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Tuesday, January 21st, 2020  

A Hidden Life

Studio: Fox Searchlight
Directed by Terrence Malick

Dec 31, 2019 Cinema Web Exclusive

The sum of Malick’s filmmaking decisions in A Hidden Life seems motivated by approachability. More

Uncut Gems

Studio: A24
Directed by Josh and Benny Safdie

Dec 12, 2019 Cinema Web Exclusive

Uncut Gems finds the Safdie brothers perfecting the mode of thriller they worked in on Good Time. More

The Wolf Hour

Studio: Brainstorm Media
Directed by Alistair Banks Griffin

Dec 11, 2019 Cinema Web Exclusive

Throughout my whole experience with The Wolf Hour, the movie constantly impressed as an exploration of dread: mentally, physically, emotionally, and existentially. More

When Lambs Become Lions

Studio: Oscilloscope
Directed by Jon Kasbe

Dec 04, 2019 Cinema Web Exclusive

Kasbe’s style is dizzying, more akin to a descent into madness a la Apocalypse Now than your average Very Important Documentary™. More

Knives Out

Studio: Lionsgate
Directed by Rian Johnson

Nov 22, 2019 Cinema Web Exclusive

A masterful whodunit and one of the most purely entertaining movies of the year. More

Pink Wall

Studio: 1091
Directed by Tom Cullen

Nov 21, 2019 Cinema Web Exclusive

Tom Cullen’s accomplished debut Pink Wall succinctly tells of love’s ever-changing presence in a turbulent six-year relationship. More

The Report

Studio: Amazon Studios
Direct by Scott Z. Burns

Nov 18, 2019 Cinema Web Exclusive

The Report is two movies, neither of them very good. More

Feast of the Seven Fishes

Studio: Shout! Studios
Directed by Robert Tinnell

Nov 14, 2019 Cinema Web Exclusive

Feast of the Seven Fishes is a holiday comedy that takes its time finding a comfortable rhythm, but ultimately wins over viewers with its understated, Midwestern charm. More

The Kill Team

Studio: A24
Directed by Dan Krauss

Oct 24, 2019 Cinema Web Exclusive

There’s a certain timeliness to Krauss' depiction of toxic masculinity in the armed forces.  More