Screened Out – In the Heart of the Sea

By : Stephen Miller
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Chris Hemsworth, Benjamin Walker, Ben Wishaw, Brendan Gleeson, Cillian Murphy, Charlotte Riley, Tom Holland

Captain Ahab made some bad choices in relentlessly pursuing that notorious white whale. Ron Howard made some bad choices in his filming of the “real” story behind Moby Dick.

It’s not that ITHOTS is a bad film, per se. In fact, many a casual filmgoer will like it. Unfortunately, filmmaking is about making decisions, and a good many of them here don’t make any sense whatsoever. When looking for specificity in moviemaking, you will find a lot lacking in Howard’s approach.

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Screened Out: Rush

By : Stephen Miller
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Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Brühl, Olivia Wilde, Alexandra Maria Lara

Ladies and gentlemen, here’s a movie to get your engines revving.

Formula 1 racing makes NASCAR look idiotic. Instead of a bunch of heavy muscle cars constantly running around in circles, Formula 1 has twists and turns, sex appeal, meticulous engineering, lightning-fast strategy, and adult immaturity with a gloss of worldwide chicness.

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