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Blood on the Moon (1948) Film Review
An atmospheric Western filmed in the noir style, "Blood on the Moon" showcases the talent of cinematographer Nick Musuraca. Lillie Hayward's screenplay pairs Robert Mitchum with a strong-minded heroine, played with spirit by Barbara Bel Geddes.
Up for Love Film Review
Diane, a divorced lawyer looking for love, meets a successful architect with personality to spare. The problem? He stands just over four feet tall. Jean Dujardin and Virginie Efira star in this charming romantic comedy.
Juggernaut Film Review
A home-grown terrorist plants seven bombs on a British ocean liner. The authorities have twenty-four hours to find him and save the passengers. This overlooked gem from the seventies stars Anthony Hopkins, Omar Sharif, Richard Harris, and Shirley Knight.
Of Horses and Men Film Review
Winner of the 2014 Nordic Film Council Prize. Writer-director Benedikt Erlingsson draws on his experience as a teenager working in the rural highlands of Iceland to craft this darkly comic film about the interdependence of the Icelandic Horse and its human companions.
Three Capsule Film Reviews
Reviews of "Janis: Little Girl Blue", "Stealing Charlie Chaplin", and "Blade Runner 2049".
Steal Big Steal Little Film Review
"Steal Big Steal Little", director Andrew Davis's follow-up to "The Fugitive", is a film that deserves a second look. Andy Garcia stars in a dual role, playing twin brothers who are locked in battle over their adoptive mother's inheritance.
Into the West Film Review
While this film was marketed as a children’s adventure story, “Into the West” is a multi-layered drama in which a white stallion enters the life of a fractured family and heals their wounds. Gabriel Byrne stars.
Dark Horse Film Review
Winner of the Audience Award for documentary filmmaking at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, "Dark Horse" tells the captivating story of a champion racehorse raised by the working-class people of a Welsh village.
The Black Stallion Film Review
This adaptation of Walter Farley's "The Black Stallion" is a stunning visual achievement. Kelly Reno stars as the boy shipwrecked with an Arabian horse. The two creatures form an unbreakable bond in a timeless classic directed by Carroll Ballard.
Wind River Film Review
Taylor Sheridan wrote and directed this sober tale about the rape and murder of Native American women on the Wind River Reservation. Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen star.
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