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Tim's Vermeer

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 12, 2014
This Academy Award-nominated documentary feature from Teller, with production assistance and an onscreen appearance from his partner-in-crime Penn Jillette, explores the eternal curiosity of inv  

300: Rise of an Empire

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 5, 2014
With King Leonidas (Gerard Butler) dead and beheaded and Zack Snyder hard at work on his follow-up to Man of Steel, the task of shepherding the latest slo-mo Greek battle fest falls to Noam Murro,   

Mr. Peabody & Sherman

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 5, 2014
I don’t know about you, but while I’m tired of Hollywood’s constant anthropomorphizing of animals and inanimate objects in animated features, I’m a sucker for the story about a dog smart eno  

Free The Mind

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 26, 2014
This new documentary by Phie Ambo (Mechanical Love) explores and seeks to quantify the power of meditation for skeptical audiences. Studies by neuroscientist Richard J. Davidson provide the foun  

Non-Stop

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Liam Neeson, as the modern-day Clint Eastwood type (let’s call him, “The Man Who Needs No Name Other Than Liam Neeson”), takes to the skies — this time out, as an air marshal attempting to  

Repentance

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 26, 2014
An author and life coach (Anthony Mackie) with a troubled past must confront his own demons and the potential misapplication of his teachings after being kidnapped by a client (Forest Whitaker) se  

Son of God

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Arriving a week before the start of the Lenten season, this story of Jesus (Diogo Morgado) spans from his birth all the way through his death and resurrection with ample attention paid to his teac  

3 Days To Kill

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 19, 2014
The career resurgence of Kevin Costner continues under the direction of McG (the one-two punch of Charlie’s Angels and Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle) with the stoic one playing a dying top-not  

Pompeii

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Paul W.S. Anderson (the maestro of mayhem behind the Resident Evil franchise, as well as one-offs like AVP: Alien vs. Predator and the remake of Death Race) seemingly wants to get into the natural dis  

The Last of the Unjust

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Claude Lanzmann, director of Shoah, uncovers and presents the story of Benjamin Murmelstein, the last president of the Theresienstadt Jewish Council. Theresienstadt, as a place, holds the tragic d  

About Last Night

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 12, 2014
This minor Brat Pack classic (based on David Mamet’s play Sexual Perversity in Chicago) from the 1980s gets a cultural makeover and an intriguing upgrade that speaks to contemporary sensibilitie  

Endless Love

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 12, 2014
The story of star-crossed lovers from opposite sides of the tracks gets a new glossy take in director/co-writer (with Joshua Safran) Shana Feste’s remake of Franco Zeffirelli’s Endless Love   

Gloria

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 12, 2014
One of my personal favorites from this past year’s Toronto International Film Festival (where it was announced as Chile’s representative in the race for Best Foreign Language Film at the Acade  

The Wind Rises

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Japanese animation wizard Hayao Miyazaki (Spirited Away, Ponyo) serves up more of his unique brand of visual storytelling that refuses to strip away art for the sake of dumbing down the content to  

RoboCop

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 12, 2014
This Valentine’s weekend offers up a love letter to the 1980s with José Padilha’s reimaging of Paul Verhoeven’s Robocop as the third treat from that seemingly seminal movie decade. As excited a