Month: October 2016

THE ACCOUNTANT film review

– By Cate Marquis – Ben Affleck plays autistic math savant as action hero in thriller THE ACCOUNTANT Rating: 3 1/2 out of 5 stars   Ben Affleck plays an accountant with some special skills and special challenges in the mystery/action thriller THE ACCOUNTANT. Directed by Gavin O’Connor, what makes THE ACCOUNTANT different from other…

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A MAN CALLED OVE film review

– By Cate Marquis – Curmudgeon delights in Swedish comedy A MAN CALLED OVE Rating: 4 out of 5 stars   In the Swedish dark comedy A MAN CALLED OVE, director/scriptwriter Hannes Holm takes us on a roller-coaster trip through the life of old curmudgeon. Ove (Rolf Lassgard) is the kind of guy every neighborhood…

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DENIAL film review

– By Cate Marquis – ‘Denial’ stars Rachel Weisz as Jewish prof in real-life court battle against Holocaust denier   “Denial” is a film adaption of Deborah Lipstadt’s book “History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier.” In the late 1990s, British history writer David Irving sued Jewish-American historian Lipstadt in British…

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