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MOVIE REVIEWS: PREMIUM RUSH

August 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

A film about New York bicycle messengers hardly seems like the sort that would draw much praise from critics, but most of them agree that Premium Rush is in a class by itself. As Roger Ebert puts it in the Chicago Sun-Times: “I’m very weary of routine chase movies. There’s nothing routine about Premium Rush.” […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: HOPE SPRINGS

August 10, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Hope Springs is as much about a marriage between two masterful acting talents, Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones, as it is about the unraveling marriage of the principal characters. “The characters aren’t fabulously dimensional, but the actors are,” writes Michael Phillips in the Chicago Tribune. Moreover, he concludes, “it’s gratifying to see a movie […]