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Grandma

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 16, 2015
It would be far too easy to watch Grandma, the new film from writer-director Paul Weitz (About a Boy), and assume it is just an awards season showcase for Lily Tomlin.  

Learning to Drive

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Cultures will clash in this disparate buddy dramedy about a New York writer (Patricia Clarkson) who starts driving lessons after the dissolution of her marriage and her Sikh instructor (Ben Kingsley), who happens to be dealing with marital issues of his own.  

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 16, 2015
The next installment in the James Dashner young-adult sci-fi series takes place mere minutes after the conclusion of the first movie.   

Meru

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Mount Meru stands as a silent monolith that challenges climbers from all over the world.   

Mistress America

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Indie filmmaker Noah Baumbach continues his run with contemporary screwball queen Greta Gerwig.  

The Transporter Refueled

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Godfather of The Transporter franchise, co-writer and producer Luc Besson, faces an unusual challenge with The Transporter Refueled, the latest installment in the series.  

A Walk in the Woods

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Ken Kwapis (He’s Just Not That Into You) takes the reins of this adaptation of author Bill Bryson’s book about returning to the United States after two decades in England and deciding to reconnect by hiking the Appalachian Trail with an old friend (Nick Nolte).   

We Are Your Friends

0 Comments · Thursday, August 27, 2015
We Are Your Friends, from co-writer and director Max Joseph (of documentary feature 12 Years of DFA: Too Old to Be New, Too New to Be Classic), taps Zac Efron to lead a collective in the San Fernando Valley with dreams of gaining fame and fortune on the grandest of scales.  

Z for Zachariah

0 Comments · Thursday, August 27, 2015
Director Craig Zobel (Compliance) and screenwriter Nissar Modi (Breaking at the Edge) transform Robert C. O’Brien’s post-apocalyptic science-fiction tale into an intimate story of cautious rebirth with a highly charged ménage á trois that everyone knows cannot maintain and bear meaningful fruit for humanity.  

No Escape

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Owen Wilson and Lake Bell topline co-writer and director John Erick Dowdle’s action-thriller about an American family settling into a new home overseas who must go on the run with their children when a coup attempt plunges the country into turmoil.  

Phoenix

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Based on Hubert Monteilhet’s novel Le Retour des cendres, Phoenix, from co-screenwriter and director Christian Petzold, tracks the tale of Nelly Lenz (Nina Hoss).  

Unsullied

0 Comments · Tuesday, August 25, 2015
By now we have become used to actors venturing behind the camera and even the occasional musician eager to pursue their crossover dreams, but Simeon Rice, the director of Unsullied, seeks to bulldoze his way from the football field.  

Hitman: Agent 47

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 19, 2015
For some reason, videogame adaptations have failed to achieve any degree of crossover success (multi-platforming across the screen and possibly into the literary sphere) that might have been expected.   

Jimmy's Hall

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Ken Loach (The Wind That Shakes the Barley) continues to offer audiences his British socialist outsider narratives, this time delving into the Depression-Era return of Jimmy Gralton (Barry Ward) to his home in Ireland after a decade spent in exile in the United States.  

American Ultra

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 19, 2015
An Adventureland reunion breaks out in Project X director Nima Nourizadeh’s new movie about a stoner (Jesse Eisenberg) who turns out to be a stone-cold licensed-to-kill government agent deemed to be off the reservation.