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You're Next

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 21, 2013
 What at first seems like another thrilling home invasion slasher (think The Strangers or Funny Games) gets twisted into a delicious and delirious surprise that ends up paying homage to Last Hous  

James Ponsoldt Breathes Dramatic Life into the John Hughes Teen Formula

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 21, 2013
The Spectacular Now’s Sutter (Miles Teller) leads a good life, a damned good life for an onscreen high school senior. He may seem all too familiar to those of us weaned on the John Hughes teen comedies of the 1980s, because if you squint and tilt your head to the left a little, Sutter is the modern-day incarnation of Ferris Bueller.
  

The Rise (and Return) of Digital Movie Houses

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 21, 2013
This fall, the Cincinnati region gets two foundational film creations — a brand new multiplex (and the introduction of a new chain) and a renovation/upgrade to an existing player.  

Jobs

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Chronicling the rise of Steve Jobs (Ashton Kutcher) from college dropout to celebrated technology entrepreneur, helmer Joshua Michael Stern (Swing Vote) and screenwriting newbie Matt Whiteley packs in  

Kick-Ass 2

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Writer-director Jeff Wadlow (Cry_Wolf) has fast-tracked his way into the comic book super-lottery. He takes over the helm of Mark Millar’s Kick-Ass graphic novel, capturing the further adv  

Lee Daniels' The Butler

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Fictionalizing the story of an American original, director Lee Daniels (Precious) sets his sights on the epic narrative of a White House butler (Forest Whitaker) — an African-American man who began   

Paranoia

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Power plays abound when a low-level pawn (Liam Hemsworth) at a major tech company gets positioned as a corporate spy within the ranks of a competing firm. Director Robert Luketic, leaving his rom-com   

Woody Allen Mines the Venal Depths of Financial Despair

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Allen turns his attention to the financial crisis of 2008 and a Bernie Madoff-type named Hal (Alec Baldwin), one of those Wall Street titans building cloud-based castles in the sky that blot out both the sun and common sense. He’s gruff and arrogant, all façade with no substantive core inside his bulked-up blustering frame.  

Elysium

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Writer-director Neill Blomkamp follows up his stunning breakout District 9 with another nasty, gritty sci-fi actioner that aims to incorporate social commentary into the mix. Elysium&nb  

Lovelace

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Directors Rob Epstein (Academy Award-winning producer of the documentary features Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt and The Times of Harvey Milk) and Jeffrey Friedman (director of&