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Opening this week at the Screenland at Tapcade after a successful run in the festival circuit, Zoology is a headscratcher, but an admittedly interesting one. What it lacks in thematic focus it almost makes up for with its concept and fantastic cast…almost.

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This documentary about all-female mid-90s grunge band L7 tells a story that unintentionally become timeless to different generations.

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A quiet, cerebral meditation on poverty, adolescence, gang culture, and “family,” Dayveon tells a complicated story in a startlingly accessible way. Opening Sept. 22 at the Screenland at Tapcade.

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If Pennywise still gives you nightmares after all these years, the IT remake is going to ruin you.

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‘Second Nature’ is a woefully under-baked concept set in an absurd world that is entirely disconnected from reality.

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The worst thing for a sequel is to do is the exact same thing as its predecessor.

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Anchored by the performance of Lake Bell, who also wrote and directed the picture, I Do…Until I Don’t (opening today) recycles the mockumentary formula yet never comes off as redundant or familiar: an admirable feat, to say the least.

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[Rating: Minor Rock Fist Up] Social media has made it incredibly and horrifyingly easy to learn just about everything we could ever possibly want to know about each other. Ingrid Goes West goes right for the throat of our culture’s obsession with turning ourselves into social media stars, but while it ultimately gets lost in [...]

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La Poison is the reason I love Criterion. It’s a fresh POV from a filmmaker I knew next to nothing about, and it’s an angry, completely subversive movie about a married couple who’s so fed up with each other that they conspire to kill one another, unbeknownst to their spouse.

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The following films are going to be showing at the 5th Annual Arts and Crafts Film + Beer Festival at Screenland Armour. The festival runs August 25th-31st. Tickets can be purchased at their website by clicking here! [Rating: Rock Fist Way Down]  I don’t normally think this, but Temple directed by Michael Barrett is a [...]

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[Rating: Solid Rock Fist Up] I love going into a movie, knowing next to nothing about it and being completely sucked into the story and dragged through the mystery as if I was a character along for the ride. Wind River is exactly the type of a slow burn, mystery thriller I need every year [...]

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You ever wonder what Oceans 11 would have been like if it had been led by dumb ass hicks? The answer is surprisingly and disappointingly tedious.

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‘Paint it Black’ is the directorial debut of actress Amber Tamblyn, and deals with the loss of loved ones in this grief-stricken drama.

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This is no dog day afternoon when a bank robbery turns deadly in ‘The Vault’.

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‘Dave Made a Maze’ explores what happens when a little imagination turns into the adventure of a lifetime.

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