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December 5, 2022
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Review: Cannibal romance leaves viewers with a full stomach

By | Nov 30, 2022

Luca Guadagnino has once again directed a treat of a film that finds beauty in unconventional places.


Review: James Gray explores his early childhood

By | Nov 16, 2022

The parallels between American life in the 1980s and James Gray’s early childhood help to paint a profound portrait of life in “Armageddon Time.”


Review: Neo-noir romance draws viewers in close

By | Nov 16, 2022

Park Chan-wook returns with “Decision to Leave,” a masterfully crafted film that finds where the impassioned love story meets the detective crime thriller.


Review: Todd Field captures the current moment

By | Nov 8, 2022

After a 16-year hiatus from directing, Todd Field returns with his latest film. As a careful character study, “Tár” succeeds with flying colors.


Review: New DC comic book film is buried in superhero tropes

By | Nov 2, 2022

One of the only highlights of “Black Adam,” a comic book movie buried in tropes, is the moral question it poses about what it means to be a hero.


Review: Art the Clown returns to terrify audiences

By | Oct 19, 2022

A stronger female lead and an overall well-rounded narrative allow this sequel to the first “Terrifier” film to heighten the tension.


Review: Vietnam war film fails to capitalize on themes

By | Oct 12, 2022

Academy Award-winner Peter Farrelly, mostly known for “Green Book,” imbues his latest film with the same sappy plotting and screenplay.


Review: Horror film transforms mental trauma tropes

By | Oct 11, 2022

With a premise as silly as a woman being haunted by people smiling, writer and director Parker Finn delivers a strong horror film dealing with trauma.


Review: Entertaining murder mystery falls into old tropes

By | Sep 27, 2022

While “See How They Run” makes fun of murder mystery tropes, resulting in many laughs, the film unfortunately plays into those same tropes.


Review: New “Clerks” film is a complete mess

By | Sep 27, 2022

Kevin Smith, who has been making films for nearly three decades, returns to his beloved “Clerks” franchise with a messy third installment.


Review: Viola Davis leads terrific historical epic

By | Sep 26, 2022

The historical-fiction film, “The Woman King,” refuses to sacrifice anything in the pursuit of cinematic perfection.


Review: New horror creation shocks audiences

By | Sep 20, 2022

In the thrillingly unpredictable new horror movie “Barbarian,” two strangers find themselves stuck in a house full of secrets together.