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X

Studio: A24
Written and Directed by Ti West

Apr 06, 2022 Cinema Web Exclusive

Coming down off the gunpowder rush of his 2016-released Western In a Valley of Violence, Ti West’s newest offering X returns in earnest to the studiously-realized retro horror of 2009’s The House of the Devil, and in doing so, the director has crafted a blood-soaked ’70s Americana fantasia, complemented by explosions of brutal chaos and surreal terror.

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The Batman

Studio: Warner Bros.

Mar 22, 2022 Cinema Web Exclusive

Director Matt Reeves’ much-anticipated reboot of this monumental franchise has not failed to please fans and persuade skeptics. The Batman possesses all the necessary traits of a modern American epic—a top-notch cast, sociopolitical relevance, explosive big budget action sequences, and a bold willingness to move its franchise in a fresh direction.

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Fire

Studio: IFC Films
Director: Claire Denis

Mar 08, 2022 Cinema Web Exclusive

Claire Denis’ new film ‘Fire’ is a compelling exploration of desire and exhibition for great acting.

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Licorice Pizza

Studio: Focus Features
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson

Feb 23, 2022 Cinema Web Exclusive

Licorice Pizza finds real intimacy from Paul Thomas Anderson in ‘70s L.A.

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Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Studio: Netflix

Feb 23, 2022 Cinema Web Exclusive

Prior to the release of Netflix’s reboot attempt, every entry of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchise possessed some artistic significance.

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Emergency

Studio: Amazon Studios
Director: Carey Williams

Feb 01, 2022 Cinema Web Exclusive

Emergency is a sharply-penned, rapid-fire dark comedy with multiple layers at work.

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Cha Cha Real Smooth

Studio: Picturestart
Director: Cooper Raiff

Jan 31, 2022 Cinema Web Exclusive

Cha Cha Real Smooth is a beautifully simple film all about relationships, whether familial, romantic or platonic.

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Sundown

Studio: Common Ground Pictures
Director: Michel Franco

Jan 29, 2022 Cinema Web Exclusive

Tim Roth excels in Michel Franco’s Sundown, a stellar slow burn of a film.

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Living

Studio: Film4
Director: Oliver Hermanus

Jan 28, 2022 Cinema Web Exclusive

Living in a worthy remake of Akira Kurosawa’s philosophical masterpiece Ikiru.

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