Danny King

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  • 1 month ago | Film and TV

    According to IMDb, Jaume Collet-Serra’s over-before-you-know-it The Shallows runs for one hour and 27 minutes — a number that produces a reaction something like when an NBA roster lists a short-looking player at five-foot-nine and you marvel, Real...

  • 3 months ago | Film and TV

    Jonathan Pine, the hero of The Night Manager, might have a syrupy voice and skin tanned to a glowing bronze, but in other respects he’s a classic John le Carré creation. Pine (Tom Hiddleston) makes his living unshowily and in the dark, at a swank ...

  • 1 year ago | Film and TV

    Long gone are the days when depictions of reporters in movies were reduced to a fedora with a white “Press” card tucked into the bow. We have Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman in All The President’s Men and Peter Finch’s epic cry of...

  • Even within the strictest formulas of today's superhero-driven Hollywood, the experienced craftsman with a genuine enthusiasm for the form can find precious moments that are able to accommodate his or her personality. See, for example, director...

  • The Overnight — like writer-director Patrick Brice's Creep — is a clever 80-minute game with a punchline ending. Though working within different genre frameworks (Creep is a set-in-the-woods thriller, The Overnight a...

  • First it's lively Christian satire, then it's thoughtful moral reckoning. The two modes under which Will Bakke's Believe Me operates never merge into a cohesive whole, but in a year in which so many successful Christian-themed movies --...

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