Like Ficarra and Requa’s 2011 comedy Crazy Stupid Love, Focus begins promisingly and bops along enjoyably for a while, only to run out of steam…
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Hollywood's toxic addiction to franchises; Looking back on "Wolf of Wall Street"; "Avatar" left no pop culture footprint; Elf on the Shelf is dangerous; North Korea is not funny.
"Outlander" and TV's sexual revolution; Chatting with John Carpenter; When cinema stops making sense; "The Simpsons"/"Family Guy" crossover; Soderbergh's "The Knick."
A supporting actress smackdown; 25 essential short films; Scorsese on story vs. plot; "Guardians" needs more faith in itself; Warren, Jerry & Carlos Danger.
May 2014 Blu-rays of note.
She-Hulk is a feminist hero; Tasteless souvenirs at The 9/11 Museum; Remembering Sam Greenlee; Is Mary Barra standing on a glass cliff?; How to sell a film at Cannes.
Matt Zoller Seitz goes in-depth with author Mark Harris about his book on five directors who aided the war effort in World War II.