Santa Fe Reporter - Ok http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-140-1-ok.html <![CDATA[Yet Another Comic Movie - There’s even a guy who gets killed by a Zamboni]]>
By: Ben Kendall
When two major studios announced they were working on a Deadpool feature film, it was hard to imagine how 20th Century Fox and Marvel Studios were going to accomplish bringing a lesser-known cult-status character into motion picture territory.
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<![CDATA[Panda-monium - Jack Black is the chosen one, again]]>
By: Alex De Vore
The CGI animated film has practically become old hat at this point, with countless productions from Pixar, DreamWorks, Fox, etc. over the years and no shortage of vehicles looming on the horizon.]]>
<![CDATA[Shenanigans and Goings-On - Sisterly love go awry]]>
By: Ben Kendall
Here’s the thing about Amy Poehler and Tina Fey: They’re great at what they do, and they’re not so great at what they don’t do. I know, I know, shocker! This was precisely my problem with Sisters.
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<![CDATA[Crime of the Century - The crash of 2008 is made plain in Adam McKay's new film]]>
By: Alex De Vore
What’s that old saying about how if you’re not pissed off, you’re not paying attention? Obviously, this sentiment rings especially true in America, where the rich literally steal from the poor, and we know and allow it.
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<![CDATA[Animated Alternate Reality - Take the kids to see 'The Good Dinosaur' for goodness sake ]]>
By: Brianna Stallings
Disney/Pixar’s latest animated flick is also the first feature-length animated film from director Peter Sohn, best known as the model for chubby scout Russell in Up.
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<![CDATA[Experimental Madness - Directors take off with comic aspects of genre in 'The Forbidden Room']]>
By: Lucas Iberico Lozada
The Forbidden Room melds the heavy symbolism of small-bore psychoanalysis with early-Hollywood camp.]]>
<![CDATA[Labyrinth of Whys - Labyrinth of Lies explores the Frankfurt Nazi trials but really only scratches the surface]]>
By: Alex De Vore
Labyrinth of Lies follows young a Frankfurt prosecutor as he seeks justice when he is unwittingly tangled within the hidden truths of a war-torn country.
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<![CDATA[Candidate Zero - Manipulating the press and slandering your opponent to victory in 'Our Brand Is Crisis']]>
By: Alex Falcone
Our Brand Is Crisis is based loosely on the 2005 documentary by the same (dumb) name, which is itself based on the real events of the 2002 Bolivian presidential election.
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<![CDATA[Gaslighting Charlie - It’s all head games until someone goes nuts in 'Breathe']]>
By: David Riedel
Director and co-writer Mélanie Laurent (usually seen in front of the camera) crafts a heartbreaking tale of teenage cruelty.]]>
<![CDATA[Bless the Beasts and Children - 'Beasts of No Nation' is good but relentlessly grim ]]>
By: David Riedel
Even if this movie is fiction, child soldiers aren’t (which Fukunaga and the other filmmakers remind us of in the credits). ]]>
<![CDATA[Out on the Tiles, Permanently - 'Time Out of Mind' is an OK movie but a better Steely Dan song]]>
By: David Riedel
Time Out of Mind is sometimes compelling, sometimes exasperating, and often hugely frustrating. ]]>
<![CDATA[Power to the People - 'Black Panthers: Vanguards of the Revolution' tells a one-sided but fascinating story ]]>
By: David Riedel
We’ve all be told so many things about the Black Panthers over the course of our lives, why not get something resembling a singular vision down on film?]]>
<![CDATA[With Friends Like These… - 'We Come as Friends' offers a stark look at Sudan and South Sudan ]]>
By: David Riedel
We Come as Friends provides little context for its story; if you aren’t familiar with Sudan and South Sudan, you’ll probably be playing catch up.]]>
<![CDATA[Political Theatre - 'Best of Enemies' is entertaining but skin-deep]]>
By: David Riedel

Best of Enemies is strongest when it lets its two lead characters have at it.

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<![CDATA[Behind the Voice - A filmmaker looks for answers in 'Do I Sound Gay?']]>
By: David Riedel
Do I Sound Gay? doesn’t get very deep, but it does highlight a lesser-known struggle inside the gay community.]]>
<![CDATA[Death Came with Compassion - 'The Farewell Party' takes a light-ish look at a serious subject ]]>
By: David Riedel
How does one die with dignity when suffering from a progressive, painful, fatal illness?]]>
<![CDATA[Traffic - 'Cartel Land' shines a light on the cyclical nature of the war on drugs]]>
By: David Riedel
Cartel Land is a heartbreaking piece of cinema, it looks great and it exposes the drug war for it is.]]>
<![CDATA[Insects Are Heroes, Too! - Nowhere does the phrase “size doesn’t matter” appear in this 'Ant-Man' review; congratulate me on my restraint]]>
By: David Riedel
Marvel has gotten so good at making Marvel movies, it doesn’t seem to matter that it doesn’t matter that a Marvel movie isn’t firing on all thrusters.]]>
<![CDATA[In Defense of Shutting In - 'The Wolfpack' is a documentary about kids growing up in a locked house ]]>
By: Jonathan Kiefer
The Wolfpack becomes a loose laboratory study of the nature of escapism, raising such context-dependent questions as whether an obsession with Reservoir Dogs is healthy for kids.]]>
<![CDATA[The Man Makes the Clothes - Design not quite within reach in 'Saint Laurent']]>
By: Jonathan Kiefer
Bertrand Bonello’s film comes on like a narcotic and presents the life of late designer Yves Saint Laurent in a series of oblique narrative vignettes.]]>