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Reopened Tara Theatre reaches perfection while smash hit ‘Barbie’ falls short 

This post has been updated. See note at the bottom. By Eleanor Ringel Cater We all know Barbie is pretty in pink. Her movie, however, is only pretty good. And it’s very pink. The Peptol Bismol pink that drenches Greta Gerwig’s “Barbie” is actually one of the picture’s best aspects. The production design is knowingly […]

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Oppenheimer – a ‘formidable’ movie – in 70mm at Atlanta’s Tara Theatre

Chris Escobar got me back to the movies. He rescued the Tara. He revived the Plaza. He reinvented the Atlanta Film Festival. Reviewing movies is a wonderful job. It is, nonetheless, a job. And even post-pandemic, the thought of being in a large, enclosed space with people who’ve been exposed to Lord-knows-what wasn’t…well…wasn’t my idea […]