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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

The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle is a film that approaches the true story of one woman’s fraught navigation through a lifetime of fractured and complex family dynamics with Read More

The Dark Tower

The Dark Tower

When is a Stephen King adaptation not a Stephen King adaptation? When it’s The Dark Tower, that’s when. Similar to the approach taken by titles like Read More

The Big Sick

The Big Sick

The Rom Com. At one time, it was labeled the “Chick Flick,” a movie made specifically for the female demo while avoid all the problems the Read More

The House (2017)

The House (2017)

There is probably no funnier human on the planet than Will Ferrell. When he’s on, your gut will literally bust with laughter. Even in a bad 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

The Emoji Movie

The Emoji Movie

Want proof that Hollywood is bereft of original ideas? Well, you could always look over the releases from the last few months and conclude that (a) Read More

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

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

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

Girls Trip

Girls Trip

Tyler Perry proved it. Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, and even Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson have further confirmed the fact. With its lack of diversity and desire 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

Wish Upon

Wish Upon

Wish Upon isn’t just a tired horror retread, it’s been tranquilized and sleepwalks through every lame development. None of its recycled ideas are explored in a Read More

The Little Hours

The Little Hours

The Little Hours sources a story from “The Decameron” and puts it through a Monty Python/Mel Brooks filter, using modern (and very foul) language to expose Read More