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The Homesman review

Review: The Homesman

The Homesman is the second directorial effort by Tommy Lee Jones to hit theatres. An unconventional Western set in pioneer times, it follows Mary Bee…

Hermitage Revealed review

Review: Hermitage Revealed

Saint Petersburg’s State Hermitage Museum is a repository of historical artifacts and an artifact in its own right. The subject of Margy Kinmonth’s documentary…

Point and Shoot review

Review: Point and Shoot

Growing up as the sheltered, self-described center of his family’s universe, Matthew VanDyke dreamed of a life defined by his adventures. Armed with a…

The Better Angels review

Review: The Better Angels

Indiana, 1817, Abe (Braydon Denney) is a quiet boy, living in the shadow of his dominating father (Jason Clarke). Abe lives in the woods…

24 Days review

Review: 24 Days

Based on true horrific events of January 2006, a family’s nightmare begins when their son heads out after a Shabbat dinner to see a…

Emptying the Skies review

Review: Emptying the Skies

Right now in the Mediterranean, millions of endangered songbirds are dying at the hands of hunters who, for recreational, culinary, economic, or traditional reasons,…

Goodbye to Language review

Review: Goodbye to Language

Jean-Luc Godard’s Adieu au langage (Goodbye to Language) is both simple and totally confounding to describe. The ups and downs of a relationship between a man…

Gore, Quebec review

Review: Gore, Quebec

Mike (Blake Mawson) and Amanda (Myrthin Stagg) are forced to spend a weekend together after being set up by their friends. The group is…

Kung Fu Elliot review

Review: Kung Fu Elliot

Elliot Scott is a walking contradiction. He is a slim, friendly guy, yet also a kickboxing champion. He is laid back, but works as…

Dear White People review

Review: Dear White People

The breakout star of this year’s Sundance Film Festival, Dear White People, tells the story of a group of college students, dealing with racial politics,…

The Overnighters review

Review: The Overnighters

A flock of unemployed men move to Williston, North Dakota when word gets out that there are jobs available in the oil fields. With…

Life's a Breeze review

Review: Life’s a Breeze

Life’s a Breeze is only Lance Daly’s fourth feature but his third homage to his hometown Dublin. After stepping out of his comfort zone…