Tag - Pierce Brosnan

Freeze Frame: “A Hero” (PG-13), “The King’s Daughter” (PG)

So, is it true that no good deed goes unpunished? With his latest movie “A Hero,” Oscar-winning Iranian writer/director Asghar Farhadi continues to show why he's one of the world's finest filmmakers. This contemporary morality play is about a man serving time in an Iranian debtors' prison who, while on...

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Freeze Frame: “F9: The Fast Saga” (PG-13), “False Positive” (R), “Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It” (PG-13), “The Ice Road” (PG-13)

In a scene from the latest in the “Fast and Furious” franchise, “F9,” a character played by Ludacris aptly says, “Nobody’s gonna believe this!” Exactly. Entries in the 20-year-old 10-film franchise have morphed into preposterous over-the-top action fantasies that make “Transformers” movies seem credible by comparison. The script is awful,...

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