Friday, November 24, 2017

Review: 'Call Me By Your Name'

NPR's Noel King talks with April Wolfe, lead film critic for LA Weekly, about the film Call Me by Your Name. It stars Armie Hammer and is directed by Luca Guadagnino.



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Thursday, November 23, 2017

'Darkest Hour' Is A Grand, Ham-Fisted Showpiece For Gary Oldman's Churchill

Set during the early days of World War II, Darkest Hour chronicles the tense and tumultuous days following Winston Churchill's appointment as prime minister of England.



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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Pop Culture Happy Hour: The Glorious And Moving 'Lady Bird'

Saoirse Ronan stars as

The PCHH panel is joined by Slate's Aisha Harris and music journalist Katie Presley to talk about Greta Gerwig's directorial debut (which she also wrote), the splendid coming-of-age film Lady Bird.

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'The Man Who Invented Christmas' Is Half History, Half Humbug

Dan Stevens stars as Charles Dickens in The Man Who Invented Christmas.

The film "doesn't reinvent much of anything, but its jumble of biography, fantasy, and backstage melodrama" is at least better than yet another version of A Christmas Carol.

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'Darkest Hour': In A World At War, A War Of Words

Gary Oldman stars as Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour.

Gary Oldman (and a pair of latex jowls) star as Winston Churchill reckoning with the lonely decisions that imperil thousands of soldiers' lives.

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