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Archive For November, 2017

Heart and Soul

Heart and Soul

BPM (120 Beats Per Minute) by George Wolf Transitioning slowly from a sweeping, outrage-fueled political drama to a hushed and intimate personal study, BPM becomes a deeply emotional portrait of…read more →

Scrape it Off your Shoes

Scrape it Off your Shoes

Sweet Virginia by Hope Madden Which is a better death—a bullet, or a broken heart? Aah, the neo-noir, always trodding that lonesome, masculine road. Director Jamie Dagg’s latest effort, the…read more →

The Glamorous Life

The Glamorous Life

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story by George Wolf You won’t find many violins playing for the sad, lonely lives of good-looking people, but Bombshell makes a compelling case that a…read more →

Chilly Memories

Chilly Memories

I Remember You by Hope Madden “Children just don’t disappear in Iceland.” This line, slyly delivered shortly into co-writer/director Óskar Thór Axelsson’s film I Remember You, let’s you know that…read more →

I See Dead People

I See Dead People

Coco by Hope Madden Pixar is probably still the best bet in animation, though they followed up their 2015 high point Inside Out with the somewhat mediocre The Good Dinosaur…read more →

Trouble Man

Trouble Man

Roman J. Israel, Esq. by George Wolf Roman J. Israel is a character. And Roman J. Israel, Esq. is a fine character study, one that can’t quite use that device…read more →

Christmas Rush

Christmas Rush

The Man Who Invented Christmas by George Wolf “Invented” might be an exaggeration, but Charles Dickens certainly gave the Christmas spirit a boost. Published less than a week before Christmas…read more →