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The Upside

Remake of a true story of an unlikely friendship is the flattest version yet

Marjorie Baumgarten, Review, Jan. 17, 2019


What hath science wrought? A dull cloning thriller, that's what.

Richard Whittaker, Review, Jan. 17, 2019

A Dog’s Way Home

They're all good doggo adventures, Brent

Steve Davis, Review, Jan. 17, 2019


M. Night Shyamalan's meta-comic trilogy crashes into Earth with a dull splat

Marc Savlov, Review, Jan. 17, 2019


Nicole Kidman's grimy noir mistakes grit for intrigue

Steve Davis, Review, Jan. 10, 2019

Dragon Ball Super: Broly

The unstoppable anime franchise lumbers on for the fans

Richard Whittaker, Review, Jan. 10, 2019

Modest Heroes: Ponoc Short Films Theatre, Volume 1

Three short films from Japan's newest major animation studio

Richard Whittaker, Review, Jan. 10, 2019


Stone-cold thriller across the Mexican border

Danielle White, Review, Jan. 10, 2019

Second Act

Lean In meets The Secret of My Success in workplace rom-com

Marc Savlov, Review, Jan. 3, 2019


The meaning of family on Japan's social fringes compassionately explored

Richard Whittaker, Review, Jan. 3, 2019

On the Basis of Sex

RBG biopic focuses on a single case, but blurs the details

Danielle White, Review, Jan. 3, 2019

Holmes & Watson

The Step Brothers bros get literary

Marc Savlov, Review, Dec. 27, 2018

A Bread Factory, Part One

Part one of Patrick Wang's epic satire of small-town art life

Josh Kupecki, Review, Dec. 27, 2018

A Bread Factory, Part Two

Part two of Patrick Wang's esoteric examination of art in Upstate New York

Josh Kupecki, Review, Dec. 27, 2018


The underwater superhero brings long-awaited color to DC's films

Matthew Monagle, Review, Dec. 20, 2018

The Mule

Clint Eastwood enters the drug war in an unexpected role

Josh Kupecki, Review, Dec. 20, 2018


Unsubtle Dick Cheney bio-pic is the political bludgeon we deserve

Kimberley Jones, Review, Dec. 20, 2018

Ben Is Back

The opioid crisis invades a family Christmas in this timely drama

Danielle White, Review, Dec. 20, 2018


Transformers spin-off is (checks notes) wait ... good?

Marc Savlov, Review, Dec. 20, 2018

If Beale Street Could Talk

Moonlight director Barry Jenkins adapts Baldwin's tale of love and racism

Richard Whittaker, Review, Dec. 20, 2018

Mary Poppins Returns

The perfect nanny returns, the same as last time

Steve Davis, Review, Dec. 20, 2018

Welcome to Marwen

Outsider artist's harrowing true story gets a misguided Hollywood sheen

Richard Whittaker, Review, Dec. 20, 2018

People’s Republic of Desire

China's terrifying social media dystopia makes new media slaves

Kimberley Jones, Review, Dec. 13, 2018

Tea With the Dames

Share a cuppa with the great British ladies of the screen

Steve Davis, Review, Dec. 13, 2018

Vox Lux

Pop star drama is all off-key

Danielle White, Review, Dec. 13, 2018

The House That Jack Built

Lars von Trier, back pushing buttons, to little response

Josh Kupecki, Review, Dec. 13, 2018

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Your friendly neighborhood web-head goes beyond Peter Parker

Richard Whittaker, Review, Dec. 13, 2018

Mary Queen of Scots

Period drama has no sense of history

Richard Whittaker, Review, Dec. 13, 2018

Mortal Engines

Dystopian YA adaptation relies on spectacle over character

Matthew Monagle, Review, Dec. 13, 2018

Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki

Behind the scenes as the Studio Ghibli mastermind returns to film

Marc Savlov, Review, Dec. 13, 2018

Once Upon a Deadpool

Deadpool is back ... and he brought Fred Savage with him

Richard Whittaker, Review, Dec. 13, 2018

Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle

Latest update of Kipling's classic is caught in Disney's shadow

Richard Whittaker, Review, Dec. 6, 2018

At Eternity’s Gate

Transcendent examination of van Gogh through his own eyes

Marjorie Baumgarten, Review, Dec. 6, 2018

Back Roads

Dark family drama works, but was better as a book

Matthew Monagle, Review, Dec. 6, 2018

Becoming Astrid

Pippi Longstocking creator's life story isn't for kids

Josh Kupecki, Review, Dec. 6, 2018

Chef Flynn

New York's young culinary genius is an enfant adorable

Steve Davis, Review, Dec. 6, 2018


Alfonso Cuarón bleakly romanticizes his childhood maid

Josh Kupecki, Review, Dec. 6, 2018

The Possession of Hannah Grace

Diabolical horror in the morgue is DOA

Matthew Monagle, Review, Dec. 6, 2018

The Favourite

Period drama puts power and personality first

Richard Whittaker, Review, Nov. 29, 2018

Anna and the Apocalypse

Scottish zombie musical is your new Christmas playlist

Richard Whittaker, Review, Nov. 29, 2018

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