Review: ‘Partisan’ Is A Meditative Thriller About A Colony Of Child Assassins

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Ariel Kleiman's 'Partisan' is an intense coming-of-age story set amongst a separatist cult of underage assassins.


Review: Sam Rockwell Plays A Biblical Treasure Hunter In Jared Hess’s Undercooked ‘Don Verdean’

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Sam Rockwell stars plays an archaeologist searching for a second draft of this script.

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Review: ’71’ Is An Intense, Hyper Violent Anti-War Film About ‘The Troubles’ In Northern Ireland

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If you like your anti-war films in the form of sphincter-tightening kicks to the nuts, '71 is the film for you.

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‘Grandma’ Stars Lily Tomlin As A Cuss-Mouthed Lesbian In A Sundance Conventional Dramedy

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Lily Tomlin gives no Fs in the Sundance dramedy 'Grandma,' which seems too impressed with its own very mild outrageousness.

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Review: ‘Mortdecai’ – Why?

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A movie about nothing, made for no one.


Review: Jennifer Aniston Is So, So Brave In ‘Cake,’ The World’s Dullest ‘Awards Movie’

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Golden Globe, Oscar, Nobel Peace Prize - I'd write in Jennifer Aniston for president if it meant never watching a film like this again.


Review: ‘The Duke Of Burgundy’ The Best Hardcore BDSM Lesbian Lepidopterist Film Of All Time

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Heather reviews Duke Of Burgundy, "The Best Hardcore BDSM Lesbian Lepidopterist Film Of All Time."


Review: ‘A Most Violent Year’ Stars Oscar Isaac As The Tony Montana Of Law-Abiding Latinos

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'A Most Violent Year' is an inspired, thought-provoking, and wildly competent film that you can't help but wish was a little more fun.


Review: ‘Blackhat’ AKA ‘Thordfish’ is January’s First Great Airplane movie

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Chris Hemsworth plays a beefy hacker in January's best airplane movie, Thordfish.


Review: ‘Selma’ Eats Spielberg’s Lunch

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'Selma' is the movie Spielberg has been trying to make these past few years.


Review: ‘Inherent Vice’ Is A Gorgeous, Infuriating Ode To The Addled, Alienated 1970s

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'Inherent Vice' is as bonkers and hard to get through as an actual Pynchon novel (but much nicer to look at).

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‘The Interview’ Review: Can Randall Park Transcend Formula?

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The "Seth Rogen comedy" now officially has a formula, but Randall Park is delightful nonetheless.

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Review: ‘Big Eyes’ Is Tim Burton’s Much-Needed Departure From Johnny Depp In Make-Up

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'Big Eyes' isn't great, but it's definitely Tim Burton's best movie in years.


Review: ‘Battle Of The Five Armies’ Is The Best ‘Hobbit,’ Which Isn’t Saying Much

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Even though The Hobbit is a thinly veiled allusion to Kim Jong Un, they are still showing it in theaters.


Review: Chris Rock’s ‘Top Five’ Is Promising, But Derivative

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Chris Rock gives his best performance in 'Top Five,' but never quite opens up.


Review: ‘Exodus: Gods And Zzzzzzz’

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'Exodus: Gods And Kings' is as dull and inscrutable as a sermon in Latin.

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