Review: ‘The Wonder’Florence Pugh Examines A Miracle In Sebastián Lelio's Eerie, Confounding Misstep

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Logic vs faith. It’s a dance as old as time, and has often made for compelling cinematic entertainment. Sebastián Lelio’s austere but gripping film The...

TIFF 2021 Review: ‘The Electrical Life Of Louis Wain’Benedict Cumberbatch Is The Quirky Feline...

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It can't be coincidence my friend's cat came scurrying into my room just as The Electrical Life of Louis Wain was starting, can it? The peculiar...

Review: ‘Greyhound’Tom Hanks' Admirable, Tense Naval Thriller Refuses To Dive Beneath The Surface

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It doesn't matter whether he's on the battlefield, on teaching children as Mr. Rogers, sailing the high seas in Captain Phillips, or commanding a...
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Review: ‘Soul City’Topic Streaming’s New Horror Anthology Series Delivers Few Scares, but Is Still...

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Recently launched and new streaming service Topic (from First Look Media) promised “borderless entertainment” as it delivers content from a variety of places as...

Review: ‘Misha And The Wolves’Is A Disappointing Documentary Film That Focuses On The Wrong...

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Misha and the Wolves is the dramatic tale of a woman whose Holocaust memoir took the world by storm. People wanted to know more...

TIFF 2021 Review: ‘The Starling’Melissa McCarthy Tangles With Grief And An Angry Bird In...

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“Birds are tricky,”  says Jack Maynard (Chris O’Dowd) to his pregnant wife Lilly (Melissa McCarthy) early on in Theodore Melfi's The Starling. He's not referring...

Review: ‘Encounter’Riz Ahmed Is Stellar In A Sci-Fi Road Movie That Loses Its Way

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*NOTE: This review was originally part of our Toronto International Film Festival coverage.* Who doesn’t love a good twist? When a movie subverts our expectations...

Review: ‘The United States Vs. Billie Holiday’Andra Day Soars, But Lee Daniels' Film Is...

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Lee Daniels' The United States vs. Billie Holiday fits into a surge of films about Black activism in the pursuit of equal rights. While...

Review: ‘The Sky Is Everywhere’Josephine Decker Visually Explores Grief In A24's New Coming Of...

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In the 2010s, nothing quite rocked the independent film world like a coming-of-age tale about an emotionally charged teenager based on an acclaimed Young...

Review: ‘Dopesick’An All-Star Cast Led By Michael Keaton Can't Save This Opioid Miniseries From...

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For years the Sackler family have operated Purdue Pharma, the company responsible for creating and marketing the opioid, Oxycontin. Hulu’s Dopesick brings the once...