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Hitchcock’s ‘Suspicion’, ‘I Confess’ and ‘The Wrong Man’ Return in Blu-ray

These three films on DVD from Warner Archives showcase different facets of Alfred Hitchcock's brilliance.

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Fear the Walking Dead: Season 2, Episode 6 - “Sicut Cervus”

The survivors at last reach a place of relative safety in Mexico; how safe remains an open question.

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Jodie Foster’s First Great Performance: ‘The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane’

Why has this low-budget Canadian-French production flown under the radar?

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 22 - “We Happy Few”

The show serves up an Avengers-esque character round-up, but the plot is powerless.

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In ‘Duskers’, Knowledge Is the Most Important Resource of All

There are no good choices in Duskers, as the game constantly forces you to work with limited resources and, more importantly, with limited knowledge.

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“Standing in the Sun”: ‘Scandal’ in the Age of ‘The New Jim Crow’

The counter-narrative in Scandal brings up complicated -- and necessary -- questions about race.

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Fear the Walking Dead: Season 2, Episode 2 - “We All Fall Down”

The Clark-Manawas visit a family on shore and face many of their own darkest fears.

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19 May 2016 // 2:30 AM

‘The Walking Dead’: Negan as Sadomasochistic Fantasy

Hot dad and sadistic villain -- why casting Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Negan works so well.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 21 - “All in the Family”

As the season 11 finale looms, Supernatural seems to be subtextually analyzing its relationship with its fans.

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Cannes 2016: In Pursuit of a Poet in Pablo Larraín’s ‘Neruda’

Larraín riffs on Pablo Neruda's biography to create an idiosyncratic and stylized portrait of pursuer and pursued.

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In ‘Money Monster’, Everyone Is Watching, But No One Is Listening

Money Monster is stuck between indictments, encouraging you to be mad at the bad media makers, the players in the crooked financial industry, and you, the reckless consumers.

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Albanian Hell is Cold in ‘Cash Only’

Though it may not be the most originally plotted crime drama, Cash Only executes its conceit with technical skill and emotional honesty.

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Independent Film Festival Boston 2016: ‘High-Rise’

High-Rise may not reach the heights it aspires to, but the chaos of trying to get there makes for a good time.

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Independent Film Festival Boston 2016: ‘The Lovers and the Despot’

An unbelievable story anchors The Lovers and the Despot, but a reluctance to frame it in an insightful way cripples it.

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Independent Film Festival Boston 2016: ‘The Blackcoat’s Daughter’

Taut, brutal, and atmospheric, The Blackcoat's Daughter is a bold but slightly derivative effort from debut director Osgood Perkins.

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 20 - “Don’t Call Me Shurley”

"Don't Call Me Shurley" offers significant plot developments coupled with a huge reveal, so why wasn't it a better episode?

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Independent Film Festival Boston 2016: ‘Under the Shadow’

Set in war-torn Iran, Under the Shadow executes satisfying scares against the backdrop of an intelligent social drama.

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‘Expresso Bongo’ Is a 1959 Satire on the Music Industry With Contemporary Relevancy

It was a time when teenagers were old, Cliff Richard was young, and the beats were straight from the fridge, daddio!

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Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 19 - “The Chitters”

Another stand-alone episode, but there's still plenty to discuss in the Supernatural world.

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29 Apr 2016 // 2:00 AM

Prince and Michael Jackson: The Rivalry and the Revolution

Deemed As polar opposites by the media, part of what made the Prince v Jackson rivalry so compelling was their similarities.

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Indie Horror Month 2016: Executing 'The Deed'

// Moving Pixels

"It's just so easy to kill someone in a video game that it's surprising when a game makes murder difficult.

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