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Forsaken

Forsaken

Westerns were once a dime a dozen, but they’ve become less common in recent years. One reason for this is surely the fact that there are only so Read More

Zoolander 2

Zoolander 2

They say good things come to those who wait. So how do you tell the fans of box office mediocrity turned home video cult classic Zoolander Read More

Deadpool

Deadpool

If you’re sick and tired of the never-ending stream of superhero movies clogging your local Cineplex, Deadpool is the movie for you. If you’ve grown weary Read More

Hail, Caesar!

Hail, Caesar!

As perhaps our greatest living American filmmakers, the Coen brothers are known for a lot of things. Comedy, sadly, is not at the top of the Read More

Southbound

Southbound

Horror anthology films are often inconsistent in terms of both tone and quality, with segments that often feel like separate, unrelated movies simply packaged together (in Read More

The Finest Hours

The Finest Hours

If The Perfect Storm taught us anything, it’s that audiences love a liquid look at Mother Nature’s destructive force. A rolling sea, a bunch of basic, Read More

Kung Fu Panda 3

Kung Fu Panda 3

By the third movie in any kid vid franchise, you’re likely to be more The Land Before Time than Toy Story. Yet, DreamWorks’ delightful Kung Fu Panda series Read More

The 5th Wave

The 5th Wave

The title says it all. After the success of Twilight and The Hunger Games–and the failure of film after film trying to capture the same YA Read More

The Boy

The Boy

It sounds like an incredibly creepy concept. An American nanny (Lauren Cohan, of The Walking Dead fame), moves to rural England to look after the boy 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

Anomalisa

Anomalisa

Consider the half-dozen or so screenplays Charlie Kaufman has written and there’s no disputing his boundless creativity, regardless of your taste for his eccentric, sometimes surreal, 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

Concussion (2015)

Concussion (2015)

A clear narrative pattern develops throughout Concussion by which the film viciously and relentlessly exposes the potential horrors an average NFL career can exhibit on a Read More

Joy

Joy

Joy is the kind of mythic tale of a heroic spitfire that should force us to stand up and cheer by the end. It’s curious, then, Read More

The Hateful Eight

The Hateful Eight

In Quentin Tarantino’s epic talkfest The Hateful Eight, Samuel L. Jackson encapsulates the ethos of the film: “Let’s slow it down. Let’s slow it way down.” In Read More