James Bond deals with some old ghosts in 'Spectre'

Dec 3, 2015

James Bond deals with some old ghosts in 'Spectre'

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It has been a long time since the world of “Bond, James Bond” has included global gang of evil-doers SPECTRE (Special Executive for Counter-intelligence, Terrorism, Revenge and Extortion) — an organization that, early on, produced so many formidable foes. Its last appearance was in ...

Terry Gilliam back on form with 'The Zero Theorem'

/ May 13, 2015

Terry Gilliam back on form with 'The Zero Theorem'

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Terry Gilliam’s “The Zero Theorem,” like most of his films, focuses on the all-too-thin line between sanity and insanity, reality and delusion. Its steampunk-meets-cyberpunk visual style is a wonderful jumble that’s reminiscent of his much loved “Brazil,” with touches like a computer mainframe that ...

'Django Unchained'

/ Mar 1, 2013

'Django Unchained'

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Way back in 1992 there appeared a hot new indie flick called “Reservoir Dogs” by a then-unknown video-rental clerk turned director called Quentin Tarantino. This newcomer’s knack was to take a classic genre movie — the heist flick — and pump it full of ...