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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: ‘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.


Review: Twists and turns propel taut espionage thriller

By | Feb 24, 2015

“Kingsman: The Secret Service,” starring Colin Firth and Samuel L. Jackson, adds a new flair to the stereotypical spy genre.


Review: Moore’s performance triumphs in ‘Still Alice’

By | Feb 18, 2015

Written and directed by Richard Glatzer and Wash Westmoreland, “Still Alice” follows the life of a renowned linguistics professor after she is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.


Review: Everyday humanity explored in “Two Days, One Night”

By | Feb 12, 2015

Emphasized by a spectacular performance from Marion Cotillard, “Two Days, One Night” examines the boundaries of human empathy.


Review: Strong performances propel underwritten narrative

By | Feb 4, 2015

Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain and David Oyelowo star in “A Most Violent Year,” driving a sometimes dull storyline.


Review: Prolific sniper’s biopic ultimately misses the mark

By | Jan 29, 2015

Directed by Clint Eastwood, “American Sniper” proved a one-dimensional and disappointing film.


Review: ‘Foxcatcher’ provides riveting character study

By | Jan 21, 2015

Directed by Bennett Miller, “Foxcatcher” stars Steve Carell as paranoid billionaire John du Pont and Channing Tatum as world-class wrestler Mark Schultz in a psychologically thrilling drama.


Review: Cumberbatch’s performance drives Turing biopic

By | Jan 15, 2015

Directed by Morten Tyldum and starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Kiera Knightly, “The Imitation Game” reveals the story of a little-known cryptographic genius punished for his homosexuality.


Review: Third installment of horror film delivers gory frights

By | Dec 13, 2014

Shot in the style of a home video, “V/H/S: Viral” continues a series of horror films with plenty of bloodshed and violence.


Review: Strong performances propel frontier-based drama

By | Dec 12, 2014

With exemplary acting and a haunting score, “The Homesman” sheds light on the hardships of frontier life in Tommy Lee Jones’s second directorial effort.


Review: Poor characterization takes laughs out of sequel

By | Dec 3, 2014

“Horrible Bosses 2” returns with the same humor from the first installment, however characterization falls flat.