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Blu-ray/DVD Review :: Fat City

By Jake Mulligan | Oct 5
Each sentence of the source novel becomes a brushstroke. They add up to a masterwork -- one of the finest portraits painted of American unexceptionalism.

Cinema Review :: Taxi

By Jake Mulligan | Oct 5
Panahi's prior films established the unseen forces who control this art form within Iran. But "Taxi" profiles all the people caught under those forces.

Blu-ray/DVD Review :: Dressed to Kill

By Jake Mulligan | Oct 4
The exacting architecture of De Palma's largest sequences turns the very subject of his films into "sight," and this disc helps us to see how he does it.

Cinema Review :: Shanghai

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 2
By the time this loud, derivative picture is over, you do feel like you've been through a wartime invasion -- of already-familiar wartime spy flicks and cold-war espionage thrillers, that is.

Cinema Review :: What Our Fathers Did: A Nazi Legacy

By Roger Walker-Dack | Oct 2
It's a painful and grim piece to watch, but so completely necessary; full credit to Sands for getting all on record before all the people linked to that gruesome part of history have gone.

Cinema Review :: Freeheld

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 2
While the debate over "Stonewall" rages, there's another movie -- quieter and more powerful -- about GLBT equality stalwarts that deserves our respectful attention, and our grateful cheers.

Cinema Review :: The Martian

By Kevin Taft | Oct 2
"The Martian" is a sure-fire crowd-pleaser, but it's insistence on playing it safe ultimately makes it a tepid trip to another world.

Cinema Review :: Peace Officer

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 2
This film asks critical, timely questions about America's increasingly militarized police forces, but needs to have asked those questions, and made its case, more clearly.

Cinema Review :: Partisan

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 2
"Partisan" is a chilly, indistinct movie that never quite comes into focus but succeeds at creating a sense of generalized dread.

Cinema Review :: Deathgasm

By Ken Tasho | Oct 2
Here's a love letter film to those who worship bands like Iron Maiden and are obsessed with the "Evil Dead" trilogy.

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