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Articles by David Kempler

Faces Places Movie Review

Agn├Ęs Varda and J.R. travel through France taking gigantic photos of the locals. The locals love it and Varda and JR love it all just as much.

AlphaGo Movie Review

A documentary about a board game competition may not sound like much fun, but it is far more thrilling than you might ever imagine.

Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives Movie Review

A biography of famed record executive Clive Davis is a total puff piece, but it's still fun.

Company Town Movie Review

Another documentary telling us that corporations are poisoning American citizens and going unpunished. All the right notes are hit, but we know that it won't make a bit of difference.

The Limehouse Golem Movie Review

Jack The Ripper type tale has some good points but it's far too cluttered with red herrings to be a ripping good time.

Year By The Sea Movie Review

Karen Allen stars as a woman trying to find her real self. She shouldn't have bothered looking.

Goon: Last of the Enforcers Movie Review

A wannabe Slap Shot film is a sequel to a previous wannabe Slap Shot and it's even worse than the first wannabe.

Some Freaks Movie Review

Thirty years later, Ian MacAllister brings us a more serious version of a John Hughes type teen angst film, and it's a welcome treat.

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World Movie Review

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World As soon as the first notes of Link Wray's Rumble come pouring out, you can sense that you're in for a memorable ride through this fascinating and entertaining documentary.

The Midwife Movie Review

A woman leading a fairly bland life is unexpectedly impacted in a positive way by someone she hoped she would never see again.
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