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When Comedy Went to School

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Directors Mevlut Akkaya (Kanake) and Ron Frank (The Naked Truth) set off to research and present their findings on the birth of modern stand-up comedy, which is universally recognized to have been  

Carrie

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Although the idea of another version of Stephen King’s debut novel doesn’t inspire much hope for a dramatic re-imagining or a startlingly compelling departure, the pairing of Chloë Grace More  

Escape Plan

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 16, 2013
 In this mythic clash of the 1980s action titans from director Mikael Håfström (Derailed and 1408), Sylvester Stallone plays a prison consultant who breaks out of high-security facilities t  

The Fifth Estate

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Bill Condon (Dreamgirls) takes audiences behind the scenes of the start of WikiLeaks. Julian Assange (the enterprising and seemingly omnipresent Benedict Cumberbatch) and Daniel Domscheit-Berg (  

Inequality For All

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 16, 2013
As Labor Secretary under President Bill Clinton, Robert Reich was the lone voice raging against the madness of the economic machine. He knew the system was rigged and had been for some time; that   

The Summit

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Director Nick Ryan (writer and director of A Lonely Sky and The German) and writer Mark Monroe (writer of The Cove and The Tillman Story) dare to take audiences on a quest to discover what happened   

All the Boys Love Mandy Lane

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Jonathan Levine, writer-director of Warm Bodies, makes a second appearance on the 2013 box office charts with All the Boys Love Mandy Lane, a mysterious horror thriller about a good girl (Amber Hear  

Concussion

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Sometimes life pushes our buttons to the extent that an escape plan, something more substantial than a warm bath behind closed doors, seems like a welcome option. In writer-director Stacie Passon  

The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Back in 1997, George Tillman Jr. made a name for himself writing and helming Soul Food, a family drama about the impact of the loss of a strong-willed old-school matriarch on the extended clan. In  

Machete Kills

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 9, 2013
One-man filmmaking band Robert Rodriguez returns with another grade-Z action flick featuring his favorite leather-faced anti-hero Machete (Danny Trejo), who, this time out, gets recruited by the P  

Romeo and Juliet

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Yet another adaptation of William Shakespeare’s tale of young lovers from rival families, but the presence of Academy Award-winning screenwriter Julian Fellowes (Gosford Park) behind the pen bod  

Haute Cuisine

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Danièle Mazet-Delpeuch, a well-regarded yet headstrong chef, earned an appointment as the private chef for François Mitterrand and made waves during her brief tenure. Director Christian Vincent   

Metallica: Through the Never

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Metallica, as a band, has no fear of the close-up moment. They bared their souls in the 2004 documentary Metallica: Some Kind of Monster, which captured their struggles during the recording of St. Ang  

Parkland

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Seemingly eager to serve as a companion piece to Bobby, the Emilio Estevez ensemble feature on the Robert Kennedy assassination, Parkland, from writer-director Peter Landesman, explores the impact o  

Runner Runner

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 2, 2013
 Director Brad Furman follows up The Lincoln Lawyer (also known as the film that provided the jumpstart for Matthew McConaughey to serious cinematic respectability) with what seems like a B-movie diversion for Justin Timberlake and Ben Affleck — each seemingly interested in possibly lowering expectations before their next projects