Feb. 25, 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 character and seemingly little else. ... More

Feb. 08, 2017 by 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 style they’re selling.
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Jan. 25, 2017 by 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.
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Feb. 01, 2017 by 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.
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Jan. 18, 2017 by Alex De Vore

'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.
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Jan. 18, 2017 by Kim Jones

'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. ... More

Jan. 18, 2017 by Julie Ann Grimm

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. ... More

Jan. 11, 2017 by 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 director Pablo Valencia follows the life o ... More

Jan. 10, 2017 by 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. ... More

Jan. 06, 2017 by 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. ... More

Jan. 04, 2017 by Alex De Vore

'Ghostland' Review

Movie Reviews Rookie director Simon Stadler shocks and humbles viewers with Ghostland: The View of the Ju’Hoansi, a documentary following the Ju’Hoansi bushmen of Namibia.
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Jan. 04, 2017 by Kim Jones

'Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened' Review

Yay Director Lonny Price (Company and 2001’s Sweeney Todd in concert) explores the complexities of the 1981 Broadway musical Merrily We Roll Along.
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Dec. 21, 2016 by Kim Jones

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Review: Side Quests

Good news everyone—it rules!

Yay Now that we’re apparently going to get our Star Wars movies in annualized form, it’s only natural to question the validity of Rogue One ... More

Dec. 16, 2016 by Alex De Vore

'Seasons' Review

Ok SEASONS From the directors of 2009’s Oceans, Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud, comes an alternative approach to documentary filmmaking with Seasons.
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Dec. 14, 2016 by Kim Jones

'The Eagle Huntress' Review: Fly, You Fools!

Documentary is breaking the ice, hunting the fox, sneaking into the boys’ club

Yay Forget Frozen. Just let it go. And ditch your heartbreak-turned-fury over the role sexism likely played in the recent presidential election.
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Dec. 14, 2016 by Julie Ann Grimm
 

Morning Word: To Protect and Troll

Morning Word Santa Fe Police Sergeant Troy Baker has a lot to say about some of the people he's sworn to serve and protect ... and it isn't nice. ... More

Feb. 21, 2017 by Matt Grubs

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