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Nowhere Man

by Ann Morrow January 8, 2015

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  The Imitation Game is explained by Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch) in a low-key scene that serves as a denouement, yet Turing’s puzzle-like explanation is the most beguiling example, onscreen, of his brilliant mind: Turing is ...

Tested, Found Wanting

by Laura Leon January 23, 2014

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  The fifth edition of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan franchise, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, is meant to be the start of something new. It’s a combination origin story-reboot (because writers in Hollywood can’t seem to dig ...

Snow Job

by Ann Morrow December 6, 2012

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  Toward the end of his life, Leo Tolstoy turned away from artifice, including the fiction of his own novels. It stands to reason, then, that he would find the latest adaptation of Anna Kareninaespecially disappointing. ...

See Ya!

by Shawn Stone June 27, 2012

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With its cheerful blend of nihilism and sentimentality, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World is the heartwarming feel-bad movie of the summer. And both “heartwarming” and “feel-bad” are meant as compliments. An action ...

Crazy for You

by Laura Leon February 1, 2012

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  We’ve come to expect nasty creatures or literal out-of-body experiences (complete with fluids of all types) in David Cronenberg’s movies. While A Dangerous Method doesn’t quite veer into Naked Lunch or Dead Ringers territory, it ...