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Colin Farrell

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The Lobster

One of the most exciting voices of contemporary cinema has hit that point in his career where he needs to make his first English language feature.  Thankfully, unlike countless others before him, Yorgos Lanthimos managed to avoid the usual pitfalls of the “first English feature” and results in The Lobster, a film as weird and brilliant as his previous features Dogtooth and ALPS.

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Winter’s Tale

By: Addison Wylie There should be entertainment in watching something as expensive and clueless as Winter’s Tale foul up as bad as it does.  To do so, there has to be peculiar performances or unusual story elements to keep us guiltily hooked.  Winter’s Tale has these, but it’s empty core covers any unintentional laughs.  It’s a film serviced by a writer/director who can’t fully comprehend the source material he’s adapting. Akiva Goldsman has been a producer on…

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Epic

By: Addison Wylie There’s no other way to put it: Epic is uninteresting.  It’s attractive, but very dry.  Almost everything about it amounts to a sigh as the audience waits for Chris Wedge’s animation to go through the usual family friendly motions. I didn’t find the film’s eco-friendly message to be clamouring, but its ability to tell an inventive story is seriously lacking.  Especially when the film is visually brimming with imagination. James V. Hart,…