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  • Film review: Jimmy’s Hall
    May 7, 2015, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    Although independence is usually cause for celebration, attaining it from a colonial power is often just one struggle waged and won among others, many of which still had to be […]

  • Film review: Ex Machina
    April 30, 2015, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    Not since the one-two of Andrew Niccol’s Gattaca in 1997 and Alex Proyas’s Dark City in 1998 has a big-budget, big-return films posited the kind of highly credible near future […]

  • Film review: The Face of an Angel
    April 23, 2015, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    In his latest film, The Face of an Angel, director Michael Winterbottom does his best to slowly massage fictitious elements into a real-life story, all the while reminding us that […]

  • Film review: Run All Night
    April 16, 2015, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    Liam Neeson can’t outrun the ghosts of his past, and neither can his latest character, an Irish-born former mobster in New York City, Jimmy Conlan. Perhaps his name is a […]

  • Film review: Fast & Furious 7
    April 9, 2015, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    The death of Paul Walker in November 2013 cast a pall over the future of the lucrative Fast & Furious franchise, which at that point was already halfway into production […]

  • Film review: Insurgent
    March 19, 2015, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    For a film titled Insurgent, there is puzzlingly little to get our hearts pumping faster here; even the action is sluggish. This is a far cry from its energetic, creative […]

  • Film review: Wild
    March 12, 2015, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    In 1995, a young woman walks most of the 2,000-plus-mile Pacific Crest Trail that stretches from close to the Mexican border all the way up to Washington State. She does […]

  • Film review: American Sniper
    March 5, 2015, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    Neither a gung-ho, chest-pounding panegyric to the magnificence of the US military nor a blind defense of the Iraq War, which by now even the most ardent right-wing activist has […]

  • Film review: The Theory of Everything
    February 26, 2015, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    Stephen Hawking is one of the greatest minds of our time. Unfortunately, his compelling story of defying the odds and coming out on top did not make for one of […]

  • Film review: Fifty Shades of Grey
    February 12, 2015, by Andre Crous of The Prague Post

    In Seattle, the city that is always wet, not just moist, the still-virginal English Literature student Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) arrives at a towering monster of a skyscraper, where she […]