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Movie review: The Wife

Posted on September 17, 2018 |
By Joan Ellis



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The Wife— Running Time: 1:40 — Rating: R

Let’s look first at those responsible for “The Wife” because every one of them contributes to making this movie the winner that it is. Björn Runge directs the script written by Jane Anderson from the novel by Meg Wolitzer. Music, filming, script and performances form a single admirable whole.

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Movie review: Operation Finale

Posted on September 10, 2018 |
By Joan Ellis



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Operation Finale — Running Time: 2:06 — Rating: PG-13

“Operation Finale” raises tough questions about the filming of genuine tragedies. This would be a fine movie if it were fiction, but the Holocaust is a subject that doesn’t lend itself to fiction. To fictionalize the gassing of 6 million men, women and children is to tinker with history and it just doesn’t work. What does work is the production of repeated documentaries that keep the tragedy alive throughout the present and future as a lesson never to be forgotten.

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Movie review: Crazy Rich Asians

Posted on September 2, 2018 |
By Joan Ellis



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Crazy Rich Asians— Running Time: 2:00 — Rating: PG-13

Crazy Rich Asians is a movie that could have gone wrong for all kinds of reasons and instead does everything right. It is cleverly designed to give audiences a taste of the cultures of both America and Singapore and it is delivered by terrific actors who understand perfectly what their all-Asian cast is trying to do. Don’t miss this one.

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Movie review: BlacKKKlansman

Posted on August 27, 2018 |
By Joan Ellis



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BlacKKKlansman— Running Time: 2:15 — Rating: R 

In a strong, undeniable way, director Spike Lee’s “BlacKKKlansman” is his accusation that few of us understand the depth of racial segregation as it exists today. This isn’t a story set in the distant past, in fact it’s based on a true story (a black police officer in Colorado actually infiltrated the KKK). 

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Movie review: Puzzle

Posted on August 20, 2018 |
By Joan Ellis



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Puzzle— Running Time: 1:43 — Rating: R

A fine cast can enliven a dull story and dull cast can kill a good one. When outstanding actors land in a sharply original story, the results can be explosive. That happens in “Puzzle.” Don’t miss it.

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Movie review: Mission Impossible: Fallout

Posted on August 13, 2018 |
By Joan Ellis



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Mission: Impossible – Fallout— Running Time: 2:27 — Rating: PG-13

Tom Cruise and writer/director Christopher McQuarrie have nailed us to our seats with suspense — again. As the credits roll for “Mission: Impossible – Fallout,” you are likely to sit immobile in in your seat in wonderful fear. If that sounds crazy, it is.

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Movie review: Leave No Trace

Posted on August 6, 2018 |
By Joan Ellis



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Leave No Trace— Running Time: 1:49 — Rating: PG

“Leave No Trace” takes its gentle time to become one of the year’s finest movies.    Debra Granik directed and co-wrote (with Anne Rosellini) a script that is free of conventional plot twists.  Result?  The emotions generated by the story sink quietly and deeply into the audience.  Who can ask for more?

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Movie review: Three Identical Strangers

Posted on July 30, 2018 |
By Joan Ellis



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Three Identical Strangers— Running Time: 1:36 — Rating: PG-13

The first half of “Three Identical Strangers” will delight you — no doubt of that. The second will take you to far darker places and send you out with a head full of unanswered questions. Credit director Tim Wardle with having the courage to tackle a true story that throws a complex issue into the public discussion before the elements are even clear.

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Movie review: Won't you be my neighbor?

Posted on July 23, 2018 |
By Joan Ellis



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Won’t You Be My Neighbor? — Running Time: 1:34 — Rating: PG-13

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Movie review: Damsel

Posted on July 16, 2018 |
By Joan Ellis



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Damsel— Running Time:  1:53 — Rating:  R

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