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Scene On Film: ‘The Wolf...

By Joan Ellis   From first scene to last, “The Wolf of Wall Street” is a movie about dishon...

Scene On Film: ‘Out Of T...

By Joan Ellis “Out of the Furnace” opens with a brutal attack and submerges audiences in violenc...

Scene On Film: ‘Nebraska...

By Joan Ellis From start to finish, “Nebraska” is in the hands of very clever filmmakers. That c...

Scene On Film: ‘Philomen...

By Joan Ellis Don’t let anyone tell you Philomena is a warm and fuzzy movie. It is profoundly movi...

Scene On Film: ‘The Hunger G...

By Joan Ellis If you loved last year’s “The Hunger Games,” you run a slight risk of disappoint...

Scene On Film: ‘About Ti...

By Joan Ellis “About Time” is a great mood movie. We’re all familiar with the feeling of being...

Scene On Film: ‘Enough S...

By Joan Ellis “Enough Said” is a love story laced with gentle humor. It might well have been ord...

Scene On Film: ’12 Years...

By Joan Ellis Watching “12 Years a Slave” is an ordeal. It can also become, if we allow it, a ma...

Scene On Film: ‘Parkland...

By Joan Ellis On all counts but one, “Parkland” does a good job of filling a gap in the sad chro...

Scene On Film: 'Kill Your...

By Joan Ellis “Kill Your Dar­lings” captures and holds an audience from first scene to last. Jo...

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