VICE – Review by Diane Carson

Vice presents a wild, irreverent ride through Dick Cheney’s life. Writer/director Adam McKay tackles Dick Cheney’s public and private life head on in Vice, a title with provocative insinuations far beyond Cheney’s years 2001 to 2009 as President’s George W. Bush’s Vice President. After introductory, amusing text on screen, the story proper begins in Caspar, Wyoming, in 1963 with a speedy, loud opening scene of Dick stopped for drunk driving.

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, November 7 – November 11: Arrival

At the heart of Director Denis Villeneuve’s new film Arrival is the idea that language constructs reality. In the sci-fi Arrival, Amy Adams plays the linguist who works out all the answers in an alien invasion. Opening Nov. 11, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Arrival. Read on…

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, Dec. 22-28: BIG EYES

Opening Dec. 25, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Big Eyes, Tim Burton’s study of painter Margaret Keane (Amy Adams), whose phenomenal success in the 1950s and ’60s gave way to legal wranglings after her husband (Christoph Waltz) claimed credit for her work. Read on…

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