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Film Reviews (updated)






Beguiled (discussion)


Dunkirk (further discussion)

Dunkirk (discussion)












Beauty and the Beast (second of two essays)

Beauty and the Beast (one of two essays)

































The Hobbit (book review --2014)


American Sniper (from American Sniper to Triumph of the Will?)

American Sniper (Eastwood's comfort zone)

















12 Years a Slave (it might not have been worth it, Lupita)

Oscars (too late -- we saw your boobs)

Gravity and 12 Years a Slave (out of the frying pan and into the fire)



Wolf of Wall Street (fork in the road)

Wolf of Wall Street (part two)

Wolf of Wall Street (part one)


















This is the End (and summer self-surrender)














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