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The Shallows

The Shallows

Gossip Girl versus great white isn’t nearly as cool as it sounds. In The Shallows, the battle of wills between Blake Lively and a merciless killing Read More

Clown

Clown

Clown’s long journey to release began way back in 2010, when director Jon Watts uploaded a faux trailer to YouTube. His idea of a guy possessed Read More

Warcraft

Warcraft

A huge part of the appeal of World of Warcraft is the ability for gamers to role-play by inserting their chosen avatar into a world derived Read More

X-Men: Apocalypse

X-Men: Apocalypse

X-Men: Apocalypse is a catastrophic event for the mutant superhero franchise. The series reached an apex with 2014’s Days of Future Past, which successfully merged two Read More

Money Monster

Money Monster

At the conclusion of the high-profile hostage situation in Money Monster, the cameraman documenting the drama for a worldwide audience turns his camera off and sets Read More

High-Rise

High-Rise

The opening scene of High-Rise reveals that the discord between social classes in the titular housing development turns chaotic, to put it mildly. It’s getting back Read More

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is four terrible movies in one. Or, more accurately, it’s four rough outlines for terrible movies smashed together into one long, disjointed, aggressively unfunny Read More

Green Room

Green Room

Green Room is a relentless thriller. Writer/director Jeremy Saulnier cares not for our nerves nor our tolerance of sudden, grisly violence. He does care, however, about Read More

Criminal

Criminal

Maybe Ryan Reynolds and body swap movies just don’t mix. The Change-Up was an abysmal comedy, last year’s Self/Less was a middle of the road sci-fi Read More

Hardcore Henry

Hardcore Henry

When bloody, entirely first person POV shoot ‘em up (and slash ‘em up, flamethrower ‘em up, plier ‘em up, etc.) Hardcore Henry debuted on the festival Read More

Everybody Wants Some!!

Everybody Wants Some!!

Everybody Wants Some!! is billed as a “spiritual sequel” to Dazed and Confused, and Richard Linklater wastes no time inviting comparisons to his classic hangout movie. Read More

Eddie the Eagle

Eddie the Eagle

The makers of Eddie the Eagle stick firmly to the blueprints of a sports underdog story, building a satisfactory yet unremarkable take on unlikely British ski Read More

Ride Along 2

Ride Along 2

Much like its predecessor, Ride Along 2 hints at the chemistry between a scowling Ice Cube and motormouth Kevin Hart, but does little to capitalize on Read More

The Revenant

The Revenant

The Revenant is absolutely beautiful to behold; it’s just not a great film. Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki may very well win his third consecutive Oscar – following Read More