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* * * (Two looks into Miles Davis’ life) Don Cheadle has brought the violent, sad life of jazz trumpeter Miles Davis to life in an indie film that he wrote, produced, directed and … more
* * ½ (Sweet little love story) Tom Hanks plays Alan Clay, an American businessman who is faced with culture shock while doing business in Saudi Arabia. He loses a big contract on a … more
* * * (Clever one-joke comedy) Kevin Spacey makes a funny, believable President Richard Nixon, and Michael Shannon has all the right moves for Elvis Presley in this clever, one-joke comedy … more
* * * ½ (Tense drama) If you like tense dramas along the lines of Dog Day Afternoon and Network, you’ll enjoy Money Monster. George Clooney plays Lee Gates, host of the TV show “Money … more
* * ½ (Actresses replace actors in silly comedy) If you like the original “Ghostbusters,” you will probably like the latest version, which substitutes four funny actresses for four funny … more
SUICIDE SQUAD * * ½ (Anti-heroes save world) After dozens of movies about fantastic heroes with special powers saving the world, Hollywood now brings us a gang of bad guy anti-heroes who … more
* * ½ (Hank Williams story badly told) Hank Williams’ music is beautifully sung by English actor Tom Hiddleston in this badly told film that can’t make up its mind whether to be a … more
* * * * (Thrilling, thought-provoking modern war saga) If this thrilling, thought-provoking modern war saga had been written 10 years ago, it would have been labeled “Science … more
CAPTAIN FANTASTIC * * * * * (Fantastic family adventure) Fantastic! This film about a unique family that has many adventures drew us into the plot and characters like only a few rare … more
* * * * (Joyce) * * * (Don) (Retelling of classic biblical story) We remembered the closing chariot race, with Charlton Heston beating his brother and showing the nasty Romans a thing or two. Jack Huston is Judah Ben-Hur this time around, and he more
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