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Review: The Dead Don’t Die

Without a doubt, zombies are the prime pop culture metaphor of our age, distilling the idea of a population zapped out on consumerism down to deadeyed cannibalism. Jim Jarmusch’s comedy is clearly in on the joke and while portions zip … Continue reading

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Review: The Man Who Killed Don Quixote

It’s the slightest of serendipities to note that two days after the great Terry Jones died at the age of 77, another Terry who toiled in the same comedy group and, like Jones, a man who made a second career … Continue reading

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August 2017 movies

Here are the movie reviews I wrote for the August issue of EL Magazine, which was distributed in Tokyo on July 25. Anthropoid Sean Ellis streamlines the facts and fortifies the action for his film about the 1941 assassination of … Continue reading

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