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Hitchcock/Truffaut

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 22, 2015
For this documentary, Kent Jones, former film critic and programming director with the New York Film Festival, gathered filmmakers to discuss the impact of François Truffaut’s seminal book, Cinema According to Hitchcock.   

Sisters

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Apparently women can suffer from insufferable cases of arrested development just like guys, which Amy Poehler and Tina Fey seem intent on proving in Jason Moore’s Sisters.
  

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 22, 2015
There’s a confounding disturbance in the holiday release schedule this year.   

In the Heart of the Sea

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Having staked his claim as a noted Academy Award-worthy filmmaker (Best Picture and Best Director on A Beautiful Mind along with nominations in both categories seven years later for Frost/Nixon), Ron Howard has ventured down a more eclectic pathway as of late.  

Chi-Raq

0 Comments · Friday, December 4, 2015
Teyonah Parris, seemingly ready for a full-on breakout after attracting attention last year in Dear White People, leads the charge in Spike Lee’s latest, a modern adaptation of Aristophanes’ ancient Greek play Lysistrata.  

Krampus

0 Comments · Friday, December 4, 2015
I may end up sounding a bit Scrooge-like, but there’s something deliciously intriguing in the premise of Krampus, a story about dissatisfaction among a dysfunctional family during the holiday season that results in the emergence of a Christmas demon.  

Brooklyn

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 24, 2015
As a fundamental aspect of the American Dream, we remake ourselves, but we also redefine the meaning of home, too.   

The Good Dinosaur

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 24, 2015
The Pixar team imagines a world in which the asteroid that struck the Earth and created the extinction-level event that wiped out the dinosaurs never happened.  

Trumbo

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Dalton Trumbo (Bryan Cranston) sat among the elite in Hollywood — a top screenwriter in the 1940s — until he and others were arrested and blacklisted for their political beliefs.   

Victor Frankenstein

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Director Paul McGuigan (Push and Lucky Number Slevin) and writer Max Landis (American Ultra and Chronicle) approach this reimagining of Mary Shelley’s classic monster tale from the perspective of the trusted assistant Igor (Daniel Radcliffe).   

By the Sea

0 Comments · Friday, November 20, 2015
Having detailed a pair of global wartime narratives (In the Land of Blood and Honey and Unbroken), Angelina Jolie turns to a more intimate battlefield, starring in By the Sea alongside husband Brad Pitt.   

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2

0 Comments · Friday, November 20, 2015
The trend of breaking up final installments of movies based on bestselling literary adaptations seeks not only to milk the material for extra box-office receipts, but also to create an action-packed finale for the ages.  

The Night Before

0 Comments · Friday, November 20, 2015
Writer-director Jonathan Levine has made a name for himself as a filmmaker on the verge and the edge, tiptoeing the dividing line between comedy and drama that have sought to fully earn the hybrid dramedy label for the millennial set.   

Secret in Their Eyes

0 Comments · Friday, November 20, 2015
Yet another reimagining of previously filmed material, although this time writer-director Billy Ray (Breach) tackles Argentinian Juan José Campanella’s Academy Award-winning film The Secret in Their Eyes.   

Spotlight

0 Comments · Friday, November 20, 2015
Tom McCarthy (The Visitor) takes a searing look at the dogged journalistic pursuit undertaken by the cracker-jack team at The Boston Globe.