Only the Brave

Only the BraveDirector: Joseph Kosinski
Run Time: 2h 14m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 4.0

The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.
– Thucydides

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Victoria and Abdul

Victoria and AbdulDirector: Stephen Frears
Run Time: 1h 51m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 3.0

Dame Judi Dench earns 2 full stars all on her own. Her costar Ali Fazal is another solid star. The rest of Victoria and Abdul is entirely forgettable.
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Patriots Day

patriots-dayDirector: Peter Berg
Run Time: 2h 13m
MPAA: R
Stars: 2.5

America remembers April 15, 2013. Two terrorists planted bombs at the finish line of the Boston Marathon and the results were graphic and tragic. Boston police, the FBI, and citizens worked together to capture the men responsible. Continue reading