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Cotillard, Huppert, and Co. | Rendez-Vous with French Cinema 2017

The annual festival brings a de rigueur selection of art-house favorite filmmakers, but actresses are really front and center.

By |March 2nd, 2017|Festivals|0 Comments

The Founder

Viewers learn what went on behind the scenes at McDonald's—and then some—in this biopic of businessman Roy Kroc, played by the film's life force, Michael Keaton.

By |December 31st, 2016|Biopic|0 Comments

Nocturnal Animals

A permeating sense of threat and regret ooze from one twisted (in more ways than one) storyline to another.

By |December 30th, 2016|Book adaptation, Thriller|0 Comments

Best of 2016

It was a very good year, so much so that there were numerous ways to come up with a credible best-of list featuring a wide range of movies.

By |December 19th, 2016|Featured, Top Picks|0 Comments

Jackie

An equally straightforward title for this biopic could be Deconstructing Jackie.

By |December 1st, 2016|Biopic, Top Picks|0 Comments

Manchester by the Sea

It’s hard to imagine another American film this year with as many fine acting moments. Watching actor Casey Affleck, who looks like an eternally youthful choir boy, fight his inner demons is worth the price of admission alone.

By |November 19th, 2016|Family drama, Top Picks|1 Comment

Arrival

Science fiction and the woman’s picture rarely collide, but here Villeneuve proves that they don’t have to be exclusive from each other.

By |November 17th, 2016|Sci-fi, Top Picks|1 Comment

Loving

In so many ways, Loving is this year’s Spotlight, another re-creation of the righting of a wrong—the movies focus on different issues but have a similarly hushed, just-the-facts, plainspoken approach.

By |November 4th, 2016|Biopic|0 Comments

The Eagle Huntress

The majestic landscape, captured by first-time feature documentary filmmaker Otto Bell, lends this intimate documentary an epic grandeur.

By |October 28th, 2016|Documentary, Teen|0 Comments