Review: Mission Blue

Review:  Mission Blue

Directors Fisher Stevens and Robert Nixon frame the timeline of decay of the Ocean’s wildlife with the lifespan of its most fierce protector, 79 year old Marine Biologist and deep sea diver, Sylvia Earle.

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Review: Wet Behind the Ears

Review: Wet Behind the Ears

Life after college can be difficult. Especially when you can’t find a job. That’s what Samantha discovers in the charming dramedy “Wet Behind the Ears.”

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Review: We Gotta Get Out of This Place

Review: We Gotta Get Out of This Place

David Brook reviews the noirish crime thriller from brothers Simon and Zeke Hawkins.

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DVD Review: Jules et Jim

DVD Review: Jules et Jim

Jules and Jim has the feeling of a filmmaker pushing not only the cinematic language, but his themes to the highest levels. There is something scrumptious about the film’s reckless abandon.

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Review: I Origins

Review: I Origins

Who are we? In this world or the next. How are we connected? It might be a smaller world than we thought. Mark Cahill is no one hit wonder.

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Review: About Alex

Review: About Alex

Jesse Zwick makes his feature debut with a movie about a group of college friends struggling to make real connections in the midst of social media.

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Weekend of Trash XIV

Weekend of Trash XIV

David plumbs the depth of sleaze, violence and bad taste in a weekend of genre movie excess.

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Fantasia Review: The Hundred Year Old Man Who…

Fantasia Review:  The Hundred Year Old Man Who…

This expensive Swedish take on Forrest Gump is a smarter, wittier and the main character, instead of being gentle and dim, is a ne’er-do-well with taste for vodka and explosives.

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Fantasia Review: Time Lapse

Fantasia Review:  Time Lapse

This expensively mounted Swedish black comedy offers a smart, witty version of Forrest Gump’s successful bumbling through the 20th century. Imagine if instead of Gump being dim he was instead a booze sipping ne’er-do-well with a taste for blowing things up.

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Fantasia Review: The Harvest

Fantasia Review:  The Harvest

John McNaughton’s first feature film in 13 years, is the People Under The Stairs remake that nobody waited for, but is an excellent showcase of Michael Shannon, Samantha Morton, two effective child actors, and one hell of a fable of bad parenting.

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