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REVIEW: ‘The Sisters Brothers’ is a Western Unlike Any You Have Ever Seen

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The first English-language film from French director Jacques Audiard, ‘The Sisters Brothers’ is a unique deconstructionist western that satisfyingly defies category. While its varying tone may be jarring to some viewers, the compelling story, fleshed-out characters and attention to detail makes it a compelling entry into the genre. ‘The Sisters Brothers’ opens in the darkness […]

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Review: Hidden Figures (2016)

Hidden Figures is the long overdue true story of how a group of African-American women helped NASA in the early days of this nation’s space program.

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Review: The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)

Norwegian director André Øvredal (Trollhunter) greatly impresses with his first foray into the horror genre, The Autopsy of Jane Doe, a tense and atmospheric film set within the confines of a family-owned funeral home in Virginia.

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Review: Evolution (2016)

Writer/director Lucile Hadžihalilović presents this dreamlike film that is equal parts H.P. Lovecraft meets Dario Argento following the life of a young boy living on an island populated only by other young boys and their otherworldly mothers.

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Review: The Arbalest (2016)

A despondent toy inventor recalls the story of his life and love in this odd black comedy from the writer of 2007’s Blood Car.

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