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SXSW 2017 – The Big Sick (2017)

A romantic comedy in which one of the star-crossed lovers spends a large chunk of the film in a serious coma is a tough sell. Then again, The Big Sick isn’t just a romantic comedy, and it doesn’t need hoary romantic clichés to dig away at…

Manglehorn (2014)

Manglehorn is another low-key movie from David Gordon Green that focuses on one character and his current position in life. There's nothing new here, and nothing too exciting (those looking to fill a gap in between the likes of Jurassic…

Manglehorn (2014)

In the stories we tell, love is so often the key to happiness. In Al Pacino’s embittered locksmith though, it turns out to be the lock that’s imprisoned him behind a wall of rage and self-pity for the better part of his adult life. David…

Broadcast News (1987)

I didn’t catch Broadcast News on its theatrical release, but I remember noticing the movie poster, dominated by a smiling William Hurt. It was remarkably high-resolution; a very pleasant picture. I caught the movie on TV in the early 90s,…