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Hero Takes A Fall

Hero Takes A Fall

Richard Jewell by George Wolf Richard Jewell is a film Clint Eastwood has reportedly been trying to direct for years, and no wonder. It’s the story of a heroic man…read more →

Bro Down

Bro Down

Black Christmas by Hope Madden In the history of cinema, the number of bad, misogynistic horror movies is too high to count. I literally cannot count that high. So, even…read more →

Diamonds in the Soles

Diamonds in the Soles

The Kingmaker by Hope Madden Is there anything more dangerous than a sense of entitlement? This belief in being owed something unearned—a theme that’s played in a number of filmmaker…read more →

Extra Life

Extra Life

Jumanji: The Next Level by George Wolf Recent box office totals have sent a pretty clear message: if you want a butts-in-seats reboot, you gotta come with a strong new…read more →

Just the Two of Us

Just the Two of Us

The Two Popes by Hope Madden How funny is it that Hannibal Lecter is playing Pope Benedict XVI? That’s not the only sly jab Brazilian director Fernando Meirelles (City of…read more →

Parentification

Parentification

Mickey and the Bear by Christie Robb In a nuanced coming-of-age story, writer/director Annabelle Attanasio delicately maps the rocky emotional landscape of  high-school student Mickey Peck (Camila Morrone). Mickey balances…read more →