All posts tagged "movie review"

  • CINEMA: Freedom of Choice

    Good Time makes superlative cinema out of bad decisions. JACKSON HOLE, WY – There is one quiet scene in Good Time, and it’s the first, as Nick Nikas (co-director Benny Safdie) is asked to play word association with...

    • Posted August 23, 2017
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  • CINEMA: Gods and Monsters

    Alien: Covenant can’t decide whether to get philosophical or homicidal. JACKSON HOLE, WY – If you’re befuddled by what the Alien movie franchise has become, the line forms behind me. What began nearly 40 years ago as...

    • Posted May 16, 2017
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  • FEATURE: Make it Pop! summer movie preview

    A critic’s take on flicks you’ll remember and some you just won’t wait to forget. JACKSON HOLE, WY – In the summer of 1983, I was 8 years old, and there was one movie that mattered to my...

    • Posted May 31, 2016
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  • CINEMA: Comeback Fight

    Creed smartly builds on the 40-year legacy of Rocky. If anything should be painfully clear as we approach the release of a new Star Wars film, it’s how impossible it is to separate a movie from what...

    • Posted November 24, 2015
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  • WELL, THAT HAPPENED: ‘Aloha’ – The drunken review

    Crowe’s latest falls short with farfetched storyline, weak motivations It’s very possible that Cameron Crowe’s new film “Aloha” has an important message. Somewhere beneath its chewy, salty exterior there could be something resembling a touching redemption story....

    • Posted June 2, 2015
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  • WELL, THAT HAPPENED: 50 Shades of Grey: The drunken review

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – After two Moscow mules and an entire bottle of red wine (not sorry), I suddenly was overcome with a whimsical desire to saunter over to Twin Cinema this weekend to see 50 Shades...

    • Posted February 17, 2015
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  • WELL, THAT HAPPENED: Mockingjay I: Full price, half the movie

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The third film in The Hunger Games series has arrived, and unfortunately, we’re only being allowed to see half of it. Unlike the Harry Potter series, The Hunger Games is a young adult...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • WELL, THAT HAPPENED: Casualties of Ambition

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – When a director releases an impressive, culture-stirring film, he or she will forever be measured by it. All future films will be criticized as “not being as good” or “just as good, if...

    • Posted November 18, 2014
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