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There's an eye-popping scene in the new film "Landline" when our heroine is walking around New York City and decides to check her phone messages.So get this: She walks over to some weird curb-side contraption, puts in a quarter and lifts a black … more
There is no nice or pretty way to tell a story about the systemic oppression and mistreatment of black people in the United States. It's fitting then that Kathryn Bigelow's "Detroit," an account of the murders of three unarmed black men that took … more
ATOMIC BLONDE (R)A tough, sensual, savage-when-she-needs-to-be spy (Charlize Theron) is sent to Berlin on a formidable mission. Cements Theron's place as today's most badass action star. With James McAvoy. (Coyle, The Associated Press — 7/28). … more
There are five stages of grief in preparing to watch "The Emoji Movie ." The first is denial that this actually exists. The second is anger that now even storytelling has been reduced to those reductive blobs. The third is bargaining that, hey, they … more
People don't usually move very fast in Cold War thrillers. Mostly, the only time anyone runs is right before they get shot in the back. Most of the "action" happens in a film cabinet, down a back alley or with a silencer. The classic Cold War tale … more
ATOMIC BLONDE (R)A tough, sensual, savage-when-she-needs-to-be spy is sent to Berlin on a formidable mission. With Charlize Theron, James McAvoy. 1 hour, 55 minutes. BM / NAMBABY DRIVER (R)This high-energy action flick follows a young getaway driver … more
At the beginning of "The Hero," Lee Hayden, the aging Hollywood Western actor played by Sam Elliott, is recording a radio spot for barbecue sauce. And he's really, really good at it."Lone Star barbecue sauce," he intones, in a deep, luxuriant drawl … more
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