'Louder Than Bombs'
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There are a few scenes that are over-the-top and dramatic for the sake of being dramatic, but ultimately, the film delivers with its message that labels are only as important…

‘Louder Than Bombs’ But Just as Powerful
'Son of Saul' Blu-ray
Posted 4 days ago

Son of Saul is a one-of-a kind immersive experience that gives stark glimpses of death-camp murder and madness with a frightening frankness.

‘Son of Saul’ Offers a Truly Original Depiction of The Holocaust on Blu-ray
Brief Encounter Criterion
Posted 4 days ago

'Brief Encounter' is David Lean's exquisite romantic drama that seems simple on the surface, but even in the face of the extra-marital affair at is heart, it has a heightened…

Criterion Blu-ray of David Lean’s ‘Brief Encounter’ is Exquisite
Everybody Wants Some!!
Posted 16 days ago

Richard Linklater’s latest puts an idea that Hollywood has never been able to crack on full display: that masculinity doesn’t have to be toxic and bros can show you a…

‘Everybody Wants Some!!’ and Why Not?
Demolished Potential
Posted 17 days ago

So no, Demoltion isn’t really a good film, but it shines at its most core element.

‘Demolition’ is a Waste of Potential
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There are a few scenes that are over-the-top and dramatic for the sake of being dramatic, but ultimately, the film delivers with its message that labels are only as important as we want them to be. In the end, we all die and the impact we have on someone’s life will change through their grieving process. See this film then ask yourself what your legacy will be with family and friends.

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Son of Saul is a one-of-a kind immersive experience that gives stark glimpses of death-camp murder and madness with a frightening frankness.

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‘Brief Encounter’ is David Lean’s exquisite romantic drama that seems simple on the surface, but even in the face of the extra-marital affair at is heart, it has a heightened sense of morality.

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Richard Linklater’s latest puts an idea that Hollywood has never been able to crack on full display: that masculinity doesn’t have to be toxic and bros can show you a good time.

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So no, Demoltion isn’t really a good film, but it shines at its most core element.

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Interview: The Cast of ‘Everybody Wants Some!!’

by CeeJay Bachus April 13, 2016 Blogs
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After a special early screening and after-party for ‘Everybody Wants Some!!!’ at Kansas City’s Alamo Drafthouse Mainstreet last Thursday, we got a chance to chat with Glen Powell, J. Quinton Johnson, and Wyatt Russell.

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‘Midnight Special’ a Potent Mix of Soul and Genre

by Eric Melin April 8, 2016 Print Reviews
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Nichols is in full control of the emotional beats, the raising of the stakes, and the deepening investment by the audience.

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‘Mr. Right’ Flirts With Wrong

by Warren Cantrell April 8, 2016 Print Reviews
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Anna Kendrick and Sam Rockwell do a decent enough job carrying the picture’s premise, yet they struggle under the weight of the ludicrous madness that bogs down the final act.

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Win advance passes to EVERYBODY WANTS SOME!! in Kansas City

by Eric Melin April 2, 2016 Giveaways

A “spiritual sequel” to Dazed and Confused set in the world of 1980 college life, Everybody Wants Some is a comedy that follows a group of friends as they navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood. Get ready for the best weekend ever.

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice: One of those ‘dumb as bricks’ superhero flicks

by Eric Melin March 24, 2016 Print Reviews

All of the uber-muscled, color-drained visual and aural bombast in the world can’t hide the ugly truth about Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. It’s dumb as bricks.

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‘Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice’ is a Noisy Bar where Nobody Likes You

by Simon Williams March 23, 2016 Print Reviews
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One good thing about Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice? I’m pretty sure a hell of a drinking game can be made around it. Every time Batman crashes into something: take a drink. Every time Lex Luthor monologues about God: take a drink. Every time Lois Lane gets trapped or captured: take a drink.

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Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday: A movie that ages well without growing old

by Eric Melin March 23, 2016 Print Reviews
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What’s interesting about Pee-wee’s Big Holiday is that it must do the impossible: Measure up as a sequel to a true original. By its nature, this latest Pee-wee film retreads some of the same material, though in the most respectful way. That said, it does the best possible job rekindling the spirit of the first.

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‘Hello, My Name is Doris’ and I’m in a Quirky Comedy

by Joe Jarosz March 18, 2016 Print Reviews
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While the third act meanders and loses its way, the movie rights the ship enough for audiences to be satisfied with the end product.

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‘The Program’ and its Problems

by Warren Cantrell March 17, 2016 Print Reviews
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The Lance Armstrong biopic ‘The Program’ is engaging and interesting, yet doesn’t add anything new to a narrative that has enjoyed exhaustive media coverage.

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Un-’Creative Control’

by Joe Jarosz March 17, 2016 Print Reviews

In near future Brooklyn, an ad executive uses a new Augmented Reality technology to conduct an affair with his best friend’s girlfriend…sort of.

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