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Board Certified

Board Certified

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Nov 29th 2016

Congratulations are in order for today’s winners of awards as 2016’s best from the National Board of Review, a New York-based but countrywide-in-scope organization of movie scholars and reviewers t

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A Tale of Two Parkers

A Tale of Two Parkers

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Oct 6th 2016

General audiences will finally get the chance to evaluate Nate Parker’s critically-acclaimed The Birth of a Nation (2016) tomorrow, and the powerful craft behind its brutal imagery, as well as inter

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Heated Memories

Heated Memories

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Feb 2nd 2016

Having recently caught up with the impressive 2015 thriller Sicario (about an idealistic FBI agent used as a “legal” shield by a covert government task force in the escalating war against drugs aro

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Burning Bright and Fierce

Burning Bright and Fierce

Posted by Mike Finnegan on Jan 27th 2016

In the first eight weeks of its limited release, the passionately made and violence-swathed Mississippi Burning (1988), which expanded into theatres nationwide 27 years ago today, drew powerfu

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