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Articles by Leaf Arbuthnot

Film: Kingsman

Kingsman, directed by Matthew Vaughn, offers the perfect antidote to the February gray. In essence a spy-spoof, the movie combines the violence of Kill Bill and the goofiness of...

Film: Foxcatcher

Steve Carell is widely celebrated as a comedic actor. In his best performances—The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Evan Almighty, Anchorman—he uses his capacity for stillness to surprise the viewer by suddenly bursting...

Film: Nightcrawler

Director Dan Gilroy’s debut film Nightcrawler has all the trappings of a straightforward modern thriller—a metropolis filmed largely at nighttime, an inexhaustible bank of criminals ready to shoot n’...