'The Jungle Book': Darker yet infinitely more beautiful

Aug 10, 2016

'The Jungle Book': Darker yet infinitely more beautiful

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After decades spent wrestling with the logistics of international shoots, Hollywood seems to be coming full circle. It’s like the early days of cinema again, when exotic locales were evoked within the confines of a movie studio, though today’s filmmakers aren’t so reliant on ...

'Dark Horse'

Mar 1, 2013

'Dark Horse'

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Todd Solondz never makes comfortable films, and “Dark Horse” is no exception, featuring as its protagonist an overweight, overbearing 30-something nebbish named Abe (Jordan Gelber) who’s a toy-collector nerd and still living at home with his parents. Classic comedy-loser material, in other words, but ...