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Mayhem (2017)

Mayhem (2017)

Office politics get gory in Mayhem, an action/comedy/horror concoction in which coworkers engage in bloody combat. The setup is similar to this year’s The Belko Experiment, Read More

The Mountain Between Us

The Mountain Between Us

If books (and adaptations) like Alive have taught us anything, it’s that plane crash victims, especially ones trapped in the snow covered mountains of remote regions, Read More

Dunkirk

Dunkirk

There is no doubt about Christopher Nolan’s current status as an auteur. He created the modern superhero film with his operatic take on Batman, and with Read More

mother!

mother!

There are few filmmakers as audacious as Darren Aronofsky. From his black and white break out Pi to his twisted takes on drugs (Requiem for a Read More

Stronger

Stronger

Four years ago, it was the terror attack that rocked the nation, if not the world. On April 15th, as runners were crossing the finish line Read More

Home Again

Home Again

If the RomCom is on life support, Home Again has come along to pull the plug. This bland, boring excuse for wasting Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon’s Read More

The Trip To Spain

The Trip To Spain

When it arrived in theaters way back in 1981, My Dinner With Andre was unique. Nothing more than a conversation between actor/ playwrite Wallace Shawn and Read More

Despicable Me 3

Despicable Me 3

The world’s worst supervillain turned secret agent and his Minions still whip up some laughs in Despicable Me 3, but this film could have been way Read More

American Assassin

American Assassin

The travails of a professional killer are typically the stuff of sound cinematic entertainment. As long as you deliver the action, and do so in a Read More

Logan Lucky

Logan Lucky

When he announced his “retirement” from moviemaking, film fans everywhere mourned the loss of one of the most original voices in cinema. Citing a stagnant industry Read More

Leap!

Leap!

Most animated films aren’t centered around the human element. Oh sure, they deal with emotions, and feelings, and all of the trials and tribulations that come Read More

Atomic Blonde

Atomic Blonde

It would be reductive to refer to Atomic Blonde as simply a “Female James Bond.” The film is far more rough-and-tumble than that, and also more Read More

Wind River

Wind River

Taylor Sheridan, writer of Sicaro and Hell or High Water, shifts the desolate setting from the dusty American Southwest to a snowy Wyoming Native American reservation Read More

Brigsby Bear

Brigsby Bear

Brigsby Bear opens with footage of a children’s show about a bear who travels around the galaxy fighting evil while preaching life lessons. Through the VHS Read More