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At the Movies: On British shores and on British sets

‘On Chesil Beach’ British writer Ian McEwan is the author of more than a dozen accomplished novels in the last 25 years and has had...

Two Very Different Winners

RBG Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG for short) has experienced a rich and fruitful life. Yet all her contributions, however epoch-making, did not...

Two Films from Real Events: One a Hijacking Suspenser; the Other a...

The Death of Stalin British writer/director Armando Iannucci is best known for his caustic HBO comedy series, “Veep.” He also scored with the droll feature...

Two Films: Brits Behaving Badly and Bits from the American Songbook

The Party Versatile British writer-director Sally Potter has made only eight feature films over 35 years; films that have received radically varied critical assessments.  Her...

Two Films for the New Year: The American Western Revived and...

Hostiles They used to be standard fare in movie houses: “classic” Westerns, typically featuring laconic heroes, stoic sidekicks, cavalry units, Indian attacks, ladies in distress,...

Two Steadfast Ladies Shine: One Changing the Newspaper Game and One...

‘The Post’ Steven Spielberg’s last DC-based movie was a triumph: “Lincoln” in 2012. It featured a stirring historical moment, showing, in the battle for the...

Three New Movies: One Story of Revenge, Two Others of Redemption

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri “Three Billboards” feels like witnessing a new Coen Brothers film, most particularly “Fargo.” It has the small-town Midwest vibe, the...

Movies This Month: Both High Crimes and High Art

Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House A movie about Washington’s most abiding secret—the identity of Watergate’s “Deep Throat”—arrives in Peter Landesman’s...