The landmark horror series steps away from crime procedurals and deeper into its inimitable sense of style in a triumphant sophomore year.
19 Sep 2014
A slack conclusion can't totally detract from the twisty script, mannered performances, and uncommonly gorgeous direction that make Proxy, the must-see independent thriller of 2014 so far.
08 Sep 2014
One of cinema's most resonant and timeless works, Terence Davies's second film recreates childhood dreams and memories within which any viewer can situate themselves.
06 Mar 2014
This benchmark of the heist genre shows that for the criminal, elegance and brutality go hand-in-hand, never more vividly depicted than in this tightly structured ode to Paris.
23 Feb 2014
The disparate influences, caginess, and behind-the-scenes difficulties in The Uninvited make for an intoxicating snapshot of a genre on the verge of popular acceptance.
20 Nov 2013
In this failing-to-age comedy, no one cracks a smiles, or cracks a good joke. But that's the cost of earnestness at the expense of wit.
30 Sep 2013
Thanks to Veep's sharp writing and excellent ensemble cast, Armando Iannucci's satirical look at the office of the Vice President lifts the lid on the powerlessness of those in power.
25 Mar 2013
Silent Souls is reminiscent of Winter’s Bone, where a sad human tale unfolds within a cold and aloof yet beautiful-in-its-own-way natural environment.
27 Feb 2013
Consider The Dust Bowl's historic backdrop: an economic bubble, a financial crisis, a drought, a natural disaster, and the effects of human activity on the climate.
19 Nov 2012
This is the story of two people who meet by chance and spend a night talking and wandering the streets of Minneapolis. They may or may not love each other, but they clearly love their city.
18 Mar 2012
Viewing Maxwell Street Blues paradoxically stirs simultaneous emotions of melancholy and elation. Much like what happens when singing the blues.
02 Nov 2011
With characters coming and going faster than a mono outbreak amongst teens, the second season of Glee at its worst is uneven, and at its best finds a voice for gay youth.
21 Sep 2011
Looking back over Dexter’s journey, the need for a trustworthy companion has never been greater. As the character has become more human, the desire for companionship and a normal life has overtaken the necessitation to kill. It has become—in fact always was—the driving force in his life.
31 Aug 2011
This is not a romantic comedy as its trailer misleads; rather, it’s a drama that carries us through the defining moments that occur within nearly 40 years of the eponymous character’s life.
13 Jul 2011
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