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Review: 12 Strong Tells Compelling Story With Formulaic Delivery

12 Strong

A story so remarkable as that of twelve American soldiers beating tanks and missiles with little more than horses and guns deserves a spotlight. It certainly deserves a better film than what Nicolai Fuglsig could provide. He plays it way too safe with staging a based-on-a-true-story military action film, throwing in all the tropes of a typical action blockbuster. But …

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Trailer: Michael Shannon Faces Gambling Addiction in ‘Wolves’

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Release date: March 3, 2017 Studio: IFC Films Directors: Bart Freundlich MPAA Rating: N/A Starring: Carla Gugino, Michael Shannon, Jessica Rothe, Zazie Beetz, Chris Bauer, Wayne Duvall An 18-year-old basketball star who is being recruited by Cornell University seems to have it all figured out: captain of his team, a good student, has a longtime girlfriend and some good friends. But at home he’s …

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Trailer: Amy Adams & Jake Gyllenhaal Discover Dark Secrets in ‘Nocturnal Animals’

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Release date: November 18, 2016 (limited; expands: Nov. 23; wide: Dec. 9) Studio: Focus Features Director: Tom Ford MPAA Rating: R (for violence, menace, graphic nudity, and language) Starring: Amy Adams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Shannon, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Isla Fisher, Karl Glusman, Armie Hammer, Laura Linney, Andrea Riseborough, Michael Sheen From writer/director Tom Ford comes a haunting romantic thriller of shocking …

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