Jan. 21, 2017
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'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

'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

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

'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

Movies to Watch in 2017

That possibly, more than likely, without a doubt might perhaps be good, maybe

Movie Reviews We here at SFR love going to the movies. Sure, television sneakily became the superior creative ecosystem, but there’s still magic to be had in going to a theater and enjoying Hollywood’s best (and worst) releases. ... More

Dec. 21, 2016 by Alex De Vore

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

'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

'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

'Stronger Than Bullets' Review: Songs of Revolution

The role of music during Gaddafi’s fall

Yay Filmmaker Matthew Millan explores Gaddafi's ban on music parallel to the Libyan revolution. ... More

Dec. 07, 2016 by Alex De Vore

'The Lost City of Cecil B DeMille' Review

Yay Who wouldn’t love a film about a dismantled film set turned archaeological dig? ... More

Dec. 07, 2016 by Kim Jones

'Fire at Sea' Review

Ok Though Fire at Sea does well at establishing its message, it fails to evolve into a full-fledged narrative. ... More

Nov. 30, 2016 by Kim Jones

'Don’t Call Me Son' Review: Here Comes the Son

At best, we’re getting half a story

Meh A moody teenage boy is thrust into a labyrinth of overwhelming heartache and confusion when he learns that the woman he believed was his mother kidnapped him as a baby some 17 years ago.
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Nov. 30, 2016 by Alex De Vore

'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' Review: Half Magic

Good news for Potter-heads, really only OK news for everyone else

Ok Say you’re JK Rowling and find yourself sitting on a property that practically prints cash. It would only make sense that you’d find it somewhat difficult to leave all that behind. Probably.
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Nov. 23, 2016 by Alex De Vore

'Moonlight' Review

Yay In a new work based on the previously unproduced screenplay In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue by Tarell Alvin McCraney, director Barry Jenkins (Medicine for Melancholy) brings us a romantic drama fueled by self-discovery. ... More

Nov. 23, 2016 by Kim Jones
 

Morning Word: We're From the Government. We're Here to Help.

Morning Word The state's 112 citizen legislators, along with hordes of support staff and legions of lobbyists, descend on the Roundhouse today. ... More

Jan. 17, 2017 by Matt Grubs

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