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Paul Dano’s 'Wildlife' Sears with the Drama of a Family’s Emotional Upheaval

An early scene of a raging forest fire becomes the overarching metaphor for Paul Dano's Wildlife, as a young man stands in the path of a different kind of destructive force.


Robert Redford Weaponizes His Charm in 'The Old Man and the Gun'

Robert Redford's swan song, The Old Man and the Gun, capitalizes on the charisma that has made him an enduring star for six decades.


'Dr. Jekyll & Sister Hyde': Hammer Films in Transition

The legendary horror studio's gender-bending take on Robert Louis Stevenson's classic story epitomized the changing roles of women at Hammer Films.


'Bad Times at the El Royale' Strives to Be More than the Usual Crime Film

Over the course of one wild and violent day, several travelers check in, bringing more baggage than just the luggage they carry.


Ethan Hawke's Gaze in 'Blaze' Foley Biography Is Quite Clear

Blaze is the sort of film that takes the piss out of the legend, showing a life that's sadder for the wasted talent and what could have been.

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