Sundance Review: ‘Summering’James Ponsoldt Crafts A Well-Intentioned But Shallow Coming-Of-Age Film For Girls

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I'm a huge fan of James Ponsoldt, and in a lot of ways he helped define the overall Sundance experience I've had over the...

Sundance Review: ‘Dual’Karen Gillan Literally Battles Herself In Riley Stearns' Offbeat Double-Identity Thriller

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It would almost be funny if it weren't so devastingtly depicted by The Art of Self-Defense director Riley Stearns. In Dual, Karen Gillan plays...

Sundance Review: ‘After Yang’Colin Farrell Digs Through A.I. Memories In Kogonada's Thoughtful Sci-Fi Drama

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A futuristic sci-fi movie set in a world where artificial intelligence has become a dominant presence in everyday life. It doesn't sound like something...

Sundance Review: ‘Emergency’A Funny, Uneven, Scary Campus Satire Mixes Laughs With Racial Commentary

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On the surface, Carey Williams' intense college comedy Emergency looks like it traffics in familiar genre lanes. A trio of dudes, all best buds,...

Sundance Review: ‘892’John Boyega And Michael K. Williams Send A Message In Clinical But...

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It's a story as old as this country's existence. A soldier returns home from combat and finds that there's nothing waiting for him. He...

Review: ‘Belle’Mamoru Hosoda's High-Tech 'Beauty And The Beast' Is A Visual Stunner That Lacks...

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Acclaimed animation filmmaker Mamoru Hosoda returns to a pet theme, the duality within each of us, in his breathtaking new film, Belle. Dazzling visually...

Review: ‘Scream’Nostalgia Cuts Deeper Than Ghostface's Blade In Self-Aware Horror "Requel"

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The makers of Scream think they're so clever. It's not exactly a sequel or a reboot of the groundbreaking 1996 horror, it's something else...a...

Review: ‘Italian Studies’Vanessa Kirby Is Lost With No Memory In Adam Leon's Mesmerizing Journey...

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Although he's only made three features in about a decade, the films of Adam Leon have been easily identifiable up to this point. 2012's...

Review: ‘The 355’Jessica Chastain, Lupita Nyong'o And A Dynamite Cast Can't Salvage This Impossibly...

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The 355 shouldn't be this bad. There's no reason for it with so much awesome female talent across the board: Jessica Chastain, Lupita Nyong'o,...

Review: ‘The Tender Bar’Ben Affleck Mixes Drinks And Laughs In George Clooney's Enjoyable But...

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Give George Clooney credit; whatever you think of him as both an actor and a filmmaker, he's at least trying new and different things....