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Allied

Allied

Opening on the golden sands of the Moroccan desert during World War II, Allied brings to mind Casablanca or The English Patient – and that’s the Read More

Nocturnal Animals

Nocturnal Animals

In Nocturnal Animals Tom Ford blends the contemporary coldness of Nicolas Winding Refn with a gritty, modern Texas Western. Results are mixed. Actually, “blends” probably isn’t Read More

Bleed for This

Bleed for This

Vinny Pazienza made one of the greatest comebacks in sports history, overcoming a broken neck to continue a successful boxing career. That comeback included fights with Read More

Arrival

Arrival

Arrival, a cerebral wonder of a film, is as much about stories and how we view the ones in our lives as it is about making Read More

Loving

Loving

Loving v. Virginia was a landmark civil rights case and, therefore, includes all the ingredients for Hollywood to make an ostentatious, celebratory melodrama. Thankfully, writer/director Jeff Read More

Moonlight

Moonlight

Moonlight is a film about identity – how we define ourselves, how we view ourselves, and what we project to the outside world. It’s also about 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

Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange

As Marvel Studios expands its empire into decidedly lesser-known superhero properties, it’s becoming increasingly clear that said properties are the real MCU playgrounds. While the core Read More

Trolls

Trolls

Finally, someone’s made a movie featuring those good luck totems adored in bingo halls across the country that reached the apex of their popularity several decades Read More