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Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Title: Beauty and the Beast Directed by: Bill Condon Written by: Stephen Chbosky, Evan Spiliotopoulos Starring: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans The new Disney musical “Beauty and the Beast” raises the question of whether cloning is ethical. According to my ever-dimming recollection, this 2017…
March 30, 2017
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Logan (2017)

Title: Logan Written and directed by: James Mangold Screenplay by: Scott Frank Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen Published on: March 13, 2017 Midway through Logan, the latest Wolverine movie about that most popular of the X-Men characters, an old man and a young girl…
March 13, 2017
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Silence (2016)

Title: Silence Directed by: Martin Scorsese Written by: Martin Scorsese, Jay Cocks Starring: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Liam Neeson Silence, Martin Scorsese’s new movie, might be for another time and place. The movie opens with ambient nature sounds and then, for thirty seconds, is silent.…
February 23, 2017
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Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

Title: Hacksaw Ridge Directed by: Mel Gibson Written by: Robert Schenkkan, Andrew Knight Starring: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey On the subject of any American war, it’s hard to get past labels. Either you support the war, which makes you a warmonger, or you…
February 21, 2017
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Manchester by the Sea (2016)

Title: Manchester by the Sea Written and Directed by: Kenneth Lonergan Starring: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler About a year ago, my family was in a museum when our oldest son, age 8, wandered off. We looked around for him—quietly at first, then, in…
February 15, 2017
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Arrival (2016)

Title: Arrival Directed by: Denis Villeneuve Written by: Eric Heisserer, Ted Chiang Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker “In my beginning is my end … In my end is my beginning.”T.S Eliot, “East Coker”from The Four Quartets Arrival is another multi-million dollar spectacle aimed at…
November 29, 2016