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Film Review: The Negotiation
It’s refreshing to see a woman front and center in an action thriller, and this hostage melodrama from Korea delivers on the thrills-and-spills level.
Film Review: Antonio Lopez 1970: Sex Fashion & Disco
The Picasso of fashion is given his deserving due in this irresistibly seductive documentary, chronicling his inspirational—and very wild—life in the jungle of style.
Film Review: MDMA
A killer premise—based on fact—fuels a film that is often powerful and moving but seriously botched by its auteur’s uncertain technique.
Film Review: When You Read This Letter
The title is cribbed from Max Ophuls’ great 'Letter from an Unknown Woman,' but the characters in this absorbingly dank, “lost” Melville thriller all operate on a much less refined level.
Film Review: A Simple Favor
Blake Lively emerges as a delectable, bonafide star in this diverting if muddled modern noir.
Film Review: Susanne Bartsch: On Top
Documentary profile of a New York nightlife legend introduces a fascinating, ultra-glamorous survivor but could have used a tad more clarity.
Film Review: Hal
This doc about a great but troubled director tells a fascinating story, but you somehow want even more.
Film Review: Maison du Bonheur
The pure art of living has rarely been more effectively demonstrated than in this lovingly admiring portrait of a septugenarian Parisienne.
Film Review: Hot to Trot
That lame title—along with the use of ho-hum music like The Pointer Sisters’ “I’m So Excited”—gives you the basic tip-off about this earnest but muddled gay take on competitive dancing.
Film Review: Songwriter
Very upbeat and very bland is this documentary about the biggest red-headed pop-culture figure since Lucy.
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