Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Movie Review: “Wonder Wheel” is Woody Allen’s Sexist Nadir

Woody Allen’s latest movie opens on a cluttered beach on Coney Island in the 1950s, a canvas so teeming with people we almost expect...

Movie Review: “The Man Who Invented Christmas” Slights its Subject

South Florida author Les Standiford’s lively and revelatory book The Man Who Invented Christmas, about Charles Dickens’ writing and self-funded publication of A Christmas...

Movie Review: “Murder on the Orient Express” goes through the (loco)motions

What is the point of the new version of “Murder on the Orient Express?” Cemented as a diamond-flawless example of the mystery genre, Agatha...

Movie Review: “Wonderstruck” is Precious, but Lives up to its Title

It’s hard to imagine Todd Haynes, one of the subversive and experimental filmmakers in America, training his lens on a commercial children’s adventure. Yet...

Movie Review: “Suburbicon” Jumbles Crime Comedy, Race Drama

Hollywood has long cast a jaundiced eye to the uniform sprawl of suburban America—its picket fences, its wall-manicured lawns, its aroma of housewives’ pies...
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Profound “Florida Project” Movie Draws Humor, Pathos from Urban Poverty

“The Florida Project,” writer-director Sean Baker’s follow-up to 2015’s “Tangerine,” is no less extraordinary, and no less defined by its sense of place. It’s...

Movie Review: “Mark Felt” an Unfocused Political History Lesson

“Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House,” an historical wannabe thriller with an arduous subtitle, presents an executive branch in a...

Your Week Ahead: Oct. 3 to 9

Fright Nights celebrates its “sweet” 16, the Wick Costume Museum shows off its bling, and Gloria Estefan’s musical comes home. Plus, Hillary Clinton, Seu...

Movie Review: J.D. Salinger Biopic “Rebel in the Rye”

J.D. Salinger was famously reticent, if not outwardly opposed, to his work receiving the Silver Screen treatment. Filmmaker Danny Strong’s passion project “Rebel in...

Your Week Ahead: Sept. 26 to Oct. 2

Kevin Smith's "Silent Bob" speaks in West Palm, Nikola Tesla's life is immortalized in a new opera, and Boca's Enigma Haunt scares up a...
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