Movie

“Silence:” Scorsese misfires with passsion project

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“Silence” fleshes the cruel reality of intolerance between religions, something which may serve as a timely reminder…

“Patriots Day” shines best when it’s most honest

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The movie does a good job introducing us to characters who will play a role later in the story, including the Chinese national and the two bombers…

“A Monster Calls” examines how children cope with challenges that life imposes.

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The movie highlights a way that children use to interpret the cruel realities in the adult world. It is surprising, though utterly understandable, why Conor becomes a bully victim in school and that being picked on could even be something that he is looking forward to…

“Rogue One” takes bold and ground-breaking strides in the Star Wars universe

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“Rogue One” boasts 21st century special effects and character designs which are light years ahead of the series’ predecessors, what makes this installment stands out is its bold casting choices…

“Screening Room” picks the Best Films of 2016

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On the surface, the life of two men working in a Vienna symphony orchestra seems perfect. The bonus: a tomcat that serves as the de facto child of the couple…

A cruel, beautiful outer space moral dilemma in “Passengers”

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(中文) 長達兩個小時的電影,主要是靠主要兩名演員:外形非常討好的Chris Pratt 和Jennifer Lawrence 來吸引大家關注簡單的劇情…
[en:]The movie engages your attention for two hours by deploying two very charismatic leads in Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence, prompting viewers to overlook the simple story…

How an American family comes apart in “American Pastoral”

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Adapted from Philip Roth’s novel of the same name, this story, published in the nineties, eerily reflects the societal changes of today. The racial riots of the sixties mirrors the pressing issue of “Black Lives Matter” …