Reviews

‘The Report’ is an interesting, if somewhat impersonal investigative drama about the CIA’s post-9/11 torture program, starring Adam Driver.

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The story of a teenager who happens upon a monster living in the shed in his backyard, ‘The Shed’ plays with some interesting ideas, yet comes up short.

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Watching ‘Woman Chasing the Butterfly of Death’ unfold on Blu-ray is as close as I’ve gotten to true insanity in a long while, but it’s not like the director just threw things at the screen to see what would stick.

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What’s appealing about ‘Bliss’ is the ride on which Begos takes the viewer, strapping them into the same hellbent train as the protagonist, parceling out the inevitable reveal in a string of hallucinatory visuals.

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Spanish director Pedro Almodovar once more delivers, this time in a story reflecting his own life as child and director coming to terms with the pain and glory of his life.

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‘Last Christmas’ stars Emilia Clarke as a down-and-out girl who meets a mysterious stranger one Christmas, who changes her life forever.

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[Rating: Minor Rock Fist Up] **EDITOR’S NOTE: This review was delayed due to our resident historian, Warren Cantrell, requiring oxygen and a steady application of sedatives following his screening of the picture.** A historical epic with little regard for history, The King is nonetheless an engaging medieval yarn stocked with beautiful people and quirky haircuts. […]

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A private eye who struggles with Tourette’s syndrome and has a photographic memory, tries to solve the mystery of his mentor’s death in 1950s New York City.

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‘Jojo Rabbit’ is a hilarious coming of age satire set in Nazi Germany. Director Taika Waititi takes jabs at fascist ideology and its corruption of youth.

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The story of Harriet Tubman comes to the big screen in this television feeling biopic that never soars to any new heights.

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‘Paradise Hills’ follows a group of young women, being taught how to be perfect for their future “man”, but slowly discovering the sinister secrets of the island.

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Dolemite Is My Name is a delightful comedy about Rudy Ray Moore and his creation of all things Dolemite. Eddie Murphy excels at playing Moore, a man who is willing to risk it all to make it big.

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‘The Current War: Director’s Cut’ might be more electrifying with a better edit.

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On this cold and blustery October morn I must collect my thoughts on this, a most difficult and rocky production, and present them as I see fit. ‘The Lighthouse’ deserves your support.

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Lucy Cola is an astronaut who’s deeply moved by the transcendent experience. She starts to feel too small, as reality slowly unravels.

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