a given

‘Flag Day’: Dylan Penn Shines In Her Father’s Powerful Film

The broken bond of father and daughter and the desire to overcome the failings of our family gives potency to Sean Penn’s powerful new film.

‘No Time To Die’: Daniel Craig Says Goodbye To 007

With guns blazing and his ruggedly suave style, Daniel Craig’s final James Bond film is a flawed yet exciting sendoff

‘The Addams Family 2’: Macbre Sense of Humor Is Back

The Addams Family 2 brings back the cast from the first animated film, with a focus on Wednesday (Chloë Grace Moretz). The story runs out of gas in the third act, but the characters and macabre humor lend a hand to this animated sequel.