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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.  

Tough Guy Charms in ‘Brooklyn’

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 18, 2015
I still remember the first time I took notice of actor Emory Cohen onscreen. In the Derek Cianfrance film The Place Beyond the Pines, he played the pampered son of Bradley Cooper’s reluctant cop-turned-hero.  

A Resourceful Pair Breaks Out of ‘Room’

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 18, 2015
We tell ourselves the world is a big place, but director Lenny Abrahamson (Frank), adapting Emma Donoghue’s novel Room, shows us just how infinite the space can truly be.
  

Heist

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Director Scott Mann (The Tournament) seems to fully embrace the old-school B-movie aesthetic, based on the premise of his latest film Heist.  

Love the Coopers

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Nothing defines the holidays like star-studded movies focusing on disparate generations of families coming together to bicker and backstab while eventually bonding and basking in the glow of the season for a precious few days.  

The 33

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Audiences will likely remember the real-life events surrounding the collapse of the gold and copper mine in Chile that trapped 33 miners underground for 69 horrific days.  

What We Mean When We Discuss All-American Stories

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 11, 2015
All of the great real-life sports dramas work from the same basic premise — that of an underdog facing nearly impossible odds with determination and an undeniable sense of hope.   

Miss You Already

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Lifelong best friends Milly (Toni Collette) and Jess (Drew Barrymore) have been co-stars in a long-running saga — The Milly Affair — which has been a Sex and the City-inspired account of Milly’s life as seen via Jess as the glorified hanger-on dragged into every frame.