Life in Three Acts — Dunkirk Review

Three separate and converging scenarios are spliced together to form the narrative -- one beginning a week before (land), another starting a day before (sea), and the third (air) taking off an hour before the final events in the movie.

Road to Destruction — Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road is about as literal a title as you can get. The movie's high-octane pace races angrily through the barren wasteland of a post-apocalyptic future with a sort of visceral and kinetic energy that will leave you either breathless or hyped up like you're on an energy drink laced with gasoline. It takes an... Continue Reading →

Lawless Review

The Prohibition era in America's complicated history created a market for brewers, moonshiners, and anyone willing to transport drinking alcohol to the various speakeasies and private bars that dared sell it. Lawless, based on the book The Wettest County in the World by Matt Bondurant, explores the perspective of the author's grandfather Jack Bondurant (Shia Lebeouf)... Continue Reading →

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