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Gone Girl

Gone Girl

He’s only made 10 films in 20 years. This means that every time director David Fincher steps behind the lens, it’s an event. He’s a certified Read More

Boyhood

Boyhood

Wobbly at times but still magical in an everyday way, Richard Linklater’s Boyhood proves that intimate doesn’t have to equal melodrama and experimental can still be Read More

No Good Deed

No Good Deed

Genres spell out what audiences expect from them. A comedy should contain laughs. A tearjerker should make you cry. A sci-fi epic should have outsized ideas Read More

Get On Up

Get On Up

Any biopic is only as good as the actor portraying the subject. Sid and Nancy works because there is no denying Gary Oldman and Chloe Webb 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 Longest Week

The Longest Week

The Longest Week plays like a piece of Wes Anderson fan fiction, perhaps following a long lost Tenenbaum cousin. Only the names have been changed to Read More

The Equalizer

The Equalizer

Fans of that horror movie standby, the slasher film, will easily testify that nothing is as satisfying as watching potential victim fodder — especially those examples Read More

The Good Lie

The Good Lie

It’s become such a cinematic given that it actually has a genre subdivision. Whenever a movie minority has an issue, be it here or abroad, it’s Read More

The Trip to Italy

The Trip to Italy

The Trip to Italy’s total lack of necessity has little bearing on its enjoyability. There’s nothing wrong with watching a pair of lyrical, spry, and acid-tongued Read More

Two Bit Waltz

Two Bit Waltz

Two Bit Waltz is a standard and overstylized coming-of-age story. It takes place in a present day setting where people use rotary phones and dress like Read More

At the Devil’s Door

At the Devil’s Door

Keeping seasoned horror movie viewers off balance is a difficult thing to do. Audiences have certain expectations, so quenching the desire for gore, jumps, or spine Read More

The Maze Runner

The Maze Runner

Ever since Bella Swan proved that swooning over a sparkly, non-threatening vampire could earn significant box office gold, Hollywood has been hard-pressed to find the next 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

Dolphin Tale 2

Dolphin Tale 2

If you live along Florida’s west coast, you already known the story of Winter the dolphin. Tangled in a crab net and badly injured, the creature’s Read More