Review: The Bronze

Review: The Bronze
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If you’ve ever wondered what the world would be like if Olympic champion gymnast Mary Lou Retton returned to her hometown of Fairmont, West Virginia, and acted like an egotistical maniac for years after her career was finished, then director Bryan Buckley and married writing team Melissa and Winston Rauch have the filthy dark comedy you’ve been craving. … read more

Movie Review: Dark Horse

Movie Review: Dark Horse
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Dark Horse was released two years ago at the Sundance Film Festival, and as I’ve said in the past, if that festival has proven anything, they know a well-crafted documentary more than anyone else in the business. … read more

Movie Review: Equity

Movie Review: Equity
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Not only is Equity a film that hearkens back to smaller financial thrillers like Wall Street and Glengarry Glen Ross, but it subverts their bruising masculinity by casting all of the key players as ambitious women. … read more

Movie Review: The Comedian

Movie Review: The Comedian
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In The Comedian, De Niro takes on the role of Jackie Burke, an aging comedian running from the sellout skeletons in his closet. … read more

Movie Review: Julieta

Movie Review: Julieta
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Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar bases his latest effort, Julieta, on three short stories from Alice Munro’s book Runaway. … read more

Movie Review: Toni Erdmann

Movie Review: Toni Erdmann
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Toni Erdmann breaches the bizarre with this funny father-daughter story. Both Hüller and Simonischek deliver spot-on, endearing performances. … read more

Movie Review: The Red Turtle

Movie Review: The Red Turtle
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The Red Turtle is the latest outing from Japan’s geek-revered animation wonderland Studio Ghibli, and it will no doubt be something that fans of Ghibli’s other films will enjoy. Its truly gorgeous animation palette transports the viewer directly into the quiet nuances of the film’s story, and its dialogue-free narrative structure lets the audience drink freely from that deep well of visual beauty. … read more

Movie Review: Norman

Movie Review: Norman
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There is nothing more pathetic or obnoxious in this world than a bullshit artist who claims to have everything at arm’s reach, but in reality, doesn’t have a pot to piss in. … read more

Movie Review: Paris Can Wait

Movie Review: Paris Can Wait
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Eleanor Coppola’s narrative-film directorial debut, Paris Can Wait, is a stale jaunt through French terrain by way of a Peugeot convertible, exorbitant dinners and flat—mostly nonexistent—romance and comedy. … read more

Movie Review: Maudie

Movie Review: Maudie
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Overall, fans of period-based biopics or fans of Maud Lewis herself will find plenty of reasons to enjoy Maudie. Sometimes it’s a special kind of refreshing to visit a new film that unfolds precisely the way you want it to. … read more