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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.

Cinema Review :: No Escape

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 26
American Nuclear Family Exceptionalism is the fantasy on offer here, and everything else -- thin plotting and cardboard characters included -- function only in support of that wishful thinking.

Cinema Review :: Queen of Earth

By Jake Mulligan | Aug 26
Perry delivers luscious compositions shot in a wide aspect ratio, searching for soft visual planes -- the water, the wind, a still face -- that can be broken by a sudden scream. He revels in misery.

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