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“Birds of Prey” never truly soars

February 14, 2020

TMN film critic Gordon McPherson gives “Birds of Prey” three out of five egg sandwiches. As the next plunge into R-rated superhero films, “Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn” contains […]

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“6 Underground” is full throttle Bayhem

January 31, 2020

TMN film critic Gordon McPherson gives “6 Underground” two out of five bloody magnets. Legendary director Michael Bay’s “6 Underground” is an insightful, thought provoking meditation on violence and freedom from oppression. Just kidding! It […]

Arts & Entertainment

“1917” is both innovative and conventional

January 24, 2020

Sam Mendes’ thrilling, edge-of-your-seat wartime epic “1917” demands to be seen on the biggest screen possible. While the film doesn’t break new ground thematically, its simulated single-shot approach illustrates the deeply immersive qualities of film. […]

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“Doctor Sleep” shines decently

November 22, 2019

TMN film critic Gordon McPherson gives “Doctor Sleep” three and half out of five shots of whiskey. “Doctor Sleep” is a thrilling — although campy — return to the devilish universe of “The Shining.” 40 […]

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“Midsommar” is beautiful and grotesque

October 4, 2019

TMN movie critic Gordon McPherson gave this film 4.5 out of 5 flower crowns. Director Ari Aster’s “Midsommar” feels cursed in the same vein as Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining” and William Friedkin’s “The Exorcist,” and […]