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The Mauritanian (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): A flawed but earnest legal drama

Kevin Macdonald’s new film “The Mauritanian” is a flawed but earnest legal drama which could be better if it stuck more to its unjustly imprisoned hero. Yes, the movie sometimes loses its narrative focus and momentum as shuffling around several … Continue reading

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The Mustang (2019) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): The Prisoner and a wild horse

The story and characters of “The Mustang” are familiar to the bone. Here is a violent, troubled man who has been struggling with his guilt and anger, and the movie simply observes he gradually goes through a process of rehabilitation … Continue reading

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