Browsing all articles from May, 2017.

Alien: Covenant

Alien: Covenant 

*  1/2 Alien: Covenant is a turgid movie whose principal aim is to take down whatever is left of the Alien franchise, once so beloved—apparently for reasons the filmmakers no longer understand—since its inception in 1979. Instead, Ridley Scott and writers John Logan and Dante Harper have delivered a heavy-handed picture trading on the mumbo-jumbo […]

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The Lovers

The Lovers 

* * *1/2 Debra Winger and Tracy Letts are a long-time married couple having affairs with other people in The Lovers, as incisive a portrait of marital discord as American movies have seen in years. What happens when you feel a long-dormant spark for the spouse you’re about to leave? And what happens when you […]

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