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'Lone Survivor' Is a Formidable Piece of Storytelling

Both a visceral and heartbreaking experience, Lone Survivor honors truth through fiction in a way that is both rare and haunting.

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'The Best Offer' Leaves the Gears of One's Mind Turning

Nothing is ever quite as it seems in this dramatic tale of art, love, fear and deceit.

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Living the Nightmare of 'An Unreal Dream'

An Unreal Dream explores the personal journey of one man in devastating circumstances, and proves itself to be more enlightening than one might imagine.

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'Bayou Blue' Takes an Unflinching Look at Death in the Dark

These men are painted as those that easily disappear, and when they do disappear, it takes nearly ten years to bring their killer to justice.

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'The Making of a Lady' Is a Fine Portrait of Mystery and Misdirection

There is only one place to find the social acuity of Jane Austen and the inquisitive intrigue of Alfred Hitchcock, and that is in a Frances Hodgson Burnett story.

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While 'Beneath' Brings the Nails to the Story, It Forgets the Hammer

Beneath has the tools to be a good horror flick: stranded teens; the decline of judgment in the face of terror; severed limbs; lots of blood.

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'Haunter' Delivers for Ghost Story Inversion

While many horror films are carried by deftly composed cinematography, Haunter benefits from a thoughtful script, with complicated turns that keep the audience guessing.

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On the Sex, Drugs and Dopplegangers in 'Plus One'

If Superbad and The World's End had a lovechild raised by H.G. Wells and Leatherface, it would be the emotionally charged Plus One.

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'Blue Caprice' Is Not a Movie About Killing

Tequan Richmond gives a chilling and authentic performance, with all the tenderness of youth, and all the brutality that resides in the darkest corners of the mind.


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