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‘War Of The Worlds’ (2005): David Koepp’s Best Kept Secret – Retro Review

The 2005 version of War Of The Worlds was met with mixed results. However, like fine wine, the film gets better with age. David Koepp wrote the screenplay for legendary director Steven Spielberg. Koepp is probably best known for the Kevin Bacon thriller, Stir of Echoes (1999 – read our …

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TNT’s ‘The Alienist’ Thrills

Based on Caleb Carr’s amazing bestseller, The Alienist is a new TV series on TNT that deftly combines period drama, murder mysteries, and psychological thrills. The title refers to a term used to describe how the mentally ill were seen as alienated from their normal selves, so those who worked with …

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