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Nightcrawler

Nightcrawler

He can’t sleep. He barely makes ends meet. He spends his nights rummaging around Los Angeles, stealing metal and other items that he can pawn and/or Read More

Horns

Horns

Horns opens with some trite voiceover about fallen angels followed by one character asking another, “Are you horny?” By the end of the film there’s some Read More

The Great Invisible

The Great Invisible

The hot lowlands sprawling around where the Mississippi River flows into the Gulf of Mexico seem both disaster-prone and fated to be ignored when it comes time Read More

Ivory Tower

Ivory Tower

Any parent who’s socking away money for a child’s education understands the anguish that comes along with that investment. Hundreds of thousands of dollars (per child), Read More

John Wick

John Wick

The mere mention of his name gives criminals pause. He once completed an “impossible task” for one of the most notorious Russian mobsters in all of Read More

St. Vincent

St. Vincent

It’s such an overused cinematic cliche that it almost demands its own subgenre. Call it the “Grumpy Old Man/Awkward Youngster Bonding” comedy/drama. You know the kind: Read More

Stonehearst Asylum

Stonehearst Asylum

Director Brad Anderson began his career making bold, ambitious films like Next Stop Wonderland, Session 9, and The Machinist (a picture many people feel is a modern Read More

Ouija

Ouija

While its roots can be traced back to 12th century China, the Ouija board didn’t become popular until 1890, and then, it was as a mere Read More

Hollows Grove

Hollows Grove

Indie filmmakers think the found footage style is easy to pull off. They look at something like Paranormal Activity or The Blair Witch Project, see the Read More

Birdman

Birdman

He’s washed up and wounded. He can’t catch a break. He believes in himself, even if the rest of the world only remembers him as nothing Read More