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‘Supermaket Sweep’ hopes to get you swept into the fun

A little more than seven months ago, I stood in a line at my local Vons supermarket with a rack of frozen ribs and a frozen turkey in my cart. I’ve never cooked ribs before and the calendar was closer to Valentine’s Day than Thanksgiving, but I didn’t know when I’d get another opportunity to buy some meat.

‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ is a jolt of timeliness

“The Trial of the Chicago 7” feels timely in an at-times jolting way, with images of chaos in the streets and angry crowds chanting “The whole world is watching.” At its core, though, writer-director Aaron Sorkin takes the “trial” part to heart, leading to a largely courtroom-bound affair that — while entertaining and splendidly cast — at its best echoes his early triumph with “A […]

‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ is worth watching, but it’s not an open-and-shut case

“The Trial of the Chicago 7” feels timely in an at-times jolting way, with images of chaos in the streets and angry crowds chanting “The whole world is watching.” At its core, though, writer-director Aaron Sorkin takes the “trial” part to heart, leading to a largely courtroom-bound affair that — while entertaining and splendidly cast — at its best echoes his early triumph with “A […]

‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ is worth watching, but it’s not an open-and-shut case

“The Trial of the Chicago 7” feels timely in an at-times jolting way, with images of chaos in the streets and angry crowds chanting “The whole world is watching.” At its core, though, writer-director Aaron Sorkin takes the “trial” part to heart, leading to a largely courtroom-bound affair that — while entertaining and splendidly cast — at its best echoes his early triumph with “A […]