Dan Moren

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  • Silver Linings Playbook

    Silver Linings Playbook


    A surprisingly deft handling of the challenges of mental illness. It has a couple of weak moments and perhaps resolves too much like your average rom-com, but strong performances from Cooper, Lawrence, and most of the supporting cast buoy it above the norm.

  • Zero Dark Thirty

    Zero Dark Thirty


    I'm not entirely sure it works as a movie, but it certainly is hard to look away. And anybody who thinks it's a rah-rah USA film is not watching closely enough.