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    Slow-Mo Poirot

    This new adaptation of Agatha Christie's classic is surprisingly unsurprising. Director Kenneth Branagh is a great Hercule Poirot, but overall, it is a competent tale competently told by exceptional performers given exceptionally little to do. more

    Nov 10, 2017

    9:54 AM

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    Fly Away

    The cliched coming-of-age flick is twisted with a mean-spirited protagonist, who sucks. Writer/director Greta Gerwig's film leaves little impact beyond a lead character who deserves comeuppance and not redemption. more

    Nov 10, 2017

    8:52 AM

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    Fun and Laughter With Sadism

    Director Yorgos Lanthimos’ latest sees Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman in a twisted state of affairs. Whether or not you find this "funny," you'll undoubtedly find it original and fascinating. more

    Nov 3, 2017

    11:37 AM

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    Movieha: Episode 251

    Matt and Ryan talk of the fantasy sci-fi shenanigans in Thor: Ragnarok more

    Nov 3, 2017

    11:08 AM

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    Movieha: Episode 250

    Matt and Ryan attempt to change the podcast format. Again. more

    Nov 3, 2017

    11:03 AM

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    Cutting Room for November 2017

    Halloween is over when I say it is and get ready to cry, smell and watch a lot with this newsy roundup of film stuffs. more

    Nov 3, 2017

    11:01 AM

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    Diverse-I-See

    Read about a small sampling of amazing, talented, brilliant filmmakers who happen to not be straight white dudes. more

    Nov 3, 2017

    11:01 AM

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    Brace for Thorgasm

    Director Taika Waititi takes control over Thor (Chris Hemsworth) to gleefully strange effect. Jammed with far more comedy, insane visuals and Jeff Goldblum performing peak Goldbluming, this is the most entertaining film of the year so far. more

    Nov 3, 2017

    10:58 AM

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    Suburbs Are Hell

    Matt Damon plays a schlub in the late 1950s who gets embroiled in a murderous plot in this dark comedy that also tries to tackle the sins of racism. If you think that sounds like a weird combination that can't quite work, you're right. more

    Oct 27, 2017

    10:36 AM

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    Scrubbing the Murder Shower

    This exploration of Alfred Hitchcock's classic, Psycho, starts with interesting revelations and goes into the toilet. Literally, they talk about Hitchcock's use of toilets... Interesting at times, but mostly forgettable. more

    Oct 27, 2017

    9:34 AM

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    In Need of Rabbit’s Foot

    Lucky follows Harry Dean Stanton, in his final film role, as a 90-year-old creature of habit who realizes his own mortality through the quirky characters he meets in a sleepy desert town. It's as trite as it sounds, sadly. more

    Oct 20, 2017

    11:06 AM

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    Painting a Mystery

    This first-ever entirely hand-painted film explores the death of Vincent Van Gogh in a way that is sometimes captivating and sometimes frustrating. Still, the hypnotic visuals alone are worth the price of admission. more

    Oct 20, 2017

    10:43 AM

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    Live Like a Refugee

    Ai Weiwei's documentary about the unfolding global refugee crisis ably demonstrates the scope and serves as both an educational and emotional experience. more

    Oct 20, 2017

    10:11 AM

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    Cutting Room for October

    A bevy of horror at The Alamo Drafthouse and a slew of events at Film Streams. When it comes to your autumn plans, consider your pumpkin stuffed! more

    Oct 13, 2017

    1:13 PM

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    Let’s Get Dig-i-tal, Dig-i-tal!

    The digital age is democratizing film, much to the dismay of some critics and filmmakers. more

    Oct 13, 2017

    1:13 PM

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    Many Unhappy Returns

    A Groundhog Day ripoff where a young woman has to solve her own death by getting murdered over and over again by a knife-wielding psycho in a baby mask. It's nowhere near as fun as that made it sound. more

    Oct 13, 2017

    1:12 PM

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    Movieha: Episode 249

    Matt and Ryan discuss Happy Death Day, sex with produce, and cardigans. more

    Oct 13, 2017

    11:59 AM

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    Movieha: Episode 248

    Matt and Ryan discuss board games, video games, and Blade Runner. Y'all, it's a great time to be a nerd. more

    Oct 6, 2017

    12:20 PM

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    Replicant? No, Repli-can!

    30 years after the events of the original, K (Ryan Gosling) hunts down a secret that threatens to topple the human/android balance in a dystopian world that has a surprising amount of color and light. This sequel actually lives up to the classic. more

    Oct 6, 2017

    10:35 AM

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    Double Fault

    The 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) was a watershed moment in pop culture for gender equality. If only the movie had half the importance or energy of the real event... more

    Oct 2, 2017

    3:21 PM

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    Stupid Friends

    Batman (Ben Affleck) sees a flying, alien, bug-looking dude in Gotham, so he gets Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) to help convince the Flash (Ezra Miller), Cyborg (Ray Fisher) and Aquaman to resurrect Superman (Henry Cavill). It's worse than it sounds. more

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    Slow-Mo Poirot

    This new adaptation of Agatha Christie's classic is surprisingly unsurprising. Director Kenneth Branagh is a great Hercule Poirot, but overall, it is a competent tale competently told by exceptional performers given exceptionally little to do. more

  • ladybird_01.jpg

    Fly Away

    The cliched coming-of-age flick is twisted with a mean-spirited protagonist, who sucks. Writer/director Greta Gerwig's film leaves little impact beyond a lead character who deserves comeuppance and not redemption. more

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    Brace for Thorgasm

    Director Taika Waititi takes control over Thor (Chris Hemsworth) to gleefully strange effect. Jammed with far more comedy, insane visuals and Jeff Goldblum performing peak Goldbluming, this is the most entertaining film of the year so far. more

  • the-killing-of-a-sacred-deer-trailer-social.jpg

    Fun and Laughter With Sadism

    Director Yorgos Lanthimos’ latest sees Colin Farrell and Nicole Kidman in a twisted state of affairs. Whether or not you find this "funny," you'll undoubtedly find it original and fascinating. more

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