‘Live By Night’ is criminally boring, (sometimes) offers engaging action

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"Live By Night" | Warner Bros. Pictures
Grade: C-

Ben Affleck pulls quadruple duty in “Live By Night” by directing, producing, writing and starring in the film. He proved himself as a director and producer with “Argo,” and he rose to fame by co-writing and co-starring in “Good Will Hunting.” As such, his directorial follow up “Live By Night”
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Faith and life on the verge in ‘Calvary’

“I first tasted semen when I was 7 years old”. This is the sentence that opens “Calvary,” writer and director John Michael McDonagh’s new movie. “I was raped by a priest when I was 7 for five years.” This dark thriller with slight traces of black comedy has already become
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