by John DeVore
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Based on J.R. Moehringer’s best-selling memoir, The Tender Bar is a sentimental coming-of-age story respectfully directed by George Clooney, who cares deeply for Moehringer’s family.

It’s all familiar territory, a gentle ‘member when about young J.R., a fatherless boy with a doting, and frazzled, single mother forced to move in…

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What makes Joel Coen’s The Tragedy of Macbeth a special film adaptation of William Shakespeare’s immortal dramatic work is 67-year-old movie star Denzel Washington in the title role.

As Macbeth, Denzel Washington is proud and insecure and tired, a late-middle-aged man denied greatness and vulnerable to flattery and prophecy, a…

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I read a tweet the other day that I’m not going to share but will I paraphrase: “blah blah blah the recent movies Spider-Man: No Way Home and Ghostbusters: Afterlife made me cry.” That’s the gist.

In that same tweet, this person squeezed in an insult at Martin Scorcese, suggesting…


by John DeVore

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