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  • Police Story

    Police Story

    ★★½

    Jackie Chan’s “Police Story” is at it’s best when people and things are smashing through houses and glass. The Story isn’t that great, and Chan would likely admit it’s just a clothesline to hang things on anyway.

  • Boy Erased

    Boy Erased

    ★★½

    Joel Edgerton’s adaptation of “Boy Erased” is well intentioned and faithful to the source, but I can see how viewers might be confused about the homosexuality presented in the film. One might get the impression from viewing the film that rape and molestation causes someone to become homosexual. This is an instance where I wish the filmmakers had actually expanded on the (true) source and been more on the nose at times and spelled things out more broadly.

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  • La Dolce Vita

    La Dolce Vita

    ★★★★★

    A film I never understood as a teen. A film I understand too well as an adult.

  • CBGB

    CBGB

    "CBGB" is terrible. It makes you wish that punk music never existed. It makes you wish any type of music never existed. It makes you wish films never existed.