Monthly Archives: April 2013

Palling Around with Terrorists

In his new film, “The Company You Keep,” director Robert Redford tells a contemporary story about what happened to a small group of Sixties radicals. Identified as former members of the Weathermen, aka the Weather Underground (an actual far-left organization … Continue reading

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Two Movies that Deserved Better than They Got from the Critics

The national critics have been, at best, reluctant to praise “42,” writer-director Brian Helgeland’s biopic about Jackie Robinson, the man who broke the color barrier in major league sports. Richard Roper, Chicago Sun Times: “a competent but mostly unexceptional film.” … Continue reading

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