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Blue Ruin

Blue Ruin

Revenge isn’t so sweet in Jeremy Saulnier’s Blue Ruin, an unblinking look at a journey down the winding road to retribution and beyond. The writer-director organizes Read More

The Other Woman (2014)

The Other Woman (2014)

You have to feel sorry for the actresses in The Other Woman. Instead of being given characters to play, they’ve been handed recognizable female stereotypes, accented Read More

The Quiet Ones

The Quiet Ones

The Quiet Ones is a relentless jump scare generator, making a lot of noise in attempts to startle, but not putting a lot of effort into Read More

Brick Mansions

Brick Mansions

Brick Mansions is an efficient and effective B-movie. It doesn’t reinvent the action genre so much as tunnel through the often imitated tropes of the type to deliver Read More

Locke

Locke

Few actors can make 85 minutes of cell phone conversations wholly engrossing. In Locke, Tom Hardy proves he’s one of them. When you consider that many Read More

A Haunted House 2

A Haunted House 2

Have you ever found yourself wasting time, scrolling through a social media site and occasionally clicking on the “amazing” or “shocking” or “hilarious” viral videos people Read More

Proxy

Proxy

Any great thriller earns that definition by keeping its audience off-balance. We crave control in the real world, but not when it comes to the movies Read More

Transcendence

Transcendence

There are many things wrong with Transcendence. While it dresses up its designs in fancy high tech speak and struggles to find a way to make Read More

13 Sins

13 Sins

The biggest sin of 13 Sins is its failure to meet its potential. Like the much better Cheap Thrills, this remake of a 2006 Thai thriller Read More

Rio 2

Rio 2

Attention moviegoers: the family film is dead. Now, there is irony in drawing that conclusion, especially with Disney’s Frozen just passing the billion dollar mark (it Read More