THE LITTLE THINGS – Review by Susan Granger

The disastrous disappointment of John Lee Hancock’s neo-noir serial killer procedural demonstrates how a compelling script is still the most important element – even with three A-list, Oscar-winning actors. You have odd-couple cops after an elusive psychotic killer – and nary a distinguishable female character within camera range.

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THE LITTLE THINGS – Review by Martha K Baker

Reasons for not engaging with The Little Things include the range of acting and the too-tricky storyline. It suffers from failure of imagination. The Little Things is one more damnable film about a serial killer of young women. Killing a lot of women as a plot device is not nostalgia. It’s just criminally lame.

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THE EQUALIZER 2 – Review by Lana Wilson-Combs

In The Equalizer 2, from director Antoine Fuqua (The Magnificent 7 remake), Washington plays Robert McCall, a retired CIA Black Ops operative turned Lyft driver in Boston who still dispenses, swift, street justice to anyone who wrongs or harms innocent people. It’s best that you simply do the right thing and play by the rules, otherwise it’s not going to end well for you. Robert (Washington) has adapted to his quiet lifestyle now. He still misses his wife and fills his time reading and talking with his Lyft passengers.

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