2017

Unfocused, indulgent, and scattered, Human Flow, opening at the Tivoli Friday, doesn’t know what it wants to be, and has an even more difficult time trying to figure out what it wants to say.

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The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) returns to the artistic-cultural NYC world explored in Baumbach’s last two NYC dramedies, What is remarkable in this script is how much sympathy Baumbach generates for his characters, who in lesser hands would be one-dimensional brutes.

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An art student taps into a rich source of creative inspiration after the accidental slaughter of her rapist. An unlikely vigilante emerges, set out to avenge college girls whose attackers walked free – all the while fueling a vivid thesis exhibition.

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Few actors could lay claim to a more storied and dynamic a career, so it seems perfect that Harry Dean Stanton would go out giving a performance about an old man’s triumphant claim of victory on a life well lived.

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Very different kind of article this time round. Let’s have a serious discussion on mental illness.

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Writer/director Ryan Eggold is toying with some interesting stuff with all this, yet the emotional and thematic dots just don’t quite connect.

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‘Battle of the Sexes’ delivers an impressive match from Emma Stone and Steve Carell that faults as a standard biopic.

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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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Trey Hock, Trevan McGee, Abby Olcese, and Johnny Szlauderbach all take on Darren Aronofsky‘s provacative new headtrip mother!

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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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‘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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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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