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The Wind Rises (2013) – reviewed by George

This Studio Ghibli film is an adult animated entertainment. It even tells a true story – the life of Jiro Horikoshi (voice of Joseph Gordon Levitt), Japan’s foremost airplane designer, who made it possible for Japan to have an air … Continue reading

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“CITIZENFOUR” (2014) and “Snowden” (2016) – reviewed by George

These two films, the first a documentary, the second a big-budget feature film, deal with the whistle-blower Edward Snowden, whose work at and for the FBI and CIA led to his job at the National Security Administration. At NSA he … Continue reading

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Inception (2010) – reviewed by George

Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Arthur (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) front a team that puts somebody to sleep, then joins them in a dream and extracts information that somebody else, who is paying for this, wants. Cobb’s recently deceased wife Mal (Marion Cotillard) … Continue reading

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The Walk (2015) – reviewed by George

Previously I have reviewed, on 10-30-15, “The Man Who Walked between the Towers ” (2005), and, on 3-12-16, “Man on Wire” (2008). The first is a short animated film, and the second is a feature-length documentary with news footage, interviews, … Continue reading

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Holy Matrimony (1994) – reviewed by George

This is a strange movie. It has an unavoidable whiff of unsuitableness, yet it is funny, suspenseful, and sensible, and has a truly touching ending. Why might it make you uncomfortable? Okay – Patricia Arquette as Havana and Tate Donovan … Continue reading

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