Monthly Archives: December 2019

The Hot Rock

This year’s films saved the best for last: “Uncut Gems” is one of those gritty character dramas that suck you into its world of addiction and the desperate hustle for one big score.

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Wiseguy’s Last Waltz

Thanks to our fascination with mob stories, Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” is a film that actually gets better as it goes along. Based on Charles Brandt’s book “I Heard You Paint Houses” recounting the experiences of hitman Frank Sheeran (Robert DeNiro), the yarn yields a sizeable knot- Sheeran may know what happened when Hoffa disappeared in 1975. Was Sheeran involved? Finding out is the hook that grabs you.

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