“There are some moments of startling terror. The best jolts have an otherworldly, minimalist kick; a strand of hair suspended in a pane of glass, or again, those damn crows. But the greatest horror lies in the movie’s subtext: the internal prison of believing that your desires are destructive. It’s a movie about not being able to be who you are.” – WBUR’s The ARTery, 01/17/2018

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“Panoramic vistas are fine for postcards, but I’m hard pressed to think of a landscape as fascinating as the faces of Daniel Day-Lewis and Vicky Krieps. This is a fiendishly funny movie, one that’s extremely self-aware and follows its own internal logic to a conclusion that makes perfect sense while being entirely mad. I laughed myself sick.” – WBUR’s The ARTery, 01/12/2018

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“It is a film that feels tantalizingly incomplete, missing just a few crucial pieces that you feel certain you’re bound to catch the next time around. Every time I watch The Shining I’m pretty sure I’ve got it almost all figured out and then the whole thing just kinda gets away from me, like the way terrible nightmares dissolve in the morning light.” – WBUR’s The ARTery, 01/11/2018

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“A brassy, swaggering Hollywood entertainment, Steven Spielberg’s The Post is a none-too-thinly veiled polemic insisting that a free and adversarial press is vital to the survival of our democracy, but in the guise of one of those zany newspaper comedies from the 1930s. It’s breathless, a little goofy and an altogether grand old time at the movies.” – WBUR’s The ARTery, 01/04/2018

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