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'Get Hard' and Get Angry
By Mark Palermo
The controversy surrounding Get Hard highlights how in the social media age, we in the same breath fight injustice and develop hatred for one another. [2.Apr.15]
'The Beat Generation' Is a Relic of the Fraying of the Production Code
This imperfect police procedural is nonetheless both a rare example of the point of view of women in the '50s and a case study for how the Production Code ultimately met its demise. [2.Apr.15]
'The Hunting Ground' Highlights the Horrors of Rape on College Campuses
For many, going to college is a dream come true. Sadly, as this film points out, it will also become a nightmare. [1.Apr.15]
Remember Death: Passage of Time Through Linklaters Lens
By Kia Rahnama
Richard Linklater's Before trilogy is a rare work of cinema that lives up to the true spirit of memento mori: remembering that we all will die. [1.Apr.15]
The Nuclear Family Dies at the 'River's Edge'
This mid-'80s obscurity is a chilling depiction of the violence amongst those who find themselves on the fringes of society's moral landscape. [1.Apr.15]
Reviews
This imperfect police procedural is nonetheless both a rare example of the point of view of women in the '50s and a case study for how the Production Code ultimately met its demise. [01.Apr.15]
For many, going to college is a dream come true. Sadly, as this film points out, it will also become a nightmare. [01.Apr.15]
This mid-'80s obscurity is a chilling depiction of the violence amongst those who find themselves on the fringes of society's moral landscape. [31.Mar.15]
This biopic both reminds the world of Alan Turing’s genius and aims to empower “those people no one expects anything from who do the things no one expects.” [30.Mar.15]
By Piers Marchant
This indie horror flick finds a young couple stranded in the woods looking for safety in an uncaring natural world. [30.Mar.15]
This oft-overlooked desert noir illustrates the residual violence of post-war America, where paranoia and deception abound. [29.Mar.15]
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Features
By Mark Palermo
The controversy surrounding Get Hard highlights how in the social media age, we in the same breath fight injustice and develop hatred for one another. [01.Apr.15]
By Kia Rahnama
Richard Linklater's Before trilogy is a rare work of cinema that lives up to the true spirit of memento mori: remembering that we all will die. [31.Mar.15]
Columns
Ties That Bind
Disturbing, funny, alluring and repulsive in a uniquely American way that no one likes to admit, The Voices should trouble you. [23.Mar.15]
Canon Fodder
Rope of Sand, Dark City, and Union Station each extend the shadowy reach of film noir. [22.Mar.15]
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