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Prince Avalanche

Prince Avalanche

After a few detours into more visible Hollywood comedies that worked (Pineapple Express) and that didn’t (Your Highness), writer/director David Gordon Green moves back into more Read More

I Declare War

I Declare War

The fog of fake war hangs thick around the bodies – and psyches – of these kids getting lost in the woods and in their imaginations. Read More

Parkland

Parkland

Parkland feels a bit like a school report coloring in the margins of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination – one that would receive a grade of Read More

Lovelace

Lovelace

A well-made but shallow film, Lovelace keeps explorations of its central figure narrow enough to avoid an overload of melodramatic bio-pic beats, but also sidesteps any Read More

Leviathan

Leviathan

Leviathan challenges you to find your bearings from the opening shot. It’s dark, waves are crashing, chains are clanking and coiling, water is splashing the camera, Read More

I Give It a Year

I Give It a Year

Almost playing like an edgy sequel to a non-existent standard rom-com, I Give It a Year burns through a typical feature-length scenario before the end of Read More

The Colony

The Colony

In The Colony a future Earth is in the throes a new ice age, survivors forced to flee the frozen surface for a tribal-like existence in Read More

Maniac

Maniac

Maniac isn’t an easy film to watch, and is commendable because of it. Cutting deeper than the brutal slasher violence on the surface – which, make Read More

Europa Report

Europa Report

In the context of a science-fiction setup, when the chief of a mission into deep space to explore the possibility of life says that “finding nothing Read More

Curse of Chucky

Curse of Chucky

The last decade or so has seen a rash of horror icons get the reboot treatment. Jason Voorhees, Freddy Krueger, Michael Myers, and Leatherface have all Read More