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Adopt a Highway (2019) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): As he struggles to adjust

As watching “Adopt a Highway” at last night, I often become a bit reflective on the long, illustrious acting career of Ethan Hawke. At the time of “Dead Poets Society” (1989) and “Reality Bites” (1994), he initially drew our attention … Continue reading

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Outside In (2017) ☆☆☆(3/4): After his release

“Outside In”, which is currently available on Netflix, is a somber but intimate character drama revolving around one complex emotional circumstance. While its two main characters try to deal with this circumstance of theirs, the movie gives us a number … Continue reading

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Les Misérables (2012) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A musical with all substance and no style

“Les Misérables” is a curious musical film with all substance and no style. Inside its epic story, there lies the emotional power to grip you and then sweep you to the finale as the movie struggles through its 2 1/2 … Continue reading

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