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Cold War Sizzle

 

Flash Without Flair

 

Finite Jest

 

Missed It By That Much

 

ILY IMF

 

Featherweight Flick

 

No Wright, Still Alright

 

Talking Twinkies

 

A Siren’s Dirge

 

Pity the Privileged

 

Got Your Nose

Of the myriad of tricks pulled by magicians in Now You See Me, the least believable is attempted by Ed Solomon, Boaz Yakin and Edward Ricourt’s script: No one can suspend disbelief enough to accept that Jesse Eisenberg would reject Isla Fisher or call her fat. No one.

Much like a lust-struck partner in a terrible relationship, director Louis Leterrier’s film is all about denying reality for pleasure. Magicians...


The Truth of True Love

You know the moment. It’s that split second when your mouth sprints right when your brain comes up lame. Suddenly, an average argument about one thing one time is now an argument about everything every time. You’ve gone from questioning that evening’s plans to forcibly rewriting the geography of your heart, cartography only possible after a solitary trip across a great expanse known as “the future.” You know the...


“Girls” Gone Mild

Ever watch the HBO show “Girls” and think, “Boy howdy would I prefer a version of this show where, instead of an obsessive-compulsive, self-destructive lead character who has questionable sexual experiences, we get an adorably quirky gal you just wanna snuggle?” Good news! Writer/director Noah Baumbach and writer/actress Greta Gerwig have crossbred Fox’s “The New Girl” and “Girls,” replacing a dour actress with a...


Lonely Hearts’ Club

Let’s be honest, Love Is All You Need (or Den Skaldede Frisør if Danish is more than a donut to you) is basically redundant escapist fantasy.  But when the fantasy services the desires of middle-aged women struggling with uncompassionate husbands and cancer and not hormonal, heterosexual male teenagers (as most movies seem intent to service), it scores a free pass on originality.

Writer/director Susanne Bier’s...


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No Escape

Don't go to Malaysia. You'll probably die.

GRADE
C-

Best of Enemies

A documentary that shows us where political news coverage all went wrong.

GRADE
B

Iris

A remedial look at a fashion forward icon.

GRADE
C

Straight Outta Compton

A promising but ultimately cliched look at one of the most important groups of modern musicians.

GRADE
C+

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Ricki and the Flash

A cheesy paint-by-numbers family affair buoyed by one of the greatest actresses ever.

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