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Review: True crime thriller fails to contribute to genre

Review: True crime thriller fails to contribute to genre

By Noah Orent, Staff Writer April 22, 2015
"True Story" is a true crime drama that struggles to present itself and ultimately falls flat.
Review: Six absurdist tales unite with humor and brutality

Review: Six absurdist tales unite with humor and brutality

By Byron Bixler, Staff Writer April 15, 2015
In this marriage of form and content, an enjoyably mad cinematic experience is born.
Review: ‘Furious 7’ races onward and upward despite loss of actor

Review: ‘Furious 7’ races onward and upward despite loss of actor

By Jacqueline Borwick, Contributing Writer April 8, 2015
The fact that this is the seventh movie in the franchise serves as a true testament as to how dedicated the fans truly are.
Review: Minimalist script reveals humanity in war zone

Review: Minimalist script reveals humanity in war zone

By Josh Vitchkoski, Staff Writer April 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: ‘Insurgent’ adds to teenage-dystopian genre

By Jacqueline Borwick, Contributing Writer April 1, 2015
“Insurgent” adds to the young-adult dystopian genre by building on its predecessor's fame.
Review: Gett takes social inequality to court

Review: ‘Gett’ takes social inequality to court

By Noah Orent, Staff Writer March 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: Red Army uncovers Soviet past

Review: ‘Red Army’ uncovers Soviet past

By Josh Vitchkoski, Staff Writer March 25, 2015
This award-winning documentary explores the lives of Russia's secret army during the Cold War: its national hockey team.
Review: ‘Cinderella’ a perfect fit to predecessors big shoes

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

By Ilana Diamant, Contributing Writer March 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: Iranian Vampire Western pleases audiences with perplexing horror

Review: Iranian Vampire Western pleases audiences with perplexing horror

By Noah Orent, Staff Writer March 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

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

By Christie Citranglo, Proofreader March 3, 2015
"Maps to the Stars" explores incest, rape and schizophrenia in a gripping psychological drama.
Review: Twists and turns propel taut espionage thriller

Review: Twists and turns propel taut espionage thriller

By Noah Orent, Staff Writer February 24, 2015
"Kingsman: The Secret Service," starring Colin Firth and Samuel L. Jackson, adds a new flair to the stereotypical spy genre.
Review: Moores performance triumphs in Still Alice

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

By Josh Vitchkoski, Staff Writer February 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.
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