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Movie Review: Molly’s Game
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Molly’s Game
Director: Aaron Sorkin
Screenwriter: Aaron Sorkin
Cast: Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera, Brian d’Arcy James, Chris O’Dowd, Bill Camp, Graham Greene, Claire Rankin, Joe Keery, Jeremy Strong
Distributor: STX Films
Rated R| 140 Minutes
Release Date: December 25, 2017

Molly’s Game is terrific in every sense of the word. That is if you can keep up with Aaron Sorkin‘s rapid-fire dialogue. But even though it may seem like things are moving at a lightning-fast pace, Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba never miss a beat. Both take command of the screen with their superb performances and excellent chemistry, and with the film rich with Sorkin’s juicy and witty interchanges, there is never a dull moment.

And even if everything is coming at the audience at a dizzying pace, it’s hard to deny that Sorkin’s directorial debut was long overdue. My full review below.

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‘Spotlight’ Trailer: Tom McCarthy Thriller On Catholic Church Scandal
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In early 2002, the Boston Globe conducted an investigation on allegations of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. The Spotlight team’s coverage exposed a large cover-up within the church, that stretched far beyond just the city of Boston. It revealed that the scandal had spread nationwide. The Globe would then receive a Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for their comprehensive coverage on the scandal that rocked the United States, but also forced the Catholic Church to make changes within their policy.

Now the real-life story has become the subject of a film. Spotlight will bring the story of the Pultizer Prize winning Boston Globe’s investigation to life. Directed by Thomas McCarthy (Win-Win, The Visitor), Spotlight stars Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Brian d’Arcy James, John Slattery, Liev Schreiberg, Stanley Tucci, and Billy Crudup.

Check out the first trailer for Spotlight below.

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