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Cutie and the Boxer

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Rarely does a documentary dare to bring audiences inside the intimate space between an artist and a long-standing/long-suffering muse. In the case of Zachary Heinzerling’s directing debut Cutie   

Jayne Mansfield's Car

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Billy Bob Thornton handles multi-hyphenate duties once again with Jayne Mansfield’s Car, a tale set in Alabama in 1969, detailing the impact of the death of an estranged matriarch on the two ver  

Prisoners

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 18, 2013
The second runner-up for this year’s Toronto International Film Festival’s top audience prize — behind 12 Years a Slave and Philomena — Denis Villeneuve’s Prisoners captivates thanks to a   

Salinger

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Peeking behind the veil of secrecy surrounding the life and times of JD Salinger with a more complete telling of his life pre- and post-Catcher in the Rye, screenwriter-producer turned documentary  

Austenland

0 Comments · Thursday, September 12, 2013
Talk about taking your obsessions too far. Modern-day lass Jane Hayes (Keri Russell) is so enamored with Pride and Prejudice that she books a vacation to a Jane Austen theme park in the hopes of f  

The Family

0 Comments · Thursday, September 12, 2013
Old habits die hard for a family (headed by Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer) in witness protection. In the hands of the action franchise maestro Luc Besson, a mob-outed clan gets relocated to  

Insidious: Chapter 2

0 Comments · Thursday, September 12, 2013
James Wan (The Conjuring) offers up another installment in the saga of the Lambert family as they seek to discover the secret to the mystery that has linked them to a dangerous strand of the super  

Instructions Not Included

0 Comments · Thursday, September 12, 2013
Former playboy Valentin (director Eugenio Derbez) has struggled to grow up and make a life for himself and Maggie (Loreto Peralta), the daughter left at his door six years ago, but all of that is   

Short Term 12

0 Comments · Thursday, September 12, 2013
Brie Larson, most recently seen in The Spectacular Now, stars in writer-director Destin Cretton’s indie drama about a young supervising staff member at a foster care facility who faces many of t  

A Strange Brand Of Happy

0 Comments · Thursday, September 12, 2013
David (Joe Boyd) lost his job and his way, so with coaxing from his roommate, he decides to hire a life coach named Joyce (Rebecca St. James), who turns out to be quite pretty. As part of the plan  

Terraferma

0 Comments · Thursday, September 12, 2013
Italy’s official submission for the 2012 Academy Awards Best Foreign Language Film category, Terraferma from writer-director Emanuele Crialese dramatizes the tale of a Sicilian family confrontin  

The Cincinnati Film Festival Continues its Celebration of Films and Those Who Make Them

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 11, 2013
The Cincinnati Festival (CFF) kicked off its fourth year last weekend and continues through Sunday with screenings at various venues (though most will take place at Tower Place Mall). The festival boasts some 100 films (including 39 feature-length offerings) across numerous genres and styles, none more anticipated than the local premiere of Cincinnati native Tom Berninger’s Mistaken for Strangers, which screened Sept. 6 at Memorial Hall.  

To Thine Own Self Be True

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 11, 2013
The motorcycle gang thriller that’s subtly influenced by the story of Hamlet Sons of Anarchy (10 p.m. Tuesdays, FX) — returned Sept. 10 for its sixth and penultimate season. President of biker club SAMCRO Jax Teller must remain true to himself as he balances smart moves for the club against what is safe for his family’s future.  

Show Me the Movies: Festival Preview

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 4, 2013
A Variety “Breaking News” alert arrived via email trumpeting, “Venice Joins Oscar Race with ‘Philomena,’ ‘Gravity,’ ” and just like that the race is on to tantalize and tease critics and audiences with the first bite, that world premiere of the titles that will likely be on the lips of film’s tastemakers during the awards season.   

'Boardwalk' Barrels Beyond Atlantic City for Season Four

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 4, 2013
As HBO’s gripping period piece Boardwalk Empire (Season Premiere, 9 p.m. Sunday) returns for a fourth season, months have passed since last year’s explosive finale. It’s February 1924. Nucky Thompson has been lying low, eventually making peace with mob boss Joe Masseria.