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6 TAKEAWAYS FROM GUY RITCHIE’S “THE GENTLEMAN”

I HAD AVOIDED SEEING A GUY RITCHIE FILM UNTIL NOW. IT HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH HIM being “Mr. Madonna” for a number of years. One Quentin Tarantino was enough, thank you. I didn’t think…

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“1917”: ALL IS NOT QUITE RIGHT ON THE WESTERN FRONT

WITH WHIFFS OF SAVING PRIVATE RYAN BUT TRANSPORTED TO THE EARLIER “WAR TO END ALL wars,” the drama 1917 advances to the forefront of recent war movies–but how far ahead? A true passion play for…

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R.I.P. NEIL PEART, THE HEARTBEAT OF RUSH AND ITS UNDERRATED SONGWRITER

              (1952-2020) AN APPRECIATION SEVEN DAYS INTO THE NEW YEAR AND ALREADY A DEPRESSING DEATH IN THE MUSIC industry. 2019 seemed an endless litany of deaths for music fans…

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“A SENSE OF WONDER”: 8 REASONS WHY THE MANDALORIAN SEASON 1 WAS SO SUPERB

IT’S VERY TEMPTING TO PROCLAIM SEASON ONE OF THE MANDALORIAN AS ONE OF THE greatest first seasons in television/streaming history. Rewired by the Internet and social media, our collective cyber minds, pop cultural rankings and…

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