Don't Die
Posted 4 days ago

The Dead Don't Die is an offbeat, quirky comedy that doesn't take itself seriously with performances by Murray and Driver that are worth the slow burn.

‘The Dead Don’t Die’ a slow burn of dumb fun
+1 = 500 Days + WHMS
Posted 4 days ago

'Plus One' effectively uses the tropes of the rom-com genre to conform to the best parts of it while blazing a path entirely its own.

‘Plus One’ Is 500 Days of Summer Weddings
Weekend at Shakespeare's
Posted 6 days ago

Bill Shakespeare spends his retirement in solidarity and mental suffering, something that reflects back on the audience of this flick.

Good doggie
Posted 1 week ago

This sequel is a "good boy" as it improves on the original box office hit.

‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ worth maybe a nice pat on the head
Making Par
Posted 1 week ago

A breezy little documentary with modest ambitions and a surplus of reverence for its subject, 'Loopers: The Caddie’s Long Walk' makes par.

“Loopers: The Caddie’s Long Walk” Does Well & Makes Par
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Powerful ‘All Creatures Here Below’ a tough watch

by Tim English May 17, 2019 Print Reviews

[Rating: Solid Rock Fist Up] All Creatures Here Below, from screenwriter David Dastmalchian and director Collin Schiffli is not an easy movie to watch but it’s a movie that will stick with you for a long time after you see it. This is a testament to Dastmalchian’s gripping script and a heart breaking performance by […]

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A Love Story Never Told: ‘Wild Nights with Emily’

by Christian Ramos May 16, 2019 Print Reviews
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‘Wild Nights with Emily’ dispels the myth of a reclusive Emily Dickinson and instead tells of the love story between her and friend Susan Gilbert.

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SIFF 2019: ‘Banana Split’ Movie Review

by Warren Cantrell May 15, 2019 Print Reviews

Using a refreshing, unique spin on a classic high school yarn, ‘Banana Split’ succeeds in crafting a story that’s both entertaining and empowering.

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‘Don’t Look’ an above-average, female-led slasher flick

by Nick Spacek May 14, 2019 Blu-ray/DVD Reviews
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‘Don’t Look,’ billed as a “unique, female-directed twist on horror films,” doesn’t break any new ground in the world of slasher horror, but for a first feature, it’s really solid.

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Dench’s ‘Red Joan’ – most boring spy movie ever?

by Kate Walz May 9, 2019 Print Reviews
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Red Joan spy thriller with Judi Dench and Sophie Cookson never offers a compelling motives or plot.

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‘Just Say Goodbye’ misses mark on teen suicide

by Kate Walz May 9, 2019 Print Reviews
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Newcomers tackle teen suicide, and don’t quite get it, in ‘Just Say Goodbye’ starring Max MacKenzie.

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‘Pokémon: Detective Pikachu’ I Choose You!

by Christian Ramos May 9, 2019 Print Reviews
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After more than 20 years, the world finally receives a live action Pokémon lead by the always popular Pikachu who is on the case of a missing detective a rogue Pokémon.

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‘Ask Dr. Ruth’ is a Private Look at a Public Persona

by KB Burke May 3, 2019 Print Reviews
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‘Ask Dr. Ruth’ nicely chronicles the life story of America’s most famous sex therapist.

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‘Her Smell’ offers new take on rock n’ roll redemption

by Kate Walz May 3, 2019 Print Reviews
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Elizabeth Moss is at the top of her game in Alex Ross Perry’s 90s alt-punk piece ‘Her Smell.’

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‘Long Shot’ a surprising success

by Kate Walz May 3, 2019 Print Reviews
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An excellent cast, led by Theron and Rogen, and top-notch writing make ‘Long Shot’ a sure thing.

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‘The Intruder’ is a mindless, sneakily fun thriller

by Tim English May 2, 2019 Print Reviews
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‘The Intruder’ won’t be confused with one of the classic thrillers but thanks to a monster performance from Dennis Quaid its a fun, even if forgettable ride.

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Dull ‘Teen Spirit’ script can’t match Fanning’s soulful performance

by Tim English April 29, 2019 Print Reviews
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[Rating: Swiss Fist] The only thing I really took away from Teen Spirit, is that Elle Fanning is a hell of an actress and has an incredible voice. If the script matched her passion, she’d be staring at a possible Academy Award nomination. But as it is, the indie musical drama from writer and director […]

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‘J.T. LeRoy’ a Solid Re-Telling of a True-Life Hoax

by KB Burke April 26, 2019 Print Reviews
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Kristen Stewart and Laura Dern star in a complicated real-life depiction of two people who conjure up a literary persona that turns into a sensation.

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Ethan Hawke Elevates Middling But Decent ‘Stockholm’

by Warren Cantrell April 26, 2019 Print Reviews

Bolstered by an against-type performance by Hawke, and a quiet but strong turn by Rapace, ‘Stockholm’ might just suck you in like the syndrome.

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‘William’ Is No Conqueror

by Warren Cantrell April 26, 2019 Print Reviews

‘William’ struggles to overcome its clunky dialogue and try-hard script to ascend to anything more than a basic retread of better, more ambitious fare.

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