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“The Devil’s Advocate”

The opening scene of the film “The Devil’s Advocate” takes place inside a courtroom. Keanu Reeves (John Wick) portrays the character Kevin Lomax, a tenacious lawyer with over sixty consecutive victories. In fact, in his entire young, brilliant career, he’s … Continue reading

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“The Irishman”

The beginning of the compelling and engrossing movie “The Irishman,” opens with a long tracking shot, through an assisted living facility, as the 1956 song “In the Still of the Night” by “The Five Satins” plays, before the camera focuses … Continue reading

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“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood”

“When people ask me if I went to film school, I tell them, no, I went to films.” Spoken by Quentin Tarantino during a 2004 BBC News interview, conducted by Andrew Walker. When I sat down to watch the film … Continue reading

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“Dog Day Afternoon, Lumet’s Phenomenal, Intense, Bank Heist Thriller.”

Premiering at the San Sebastian Film Festival in Spain in September of 1975, “Dog Day Afternoon” is a mixture of the genres of crime and drama. The critically acclaimed 125 minute movie was helmed by Golden Globe and honorary Oscar … Continue reading

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