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  Like any film ambitious in scope, “Mountains May Depart” is difficult to summarize. The elevator pitch is woefully inadequate:…

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  Joel and Ethan Coen (“Fargo,” “The Big Lebowski,” “A Serious Man”) have been responsible for some of the most…

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Review: “45 Years” “45 Years” is an object lesson in the art of patient filmmaking. The story focuses on the…

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The style hallmarks of auteur Charlie Kaufman, writer and director of “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” “Being John Malkovich”…

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Is there a genre more repugnant than holocaust kitsch? The commercial exploitation of the atrocities committed under the Third Reich…

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Hannah Sweb

“Mustang” opens with the line, “It’s like everything changed in the blink of an eye,” and it’s appropriate. When the…

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Hannah Sweb

The style hallmarks of auteur Charlie Kaufman, writer and director of “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” “Being John Malkovich”…

Movies & TV


It’s a dark and stormy Halloween night, and you’re browsing the Internet for a movie to watch. Then, out of…

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Photo Courtesy of Tribute.ca Relatively slow-moving and sparse in plot points, “Phoenix” is thick with the kind of tension that…

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Photo Courtesy of Brent Noll At midnight after the kids have gone to bed, cable network Cartoon Network switches over…

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A movie that is bad is one thing; a movie that’s both bad and boring is something entirely different. Sadly,…

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“There are no two words in the English language more harmful than ‘good job.’” It can’t be true…can it? The…