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News, reviews, and interviews on feature films and documentaries.

Transparent Magic

By Megan Basham
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Movies | Woody Allen shines through a bit too much in Magic in the Moonlight

Boyhood

By Emily Belz
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Movies | When we think back on our childhoods, what comes to mind is not a linear narrative but vivid moments out of a disjointed dream: riding a bike around with the…

Calvary

By Emily Belz
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Movies | The premise of Calvary , in limited release Aug. 1, is the feebleness of human justice in the face of terrible wrongs—a Flannery O’Connor–type story,

Box Office Top 10

By The Editors
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Movies | For the weekend of July 18-20 according to Box Office Mojo

Earth to Echo

Earth to Echo

By Alicia Cohn
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Movies | Earth to Echo is meant to be an adventure movie for kids, but only succeeds at being a dull ET knock-off with no real suspense or characters to care about.

Box Office Top 10

By The Editors
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Movies | For the weekend of July 4–6 according to Box Office Mojo

Childish tendencies

Childish tendencies

By Emily Belz
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Movies | A window into the self-absorbed hipster, Obvious Child is painful to watch

Deliver Us from Evil

By Sophia Lee
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Movies | Three thoughts came to mind after watching Deliver Us from Evil , the latest horror film based on a nonfiction book. First thought: It is not good to be…

Box Office Top 10

By The Editors
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Movies | For the weekend of June 20-22 according to Box Office Mojo

Finding virtue

By Derringer Dick
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Movies | Edge of Tomorrow is a sci-fi movie for the thinking man

Ida

By J.C. Derrick
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Movies | From Schindler’s List to Life Is Beautiful , a wide range of movies have examined aspects of the Holocaust, but few films explore the ripple effect of one of…

Words and Pictures

By Alicia M. Cohn
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Movies | For a movie mainly about inspiration, Words and Pictures is spectacularly lacking in it. This movie is an hour and 44 minute–long rant (that feels longer)

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