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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: ASSASSINATION NATION (2018) Style over substance derails an interesting & timely premise.

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Director Sam Levinson’s ASSASSINATION NATION is a muddled genre mishmash that works best when being a timely version of Heathers, but loses steam when trying to be a Purge-influenced parable for the modern age.

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Review: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again does a good job of improving upon the concept of its predecessor. Rather the movie trying to fit the music, the songs in this sequel service the story.

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REVIEW: ‘Eighth Grade’ is Anxiety-Ridden, Hilarious and True

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A24 and writer-director Bo Burnham’s ‘Eighth Grade’ throws aside the expected tropes of most indie coming-of-age films and manages to not only be one of the most honest portrayals of youth, but it may be the first true film of the internet age. Burnham started his career as a teenager on YouTube and by the […]

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Review: The Incredibles 2 (2018)

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Pixar’s first family of superheroes returns to the big screen in a sequel that highlights why Brad Bird truly understands the dynamics of what makes a hero tick.

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