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Monday Movie: Beverly Hills Cop, by David Bax

Recently, for this sporadic, nebulously defined column, I wrote (not entirely favorably) about Penny Marshall’s Jumpin’ Jack Flash. It got me thinking about a movie from a couple years earlier, one whose success was no doubt a partial inspiration for...


Breaking Even, by Kyle Anderson

Heist movies are a tough thing to pull off effectively.  It’s not just that the characters are robbing someone; it’s seeing how clever they are in pulling it off. The best examples of the form (Rififi, Le Cercle Rouge, The...