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Favorite Movies of 2016

As this past fall was approaching, my impression was that 2016 had been a pretty lousy year for movies, but by the end of the year, looking over all that I’d seen, I realized just how many excellent movies there … Continue reading

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“Based on a True Story”

When used to describe a movie, I can hardly think of five words less appealing than, “Based on a true story.” They usually indicate formulaic filmmaking, as the “true story” is given meaning by turning it into a cliché and … Continue reading

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