• Review: Spend a hell of a Thanksgiving with Amy Schumer and Steven Yeun in 'The Humans'

    3 days ago - By Los Angeles Times

    Stephen Karam adapts his Tony-winning play for the screen with a cast including Richard Jenkins, Beanie Feldstein, Jayne Houdyshell and June Squibb.
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  • ‘The Unforgivable' Film Review: Sandra Bullock Ex-Con Drama Stuffs a Miniseries' Worth of Characters Into a Packed Movie

    3 days ago - By The Wrap

    Ruth Slater has been in prison for two decades when “The Unforgivable” opens. That's a long time to idle while the world moves forward. But ten years - the length of time this film was in development - is pretty extensive, too. Indeed, the fact that the movie's history is almost as convoluted as Ruth's makes it all the more impressive that director Nora Fingscheidt and her team have crafted an affecting, if flawed, redemption drama.
    “Unforgiven” was an acclaimed, three-part British miniseries that had the space and time to unwind these characters and their complex history. And once you...
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  • ‘The Humans' Film Review: Cast Shines in Moody Adaptation of Pulitzer-Winning Family Drama

    3 days ago - By The Wrap

    This review of “The Humans” was first published on Sept. 12 after the film's premiere at the Toronto Film Festival.
    The threat of impermanence or, looking at it another way, the threat of unfulfillment's permanence, hovers like a cloud over the Blake family Thanksgiving dinner that makes up the running time of writer-director Stephen Karam's “The Humans.”
    The title of Karam's Pulitzer Prize-winning play is curiously bold and blasé, like words you'd see in an elegant font on a stand next to a zoo exhibit. But over the course of a three-generation, six-person get-together in a mostly...
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