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Bombshell

In 2016, Fox News almost came unraveled in a few days as its CEO, Roger Ailes, was accused of sexual harassment before being forced to resign.  The story of Ailes’ journey from creating the most successful American news channel to death might well be a fascinating one, but a deft hand is needed to do it (see: Addison Wylie’s review of Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes).  Unfortunately, director Jay Roach (HBO’s Recount and Game Change) does…

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The Addams Family

By: Trevor Chartrand The beloved and monstrous Addams Family returns to cinemas this Halloween;  animated for the first time ever on the big screen, and directed by the duo who brought adults Sausage Party.  This new film focuses on a real estate mogul trying to drive monsters out of town (à la Shrek), Pugsley Addams’ bar mitzvah, Wednesday Addams’ teenage rebellion, Lurch endlessly playing pop songs on a piano, and a never-ending slurry of other superfluous subplots…

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I, Tonya

By: Nick van Dinther Every news station covered what happened to Nancy Kerrigan leading up to the 1994 Olympics, and the supposed involvement of Tonya Harding.  So, how do you take a story that everyone knows and create something new out of it?  Director Craig Gillespie excellently answers that question with I, Tonya, a movie about so much more than just “the incident”.

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Tallulah

Tallulah is one of the latest films released by Netflix – it shouldn’t go unnoticed.  Sian Heder’s drama touches upon a specific genuineness that separates it from the rest of the streaming service’s feature films.