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Archive For November, 2016

Spy Versus Spy

Spy Versus Spy

Allied by Hope Madden In turns grand and intimate, Allied blends pulp and melodrama with old Hollywood glamour. We open on a dashing Max Vatan (Brad Pitt), landing in a…read more →

What’s In a Name?

What’s In a Name?

Loving by Hope Madden Like Barry Jenkins’s miraculous Moonlight, the new film from Jeff Nichols offers a needed, optimistic reminder that progress is not dead and the ugliness of hatred…read more →

Polynesian Princess

Polynesian Princess

Moana by Hope Madden Disney’s no Pixar, but in 2016 that doesn’t seem to matter. In an ocean of excellent animation this year, Disney’s Zootopia stands out as quite possibly…read more →

I Want to Believe

I Want to Believe

Bad Santa 2 by George Wolf Thirteen years after showing us that it’s probably not a candy cane in his pocket, Bad Santa is back for more naughtiness. Thirteen years, really?…read more →

Hard Knock Life

Hard Knock Life

No Pay, Nudity by Hope Madden Director (Ohio’s own) Lee Wilkof and screenwriter Ethan Sandler tap into years of collective wisdom from the inside to create a bittersweet, in-the-know glimpse…read more →

Magical Menagerie

Magical Menagerie

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Hope Madden Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) protects that which is unusual and therefore feared and persecuted. Funny that it took so long…read more →