Review: ‘A Hero’No Good Deed Goes Unpunished In Asghar Farhadi's Masterful Moral Drama

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What does it mean to be a good person? Is it simply doing a good deed? Or does it go much deeper than that?...

Sundance Review: ‘Cha Cha Real Smooth’Cooper Raiff And Dakota Johnson Get The Party Jumpin'...

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There's a good chance people will be turned off by the gentle, nakedly earnest comedies by Cooper Raiff. A breakout award-winner at SXSW for...

Review: ‘TÁR’Cate Blanchett Puts On A Master Class In Todd Field's Triumphant Return Film

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After sixteen years away, making his first film since 2006's Little Children, Todd Field is open to taking some big chances. His masterful TÁR is nothing...

Sundance Review: ‘Rye Lane’Vivian Oparah And David Jonsson Dazzle In Raine Allen-Miller's Refreshingly Upbeat,...

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Rye Lane is the kind of infectious, quietly aspirational film that I wished there were more of at Sundance. For Park City vets, an easy...

‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Ep. 6 Review: “The Tragedy”

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With an episode titled "The Tragedy", we knew shit was definitely about to hit the fan. I'm not sure we were prepared for this,...

Middleburg Review: ‘The Power Of The Dog’Benedict Cumberbatch Lives The Cowboy Way In Jane...

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The Western genre has survived the modern era of filmmaking through constant deconstruction, even as recently in Clint Eastwood's Cry Macho. But few have...

Review: ‘Athena’Romain Gavras' Uncompromising, Bold Protest Drama Will Leave You Breathless

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What is it about the French that they make the best, most visceral films about protest, unrest, and social justice? It's a tradtion that...

Review: ‘Judas And The Black Messiah’Lakeith Stanfield And Daniel Kaluuya Lead A Powerful Look...

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We've seen quite a few movies lately on COINTELPRO, such as the recent Kristen Stewart-led Seberg, which chronicle the FBI's attempts to smear, disrupt,...

Review: ‘The Suicide Squad’It's James Gunn To The Max In The Best And Bloodiest...

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I probably enjoyed David Ayer's Suicide Squad more than most, even with the uncertain tone and obvious studio interference. There remained something uniquely badass...

Review: ‘The Mitchells Vs. The Machines’A Peculiar, Kinetic, And Hilarious Apocalyptic Road Trip Comedy

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On the surface, The Mitchells vs. The Machines takes on a lot of topics we've seen done to death. The dysfunctional family whose different...