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  • The Song of Sway Lake

    The Song of Sway Lake

    ★★½

    The Song of Sway Lake bleeds past, present, dream, memory and fantasy together into a moody and ethereal family drama, and while I can’t say that much of it worked for me beyond the theoretical level, I admired director Ari Gold’s attempt to transcend his Sundance-ready scenario with mythology and montage.

    E Street Film Society review HERE

  • The Predator

    The Predator

    ★½

    Black and co-screenwriter Fred Dekker pile on the profane putdowns and moldy one-liners, but the film doesn’t contain a single thirty-second stretch of coherence throughout its 107-minute running time, to the point that it feels like it was cobbled together from outtakes.

    SN&R review HERE

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  • The Book of Henry

    The Book of Henry

    Manic Pixie Rape Revenge

    SN&R review HERE

  • Transformers: The Last Knight

    Transformers: The Last Knight

    ★★

    At a certain point, I simply surrendered to The Last Knight. I don’t think I had a choice. The film had me surrounded, and I just wanted to see my family again.

    Full SN&R review HERE

    Capsule version HERE