Destroyer (2018)

KARYN KUSAMA Bil’s rating (out of 5): BBB.  USA, 2018.  30West, Automatik.  Screenplay by Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi.  Cinematography by Julie Kirkwood.  Produced by Fred Berger, Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi.   Music by Theodore Shapiro.  Production Design by Kay Lee.  Costume Design by Audrey Fisher.  Film Editing by Plummy Tucker.  Golden Globe Awards 2018.  Toronto International Film Festival 2018. A grizzled, self-destructive Los Angeles cop (Nicole…

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Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer

BBB.5 (out of 5) A successful attorney from a notable, moneyed family, handsome and intelligent Eliot Spitzer climbed the ladder of success to Attorney General before becoming the governor of New York, easily making friends with his sensible attitude towards destroying Wall Street’s greed while just as easily making enemies for the same reason. A…

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Aeon Flux

BB.5 (out of 5) Visually impressive but narratively anaemic science-fiction film about a futuristic society populated by survivors of an apocalyptic virus that wiped out ninety percent of humanity. Those left alive since the deadly outbreak live in a walled city that is viciously lorded over with an iron fist by leaders who can make…

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Girlfight

BBBBB (out of 5) A fantastic story about a young woman (Michelle Rodriguez) who wants to reach beyond her seemingly small life through boxing. To hear the description of a movie about a girl boxer who has to fight the boy boxer she’s just fallen in love with, you might expect a cheese ball teenage…

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