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Suburbicon – Venice 2017 Review

With mystery films, it’s often said that trailers should be avoided, and that going in blind is the best way to watch them. Suburbicon is an exception to this rule, as the final product bears very little...
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Maggie’s Plan – Review

Jumping straight in makes for an awkward start ("I haven't had a relationship that lasted longer than six months" is an early line), but as conducted by the ever-watchable cast and its newly reinvigorated...

Freeheld – Review

Freeheld’s first act combines irrelevant police cases with an awkward early-stage romance that develops into a cheesy, sun-splashed love story. The deferral of the main narrative leaves room to thoroughly...

Seventh Son – Review

Pop quiz, hotshot! What comes after “You chose this life”? A - “It chose me.” B - “Don’t talk to me about life.” C - “You can't hide from destiny.” Chose A? Congratulations!* Here’s $95...

Still Alice – Review

Still Alice is increasingly immersive, with dynamic camerawork and layered soundscapes replicating Alice’s perceptions for the audience, and conveying her alarmingly rapid decline. In comparison,...

Maps to the Stars – Review

As critics map the stars of Cronenberg’s latest, the facial and vocal contortions of Moore’s transformation into the uptalking over-sharer Havana will make her a focal point - but no one in Maps puts a...

Non-Stop – Review

In recent years, Liam Neeson has punched one half of a Middle-Eastern crime family, identity thieves, a pack of wolves, and the other half of said Middle-Eastern crime family. Now he has to punch an endangered...

Don Jon – Review

Actor, singer and professional handsome man Joseph Gordon-Levitt can now add writer and director to his list of accolades thanks to one of the year’s finest comedies. JGL ensures his eponymous narcissist...