THE REPORT – Review by Brandy McDonnell

Jones spent five years compiling his 6,700-page report, and unfortunately, the movie feels at least this long, with the paper shuffling and screen scrolling occasionally broken up by flashbacks to the CIA black ops sites where the torture is happening. These scenes are understandably hard to watch, and Burns just keeps coming back to them.

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WEEK IN WOMEN: Tayarisha Poe’s SELAH Acquired by Amazon -Brandy McDonnell reports

Amazon Studios has acquired worldwide rights to “Selah and the Spades,” a riveting look at a prep school drug dealer. The film marked the feature film debut of writer-director Tayarisha Poe and had its world premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, where it was a critical smash. It also recently screened at BAMcinemaFest.

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