One for the Money

I usually try to avoid high anticipation for upcoming movies because they so often do not or cannot fulfill the hopefulness their publicity generates. In fact, I am happiest when I know the bare minimum about a movie; that way […]

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The Runaways (2010) ✰ ✰

Floria Sigismondi’s retelling of the tale of the all-female, all-adolescent rock band The Runaways covers their origin to the time that lead singer Cherie Curie (Dakota Fanning) quits due to…insubordination?  The uncertainty in that summary captures the lack of coherence […]

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Harper (1966) ✰ ✰ ✰

A separated private detective, Harper (Paul Newman), is hired to find a missing millionaire who everyone seems happy to have lost.   The investigation reveals a probable kidnapping and numerous suspects.  In the end, Harper finds the missing man and the […]

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