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The Little Hours Dave Franco Aubrey Plaza

“The Little Hours” Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

The Little Hours (2017; Jeff Baena) GRADE: B By Daniel Barnes More high-concept comedy from Life After Beth director and I Heart Huckabees screenwriter Baena.  This time, Baena serves up an oddball adaptation of a single story from Boccaccios’s 14th-century literary keystone The Decameron. Alison Brie, Aubrey Plaza and Kate […]

“Okja” Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

Okja (2017; Bong Joon Ho) GRADE: B By Daniel Barnes “High-Energy Genre Subversion” More high-energy genre subversion from South Korean writer-director Bong Joon Ho (Snowpierecer; The Host; Memories of Murder), who this time uses a Spielberg-ian children’s fantasy template to bluntly satirize issues related to animal rights, environmental destruction and corporate […]

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