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Third Person – Movie Review

Note: this review will be featured on the Phoenix Film Festival’s website.  Third Person is like a broken wrist: it’s limp, disjointed, and bothers the viewer for every minute of its existence. Paul Haggis seems to be desperately reaching for the success he achieved with Crash, the 2006 Best Picture winner that stands as the highlight of… Read more »

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Prisoners – Movie Review

Prisoners is a rarity of sorts for crime thrillers because it has a stronger final hour than its set-up. Coming in at 150 minutes, this is a dense, all-encompassing film that’s uncompromising in its look at the destruction of self that can occur when a child is kidnapped. The film opens with Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman)… Read more »