Jupiter Ascending (Warner Bros., PG-13)

February 4, 2015 0

Jupiter Ascending is amusingly bad, not infuriatingly bad, so you can look for it to become a staple of Mystery Science Theatre 3000-type events in the years to come. Think of it as a cross […]

Black or White (Relativity Media, PG-13)

January 30, 2015 0

It’s a film of division, not inclusion, and if we hadn’t all seen this film a million times before we might mistake it for trying to show us how we’re all different, not how we’re […]

Still Alice (Sony Pictures Classics, PG-13)

January 30, 2015 0

Her portrait of Alice is humane and convincing, and Moore is one of the only actresses I can think of who can go from being a commanding presence in a classroom to a feeble, memory-deprived […]

Black Sea (Focus Features, R)

January 30, 2015 0

There is a very smothering feel—the men are so dirty and so sweaty that you can almost smell them on the screen. If you like that kind of panicky feeling, I suggest you watch this […]

Mommy (Roadside Attractions, R)

January 30, 2015 0

It’s better to accept Dolan’s film on its own terms and allow him to take you where he wants to go without trying to pigeonhole the experience he is delivering in the process.

A Most Violent Year (A24, R)

January 30, 2015 0

It’s being marketed as something of a Goodfellas type of throwback, which isn’t far off the mark, but for the most part all of the violence has been stripped away, and the 80s aesthetic and […]

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