March 28, 2017
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'Staying Vertical' Review: Merde! Ce film suce

Movie Reviews It’s slightly jarring that Staying Vertical just sort of starts out of nowhere, even more so when it jumps from scene to scene in a loosely structured series of vignettes tied to one another by a main chara...

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Alex De Vore

'The Salesman' Review: Slowest of the Slow

Death of an attention span

Movie Reviews Iranian director Asghar Farhadi (A Separation) has been the recipient of much praise for his newest movie, The Salesman, but it’s difficult to understand why.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 Alex De Vore

The Founder Review: We’re Really Only Kind of Likin’ It

The true story of McDonald’s sounds exciting, but mostly isn’t

Movie Reviews Everyone has eaten at a McDonald’s at least once, but the actual story of how the mega-chain came to exist within a few miles of wherever you happen to be right now is slightly darker than the family-friendly...

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Alex De Vore

'Paterson' Review: Sheer-ish Poetry

Jim Jarmusch almost gets there

Movie Reviews When I was a kid, my aunt bought an 1980s-era Mercedes; her dream car, and I started to notice them everywhere.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Alex De Vore

'20th Century Women' Review

Movie Reviews Jamie isn’t your average teenage boy raised by a single mom and coming of age in 1979. Or maybe he is.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Julie Ann Grimm

'Strike a Pose' Review

Movie Reviews In 1990, infamous pop star Madonna launched her Blond Ambition tour, which proved one of the most controversial concerts of all time.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Kim Jones

Paterson Review: Sheer-ish Poetry

Jim Jarmusch almost gets there

Movie Reviews Jarmusch has tapped into an often-overlooked type of storytelling that favors relating a simple tale told well over spectacle.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 Alex De Vore

'Chatty Catties' Review

You’d think a movie about talking cats would rule, and yet...

Movie Reviews If you’re a die-hard cat person, Chatty Catties might pique your interest, but if your movie needs aren’t met with cute pets alone then it may be a flop. The seemingly low-budget comedy by relatively new di...

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Kim Jones

Hidden Figures Review: Space Relations

An inside look at the non-white women who made the space race possible

Movie Reviews The amazing true story of the women who made safe space flight possible.

Friday, January 6, 2017 Alex De Vore

'Fences' Review: The Measure of a Man

August Wilson’s classic play comes to the screen

Movie Reviews Simplicity is the name of the game in Fences, the new film adaptation of playwright August Wilson’s 1983 Pulitzer Prize-winning tale of family, death and betrayal set in 1950s Pittsburgh.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 Alex De Vore
 
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Morning Word: Soda Tax Campaign Gets Sticky

Morning Word The head of a pro-tax political group is apologizing after distributing a flier that didn't say who paid for the blast. ... More

March 23, 2017 by Matt Grubs

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