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Late Shift

Late Shift

The Night Clerk by Hope Madden Any film centering on a character on the Autism spectrum is risking a lot. It’s far too easy to simplify this character to a…read more →

Blue Wave

Blue Wave

21 Bridges by George Wolf Okay, huddle up. Sometimes, your team comes in the underdog. They run the same old plays we’ve seen so many times, it’s not hard to…read more →

The Hills Are Alive

The Hills Are Alive

Reckoning by Hope Madden I’ve long felt that pre-film text-on-screen quotes are a cinematic crutch, often pretentious musings that rarely capture the essence of the film about to unspool. Then,…read more →

This Year’s Model

This Year’s Model

Anna by George Wolf After films such as La Femme Nikita and Lucy, writer/director Luc Besson is no stranger to the “beautiful killing machine” genre, but it seems the sexual…read more →

Case Closed

Case Closed

Destroyer by George Wolf Nicole Kidman got no Oscar love this year, which gives you some clue as to how many great performances we saw from women in 2018. Her…read more →

Gaslight Anthem

Gaslight Anthem

A Simple Favor by George Wolf Stephanie is a suburban single mom who keeps an “oopsie” jar for swearing and volunteers for everything at her son’s elementary school. Emily is…read more →