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A Promise

Studio: IFC Films
Directed by Patrice Leconte

Apr 17, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

A Promise is almost as much an exercise in patience for its viewers as it is for its separated lovers.  More

The Railway Man

Studio: The Weinstein Company
Directed by Jonathan Teplitzky

Apr 15, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

The Railway Man is an ambitious, well-intentioned film plagued by flat, predictable storytelling. More

Draft Day

Studio: Summit Entertainment
Directed by Ivan Reitman

Apr 14, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

Draft Day is a perfectly enjoyable movie with a solid understanding of football and football minds, but tends to lag when focusing on subplots not related to football. More

Cuban Fury

Studio: eONE
Directed by James Griffiths

Apr 11, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

Being about 70% romantic-comedy and 30% quirky underdog sports movie, to call the plot of Cuban Fury predictable would be an understatement.  More

Hateship Loveship

Studio: IFC Films
Directed by Liza Johnson

Apr 10, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

Hateship Loveship is by no means a bad film, but it’s an unfortunately easy one.  More

Oculus

Studio: Relativity Media
Directed by Mike Flanagan

Apr 09, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

Writer-director Mike Flanagan milks a setup that sounds like typical, b-movie chaff—a killer mirror, really?—and through clever tricks and smart editing, turns it into one of the scarier American horror flicks we’ve seen in some time. More

Alien Abduction

Studio: IFC Midnight

Apr 08, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

A film about a family embroiled in an alien invasion could be a ton of fun if done well; Alien Abduction isn’t done poorly, per se, but it’s not at all entertaining. More

Goodbye World

Studio: Samuel Goldwyn Films
Directed by Denis Hennelly

Apr 07, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

Armageddon is little more than the precipitating incident that gets the cast together, at which point the film becomes like any other partner swap tale. More

Under The Skin

Studio: A24
Jonathan Glazer

Apr 04, 2014 Cinema Web Exclusive

Jonathan Glazer and Scarlett Johansson craft a visionary, thought-provoking sci-fi masterpiece. More