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The Gentlemen Shows That Guy Ritchie Can Still Be Guy Ritchie

James Jay Edwards reviews The Gentlemen by Guy Ritchie, a film that returns to his roots in the action crime caper genre.

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.

Cats Is a Fever Dream That Is Destined to Become a Cult Classic

James Jay Edwards reviews Cats, a film adaptation of the stage musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, which itself was an adaptation of T.S. Eliot poems. (Universal Pictures)

Risen Apes: Action Jackson

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Action Jackson,” Park ponders modes of travel, people imprisoned by screens, and memorizing eulogies.

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