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‘Sully’ Tops Tepid Week at the Box Office

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It was another tepid week at the box office with revenues at U.S. theaters reflecting the back-to-school mentality of the country. This is simply too late in the season for big, blockbuster releases and too early for Oscar-potentials to break into the ranks. For a while that means that theaters will have too many horror films, too many low-budget comedies and …

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Movie Review: ‘Sully’ Lifts Off with Drama Both Subtle and Intense

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Where does Sully stand among Clint Eastwood’s other films? Find out by reading this movie review: When Clint Eastwood directed American Sniper, he attempted to dig deep into the psyche of sniper Chris Kyle and let us in on his motivations as a soldier. He doesn’t exactly provide the same treatment in Sully for the story of Chesley Sullenberger, the famed pilot who …

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Trailer: ‘Da Vinci Code’ Sequel ‘Inferno’ Stars Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones

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Release date: October 28, 2016 Studio: Columbia Pictures (Sony) Director: Ron Howard MPAA Rating: N/A Starring: Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones, Irrfan Khan, Omar Sy, Ben Foster, Sidse Babett Knudsen Academy Award winner Ron Howard returns to direct the latest bestseller in Dan Brown’s (“Da Vinci Code”) billion-dollar Robert Langdon series, Inferno, which finds the famous symbologist (again played by Tom …

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Review: Is ‘Goosebumps’ Really Better Than ‘Bridge Of Spies?’

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One of the great puzzles, when it comes to the art of storytelling, is when to start your story. Do you start at the end and work backwards? Do you start in the middle and dodge around? Or do you start at conception and go from there, pushing through the middle until you reach the end? I watched two movies …

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Ridley Scott Pulls It Off: “The Martian” Is Wonderfully Done

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There are so many potential pitfalls in Ridley Scott‘s new big screen feature, The Martian, that I lost sleep thinking about them. Oh, this movie is going to be overblown and dreadful, I thought. Boy, was I wrong. But just to tick off some of the more obvious potential problems: The Martian planet could look phony. It doesn’t. The script …

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Clint Eastwood Casts Tom Hanks In ‘Captain Sully’ Biopic

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Let’s just go way out on a wing here – the wing of an Airbus 320 that safely lands in the Hudson River in January 2009, making the pilot Chelsey Sullenberger an instant media hero – and say that Tom Hanks taking the roll of Captain “Sully” in the Clint Eastwood biopic about the fabled flight is too predictable for …

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