James Jay Edwards

The Gentlemen Shows That Guy Ritchie Can Still Be Guy Ritchie

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James Jay Edwards reviews The Gentlemen by Guy Ritchie, a film that returns to his roots in the action crime caper genre.   British filmmaker Guy Ritchie may have broken through with crime thrillers like Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch, but he fell in with the Hollywood elite with his later films ... Read the full article

Risen Apes: Pushing the Envelope

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Pushing the Envelope,” Park talks about Wang’s blinding word processor monitors, earthquakes, and a hook shot free throw.

Sam Mendes Immerses His Audience in the Frontlines of War With 1917

James Jay Edwards reviews 1917 by Sam Mendes, a film inspired by the actions of his grandfather during World War I.