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Review: “It”

September 11, 2017 Michael Henley

by Michael Henley “Everybody loves a clown, So why don’t you?” So sang Gary Lewis and the Playboys in 1965, but this is a bald-faced lie, because we all know that nobody likes clowns. Or […]

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Review: “Logan Lucky”

August 23, 2017 Michael Henley

by Michael Henley Logan Lucky, the new film from director Steven Soderbergh, comes billed as a lightweight southern heist caper, and it is that, and a very funny one, too: puckish and sardonic and playful. […]

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Review: “The Big Sick”

July 24, 2017 Michael Henley

by Michael Henley Kumail Nanjiani is a sweet and funny guy. You may be familiar with him – his standup act, his leading role on the HBO sitcom Silicon Valley, his podcasts, or his online […]

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Review: “Spider-Man: Homecoming”

July 11, 2017 Michael Henley

by Michael Henley It takes roughly five minutes or so before Spider-Man: Homecoming completes its first, daunting task: convincing the audience that it needs to see another Spider-Man movie. It hurts me to say that, […]

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Rewind: Review of “Wonder Woman”

June 5, 2017 Michael Henley

by Michael Henley The very best thing about Wonder Woman, the long-awaited superhero film based on the iconic female comic book character, is its skillful deployment of weaponry. I don’t mean Wonder Woman’s trademark golden lasso, […]

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