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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

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

Tragedy Girls

Tragedy Girls

It’s tough for horror-comedies to sustain a sharp wit with cutting commentary on genre and what it represents. Tragedy Girls maintains its edge and incisiveness throughout. 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

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

The Foreigner

The Foreigner

It was only a matter of time before Jackie Chan was forced into one of the familiar Hollywood action tropes. His entire career has been built 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 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

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

Flatliners (2017)

Flatliners (2017)

It is a strange cinematic world indeed when someone decides to remake a Joel Schumacher film. The man responsible for such onscreen mediocrity as D.C. Cab, Read More

American Made

American Made

What is it with Tom Cruise? Sure, his adoration of Scientology certainly rubs people the wrong way, but he’s been in so many memorable movies and Read More

Woodshock

Woodshock

Woodshock is like a bad head trip – fuzzy, interminable, with fleeting moments of supposed clarity that ultimately amount to nothing. We follow along as the 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

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