Tag - Ben Affleck

Freeze Frame: “Deep Water” (R), “Windfall” (R), “Master” (R)

The Hulu movie "Deep Water" desperately wants to be an erotic thriller like some of director Adrian Lyne's earlier films like "Fatal Attraction." Sadly, this poorly paced adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's novel is fatal, but there's little attraction. Ben Affleck portrays a wealthy snob who may or may not be...

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Freeze Frame: “Scream” (R), “Drive My Car” (Unrated), “Belle” (PG), “The 355” (R), “The Tender Bar” (R)

The fifth installment of the "Scream" movie franchise, simply titled "Scream,” supplies more of the same. And that's just what many fans expect. This self-referential, tongue-in-cheek slasher movie ups the ante on bashing horror movie cliches while simultaneously embracing them. Expect clueless teens, plenty of blood and plenty of snark.   "Drive...

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FREEZE FRAME: “The Last Duel” (R), “Needle in a Timestack” (R), “The Velvet Underground” (R)

If the classic Japanese film “Rashomon” were set in medieval France, it would have looked a lot like “The Last Duel.” Matt Damon, Adam Driver, Jodi Comer and Ben Affleck star in the true story of knights who battle to the death when one accuses the other of raping his...

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