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Ben Foster

‘Hell or High Water’ Soars Between Lectures
3 years ago

‘Hell or High Water’ Soars Between Lectures

Some movies have that authenticity, the ability to transport us to a place as well as any thick paperback novel could.

“Hell or High Water” does just that.

This isn’t …
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Why Lance Armstrong’s Critics Should See ‘The Program’
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4 years ago

Why Lance Armstrong’s Critics Should See ‘The Program’

“The Program” fills in some of those maddening blanks.

The new film doesn’t dig deep enough into the cyclist’s life. But we do see how his elaborate doping regimen helped …
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‘Finest Hours’ Sails Past Soggy Storytelling
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4 years ago

‘Finest Hours’ Sails Past Soggy Storytelling

In 1952, a small Coast Guard crew rode to the rescue of a sinking tanker, challenging a storm that would make any sane soul cling to the shore.

“The Finest Hours” …
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How ‘The Finest Hours’ Honors America at Its Best
4 years ago

How ‘The Finest Hours’ Honors America at Its Best

It’s the kind of selfless spirit producer Jim Whitaker hoped to capture in “The Finest Hours,” the epic retelling of that 1952 naval disaster.

“They got up in the morning …
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