Reviews

Major Releases
Film Review: xXx: Return of Xander Cage

Film Review: xXx: Return of Xander Cage

Vin Diesel and his slacker daredevils battle agents who want to take over the world in a loud, pushy adventure just good enough for fans of the series.

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Film Review: Split

Film Review: Split

M. Night Shyamalan’s thrilling and satisfying return to form showcases an entertaining, multi-faceted role for James McAvoy.

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Film Review: Sleepless

Film Review: Sleepless

The action is relentless, and the results monotonous.

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Film Review: The Bye Bye Man

Film Review: The Bye Bye Man

Three teens try to outsmart the bogeyman in this formulaic but well-executed fright flick.

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Film Review: Monster Trucks

Film Review: Monster Trucks

Though generic in the extreme, 'Monster Trucks' still boasts a charming throwback feel.

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Specialty Releases
Film Review: The Resurrection of Gavin Stone

Film Review: The Resurrection of Gavin Stone

This genial religious-themed dramedy is refreshingly lacking in preachiness.

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Film Review: Paris 05:59: Théo & Hugo

Film Review: Paris 05:59: Théo & Hugo

Heterosexual viewers might need a warning regarding the unbridled, homoerotic and lengthy opening of what is ultimately a very fine film with something to say to everyone.

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Film Review: Detour

Film Review: Detour

Writer-director Christopher Smith’s crude slab of pulp fiction has a few nifty twists—and a painfully retrograde attitude towards its female characters.

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Film Review: The Red Turtle

Film Review: The Red Turtle

A simplistic if beautifully rendered tale of island abandon.

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Film Review: Trespass Against Us

Film Review: Trespass Against Us

A stylistically competent narrative debut that sadly buries its humanism underneath a whimsical surface and generates more apathy than empathy for the small-time criminals at its center.

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