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Person to Person

Person to Person

With its separate alternating stories, Dustin Guy Defa’s Person to Person at first seems like it might be the hipster version of intersecting-narrative dramas like Crash Read More

Things to Come

Things to Come

Although it shares an English-language title with a landmark science-fiction movie, Mia Hansen-Løve’s Things to Come (whose original French title literally translates as “the future”) is Read More

London Road

London Road

Musicals have taken on dark subjects in the past, but none in quite the same way as London Road, which premiered to great acclaim at London’s 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

Manson Family Vacation

Manson Family Vacation

Brothers Mark and Jay Duplass have leveraged their success to become something akin to indie-movie moguls, using their names as producers and presences as actors to Read More

Goodnight Mommy

Goodnight Mommy

A few weeks ago, the trailer for Goodnight Mommy became a bit of an online sensation, with various web outlets declaring it one of the scariest Read More

Zombeavers

Zombeavers

The title of Zombeavers alone gives potential viewers a pretty good idea of whether they’d want to see it or not. If your first reaction is laughter Read More

Amira & Sam

Amira & Sam

It’s tempting to give writer-director Sean Mullin extra credit for putting a spotlight on under-represented characters in his limp romantic dramedy Amira & Sam, but when Read More

Bound (2015)

Bound (2015)

One might expect a review of Bound to open by noting that the movie shouldn’t be confused with the 1996 Jennifer Tilly/Gina Gershon thriller of the Read More

Space Station 76

Space Station 76

At first, it seems like the one-joke premise of Space Station 76 will get old quickly: It’s a sci-fi comedy set on a space station in Read More

Willow Creek

Willow Creek

Nothing in Bobcat Goldthwait’s history as a filmmaker or an actor indicates that he’d be the guy to make a found-footage horror movie about Bigfoot, but Read More

Nymphomaniac: Volume I

Nymphomaniac: Volume I

In movies like Breaking the Waves, Dancer in the Dark, and Dogville, Lars von Trier puts his pure-hearted heroines through almost unimaginable torment, piling misery on Read More

Passion

Passion

It’s sort of hard to believe that anyone could make the dopey 2010 French thriller Love Crime more ridiculous, but Brian De Palma manages to do Read More