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Cowboy Up

Cowboy Up

The Rider by Hope Madden The classic western, the cowboy story, sings a song of bruised manliness. Chasing destiny, sacrificing family and love for a solitary life, building a relationship…read more →

Three’s Company

Three’s Company

In Between by Rachel Willis For women stuck between tradition and modernity, the choices presented to them can mean happiness or alienation from friends, family, and society. In Between explores…read more →

Moving Violations

Moving Violations

The Road Movie by Hope Madden This movie is nuts. Russian documentarian Dmitrii Kalashnikov has gathered dashcam footage and assembled it into something fresh, wild and intriguing. Dashcams are apparently…read more →

Delicious Dish

Delicious Dish

Raw by Hope Madden Much has been made of barf bags and fainting during screenings of writer/director Julia Ducournau’s feature debut, Raw. A festival favorite, the film has been plagued…read more →

The Saddest Lines

The Saddest Lines

Neruda by Hope Madden Pablo Larraín is having quite a year. In theaters already with his insightful vision of grief, celebrity and politics, Jackie, the Chilean filmmaker returns with a…read more →

Texas Two Step

Texas Two Step

Hell or High Water by Hope Madden Two brothers in West Texas go on a bank robbing spree. Marshalls with cowboy hats pursue. It’s a familiar idea, certainly, and Hell…read more →

Pretty Dress, Ugly Girl

Pretty Dress, Ugly Girl

Indignation by Cat McAlpine I recently attended a play that was full of young, good looking, and extremely talented actors. Unfortunately, the play wasn’t any good. Something about it lacked…read more →