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  • The Equalizer 2

    The Equalizer 2

    ★★★½

    Antoine Fuqua (director) and Denzel Washington is always a good combination and this thoughtful but frequently violent sequel to "Equalizer" is a classy project with an excellent supporting cast. It takes time to provide some heart-warming sidebars to the central plot, and much of it is beautifully photographed.

  • Ant-Man and the Wasp

    Ant-Man and the Wasp

    ★★½

    A sequel... sometimes quite funny... but with a script that is over-populated. Things get big... things get small... all in an effort to get Mom home from Quantumland.

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  • Force Majeure

    Force Majeure

    ★★★★½

    A Swedish family on ski holiday in the French Alps brunches on the scenic outdoor patio of their mountain hotel, when a controlled avalanche comes rumbling down the opposite slope, threatening to grow out of control. Chaos ensues. In the aftermath, a family dynamic is broken... integrity is questioned, disappointment and disillusion set in.

    Funny at times and acutely observant of individual nuances, the film takes on tragic elements when the nuclear family starts to disintegrate. Lies and mistrust are…

  • Inherent Vice

    Inherent Vice

    ★★★★½

    Not an easy film to follow... is the Thomas Pynchon novel on which it is based the source of this confusion? But if one gets lost in the intricate plot, nothing to worry about. The film is an utter delight, even at an almost three hour running time. Joachin Phoenix give another great performance as a drug-addled private investigator 1971 L.A., where the hippie culture is played nicely against the Nixon political era. Every performance (there are many cameos) is…