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Madd at the Movies

Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland

The Lodge by Hope Madden It’s Christmas, and regardless of a profound, almost insurmountable family tragedy, one irredeemably oblivious father (Richard Armitage) decides his kids (Jaeden Martell and Lia McHugh)…read more →

She Is the Warrior

She Is the Warrior

The Warrior Queen of Jhansi by Hope Madden My genuine thanks to first time writer/director Swati Bhise for bringing to my attention the Indian freedom fighter and queen, Rani Lakshmibai.…read more →

House Painting

House Painting

The Irishman by Hope Madden and George Wolf In 1973, Martin Scorsese gave us Mean Streets, the tale of a fledgeling gangster contemplating the rungs that could lead him to…read more →

Redacted

Redacted

The Report by Hope Madden Admit it. Own up to it. Hold yourself accountable. Then our country can move on. Oh right, also, I saw The Report this week. For…read more →

The Hills Are Alive

The Hills Are Alive

Reckoning by Hope Madden I’ve long felt that pre-film text-on-screen quotes are a cinematic crutch, often pretentious musings that rarely capture the essence of the film about to unspool. Then,…read more →

Uncaged

Uncaged

Primal by Hope Madden The first question to ask when evaluating any new Nicolas Cage movie: Insanity, inanity or a bit of both? Primal looks like it could be a…read more →