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“King Kong”. Photo: RKO

Review: The Eighth Wonder

King Kong: A groundbreaking cinematic event.

Stephen Colbert. Photo: Entertainment Tonight

My Emmy Predictions 2017

It’ll be a good night for Stranger ThingsVeep and Big Little Lies.

Harry Dean Stanton. Photo: TheLipTV

Harry Dean Stanton 1926-2017 

It’s a shame that Stanton rarely got meatier roles.

Frances McDormand in “Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri”. Photo: Fox Searchlight

Review: Pain and Redemption

Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri: Thoroughly unpredictable comedy-drama that walks a delicate balance.

Fares Fares in “The Nile Hilton Incident”. Photo: Strand Releasing

Quick Take: Before the Spring

The Nile Hilton Incident: Fares Fares is good as the chain-smoking cop.

Judi Dench and Ali Fazal in “Victoria & Abdul”. Photo: Working Title

Quick Take: Reviving a Queen

Victoria & Abdul: A crowd-pleaser for older audiences, handsome and well made.

Peter Sellers in “Being There”. Photo: United Artists

Review: Chance at the White House

Being There: Peter Sellers is the primary asset among the actors.

Bill Skarsgård in “It”. Photo: New Line Cinema

Quick Take: Floating Along

It: Dark and sweet, with a both childish and frightening performance by Bill Skarsgård.