MOVIE REVIEWS Category

Dig Two Graves begins on the darkest nights of a backwoods area of a small town, as two lawmen (Ted Levine, Danny Goldring) throw a couple of covered corpses off a cliff and into the unforgiving waters.

Moments later writer/director Hunter Adams takes us to that area, some thirty years later, as 13-year-old Jake Mather [...]


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Graphic artist and scribe Daniel Clowes take on the universal tragedy and eccentricities of humanity was best captured years ago in the Terry Zwigoff directed Ghost World, and now Woody Harrelson steps into that universe as the titular character in Wilson.

An oftentimes cranky middle-aged man, Wilson’s (Harrelson) circle is very small now [...]


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On this week’s CinemAddicts podcast, we review three movies that are definitely worth watching.

This Beautiful Fantastic centers on a wannabe writer named Bella (Jessica Brown Findlay) who gradually befriends her cantankerous neighbor Alfie (Tom Wilkinson). Threatened with eviction if she doesn’t clean up her cluttered backyard garden, Bella is aided by Alfie, [...]


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Logan, inspired by the critically acclaimed graphic novel Old Man Logan, is presumably the last installment of the Wolverine franchise. Hugh Jackman returns as the titular character, but this time out he’s a mutant who’s simply tired of living.

Now a limo driver who uses his money to [...]


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On this week’s episode of CinemAddicts, we cover director Gore Verbinski’s (Rango, The Lone Ranger) latest effort A Cure for Wellness and the horror anthology XX.

In A Cure for Wellness, Dane DeHaan is an ambitious executive named Lockhart who’s sent to the Swiss Alps to retrieve the company’s missing CEO. Upon entering the wellness center, [...]


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Directed by Ceyda Torun, Kedi is a film that will have a direct appeal to cat lovers. That being said, 79-minute documentary takes an intriguing look at the street cats who roam Istanbul and the people who find themselves inextricably attached to them.

A healthy share of memorable stories are found in Kedi, as we [...]


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The Space Between Us begins with NASA’s ambitious mission to colonize Mars. The team’s head astronaut (Janet Montgomery) dies while giving birth on the red planet, and 16 years later Gardner Elliot (Ender Games’ Asa Butterfield) gets the chance to visit Earth to experience life outside of Mars for the first time.

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On this week’s CinemAddicts, we review the Oscar nominated documentary I am Not Your Negro. Directed by Raoul Peck and narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, the project centers on the writings of essayist and social commentator James Baldwin. Most of the feature is culled from Remember This House, Baldwin’s unfinished book about his friendship [...]


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One look at the Lost In Florence poster and you might have a preconceived notion of the film being a by the book romantic tale featuring a few recognizable names (Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Brett Dalton, Castle’s Stana Katic).

But with anything worth a measure of import, a closer look is necessary. Thankfully, writer/director Evan Oppenheimer gives [...]


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Review: ‘Lion’ Worth the Journey

In: MOVIE REVIEWS

In the glut of Oscar season, the film Lion is getting somewhat overlooked, but it is definitely worth taking the journey along with the film’s central character.

The movie stars Dev Patel as the grown up Saroo, a man who has thrived thanks to an adoptive family in Australia though he just can’t shake the [...]


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