June 28, 2017
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'Kedi' Review

Movie Reviews The camera moves along the ancient streets of Istanbul, following a particularly adorable orange cat. Diners at streetside cafés hand over treats. Passersby respectfully step around her.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Alex De Vore

'Get Out' Review: Shattered Expectations

Jordan Peele conquers the horror world

Movie Reviews Much of the draw of Get Out is in seeing its writer/director Jordan Peele (of legendary comedy duo Key and Peele) strike out of the genre for which he’s known.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 Alex De Vore

The Great Wall Review: Leapin’ Lizards!

To whom do you suppose Matt Damon owed a favor?

Movie Reviews Picture it: a bunch of mostly white mercenary types from various countries set aside their differences to journey to China in seach of black powder—a most poweful weapon that’ll basically make ’em rich, o...

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Alex De Vore

I Am Not Your Negro Review: Required Viewing

The words of James Baldwin are needed as much as ever

Movie Reviews You’d never know it was Samuel L Jackson reading the words from activist and writer James Baldwin’s unfinished work, Remember This House, in the new documentary I Am Not Your Negro, but it mostly works. The...

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Alex De Vore

'Staying Vertical' Review: Merde! Ce film suce

Movie Reviews It’s slightly jarring that Staying Vertical just sort of starts out of nowhere, even more so when it jumps from scene to scene in a loosely structured series of vignettes tied to one another by a main chara...

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Alex De Vore

'The Salesman' Review: Slowest of the Slow

Death of an attention span

Movie Reviews Iranian director Asghar Farhadi (A Separation) has been the recipient of much praise for his newest movie, The Salesman, but it’s difficult to understand why.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 Alex De Vore

The Founder Review: We’re Really Only Kind of Likin’ It

The true story of McDonald’s sounds exciting, but mostly isn’t

Movie Reviews Everyone has eaten at a McDonald’s at least once, but the actual story of how the mega-chain came to exist within a few miles of wherever you happen to be right now is slightly darker than the family-friendly...

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Alex De Vore

'Paterson' Review: Sheer-ish Poetry

Jim Jarmusch almost gets there

Movie Reviews When I was a kid, my aunt bought an 1980s-era Mercedes; her dream car, and I started to notice them everywhere.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Alex De Vore

'20th Century Women' Review

Movie Reviews Jamie isn’t your average teenage boy raised by a single mom and coming of age in 1979. Or maybe he is.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Julie Ann Grimm

'Strike a Pose' Review

Movie Reviews In 1990, infamous pop star Madonna launched her Blond Ambition tour, which proved one of the most controversial concerts of all time.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Kim Jones
 
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