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


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: Demolition (2016)

Jake Gyllenhaal is always an interesting actor to watch onscreen. When given the right material in films like Donnie Darko, Nightcrawler and Brokeback Mountain, he shines, projecting vulnerability and pathos. He has a lot of range and can play extremes convincingly from silly and sympathetic as in Bubble Boy to slightly damaged but still relatable […]

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