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Cornucopia

November is shaping up to be a fun month for movie lovers, with intriguing films cropping up in a number of genres. A sampler includes notable indie titles like the family drama “Manchester by the Sea” and the Sundance darling “Loving,”…

Violent Undertow

(October Review) Whether action, drama, thriller or horror, violence seems to be the thread that connects many of the movies set for release this October. Here is a sampling of storylines in theaters this month: An unreliable narrator…

Reviews in a Flash

On January 15, 2009, U.S. Airways Flight 1549 took off from LaGuardia airport in New York, bound for Charlotte/Douglas International Airport in North Carolina with 155 people on board. Less than a minute after takeoff, the aircraft hit a…

Reviews In A Flash

While the hyper-hyped anarchic superhero flick “Suicide Squad” wins hands-down as the edgiest pick from this month’s upcoming movie releases, a more heartwarming alternative is the sci-fi drama “The Space Between Us.” This story centers…

Reviews In A Flash

“Ghostbusters” (Columbia Pictures, Sony) The saying, “everything old can be made new again,” is alive in Hollywood more than anywhere else, it seems. There, it’s more of a mantra. Remakes and reboots every year keep the stories we love…

Rich Hill

As a child, Andrew Droz Palermo remembers passing the homes on his way to visit his grandparents in Rich Hill, Mo. Sheets of plastic stood in for windowpanes. Blue tarps stretched over collapsed roofs. Garbage piles littered the front…

Reviews: March 2012

Reviews In A Flash >> MOVIES “The Hunger Games” (Lionsgate) Wide Release: March 23 Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks Trailer: www.thehungergamesmovie.com Genre: sci-fi,…