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Review: ‘Bad Hair’ Justin Simien’s Killer Weave Horror Is A Tangled Treat

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*NOTE: This is a reprint of my review from the Sundance Film Festival. Bad Hair opens on Hulu on October 23rd.* When a black woman...

Review: ‘Synchronic’Time-Travel Snoozer Sends Anthony Mackie And Jamie Dornan On A Bad Trip

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Synchronic starts out going one way, like the arthouse version of Scorsese's Bringing Out the Dead, but turns out to be something else entirely...

Review: ‘The Witches’Anne Hathaway Casts A Campy Spell But Can't Rescue Robert Zemeckis' Dull...

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Roald Dahl adaptations are always tricky to pull off, because the author's work often teeters between childish flights of fancy and the stuff of...

Review: ‘Borat Subsequent Moviefilm’Sacha Baron Cohen's Funny, Reheated Sequel Is A Welcome Hit On...

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For more than two decades Sacha Baron Cohen has been pushing the boundaries of good taste as a variety of fake journalist characters, pulling...

Middleburg Review: ‘Minari’Steven Yeun Leads The Way In Lee Isaac Chung's Poignant, Beautiful Immigrant...

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Minari. The word is foreign to most of here in America but in Korea it's an herb, a particularly rugged one that can assimilate...

Middleburg Review: ‘One Night In Miami’Four Black Icons Debate Celebrity And Activism In Regina...

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Not everyone could make a movie like One Night in Miami, at least not in the way it needs to be done. Regina King,...

Middleburg Review: ‘Concrete Cowboy’Idris Elba Rides Tall In A Fascinating Urban Western Saddled With...

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On some level I think we always knew there were black cowboys, but depictions of them on the big screen have been practically non-existent....

Middleburg Review: ‘Sound Of Metal’Riz Ahmed Delivers Raw, Ferocious Performance As A Drummer Coping...

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The title Sound of Metal has a double meaning in Darius Marder's tremendous feature debut. Riz Ahmed continues his streak of emotionally-complex lead performances...

Review: ‘The Trial Of The Chicago 7’Aaron Sorkin's Timely, Rousing Courtroom Drama Is One...

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Leave it to Aaron Sorkin to energize what might've been a stiff, paint-by-numbers courtroom drama the way he did three decades ago with A...

Middleburg Review: ‘Herself’Phyllida Lloyd Returns With A Compassionate Drama About A Woman's Fight To...

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In a riveting early scene from Phyllida Lloyd's empathetic, low-key drama Herself, a little girl races into a convenience store with her toybox. Inside...