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Fateful Findings
Fateful Findings
Fateful Findings

A former real estate agent and architect, filmmaker Neil Breen’s latest movie, Fateful Findings, revolves around an author (played by Breen looking a little like the love child of Garry Shandling and Richard Gere) who suffers l...

 
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11 Movies You Should Have Seen in 2013
11 Movies You Should Have Seen in 2013
11 Movies You Should Have Seen in 2013

This year there were, of course, blockbusters we enjoyed—films like Star Trek Into Darkness, This is the End and The Heat. There were also somewhat smaller films that built enough buzz and praise to crack Box Office Mojo’s 100 ...

 
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Go for Sisters
Go for Sisters
Go for Sisters

When they were childhood friends, everyone said Bernice (Lisa Gay Hamilton) and Fontayne (Yolonda Ross) were so close they could “go for sisters.” Twenty years later, their lives have taken off in opposite directions. Bernice i...

 
 
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Nebraska
Nebraska
Nebraska

There comes a time when children find themselves taking on some of the roles of parent to their own parents. That’s at the heart of Nebraska, the new drama from Alexander Payne (Sideways, About Schmidt, The Descendants). Filmed...

 
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Kathleen Hanna, credit: Allison Michael Orenstein
Kathleen Hanna, credit: Allison Michael Orenstein
Kathleen Hanna, credit: Allison Michael Orenstein

Formed in Olympia, Washington in 1990, Bikini Kill didn’t sell many records. But the abrasive punk rock band did jumpstart the riot grrrl movement, paving the way for acts like Sleater-Kinney to become underground sensations. B...

 
 
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The Motel Life
The Motel Life
The Motel Life

Down-and-out drifters Frank (Emile Hirsh) and Jerry Lee (Stephen Dorff) Flannigan grow up together on the run – from their circumstances, from the law and from their own demons. What passes for home in The Motel Life is any pla...

 
 
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The Book Thief
The Book Thief
The Book Thief

We’re not ones to quote other reviews but we laughed out loud at the summary of one review of The Book Thief, the new film based on the popular book by Markus Zusak: “Book Thief is tasteful but dull.” Well, yes, it certainly is...

 
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Inside Llewyn Davis
Inside Llewyn Davis
Inside Llewyn Davis

Producer T-Bone Burnett, the mastermind behind the bluegrass soundtrack to the Coen Brothers’ 2000 film O Brother Where Art Thou, reunited with the directing duo to work on their new film Inside Llewyn Davis, a fictional accoun...

 
 
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About Time
About Time
About Time

Hopefully, no one will confuse the endearing new film About Time with 2009’s overly sentimental The Time Traveler’s Wife. The former, which received limited release last week and goes wide this week, is a heartwarming comedy th...

 
 
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Kill Your Darlings
Kill Your Darlings
Kill Your Darlings

At the beginning of writer-director John Krokidas’ Kill Your Darlings, it’s difficult to tell the film’s main character is future Beat poet Allen Ginsberg. Allen (Daniel Radcliffe) seems very docile and removed from life, cater...