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The Handmaiden

The Handmaiden

At first, a period drama set in 1930s Korea during the Japanese occupation might seem incongruous with the rest of director Park Chank-wook’s filmography (Oldboy, Stoker). Read More

Inferno

Inferno

Even Robert Langdon, the genius symbologist at the center of Dan Brown’s series of airport novels, might have trouble deciphering what’s going on in the film Read More

The Monster

The Monster

A desolate wooded road. An evening rainstorm. Car trouble. A woman and her daughter in peril. And…a hungry monster. The Monster has a lot of familiar Read More

The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train

Sure, they’re both based on page-turning potboilers that include a missing woman and have the word girl in the title, but there are several differences between Read More

The Accountant

The Accountant

The Accountant is a film whose ambitious intricacy is also its undoing. A movie with so many characters and narrative strands that dangle, loosely interconnected, with Read More

Sully

Sully

Emerging from Sully, one thought immediately and continuously rolled through my head: this true story, miraculous and inspiring though it is, doesn’t necessarily lend itself to Read More

31

31

Creepy clowns are a horror staple, from film to the local October haunted house. And now, there’s a bunch of them just hanging around on street Read More

Morgan

Morgan

Stories of man playing God to their own detriment are as old as creation and as each generation pushes the limits of technology and scientific morality, Read More

Suicide Squad

Suicide Squad

So effective was the marketing campaign for Suicide Squad that it convinced the viewing public that the film was a rollicking blast of gleeful anarchy, the Read More