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If You Believed

If You Believed

First Man by Hope Madden We’ve seen a lot of movies about astronauts, loads of sometimes great films about the US space race and the fearlessness of those involved. Director…read more →

Snapped

Snapped

Colette by Christie Robb Emotional, entitled, white men seem omnipresent these days. They’re on the news. They’re on social media. They’re on the big screen. At least with the biopic…read more →

40 Whacks

40 Whacks

Lizzie by Hope Madden Screenwriter Bryce Kass has some interesting thoughts on the case of Lizzie Borden, the American woman suspected in the 1892 ax murders of her father and…read more →

Hot Wheels

Hot Wheels

Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot by Hope Madden In case you are missing it, Joaquin Phoenix is having one hell of a year. The inarguable talent is…read more →

WTF

WTF

LBJ by Hope Madden This is Spinal Tap. Stand By Me. The Princess Bride. When Harry Met Sally. Misery. A Few Good Men. What does that list say? That director…read more →

Welcome

Welcome

Jungle by Hope Madden It is hard to go wrong with a story as viscerally affecting as that of Yossi Ghinsberg, an Israeli who took a year off from his…read more →

Unfair and Unbalanced

Unfair and Unbalanced

Christine by Hope Madden There’s a moment in Christine – Antonio Campos’s clinical character study of ‘70s on-air reporter Christine Chubbuck – when a violently depressed Christine chastises her mother’s…read more →