2019

A ripped-from-the-headlines drama with timely themes and an A+ cast, ‘Bombshell’ has everything it needs to succeed, yet sucks all the same.

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‘The Madness Within’ is a sex-and-drug fueled bore and seems like a total vanity project from writer-director-actor Hunter G. Williams.

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Director Adam Egypt Mortimer has made a quality sophomore outing, with traces of other twisty real-or-not movies, that’s totally worth catching.

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Jennifer Reeder’s ‘Knives and Skin’ is less about plot or genre, and more about feeling our way through the movie, and coming out the other side with a sense of having experienced something with wonder and curiosity.

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Queen & Slim follows the story of a young couple on the run from the law after the murder of a police officer in an act of self defense. The film is powerful and will leave you with a plethora of conflicting emotions.

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[Rating: Rock Fist Way Up] Love and hate operate on opposite sides of a famously thin line, as they both require commitment and passion that draw from a very personal well of emotion. To hate with a purpose is to invest deeply in that person or object, and like love, this passion does not come […]

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A classic parlor mystery whodunnit with Agatha Christie sensibilities and the sheen of America’s 2019 sociopolitical landscape, ‘Knives Out’ is as smart as it is fun.

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Based on the adolescence and young adulthood of Shia LaBeouf, ‘Honey Boy’ crackles with the pain and depth of a scribe pinning their heart to the wall.

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The true story of Lakshmibai, the historic Queen of Jhansi who fiercely led her army against the British East India Company in the infamous mutiny of 1857

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‘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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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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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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