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Nightmare Alley | At the Movies


Nightmare Alley stars Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett, Willem Dafoe and Rooney Mara in a remake of the 1947 film noir classic about the dark side of a Midwest circus. Oscar winner Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water) directs the stellar cast. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the crime drama thriller.

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(Original air-date: 1/3/22)

Paul Willistein is Editor of the Lehigh Valley Press Focus section, a position he has held for 10 years. He has received more than one dozen Keystone state journalism awards and an Allentown Arts Commission Arts Ovation Award. He reviews movies and theater and writes features stories about arts and entertainment, news stories about municipal and school topics and takes photographs for Lehigh Valley Press newspapers and web sites.
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