Monthly Archives: May 2021

Shattered Glass

In the tradition of “Gone Girl” and “The Girl on the Train” and streaming on Netflix is “The Woman in the Window”- a tired “Rear Window” rip-off that leads you down an overgrown garden path until you’re bleeding from scratching against its thorns.

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Fire Walk with Me

 If Taylor Sheridan (“Sicario,” “Hell or High Water”) hadn’t directed “Those Who Wish Me Dead,” you’d have a bland thriller. Instead, the balance of time between the good guys and the bad guys keeps you interested, the action scenes keep the story moving, and the actors believably sell their routine roles.

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I Am Wrath

What director Guy Ritchie’s “Wrath of Man” lacks in the humor of his previous crime films like “Snatch” or “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels,” he makes up for in an above-average throwback to one-man wrecking crew movies where a mysterious stranger appears and spells trouble for the bad guys who can’t quite make him out.

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