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Rebecca Hall's 7-Minute Monologue Is a Tour de Force

Rebecca Hall’s 7-Minute Monologue Is a Tour de Force

Show, don’t tell. Normally, that’s a cardinal rule in movie-making—at least for everyone other than Aaron Sorkin. Using copious amounts of dialogue can be seen as a narrative crutch, a missed opportunity for actors to use their bodies to tell the stories on the page. This is what can make monologues so powerful in the …

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Brad Pitt's 'Bullet Train' Is Shooting Nothing But Blanks

Brad Pitt’s ‘Bullet Train’ Is Shooting Nothing But Blanks

From John Wick swear Atomic Blonde to Deadpool 2 swear Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & ShawDavid Leitch’s career trajectory has been toward greater jokeiness, and that path reaches its highest point—or, more accurately, rock bottom—with Bullet Train, an adaptation of Japanese author Kōtarō Isaka’s 2010 novel that leans vigorously into R-rated murder-and-mayhem humor. More …

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