THE GENTLEMEN – Review by Susan Granger

Writer/director Guy Ritchie concocts a complicated, contrived, often confusing plot that’s filled with bloody bickering and betrayal, augmented by clever twists, along with a total disregard for political correctness, since one character is offensively referred to as “the Chinaman” while another is “the Jew.”

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THE GENTLEMEN – Review by Martha K Baker

Mickey Pearson is the lord of weed. He has marijuana farms under huts, literally underground, and in his farms, he nurtures Mary Jane. But he wants out. Plenty of people line up to buy the farm–in more ways than one. Despite the title, there’s not a gentleman in sight, not so’s you’d know — there are more zeroes than heroes.

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SERENITY – Review by Susan Granger

This alleged neo-noir thriller is beyond disappointing. Chain-smoking, Iraq War vet Baker Dill (Matthew McConaughey) is a fishing boat captain, catering to tourists while obsessively pursuing an elusive, giant tuna, dubbed “Justice,” off a Caribbean-like island called Plymouth, described as “the most beautiful island in this damn dirty world.”

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, Nov. 3-9: INTERSTELLAR

Opening Nov. 7, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Interstellar, Christopher Nolan’s long-awaited science fiction epic which stars Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway as astronauts on a mission to find humanity a new home. With it’s stunning visuals and sweeping themes, it’s one of the big screen experiences of the year. Read on…

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