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Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour

Mere days after he assumed office as Britain’s Prime Minister, Winston Churchill was confronted with the direst of circumstances. Hitler’s Nazi forces were seizing Paris, and Read More

Coco

Coco

Coco is a bright and wonderful trailblazer of a film, so it will seem ironic when I tell you that much of its charm is the Read More

The Florida Project

The Florida Project

Sean Baker shot one of the best films of 2015, Tangerine, on an iPhone. His follow-up, The Florida Project, was made somewhat more conventionally but it Read More

The Star

The Star

Because The Bible needs more butt jokes. No, seriously. The makers of this new holiday movie have taken a page out of the Rankin-Bass book of Read More

Wonder

Wonder

Don’t be fooled by the publicity–Wonder is not that kind of movie. What are we talking about? You know–the kind of feel good flick, the one Read More

Suburbicon

Suburbicon

It’s seems like a cinematic no-brainer. George Clooney, directing a script by his buddies in off-kilter crime, Joel and Ethan Coen, and featuring Matt Damon as Read More

Jigsaw

Jigsaw

Sometimes, the best cinematic advice is to leave well enough alone. Sure, some can make a go of revamping previous classics, but for the most part, Read More

Geostorm

Geostorm

Let’s face it. Ever since Irwin Allen passed from this mortal coil and took his terrifically tacky disaster films with him (The Poseidon Adventure, The Towering Read More

Blade Runner 2049

Blade Runner 2049

Science fiction can be divided along two distinct lines–call it the Star Trek vs. Star Wars ideal. The former focuses on ideas. The latter is all Read More

Happy Death Day

Happy Death Day

It sounds like the kind of high concept claptrap that left a massive stain on the ’80s. Back before superheroes and shared universes became the thing Read More

The Snowman

The Snowman

A serial killer drama set in a snowy, scary Scandinavian outback, directed by the man who made the brilliant vampire reimagining, Let the Right One In. Read More

Marshall

Marshall

They say that if you find the right moment, the circumstance or the situation that set the tone for their entire life, you can learn a Read More

It

It

At long last, after years of development and a revolving door of potential directors, a big-screen adaptation of Stephen King’s legendary It has finally arrived, amid Read More