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‘Dumbo’ tries to soar but sputters

‘Dumbo’ tries to soar but sputters

Brian Lang, Film Critic

April 9, 2019


Filed under A&E

When a little elephant with big ears took flight 80 years ago, the world watched with awe. Since then, Disney’s animated classic Dumbo has been largely ignored until it was slated to be remade as a live-action film, just like half a dozen other Disney hits. The modern “Dumbo” starts with the same ...

IT remake: a safe yet good film

IT remake: a safe yet good film

Tyler Manning

September 12, 2017


Filed under A&E

I will be the first to admit that I was not rooting for "It." After hearing about the original director (Cary Fukunaga) leaving the project due to creative differences with the studio, I had doubts about the direction of the project. Fukunaga is responsible for directing the beautiful film, "Bea...

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