Monthly Archives: August 2016

Review: Last Tango in Paris (1972)

In the Tango, the two participants have to dance as though they are in the midst of a passionate and loving embrace, which is the complete antithesis of a pivotal sequence in the tail end of Last Tango in Paris … Continue reading

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Concise Review: Ghostbusters (2016)

  Ghostbusters is an affectionate remake of the original 1984 picture of the same name. It succeeds in crafting a unique interpretation of the same material while also allowing for subtle homaging and subdued franchise building. The primary virtue of … Continue reading

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Review: Born to be Be Blue (2016)

In Born to Be Blue, the Canadian writer/director Robert Budreau valiantly attempts to reconcile the seemingly disparate qualities of the ineffaceable American Jazz musician- Chet Baker. (Ethan Hawke) The result is a beautiful, idyllic and sobering affair that meditates on … Continue reading

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Review: Suicide Squad (2016)

Suicide Squad is an entertainment free dead zone. In fact, one cannot even call it a film because it plays more like a series of awkward skits that have been edited together with short vignettes that feel like music videos. … Continue reading

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