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Review: Minimalist script reveals humanity in war zone

By | Apr 7, 2015

After the quick escalation of a house search into a full-on riot, young British soldier Gary Hook (Jack O’Connell) is stranded in enemy streets to fend for himself against the Irish Republican Army.


Review: ‘Gett’ takes social inequality to court

By | Mar 31, 2015

Biased precedents serve as the backdrop for “Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem,” a courtroom drama concentrating on the oppressive, male-dominated culture that society has manufactured.


Review: ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ soars with powerful wordplay

By | Mar 30, 2015

The most captivating part of the album is not the rhymes, nor the blend of beats and verses. It’s a simple conversation between two great artists.


Review: ‘Red Army’ uncovers Soviet past

By | Mar 25, 2015

This award-winning documentary explores the lives of Russia’s secret army during the Cold War: its national hockey team.


Review: Modest Mouse distinguishes itself from indie-rock peers

By | Mar 24, 2015

After an 8-year hiatus, Modest Mouse returns with an upbeat, socially conscious setlist.


Review: AWOLNATION album ‘Run’ stumbles on style shifts

By | Mar 23, 2015

Known for their iconic song “Sail,” AWOLNATION’s latest album branches out into several different styles.


Review: ‘Cinderella’ a perfect fit to predecessors’ big shoes

By | Mar 18, 2015

In the live-action update of Disney’s original animated feature, “Cinderella” embraces some positive changes while remaining true to the fairy tale.


Review: Former ‘X Factor’ contestant returns with mellow sound

By | Mar 18, 2015

Olly Murs returned with his fourth studio album on March 10.


Review: Electric duo’s album creates ‘Another Eternity’ in half an hour

By | Mar 17, 2015

Purity Ring returns with a 35-minute album that crosses genre boundaries with electric intensity.


Review: Iranian Vampire Western pleases audiences with perplexing horror

By | Mar 4, 2015

“A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night,” Ana Lily Amirpour’s directorial debut, puts a stunning spin on the typical story of star-crossed lovers.


Review: Big Sean brings huge hits with even greater wordplay

By | Mar 4, 2015

Big Sean’s third studio album delivers with witty wordplay in “Dark Sky Paradise.”


Review: ‘Maps to the Stars’ shines light on taboo topics

By | Mar 3, 2015

“Maps to the Stars” explores incest, rape and schizophrenia in a gripping psychological drama.