by John DeVore
Photo: A24

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…

Photo: Marvel Studios

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…

Photo: Paramount Pictures

I am a terrible poker player… or am I? No, no. I’m not bluffing. I can’t bluff. My face is too punchable to know how to bluff. Wish I could. I suck at cards. I worked at a men’s magazine in the early 2000s when poker was very popular and…


by John DeVore

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