Review: ‘Sputnik’Russian Sci-Fi Thriller Tells Quietly Powerful Alien Invasion Story

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Egor Abramenko's Sputnik is a drastically different movie than the one I was expecting it to be. Once I heard it was a Russian alien film...

Review: ‘Most Wanted’Josh Hartnett And Antoine Oliver Pilon Excel In An Otherwise Messy Crime...

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Inspired by a true story, an investigative journalist named Victor Malarek (Josh Hartnett) unravels a twisted case of entrapment wherein a guy from the...

Review: ‘Intrigo: Samaria’Another Disappointing Chapter In An Underwhelming Crime Trilogy

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Nineteen-year-old Vera Kall cycles home through the night. She arrives at a farm, leaves her bike, and sneaks quietly in through the door. She...

Review: ‘Words On Bathroom Walls’A Beautifully Moving Coming-Of-Age Tale About Love And Schizophrenia

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After watching Words on Bathroom Walls, I was truly stunned to see that it was directed by Diary of a Wimpy Kid director Thor Freudenthal....

Review: ‘What We Found’Oona Laurence Captivates In A Messy, Unoriginal Teen Crime Thriller

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"A group of friends start their freshmen year at a tough public high school when their friend Cassie disappears in West Baltimore. With the...

Review: ‘Tammy’s Always Dying’Felicity Huffman Finds Some Measure Of Redemption In Amy Jo Johnson's...

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On the 29th of every month, when the welfare runs out, Catherine MacDonald (Anastasia Phillips) talks her alcoholic mother Tammy (Felicity Huffman) off of...

Review: ‘Ride Like a Girl’Teresa Palmer Shines In Cheerful Yet Familiar Sports Story

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As a little girl, Michelle Payne (Teresa Palmer) dreams of the impossible: winning the Melbourne Cup – horse-racing’s toughest two-mile race. The youngest of...

Review: ‘Tigertail’Tzi Ma Is Terrific In Alan Yang's Beautifully Poignant New Feature

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Pin-Jui (Hong-Chi Lee) is a free-spirited yet impoverished young Taiwanese factory worker, who makes the difficult decision to leave his homeland -- and the...

Review: ‘Intrigo: Death of an Author’Ben Kingsley Leads Frustratingly Bland And Complex Mystery Thriller

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After an author named David plots the seemingly accidental murder of his wife, her body is never recovered, and he's convinced that she's still...

Review: ‘Run This Town’Rob Ford Political Drama Is Admirable But Can't Stick The Landing

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An emerging political scandal in Toronto 2013 seen through the eyes of young staffers at city hall and a local newspaper. Ricky Tollman's independent feature Run...