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Gravity

Gravity

You’ve never seen anything like Gravity before. Nothing can prepare you for the unbridled brilliance of what director Alfonso Cuaron accomplishes with some specialized set rigging, Read More

Bad Milo!

Bad Milo!

Few movies feel as strained as those that consider themselves cult classics in the making, drunk on the suspicion that a certain audience will embrace their Read More

Instructions Not Included

Instructions Not Included

It’s about time Latinos had their own Tyler Perry. What the self-made entertainment juggernaut did for the underserved African-American community (and cross dressing community), Mexican superstar Read More

Don Jon

Don Jon

Two things are readily apparent on the basis of Don Jon. First, Joseph Gordon-Levitt is clearly a talented filmmaker and a thoughtful, empathetic storyteller. Second, the Read More

Rush

Rush

Ron Howard doesn’t make “classics.” He’s a journeyman with an artist’s ambitions. He owns an Oscar (and many more-deserving individuals don’t) and has shown a slick Read More

Prisoners

Prisoners

It’s every parent’s nightmare: a child goes missing and the police are unable to find a legitimate lead. As the days drag on, suspects come and Read More

Battle of the Year 3D

Battle of the Year 3D

The modern musical is no longer a fanciful experience where characters consider their situation or lament/celebrate their circumstances via song. Instead, they’re nothing more than souped Read More

After Tiller

After Tiller

When Dr. George Tiller was assassinated at his Wichita church by a pro-life fanatic in 2009, he became the eighth abortion clinic worker in America to Read More

Enough Said

Enough Said

On its own, the premise of Nicole Holofcener’s Enough Said could fit snugly into a sitcom episode. Divorced masseuse Eva (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) goes to a party Read More

Violet & Daisy

Violet & Daisy

The titular teens of Violet & Daisy are fairies without a tale to tell. It’s certainly not due to lack of effort – the pixies talk Read More

Crystal Fairy

Crystal Fairy

Crystal Fairy isn’t a drug movie. The principals do plenty of them and the quest for a rare high drives the story, but the film focuses Read More