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  • John Stratton, the hero of Simon West’s actioner, is introduced as a protocol-shunting Special Boat Service operative with a history of soured relationships. In the botched opening raid on an Iranian laboratory harboring biochemical weapons,...

  • Since his low-key, low-expectations debut, the Jeff Bridges diversion Crazy Heart (2009), Scott Cooper has specialized in thoughtful, actor-driven, for-adults Hollywood genre fare: a Deer Hunter–lite Rust Belt saga of brothers...

  • 10 months ago | Film and TV

    This surge of internal agony seems intended to pulse throughout the movie’s gruesome state-crossing trek, but Bale, in the part, is much less caricature-adjacent in the lighter beats ...

  • Jared Moshe has a thing for graves. His debut, Dead Man's Burden (2012), which unfolds in the wake of the Civil War, opened with a murder and a funeral, and took place almost entirely on a single homestead surrounded by tombstones. The...

  • 10 months ago | Film and TV

    Moshe relates his tale of can-do vengeance with an unfussy clarity and an obvious fondness for the oaters of yesterday’s Hollywood — an affection that, as in Burden, imparts a winning sincerity

  • 10 months ago | Film and TV

    The discomfort of Carl’s relationship with his mom Aileen (Anne Reid, who played opposite Daniel Craig in The Mother) is insinuated even before she materializes on screen ...

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