Reviews

Major Releases
Film Review: Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Film Review: Kingsman: The Golden Circle

'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' is like a golden circle itself: shiny, yet empty inside.

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Film Review: mother!

Film Review: mother!

Darren Aronofsky’s symbolic tale of a young woman besieged by barbarous intruders in her own house is so extreme it makes his 'Black Swan' look like a Merchant Ivory film.

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Film Review: It

Film Review: It

The great comeback of Pennywise the killer clown is scary and surprisingly fun.

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Film Review: Brad's Status

Film Review: Brad's Status

Narcissist learns money can't buy happiness, or something like that, in a tepid Ben Stiller vehicle.

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Film Review: Stronger

Film Review: Stronger

Refreshingly honest and down-to-earth portrait of the struggle of Jeff Bauman, who lost his legs in the Boston Marathon bombing.

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Specialty Releases
Film Review: Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards

Film Review: Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards

This tinselly doc about an eminent shoe designer is a very shiny object lacking a substantive core.

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Film Review: First They Killed My Father

Film Review: First They Killed My Father

An alternately moving and protracted depiction of the Cambodian genocide from Angelina Jolie.

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Film Review: Rebel in the Rye

Film Review: Rebel in the Rye

The life behind the legend of J.D. Salinger is examined and explained—up to a point.

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Film Review: Extraordinary Ordinary People

Film Review: Extraordinary Ordinary People

Survey of National Heritage Fellowship winners shows the breadth of art and its practitioners in America.

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