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    Film Review: ‘Vice’ Rises in Christian Bale’s Performance But Sinks Elsewhere

    Difficult to navigate in the perception of reality and an influenced outlook on our political climate, Adam McKay‘s “Vice” straddles the line often between engaging satire and caricature horseplay for the sake of comedy.  Elements of brilliance sprinkled throughout, more precisely McKay’s direction decisions, you walk away with “Vice” with one robust, firm assertion: Christian […] More

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    WATCH: ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ Highlights a Romance and the Beauty of Harlem

    There were rumors that “If Beale Street Could Talk” would never be able to live up to the level of “Moonlight,” Barry Jenkins’ breakout film. Yet, audiences at the Toronto International Film Festival changed that narrative quickly. Not only does “If Beale Street” sound like a contender, it could be one of the sweetest films of the […] More

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    Awards Profile 2018: Adam McKay’s ‘Backseat’ from Annapurna Pictures

    FILM: “Backseat” PRODUCERS: Will Ferrell, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Adam McKay, Brad Pitt, and more DISTRIBUTOR: Annapurna Pictures DIRECTOR: Adam McKay WRITERS: Adam McKay CAST: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Sam Rockwell, Steve Carell, Bill Pullman, Allison Pill, Bill Camp, Tyler Perry, Lily Rabe, Shea Whigham, Justin Kirk, Don McManus, and more SYNOPSIS (via iMDB): The […] More