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The 23rd James Bond film, ‘Skyfall,’ in Review

November 13, 2012

Filed under Culture, Film and Television, Review

By PATRICK MULLEN Skyfall, the 23rd official James Bond film, seems like a conscious effort by filmmakers to compete with the blockbuster superhero films of the past few years. The action is bigger and more intense, the camera is more free and flowing and the villain more indestructible. Despite all that, Skyfall is its own movie. Director Sam Mendes (American Beauty) brings his signature direction to a series that ma...

‘Flight,’ Starring Fordham Alum, in Review

November 7, 2012

Filed under Culture, Film and Television, Review

By JOHN BONAZZO COPY EDITOR Made with the perfect mix of drama, suspense, and comedy, and featuring a great lead performance, Flight is a must-see! The film focuses on Whip Whitaker (Denzel Washington, Unstoppable), a pilot fighting deep, personal demons.  His struggles come to a head one day when he saves his plane from crashing in what many call a miraculous rescue. The circumstances of Whip’s heroic act come i...

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