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The beauty and compactness of Israel (part 2)

One of the first things to hit me about Israel was its stunning range of…

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Diversity, complexity of Israel created a transformative experience (part 1)

Revised from a

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Family Theme Elevates Visually Stunning Avatar: The Way of the Water

My hot take on Avatar: The Way of the Water: A visually stunning cinematic achievement…

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Spy drama All the Old Knives is an excellent entry to film noir

Chris Pine and Thandiwe Newton headline the spy film All the Old Knives, a film…

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Lou is a solid, if inconsistent, action adventure

Lou, a Netflix Original action thriller, was clearly intended to be a vehicle for Allison…

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Why CODA‘s heart and mainstream coming-of-age story upended Hollywood

When CODA took the award for Best Picture at the 94th Academy Awards, more than…

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Multi-genre The Black Phone keeps momentum with suspense´┐╝

Summary: More suspense than horror, the Black Phone is a well-crafted coming of age story…

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Elvis movie centers on ambition, conflict of Interest

Baz Lurhmann‘s Elvis is well worth seeing in the theaters, but it’s worth remembering this…

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Jurassic World: Dominion Falters on Weak Plot

Jurassic World: Dominion, while destined to be one of the summer’s block busters, falters on…

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Top Gun: Maverick soars higher than original

I was set to go see Top Gun: Maverick even though I knew it could…

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