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High Life

By |04/19/2019|

Claire Denis's English-language debut, the high minded sci-fi film "High Life" continues her attempt at exploring and rather transcending genre films, "Trouble Every Day" was her terrain into horror, and [...]

Gloria Bell

By |03/22/2019|

Chilean writer-director Sebastián Lelio's US remake of his 2013 Chilian romantic dramedy "Gloria" is surprisingly a radiant joy that succeeds and actually exceeds the original. Little often do Hollywood remakes [...]

The Russian Five

By |03/21/2019|

One of the greatest underdog stories in all of sports history is that of the Red Wings, specifically their decades long journey to the Stanley Cup in 1997. Steering the [...]

Us

By |03/21/2019|

Jordan Peele’s directorial debut “Get Out” was essentially the film of 2017. The film that shook the world, the “little engine that could” so to speak. Grossing nearly $300 million [...]

Birds of Passage

By |03/21/2019|

Part gritty crime drama with the execution of a origin story that plays out like a ethnographic documentary, Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra's follow-up to the Oscar nominated "Embrace of the [...]

Everybody Knows

By |03/14/2019|

Dramatically involving and multilayered in theme and tone, "Everybody Knows" is every bit as deeply compelling and engaging as Iranian auteur Asghar Faradhi's previous films that include the two Oscar [...]

Triple Frontier

By |03/13/2019|

When a group of former Special Ops reunite to take down a South American drug lord and steal his mansion full of money, they get more than they bargained for [...]

Climax

By |02/28/2019|

French provocateur Gaspar Noe is back with his new film "Climax", and this time the film ironically received far less boos and backlash that he is used to. Even with [...]

Happy Death Day 2U

By |02/15/2019|

It hasn’t even been two years since the surprisingly good Happy Death Day, from Universal and Blumhouse, hit theaters. From the initial trailers, it seemed like a slasher version of [...]

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

By |02/09/2019|

In 2014, Warner Bros. relaunched their long dormant animation division with the adventure comedy The Lego Movie. Based on the construction toys of the same name, the film completely exceeded [...]