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Horns Movie

Horns

A man wakes up to find he's growing horns, and can hear the dark thoughts of others in this macabre tale. Read More
White Bird in a Blizzard Movie

White Bird in a Blizzard

A teenager full of sexual angst is impassive at the disappearance of her mother, but grows to find she should have taken more interest, and asked more questions. Read More
Listen Up Philip Movie

Listen Up Philip

If you can bear it, Perry and Schwartzman's misadventures of a misanthrope is an intriguing study in misery. Read More
The Overnighters Movie

The Overnighters

The Overnighters feels like one of those rare, lightning in a bottle stories caught in a documentary. What are the odds of coming upon such an incredible story, let alone one that manages to be captured on camera? Life imitates art in the strangest ways, sometimes. Director Jesse Moss started working on The Overnighters as a profile Read More
Camp X-Ray Movie

Camp X-Ray

Camp X-Ray opens like a tense thriller, with the capture of Ali Amir (Peyman Moaadi) and his transportation to Guantanamo Bay, played out in quick, rapid cuts and an imposing soundtrack. The film may start with intensity but this isn’t the tone of the film overall. Camp X-Ray takes a gentler approach to conveying the horror of Read More
It Was You Charlie Movie

It Was You Charlie

The moment near the end of a film that puts everything you have just watched into perspective is a dicey proposition. It requires the closing payoff to be something worth waiting for–and more importantly, it demands deft storytelling. To purposefully omit something by writing around it, then carefully drive the story towards it later, takes Read More
10,000 KM Movie

10,000 KM

In Carlos Marques-Marcet’s debut feature 10,000 KM, the title refers to the distance which now separates a couple after a job opportunity forces them to face the challenges of dating remotely. Marques-Marcet, who previously edited the equally subtle relationship film It Felt Like Love, proves that long distance relationships are just as difficult now as Read More
The Pact 2 Movie

The Pact 2

At the end of Nicholas McCarthy’s The Pact, Annie (Caity Lotz) killed the Judas Killer, her crazed uncle responsible for the decapitation of several women over several decades. Annie was ready to move on, but Evil (or, more accurately, film studio economic interest) wasn’t done with her. McCarthy bailed on making a sequel, leaving Dallas Richard Read More
Life After Beth Movie

Life After Beth

While zombie movies can be traced back to the 1930s, the modern zombie film era is generally accepted to have begun with George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead (1968). Since then, the zombie movie has been a staple at the cinema and at home, with offerings ranging from the totally ’80s classic Night Read More