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Film Recon

Film Recon is a new film review web series by senior editor Paraag Shukla.

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    FILM RECON: 13 Minutes

    SNAPSHOT: Although 13 Minutes—a German film about Georg Elser’s 1939 attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler—has all the ingredients of a compelling thriller, it quickly falls flat. After exploring the final, claustrophobic days in Adolf...

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    FILM RECON: Hacksaw Ridge

    SNAPSHOT: Andrew Garfield gives a powerful and moving performance as army medic Desmond Doss in Hacksaw Ridge, a film that is brutally effective in its depictions of combat but nearly derailed by a single-minded, oversimplified message....