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Blu-ray/DVD Review :: Citizenfour

By Michael Cox | Aug 31
Imagine if a documentary filmmaker followed Woodward and Bernstein when they went to visit Deep Throat. At moments in "Citizenfour," you may feel like a similar experience is taking place.

Blu-ray/DVD Review :: House of Bamboo

By Jake Mulligan | Aug 29
Mt. Fuji lords over the opening robbery sequence. It's the first of many densely composed images in the film, but it's hardly the only one to suggest that the character's fates are being impacted by forces larger than any individual person.

Cinema Review :: Z for Zachariah

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 28
There's no need for mobs of extras in rot makeup here, and no call for endless scenes of extravagant slaughter. The mayhem is completely notional -- and emotional.

Cinema Review :: We Are Your Friends

By Kevin Taft | Aug 28
"Catfish" co-host and star Max Joseph's directorial debut is an overstuffed, but oddly compelling, look at the life of a burgeoning DJ and the friends that surround him.

Blu-ray/DVD Review :: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

By Jake Mulligan | Aug 28
This may not be a work of the quote-unquote "New Hollywood," but "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" can see that the Old is on its way out.

Cinema Review :: When Animals Dream

By Kevin Taft | Aug 28
In the new Danish horror film, a girl slowly becomes a werewolf while the film's audience slowly falls asleep.

Cinema Review :: The Second Mother

By Joseph Pisano | Aug 28
Class conflict complicates motherhood, and vice versa, in this slice-of-life Brazilian film.

Cinema Review :: My Voice My Life

By Kevin Taft | Aug 28
An emotional crowd-pleaser, "My Voice, My Life" is an inspiring look at a group of under-valued kids who are transformed when they are cast in a One-Night-Only musical in Hong Kong.

Blu-ray/DVD Review :: Riot Club

By Louise Adams | Aug 27
Adapted from the stage play "Posh," the film remains small in scope, confined to an extra-privileged corner of Oxford University and an ill-fated party in a country pub's private dining room.

Blu-ray/DVD Review :: Two Days, One Night

By Jake Mulligan | Aug 26
The Dardenne brothers used to put up the perspective of individual existences on the screen. But now it seems that they can see the entire world.

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